Tag Archive: urethra

Understanding Your Bladder Part Two

Soon after I posted part one of this blog, a lovely lady left a comment saying she was amazed at how I had adjusted to my new situation doing self cath. I wish I could say it was easy but…
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Understanding your bladder Part One

W It has been eleven days since I removed the catheter after coming home from the last surgery three weeks ago. I knew I had an infection when I got home because I had pain and did not feel well….
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Seventeen

I have to yell out to the world “I just love my new personal care physician”. It is the hardest thing for any mesh woman to find a doctor who will help, let alone someone who cares, so I feel…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Four

If I did not write about this so soon after surgery, then I would soon put it all aside and forget some of the details that may be important to you. First you should know that the catheter has to…
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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 Removal-Hope for You

I am now nine days in from my own mesh removal and this morning received a lovely email from Robin, a lady who has had twelve years of mesh hell and who Dr. Raz removed it just the day before…
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