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Help and support to both men and woman who have had the medical device TVT Retropubic, TVT-Secur, TVTO and TOT, synthetic polypropylene mesh for hernias, prolapse, stress incontinence and bladder and bowel disorders. You're not alone!

Mesh Related Complications

mesh related complicationsRecognised complications associated with the TVT, TVT-Secur, TVT-O and TOT Surgery and from the Mesh Tape

There is serious under-reporting about the side effects and complications associated with TVT, TVT-Secur, TVT-O and TOT medical devices - FACT. Please find following from reliable research and from clear evidence there are numerous complications.

Vaginal tightness from sling not put in right
Mesh Erosion through the urethra, vaginal wall, bowel and bladder - common complication
More information on mesh tape erosion symptoms please click here >>>


Bleeding
Urinary Tract Infections
Swelling
Itching
Du novo urgency and voiding dysfunction
Bladder stones
Pain in buttocks and thighs
Vaginal Discharge
Voiding difficulties
Retropubic Haematoma
Abscess
Swelling in the stomach
Difficult and painful defecation/buttock pain sitting
Allergies reaction to the mesh
Obturator Nerve Damage
Septicaemia
Shrinkage of the vagina due to scar tissue caused by mesh removal
Fournier's Gangrene - rare
Injury to lilac vessel's - rare
Perforation of the Bladder - rare
Perforation of the Bowel - rare
Pulmonary Embolism - A very rare complication
Death - very rare but has happened

Still investigating: Yeast infection? Autoimmune diseases caused by the mesh Fibromyalgia, Lupus and Myasthenia Gravis along with Diabetes and toxins.

Psychological affects: Depression, anxiety and low self esteem. Due to mesh problems we can no longer feel comfortable with intimacy from our partners. It has affected our quality of life through having daily pain, depression, discomfort , tiredness, weakness and not being able to do all those things we used to do ie: family outings, holidays, walking and gardening etc to name a few. It has also affected our careers and on some occasion's it has caused some to lose their home since they are no longer able to work.

This list of complications and the effects on our quality of life is taken from reliable and trusted research.

Please visit these webpages on more health issues surrounding mesh tapes www.tvt-messed-up-mesh.org.uk/women-with-unexplained-symptoms.html
www.tvt-messed-up-mesh.org.uk/mesh-tape-erosion-symptoms.html

Please show you care and sign The Worldwide Petitions - www.tvt-messed-up-mesh.org.uk/petitions.html >>>

For more information on our petition please visit here www.tvt-messed-up-mesh.org.uk/petitions.html >>>



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