Adding my two cents to the mega mesh mess surrounding transvaginal mesh complications…

Tag: full mesh removal

Mesh-Injured People: NOT rare. NOT going away. NOT getting SUPPORT!

Annoying Lawyer Ads: “Have you had Vaginal Mesh?” You know all those crazy lawyer ads you see on TV,  asking,”Have you had Transvaginal Mesh?”?  Well, guess what?   They are not just constant, and annoying.  They are also talking to real, live, people who HAVE had transvaginal mesh, and ARE hurting because of it.  And there… Read More ›

Never Forget

It has been almost three years since I had mesh implanted in me for SUI.  It has been just over two years since I had full mesh removal with Dr. Raz at UCLA in January 2013.  And, it’s almost one year, now, since my hip surgery in Feb 2014.    It’s almost hard to believe. … Read More ›

Dr. Shlomo Raz

I talk a lot about Dr. Raz in this blog. Probably because I feel like he saved my life. You will find his name mentioned repeatedly throughout this blog, and my MeshMeNot Facebook page.  I created a photo-album in Facebook, where I have a lot of information and talk about my travels all the way… Read More ›

Searching for Docs Experienced with FULL Mesh Removal, and/or NON-Mesh Repairs

I’ve been posting the below plea for help everywhere… on any public Facebook pages that will allow it and are related to health care, specifically GYN/URO.  Maybe, some will respond rather than delete. This is what I’ve been posting: ========= Hello. I am searching for doctors (GYNs, UROs, UROGYNs) experienced with FULL pelvic mesh removal (or… Read More ›

Partial vs. Full Mesh Removal Surgery

Most patients are told removing all the mesh is “impossible” or “too dangerous”. I believe they are told this because for that doctor it IS impossible. Most doctors will only offer partial removals because that is all THEY know how to do.

2014-05-28 Update… Mountain Bike?

I am doing much better since having full mesh removal in Jan 2013, and then a total left hip replacement this past Feb. 2014 (yeah, needing more major surgery wasn’t cool… but also wasn’t really an option & so far recovery from that seems to be going well).  I’m 3 months out from the hip… Read More ›

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