Help! 6 weeks post Lap Ventral Mesh Rectopexy an panicking!

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Is there anyone else who's had this op for prolapse. I'm worried there's something wrong. I am still getting lots of pain in my vagina and rectum when I walk and try and do normal stuff. It's been 6 weeks since the surgery and I really want my life back. Maybe this is normal recovery and I should just keep laying down? If anyone can give advice I would appreciate it.

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    I'm only 5 weeks po and sometimes i get that if i do to much walking you have to a little bit at a time same with sitting resting is the only thing that helps and you to do it often hope this helps

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    You are still at an early stage and the deeper sutures are still healing. Please take it easy, it’s not easy to get over a prolapse op. And harder when you’ve have a rectopexy.

    It takes months to get anywhere near recovery. Yes lie down and rest when you need to. The pain is your bodies way of telling you to rest more.

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