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    FDA: Repairing Pelvic Organ Prolapse With Mesh Risky
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    Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:
    If you've had Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair or are considering it, you may want to talk this article over with your doctor. "The risks of placing mesh through the vagina to repair pelvic organ prolapse may outweigh its benefits, according to the FDA.

    "Risks include mesh protruding out of the vaginal tissue (erosion), pain, infection, bleeding, pain during sexual intercourse, organ perforation from tools used in the mesh placement, and urinary problems. Additional surgeries and/or hospitalization may be needed to treat the complications or remove the mesh."

    If you've already had this repair, are you concerned? Have you had any issues with it or is everything going okay for you?

    Byroney
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