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Unread 06-30-2003, 02:26 PM
Fistula Questions

I had a procedure today that diagonosed me as having a vesico vaginal fistula. I've had several complications since my TAH on 4/22. It started the day after surgery when I walked into the IV pole, hitting my stomach on the way back from the bathroom. I ended up with a hip to hip bruise that is still slightly there. Two weeks after my surgery my incision opened up while I was in bed due to infection. I had about a month of home health care coming in and cleaning and dressing my incision. The incision is almost closed now. On top of all of that I've been having a lot of problems with wetting myself day and night. Today I went to the hosp. and the doc is saying I have a fistula. I think they suspected it but today it was confirmed. The doctor I saw does not have a lot of experince with this and based on what he said I will probably have to go out of state for treatment. I'm worried sick because I just don't know how I can go through another surgery. I'm single and live alone and was very fortunate during the recovery of my hys to have such good friends to help me out. I just would like to know what to expect....recovery time...what the surgery involves and will it get worse if I wait...I just don't feel up to another surgery at this time. Any answers would be appreciated

SVB
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Unread 06-30-2003, 04:31 PM
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HI SVB

First of all, a big to you Dear Sister!!! You have been thru the ringer and I feel so awful for ya.

I am going to have our Dear Linda move your thread to the "Road Less Traveled" forum where there are several women with VVF's such as you. I had mine fixed on 3/18/03 and you are NOT alone and we can help you lots over there.

Please take a deep breath and know we are with you. How did your DR diagnose you- with a cystoscopy?? or cystogram?? let us know and we can guide you in your new journey. You will get thru this- I know the initial shock and all your other problems just add to more pain, but know there are alot of sisters around for ya!! Keep me posted and let me know how you are at any time...I am always around!!!
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