Tag Archive: Living with Mesh

Reactive Arthritis

As always, if I know someone who reaches out to me to ask if I have heard of other women who have been diagnosed with something I have not heard of, I first research to find out what it is…
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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 Fight to Save Lives

Douglass S Hale MD is the president of AUGS and you can read the articles he has recently written concerning mesh implants and unpredictable juries. I believe we all need a ‘face’ to see when we read what a doctor…
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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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Jane Akre Dr. Christopher Walker & Lawcash

Who are you talking to on Facebook support groups? This past week the weather here in Texas means I have not been able to pass some information along to women. However, I did manage a couple of quick blogs about…
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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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