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

Tag: Stress Urinary Incontinence

Mesh Me Not on Facebook

I know that not everyone is on Facebook, but for those of you that are – please know that I also have a public Facebook Page for Mesh Me Not at: http://www.facebook.com/MeshMeNot Sometimes, I post to that page more frequently than this blog – simply because it’s easier there to share and make quick posts.   … Read More ›

Walk a Mile in Mesh Shoes

Pain would start by my obturator muscle/hip/groin area, & go all the way down my leg. The pathology report from my TOT mesh sling removal surgery confirmed that the mesh was causing FBR, inflammation, muscle damage/spasms… It had eroded through my obturator muscle and abductor muscles, and attached to my pelvic bone where Dr Raz scraped it off.
Constant pain, & not being able to walk (even with pain meds & crutch) will change your life dramatically, and quickly. Trust me.
Still, I was LUCKY.

Are Partial Mesh Removals the Answer? (to Mesh Complications)

MOST doctors will only offer a partial removal when someone presents with mesh complications. Many say full mesh removal is too risky and therefore not recommended. Is this true? Or is this just this doctor’s opinion?

Doctors who DO NOT use Mesh

The hunt is on for doctors who do “traditional”, non-mesh, repairs for POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse), SUI (Stress Uriniary Incontenence), Hernia, and/or have experience with FULL mesh removal and repairs for damages caused by mesh complications.

Doctors Promoting “New” Mesh

I keep finding videos, and websites, where doctors are still promoting the use of mesh, for POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse), and especially for SUI (Stress urinary incontinence) and hernia repairs. This is in spite of all the reported complications, and warnings. Are there Good and Bad mesh products?

Lawyer Ads are NOT Enough. We need HELP!

So many are suffering.
Yet the media, doctors, & the government, are all conveniently burying their heads in the sand – while literally billions of dollars are being made on the suffering of patients.
It’s NOT right.

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