Did you have incisions with the sling surgery? My stitches were all inside which doesn't sound right after reading about the surgery. I am also doing worse now. What is the InterStim? I am SO tired of all of this. So very depressing. I feel like I have turned into my mother. If it is this bad at 51 years of age, how bad will it be later in my life??!!??View Thread
I am 51 years old. I have had 3 births and I am a smoker. Slightly over weight but not obese. I had leaking problems and had a urethral sling surgery in Jan. of this year. I am right back to where I was before the surgery. I leak when I pick up something heavy, yell, trip over something, sneeze, cough. Basically, all the time. I have a very stressful job and have to wear white pants with my shirt tucked in. Which when I leak, it is REALLY stressful. I read about the surgery on your site and it talks about recovery time because of the stitches. I did not have any incisions made at all. My stitches were all inside. I spent 1 night in the hospital and was back to work in 3 weeks. This does not sound like what you are talking about. Are there different types of urethral sling surgeries? I have an appointment to see my Dr. in 3 weeks. Will doctors do this surgery more than once? If not, what is left? I am having a hard time with depression because of this. My marriage is on the breaking point because I am afraid that I smell like urine or I will leak during sex. Please help.View Thread
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