Tag Archive: bladder sling

Countdown to surgery

Four years ago today I was counting down the days to my mesh removal surgery and I was both so happy it was drawing closer because it had been such a long wait, but I was also very scared and…
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The UCLA Journey

Before you begin reading this blog and click on links I have given you, there is something very, very important you need to know. Whichever doctor you decide to go to, your decision may be thwarted by your insurance company….
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The Hidden Illness

On April 3rd this year I wrote a blog called Mesh is an Illness. I wrote it because there are hundreds of thousands of women worldwide who suffer from mesh complications and we all feel no one is REALLY listening…
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Constant Yeast & Vaginitis

A long time ago (November 2012) a woman told me she was having problems after complete mesh removal and it was slowing down her recovery and causing her distressful symptoms. So I posted a blog about yeast infections but there…
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Prayers for Healing

This morning at eight thirty California time, Dr. Raz will be removing the bladder of a woman who has suffered for years because on her implant surgery. I am asking for prayers for her and her family so that after…
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Constant Bladder Infections

The last three blogs I have written have been about the new FDA warning status on the antibiotics in the family of fluoroquinolones. If you did not read them and you have been taking Cipro or others in this family…
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How the FDA Works

I wish I could tell you speaking out about mesh implants in front of the FDA will make one bit of difference to that panel and any changes they make about how mesh implants are used. The warnings they put…
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How much will you get from a lawsuit?

I realize that the current round of lawsuits are ebbing down to a finish line, but new women are trying to find lawyers every day because they finally realize things are not right with their bladder slings. I am not…
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Boston Scientific Endo Buyout

Karen Prange, senior vice president and president of Urology and Women’s Health at Boston Scientific Who is doing anything to stop these giants from injuring women? No one apparently, not even our government agency. How do you become a giant?…
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