It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Women's Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-12-2009, 08:49 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Dallas Texas
Posts: 2
needlovin HB User
Unhappy both a rectocele and cystocele

Hello, All, I have both a rectocele and cystocele. I discovered both about two years ago. I had no symptoms at that time except bulging out of my vagina. I'm now experiencing discomfort almost constantly - definitely not pain - but discomfort. I always feel as though I have to urinate and often feel like I need to have a bowel movement. I have no incontinence. I've seen two gynecologists. One would make an incision between the anus and the vagina and operate from that point using surgical mesh for the repair - the other would operate through the vagina and not use surgical mesh. The first surgery sounds absorlutely barbaric to me but I'm hesitant to not use the mesh to reinfore the surgery as I am a chronic cougher due to COPD.
I am concerned about after effects of the surgery. From what I've read in this forum intercourse may or may not be in my future after surgery. Noone has mentioned the ability to have sexual climax. I can see that the mesh might interfere. Does it? Also, one of the gynecologists mentioned minor incontinence after surgery. Has anyone had that experience? I have none now. And last but certainly not least, should the surgeon be a gynecologist, urologist, urogynecologist or colorectal surgeion? What a great forum. Where else could you ask such intimate questions from others with the same problem. Thanks to you all.

 
Old 01-13-2009, 05:22 AM   #2
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Boiling Springs N.C.
Posts: 3
joniterrh HB User
Re: Rectocele and Cystocele post op questions, no one to talk to.

Ask around for the best Dr in your area or out of your area.Im sure all of your issues can be repaired and your sex life will be fine with a good surgeon. But the right Dr is vital! I just had cystocele repair and hyst. Sex is fine,orgasm is also fine! As with anything ask around a lot before selecting a Dr. word of mouth is your best reference.As for what kind of Dr A OBGYN or Colorectal Surgeon and Urologist team will be fine.Make sure you get many opinions from women who have gone to them.Your best reference will come from medical staff who work in your area if you know any nurses or OR staff will give you a great in site as which Dr to chose.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-13-2009, 02:53 PM   #3
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Dallas Texas
Posts: 2
needlovin HB User
Re: Rectocele and Cystocele post op questions, no one to talk to.

Thank you so much. Good advice.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Cystocele/Rectocele surgery...AGAIN! Calleigh Hysterectomy 4 12-07-2010 09:37 PM
Slated for hysterectomy, cystocele and rectocele repair DoodleCT Hysterectomy 19 03-06-2010 10:04 AM
Cystocele/rectocele patty4444 Urology 2 10-04-2009 04:16 PM
TVH with cystocele and rectocele repair shejac08 Women's Health 36 08-27-2009 04:42 AM
Rectocele and Cystocele post op questions, no one to talk to. kubble Women's Health 34 12-05-2008 11:53 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Alesse
Diflucan
Flagyl
Ibuprofen
Motrin
  Naproxen
Provera
Tylenol
Vicodin Yasmin




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



STLouisgal (54), Kszan (41), Titchou (39), twohands (23), Seraph (19), solofelix (16), janewhite1 (14), sjb (12), ladybud (12), Vanilla Kiss (10)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1006), Apollo123 (906), Titchou (850), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:53 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!