Aa
A
A
A
Close
Urology Community
19.3k Members
Avatar universal

Bladder sling pain

I had my bladder sling put in 12/21/2012, two weeks post- op, I began to have a burning pain, like a UTI, but worse, I was put on a month of cipro and pain pills, the urologist says its not the sling, but I am unconvinced, considering the pain began after the surgery, my last appointment , he told me I am going to have to learn to live with the pain,
My question, is this, how can this constant pain be normal? I can't take pain pills for the rest of my life!!
1 Responses
1711789 tn?1361311607
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hi there!

Well, without a detailed clinical evaluation it would be difficult to determine the cause of the pain. Possibilities that may need to be considered include infections, inflammations, trauma, injuries, neuro-muscular causes, referred pain from other regions etc. This may or may not be related to the surgery. It would be best to have this reviewed by your treating urologist or consider a second opinion from another urologist for a detailed evaluation. After a specific cause is identified, it can be managed accordingly.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
Have an Answer?
Top Urology Answerers
11369760 tn?1449507972
Southwest , MI
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Dr. Jose Gonzalez-Garcia provides insight to the most commonly asked question about the transfer of HIV between partners.
A list of national and international resources and hotlines to help connect you to needed health and medical services.
Here’s how your baby’s growing in your body each week.
These common ADD/ADHD myths could already be hurting your child
This article will tell you more about strength training at home, giving you some options that require little to no equipment.
In You Can Prevent a Stroke, Dr. Joshua Yamamoto and Dr. Kristin Thomas help us understand what we can do to prevent a stroke.