In 2000 i had a hysterectomy and colposuspension support, unfortunately after a couple of years my bladder colapsed again. In 2010 I was fitted with TOT the operation was a mess - pierced through my bladder with tape, lost half litre of blood had to go down following day to have tape removed from bladder and reinserted. Now six years on I am still in constant pain. Have trapped pudendal nerve, chronic pelvic pain and lower abdominal pain. I refuse to take anything other than paracetemol and wil certainly not have any further surgery. I suspect my pelvic pain is to do with scar adhesions but having the corrected opens me up to further complications. I guess my high tolerance to pain is what has helped me through and I also attended a pain clinic which has changed the way I deal with and think about my pain. I am 61 and have no doubti will end up in a wheelchair as the years progress. I was not given enough information on this procedure and because I had never heard of it before I trusted the surgeon and did no research. I will never have another procedure done as long as I live. After my surgery the surgeon was rude and arrogant and teated me like a was an inconvenience. But I am not going to allow this to ruin the rest of my life, no matter how much pain I am in I will continue to do the things I enjoy. I may not be able to lug things around like I used to but I can still walk and get around. Now I know some of you will be thinking "Well good for you", but I believe that you only get one stab at this life and I see how lucky I am not to have been born into poverty, war, deprevation and many other awful things people have to go through. I am not religious, I'm an athiest. Yes I sit and cry sometimes and feel deppressed but I refuse to let this grind me down, I'm entitled to be happy. So if you have rad this and have not had a tape inserted "DON'T DO IT" - but if you have had a tape inserted I hope you can see your way through the pain and live as full a life as possible.
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