Tag Archive: FDA

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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Connective Tissue Disorder & Aneurysms

I know not many women would talk to so many others when dealing with their own complications from mesh, but I have spent many hours doing just that. I often hear the same words repeated and those words stick in…
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My Thoughts on Boston Scientific

I have just read an article about the fact that Boston Scientific just issued new warnings about the adverse effects of pelvic mesh. It has been very hard for me to keep going at times because of all I deal…
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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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New FDA Report

Several months to investigate? This morning I plan to post a blog I just finished writing and then I received the following and knew it needed to go first. I don’t know how you feel about it when you read…
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My Bladder Sling Defective

On March 9th 2010, six years ago, I walked into a hospital without a walking stick, perfectly healthy except for a rectocele prolapse. I trusted the medical establishment because that is what good Americans do. They are the professionals in…
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Endo Stocks Down

Because there are thousands of women who read this blog and are not on Facebook, I decided to share something very important with you. This morning there is something to celebrate if you were injured by AMS products. Your lawyers…
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Three Years Mesh Free

It is hard for me to believe that three years ago at this time, I was flying out to UCLA and I was scared to death of my upcoming surgery. I had seen Dr. Raz on June 5th 2012 for…
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