The FDA is warning women about the serious injuries that can occur after undergoing a transvaginal mesh device implant, and many of these symptoms are very private in nature.
The implants, which are porous and made of synthetic material, are used to treat the prolapse or “drop” of pelvic organs. A bladder prolapse is the most common organ that is treated with transvaginal mesh, but doctors have also used the device to treat the prolapse of the rectum, urethra, uterus, and small bowel.
Thousands of women are experiencing complications after the implant of transvaginal mesh devices in Kentucky and all over the United States. These complications include:
- The mesh eroding through the vagina
- Pain, especially during sexual intercourse
- Urinary problems
- Vaginal scarring or shrinkage
- Organ perforation
- Neuromuscular problems
- Recurrent prolapse
As you can imagine, another major complication are the emotional problems that women could face due to the stress of dealing with these injuries, especially since many times it is a hysterectomy that prompts the pelvic organ prolapse to occur.
If you or someone you love has had one of these surgeries and is dealing with serious complications, contact the Kentucky transvaginal mesh injury lawyers at Gray and White Law immediately by calling 888.450.4456 or by filling out our online form. You will be able to speak with an attorney in private, and will be provided with all of your options up front. Contact us today for more information.