Tag Archive: incontinence

My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Twenty-One

This morning I was at Dr. Kim’s office early to find out how this surgery went and what my future looked like.  To my surprise she did not want to remove the catheter today and recommended me to wait another…
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Another Woman’s Mesh Hell

Why do women reach out to me and tell me their most heart wrenching stories? It is because at night when they are in pain and cannot sleep, they go to the Internet and find me. Then they pour their…
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Less of a Woman Because of Mesh

This morning I am waiting on phone calls. I may be waiting for a long time because I am not sure anyone knows what to do to help me with my care. Those who could help me, may not want…
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Mesh Mad & Damn Angry

Before you read this, I have just found out we have technical difficulties with the comment box. I do apologize and hope we get it fixed soon. Unfortunately a mass spammer hit the box and new user registrations came flying…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Two

To understand why I went back to UCLA for this surgery you have to understand what complete incontinence is. Believe me I did not understand until after my mesh was removed. Like many I would have thought It was like…
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Understanding Mesh Removal

I am really, really concerned about the things that are happening right now that there are so many lawsuits against all mesh manufacturers. As you know this blog is not about these suits, nor the law, but it is a…
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Incontinence What If

I have tried to assure women that when you have complete mesh removal, you may NOT wind up with incontinence, but many seem more concerned about that possibility than the real serious issues at hand. So today I decided to…
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Mesh A Young Woman’s Story

I and the other women who try daily to help women through mesh complications are always shocked and horrified when young women’s lives are cut short by this issue.  However, even with their daily pain they have such great resolve…
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Mesh Damage to the Urethra

My four week post op report. Life after mesh removal surgery is a ‘one day at a time’ fight.  Not the kind of fight you think about when you read that word.  It is a fight to accept that your…
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Mesh and Pudendal Nerve Damage

I am only sixteen days since my full mesh removal surgery by Dr. Raz at UCLA and yet I am happy and hopeful.  I am dealing with two things now.  Incontinence and right leg muscle pain, but I am hopeful…
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