Doctors are accusing the media, lawyers, and even patients speaking out, of scaremongering. They think because of them, people are being scared away from surgeries for hernia, prolapse, and incontinence that are done with surgical mesh. Not because of the risky mesh products…. no, they think it’s just because of all the “hype” of those… Read More ›
You can NOT make these serious mesh complications go away by telling a patient that the mesh is all gone if, in fact, it is NOT. We need REAL help. We need it REMOVED for real!
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.
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.
Are you suffering from mesh complications and feeling guilty for “allowing” the mesh to be implanted in your body in the first place?
Well then, I think, that you should think again.
TVM? TVT? TOT? SIMS? Tape? Sling? Plug? Patch? It’s all still mesh. Here’s a run-down of mesh-related terms.