The radiologist and surgeons all misread my scans twice.
The first time they said I didn’t have any hernias and for 13 months I was in pain and has swelling. Laparoscopic repair with mesh revealed I had 2 hernias indirect and direct. How could 2 hernias be missed?
After mesh Surgery severe flare ups and a squeezing like feeling and heaviness in a…[Read more]
I don’t know the singer or the bands he is in but his story sounds like so many.
A few take aways:
I just don’t know how we are supposed to trust the pain % rate associated with hernia mesh that are reported when so many peo…[Read more]
I think this is a great idea.
Especially about the most of doctors that specialize in no mesh repairs (besides the 3 or 4 that routinely pop up and are widely known) and the best of the best surgeons for mesh removal and post mesh complications.
There are a few other FB mesh forums that also have comprehensive lists of surgeons who do mesh removal…[Read more]
Could be interesting. Looks like it may be targeted for women’s prolapse and hernias but don’t see why it wouldn’t carry over to make hernias. Not sure exactly what to make of
Yes and the only way they found out that the mesh had migrated into her intestines is that the CT showed a hernia recurrence. If the CT scan didn’t show that then they would of never went in to operate and thus would of never found the mesh all screwed up and doing damage.
She would of just been another person with symptoms blamed on everything B…[Read more]
It’s just nuts bc Mesh can Cause so many issues and tie patient gets passed off and around to all the different specialists: GI, back, hip, PT while everyone says it’s not the mesh.
But then you hear and rad if cases like mine where once they get inside to operate they say wow what a mess regarding the mesh.
Very sad and infuriating
Scary stuff. A woman had sever constipation for 13 years post hernia mesh implantation.
Finally a CT scan was done which showed hernia recurrence but only after they went in to operate did they find that the mesh has eroded into the woman’s small bowel causing the blockage.
Crazy-only until they c…[Read more]