Symptoms of Defective Vaginal Mesh Injury

Defective Vaginal Mesh Lawyers

If you have had surgery to correct pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI), your surgeon may have used vaginal mesh. Defective vaginal mesh can cause serious injuries and life-threatening infections. If you are experiencing symptoms of defective vaginal mesh injury, talk to your doctor immediately and contact our defective vaginal mesh lawyers.

Vaginal Mesh Injury Symptoms

Symptoms of vaginal mesh injury include:

  • Vaginal infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Foul odor from surgical area
  • Fever
  • Feeling as if something is protruding from the vagina
  • Chronic vaginal drainage or discharge
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Chronic pain
  • Bleeding
  • Urine leakage
  • Recurring abdominal pressure
  • Lower back pain
  • Difficult bowel movements
  • Mesh erosion
  • Recurrence of dropped organs
  • Bladder outlet obstruction

Dangers of Vaginal Mesh Injury

These symptoms can indicate infection and/or perforation of organs such as the bladder or bowel. Vaginal mesh injury is a medical emergency. If treatment is delayed, the infection can progress to sepsis which is often fatal.

Possibly the most dangerous vaginal mesh injury is bowel perforation. Bowel perforation can lead to sepsis and death very quickly.

Vaginal Mesh Injury is Common

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that serious complications with vaginal mesh are not rare. When the problem is so bad that the FDA admits it is common, you know that the likelihood that you will be affected is very high.

Thousands of injuries and at least seven deaths have been reported to the FDA in connection with vaginal mesh, sometimes referred to as bladder slings. Although many vaginal mesh injuries cannot be reversed, quick medical attention can save your life. Please do not hesitate to seek treatment if your suspect that you may be experiencing vaginal mesh complications.

If you or a loved one has been injured by defective vaginal mesh, please call our defective vaginal mesh attorneys at 1-877-567-7732 or submit an online questionnaire. Your initial consultation with defective vaginal mesh lawyer is free of charge, and if we agree to handle your case, in most cases we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary recovery of funds. In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. Please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation.