Dr. Hoyt: 11 months ago, I had a hysterectomy (still have ovaries) with anterior and posterior repairs done at the same time. I recovered well but as of a month ago a rectocele has recurred. The ob/gyn who did the surgery examined me and said it was at a 1 or 2. I do not have any bowel issues but have been having some rectal pain and some discomfort with the bulging sensation. I am very limited in activity as normal amounts of walking, lifting, using stairs, etc., aggravate the problem. Today, sneezing created quite a severe pain in the bottom. My doctor recommended an abdominal sacral colpopexy for this issue. At the time, I couldn't think of questions to ask; I was overwhelmed by the prospect of having to undergo another surgery. Could you help me by giving some good questions I should be asking her? I have an appointment with the ob/gyn coming up in the next few days.
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