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Old 03-15-2013, 07:58 AM   #1
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Has anyone had a Vaginal Sling

After the birth of my children my bladder has never been the same. I cant run, jump, get scared, laugh. I went and got testing dont and they said I may want to get a vaginal sling at the same time I will be having my hysterectomy. Has anyone ever had one, anything I should know?
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Old 03-16-2013, 05:35 PM   #2
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Re: Has anyone had a Vaginal Sling

I had a sling done 4 years ago one of the best decisions I ever made. No more embarrassing coughs, sneezes no special underwear. If it were me I would say do it.

 
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Old 03-19-2013, 11:19 AM   #3
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Re: Has anyone had a Vaginal Sling

I had a sling several years ago and nothing changed. I do know that the sling will have to be "tightend" periodically.

 
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:51 PM   #4
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Re: Has anyone had a Vaginal Sling

I had the sling put in place for just the reasons that you are talking about almost 5 years ago. I have not regretted for a minute. I had minor difficulties after my hysterectomy 2 years ago as everything sort of found its new place in my body but by the time I had gone back to work everything was fine and it continues to work excellently. If you are having it done at the same time as your hysterectomy then I think you will be fine and I would encourage it for any woman that is experiencing incontinence issues. I went on to become a high school cheerleading coach after my surgery and never had to worry about showing the squad how to do jumps, kicks or any other move including minor gymnastics as I would have before.

 
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Old 09-20-2013, 09:07 PM   #5
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Re: Has anyone had a Vaginal Sling

I had permanent sling put in at least 10 years ago. Mine is NOT mesh, but rather skin from a cadaver so it never needs to be tightened. I have never regretted the surgery and have had no leakage since. (Prior to this I had 3 bladder repairs that did not last).

 
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