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Had mesh implants for rectocele, enterocele and cystocele. Getting botox injections for bladder infections. Pressure in bladder

I have had mesh implants for rectocelle, enterocelle, cystocelle, poor abdominal now receiving botox injections because of constant needing to void, and retention thus bladder infections. I have a high pressure bladder even after botox. I self cath 100 percent of the time. Could the mesh implants be a causative factor?
Ps also had tvt, release of tvt, and another surgery on the urethra
Asked On : Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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Based from the information provided it seems that, the mesh which was in your abdomen is for the support as the body do not have enough support of its own, More over the problems such as rectocelle/enterocelle/cystocelle is usually caused due to some inherent, muscle problems thats genetically associated. In such cases the muscle are week and are not able to support the inner lying structure , and not able to give enough pressure needed to void the urine / stool, so the mesh is used as an helper to strengthen the surface, by replacing the muscle with elastic fibers , which mostly helps in condition which you described.

So no the mesh implant is not the cause of issues, but its helping you to deal with the laxity of the abdominal wall, and helping to conceal, the bladder inside the body wall.

Hope it helps
Answered: Sun, 23 Jun 2013
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