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GentleSoul, as a veteran of mesh erosion I have to tell you that most of us who have had it felt it as more of a rough, sand papery feel. Some of us have described it as a "window screen" type feeling somewhere along the vagina.
Some HysterSisters who've had the mesh removed in the office describe it as painful and some describe it as being nothing too bad. Most of us have had to have it removed in outpatient or overnight in-patient surgery. Usually, if the erosion is not too bad, the first thing a doctor does is prescribe an estrogen cream such as premarin, to heal the tissues and provide extra strength in the area.
From your description, it sounds like what you have been feeling is the granulation that Monica described. However, it never hurts to have it checked out by your doctor and I'd second that motion, too.
Gentle Soul, I think it's a good idea to contact your Dr to have this checked. You can have pink spotting with both granulation and mesh erosion, the only way to be sure is to have the Dr examine you. If it is erosion the first line of treatment is vaginal estrogen cream, this will help to plump and heal the vaginal tissue. If it's granulation the Dr may use silver nitrate on the area, this can be done in the office.
Mesh erosion excision can be done in the office if the area is extremely small. OrahDeb can attest to the fact that this procedure is not all that comfortable to be done in the office setting. Talk to your Dr about how your pain will be managed if you need to have any type of procedure done. Sometimes it's as easy as taking a mild pain reliever before your office visit.
Good luck and please let me know what happens.