This patient support community is for discussions relating to urology issues, benign prostate disease, penis curvature, cystisis, pediatric urology, prostate, sexual dysfunction and urological cancers.
I am 57 year old female, 5'2" 112 lbs. I had the bladder sling surgery in 2007. In July 2010 the mesh was coming thru the vaginal wall so I had surgery for the part that was thru removed and repaired. In the summer of 2011 I began having frequent UTI's. My doctor referred me to Urologist and with a cystoscopy test the diaginosed there was a suture with a stone the size of a match head on the interior wall of the bladder and recommended a simple surgical procedure to remove the stone and clip the suture. I had the procedure in Dec 2011 and it was not so simple. What he thought to be a stone fell apart and what he thought to be a suture was actually the mesh coming thru the bladder wall. Not entirely sure if he improved it or made it worse but only time will tell. He said " If you are lucky it will heal over. If not you will need to be referred to a specialist in Indy." Any information, suggestions or words of wisdom you could give me would be greatly appreciated. As a footnote, Urologist 1,2 and 3 for my procedures are all different as the first and second both moved out of state.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.