Vaginally placed mesh is usually easier to remove. Dr Kella is able to usually discharge patients home the same day. Pain is minimal. A catheter is placed in the bladder during surgery and is typically removed prior to going home. Women are able to walk and can feel an immediate improvement. Leakage could worsen but surprisingly is stable in many women. After a few weeks without the mesh, if leakage is worse, non-mesh options can be discussed to fix the problem.
Residual pain, vaginal dryness, and mild incontinence could be addressed with vaginal laser treatment. This therapy could be very helpful for recovery of function.
Contact our office for a consultation and to learn about your options. Call us at 210-617-3670. Or fill out our form to the right and we will reach you within 2 business days. We are based in San Antonio, Texas. If you are coming from a further distance, we can set up a time to discuss your problem. Spanish speakers are welcome to call or fill out the form as well.
To learn more, here is a good link for mesh complications.