I had a rectocele repair in May. I haven't felt right since, although I didn't feel right before either
I spoke with my urogyn about some concerns with falling female parts and she said it was my "new normal". I was a bit offended that it was supposedly in my head, but almost hoped she was right! Not the case
I recently had a 3 week battle with bronchitis, and the cough finally did me in...bulging perineum, balloon-like skin at vaginal opening, cervix at vaginal opening, and difficulties emptying bowels without manual assistance (again), along with some urinary issues. Sorry if too graphic. I'm soso disappointed that my repair failed so quickly. I'm hesitant to return to same doc, even though she is one of the best in the area. I feel my concerns weren't addressed properly during my post-op care. Like my pain and own physical findings weren't real.
I now have to start all over with a new doc, although that may be a good thing. Very nervous that, most likely, this will eventually entail a new set of surgeries.
My husband and I aren't able to be intimate except on the rare occasion that I decide I will deal with pain for 2 days following. And spending half my day in the bathroom trying to relieve the constant urge to go or lying down to take the pressure off is not an option for me.
Just curious if other ladies have had similar experiences with a doctor and gone on to find a doctor who truly listens to what a woman says is going on with her body. I feel like a lying down exam with a measurement device should not supersede a woman's account of what her body is actually doing in an erect position (like most women must spend their days
I'd like to be able to return to normal activities, but for now, when I try, I end up regretting it. Who knew all of this could happen to a woman's body?!! The miraculous things our bodies can do, yet the drastic consequences that can take place as well!