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I had a TVH 6/2003 & then a cystocele/rectocele repair April 26. I am still having pain, especially when standing & walking and was wondering if other sisters have had the same. The posterior repair I can't feel at all but the anterior side is very uncomfortable unless I am lying down. Would appreciate any thoughts.
Healing takes time - just remember that everything is swollen. It took me a while to sit right. I was thrilled the first time I could sit through a movie! I had trouble sitting for about 2 months after surgery.
I hate to say it but after 9 or so months it still bothers me to sit too long (it feels as thought there is no cush on the tush).
My advice would be you do all the research you can. Find out what grade your cystocele or rectocele is. Get all the references you can for a good doctor. I have heard women say they couldn't even tell anything was done. And others like me, wish they have left things the way they were. Do all the research.
I am 10 weeks post-op and still not feeling right.
Oh, you poor sisters! I am LIW and this does not sound so good.
I have had 2 opinions confirming: prolapsed uterus, cystocele and rectocele. #1 is ob/gyn planning TVH -rated it moc=derate to severe, #2 is gyn specialist planning Lap (leaving cervix) rating the level +3 on a scale of +3. I am now seeking more of a specialist. I would like to find a urogynocologist or a gynocologist partnered with a urologist.
I am 37 and not overweight, don't know why I am in this shape. I believe I have been like this for 2 years, since the birth of my second child.
So, I want to know what kind of doctor did your repair surgery. I wonder if that matters on your recovery... there are so many factors to recovery, it is hard to know.