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Hey ladies, but of advice please!
i have a long history of pelvic surgery, I had a hysterectomy about 20 years ago due to uterine prolapse. A couple of years later I had a bladder repair.
18 months ago I had surgery for vaginal vault prolapse with posterier repair. I was told I had mild bladder prolapse too, but this wasn't fixed as I was told there would be too much surgery done, however the bladder had been pulled up when the vaginal vault was repaired.
i have felt since November that something wasn't right at all, I am having lots of bladder issues. Went to the GP on Friday and was examined and she could see the prolapse after asking me to cough, without actually examining me. On examination I was told I had vaginal vault prolapse again as well as the bladder. I was told it was a severe prolapse and have been referred back to the surgeon who saw me 18 months ago.
My question is, am I suitable for a pessary to be fitted? I don't want any more surgery down there, I start a new job after Easter and don't want to start telling them I need time off for surgery!
i have read a lot about pessaries but I've read they are not suitable for ladies who have had hysterectomy or any prior pelvic surgery. I've had 3 lots of surgery done so does this mean pessaries won't work for me??
any advice would be great!!!
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