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Genitourinary Prolapse

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  • Disappointed rectocele surgery

    I had a vaginal rectocele surgery in may this year . and since the surgery I have had nothing but problems with my bladder, I can’t hold onto my pee any longer and I have to pee at least 4 times a night .... I never had these problems before my surgery so this is so so disappointing !!!

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  • Six months after rectocele surgery

    Had rectocele surgery in February, I’m having a deep pain in my vagina where the surgery was performed. I think it’s still healing in the deep tissue and maybe the stitches are being dissolved🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️

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  • 10 days post op rectocele & doing too much

    Hi folks Had surgery Aug 7 am, and surgeon elected to only repair the stage 3 almost stage 4 rectocele and leave the stage 2 for pelvic floor physio later post recovery. All is going well, and I have no complaints unless you count that the pain medicine I was issued were too strong (Tramadol) so ( …

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  • Please somebody tell me all this pain is normal

    Can someone else please relate to all this pain with a rectocele and cystocele.pelvis and lower back pain ,groin pain,pressure through the front of pubis,build up of pain and pressure that goes away after going to look for either a wee or poo,and upper stomach pain . I am at my wit's end …

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  • Chris

    Hi how long are you feeling like you can't do anything after having a pelvic floor repair front and back ?

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  • 5 weeks post surgery

    Hi ladies I'm 5 weeks post anterior posterior repair and I'm still devastated I'm left with a dribbling bladder. I never had this problem before my surgery. I'm hoping pelvic floor exercises will help. I'm due for a check up with my specialist next week and he said I can see a …

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  • Prolapse op

    Ive had a prolapse op on 17th July I’ve never experienced such awful pain in my right buttock and still can’t sit down properly and when I need to use the toilet when I stand up I wet my self is this normal can’t go without my tenner ladies 

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  • nine months on and rectocele/cystocele worse than ever!!!!

    After nine months of pelvic floor physio and seeing different consultants to rule out other problems sadly I am no better with all of my symptoms from the rectocele and cystocele and will be going forward with the surgery in next few weeks.  The surgery will be vaginal without any form of …

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  • Has anyone had to use vaginal dilatators?

    Had my 6 week post op yesterday after having hysterectomy and rectocoele repair. My consultant said everything is healing ok and even though he could still feel some stitches and the cystocoele is there he was happy with the posterior repair. Unfortunately because the posterior repair was quite …

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  • Football in tummy

    Does anybody feel like they are sleeping on a football when lying on there tummy with rectocele and cystocele. I haven't seen this symptom mentioned so feeling a bit unsure if I've docs have missed something here.

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  • Ant/Post repair, vaginal vault surgery

    I am 70 yrs old, avid horse rider, carry heavy weights. To have surgery in 2 weeks. Fearful that the surgery will not hold. First, how hard is the recovery. Will I be able to take care of myself immediately? Has anyone had obiterative surgery instead

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  • Prolapse operation front and back

    Hi I had my op 3 half weeks ago I'm being very good and sticking to chart. I seem to be ok apart from the pain we get some days good some days bad. I just had a couple of questions 1 do we have to get checked before returning to work and 2 I am a cleaner and I just wondered if people knew if my …

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  • Help have i ruined my repair

    Hi im 7 weeks post op, got the all clear on thursday to go back to normal activities with caution of course and no heavy lifting, last night i lifted a box of meat not overly heavy but not light only put it on the bench so only held it quickly but all last night and today ive been aching and i …

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  • Post op fresh blood spotting

    How much fresh spotting is experienced by all and how long does it last?  Does it come from sutures?  Thanx scheduled sept 1 for rectocele and cystocele

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  • Bladder Operation

    Had a sling put in in April but still bleeding now and then but heavy and it is blood red abd sometimes i do smell went back to Dr he said it is normal ??

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  • Posterior repair for a rectocele

    I am going into hospital next week for a posterior repair to hopefully sort out the rectocele I have had for the last year. I would be grateful for any information and comments from anyone who has undergone this procedure. I am very nervous and embarrassed about the whole thing. I will …

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  • Helpful aide for vaginal wall collape with bladder prolapse

    I was not a candidate for a pressory and the surgery failed so I was left with primitive method to relieve urination until I came up with this idea.  I took a shower seat (Walmart) and drilled more holes & that firm surface  pushed my bladder up and straightened   …

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  • Vaginal pain after prolapse surgery

    9 weeks since I had laparospic prolapse surgery and I'm in so much pain. If I try to walk about the pain in my vagina gets so excruating I have to lay down with a hot water bottle. Beginning to think I'm going crazy. I read an article on line about post prolapse surgery Neuropathy and …

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  • Pessary

    HI Ihave a grade 3 uterine prolapse and have been reffered  for surgery. As a temporary measure the Dr fitted me with a gel horn pessary... I had tried 3 ring pessaries before with no luck they immediately fell out within 24 hrs.  But the gelhorn has worked perfectly, I don’t know it’s …

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  • 3rd degree uterus and bladder prolapse - is it worth operating?

    Since the birth of my child it has gotten worse. It's uncomfortable and sometimes hard to get in, but I can manage. I am worried about general pain, urinary urgency (even with a band), and pain to my husband during intimacy as a result of the stiching. Does anyone have any ideas? Did anyone …

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  • Pelvic floor weights

    Hi ladies, has anyone (3+months post surgery) used the pelvi balls? Pelvic floor weights? Need to get this pelvic floor as strong as it can be!! I'm seeing a physio & have a personalised plan, but I'm looking for something more to do (physio says no harm in trying )

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  • Exercise after op

    Can anyone tell me is a cross trainer safe to use as I always had a abs chair and I know I'm not allowed to use that anymore thanks Chrissy

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  • Still feel horrible 7 weeks post Lap VMR

    Must say I'm panicing that something's not right. Having so much pain in my bladder and what feels like a swollen vagina. I went to the consultant to tell him my worries and he sent me for a MRI scan. The next day I ended up in A&E because the pain was so bad. They knocked me out with …

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  • Is it Prolapse repair failure

    Hi All, I’ve had a hysterectomy & anterior prolapse repair almost three weeks ago & have had a bleed twice in two weeks, I’ve been experiencing pelvis pain & back pain, plus there is a bulge at the opening of my vagina, has anyone else experienced this please. Many thanks Kerry

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  • Should I be worried?

    Went in for prolapsed Bladder, dr found Lg fibroid in back of uterus. Between 3 children and tumor uterus has pulled down Sm intestine and colon into my vaginal area.  Used mesh to put intestine and colon back in place also found 4 hernia’s.. umbilical and 3 Internal.. repaired those, …

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  • Chris

    Hi im having a recacele and cystacele repair how painful is if post op ? And is a nightie better than pjs for hospital stay ?

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  • 7 days post anterior repair. advice needed.

    Hi all, only just found this site and looking for a little bit of advice.  7 days ago I had anterior repair. unfortunately had post PV bleeding which almost resulted in going back into theatre.  All was going well for a few days - very slight pinkish blood. 2 days ago blood turn red ( …

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  • Any positive prolapse surgery stories out there?

    Hello, Just wondering if anyone happens to read this who has a positive story about long term recovery from prolapse surgery? There are a lot of scary stories about surgery but I would love to hear from any one who is happy with their surgery and if possible what type of prolapses/procedures they …

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