Resources

When I discovered my journey was going to include many surgeries and procedures, I tried to find support through the Internet and must not have known how to pursue.  It was probably 2013 before I finally found something.  This is not an inclusive list so do your searches until you find the info you need.

 

Facebook Groups 

MeshedUp (Closed Group)

Women’s POP/SUI TV Mesh Complications Support (Closed Group)

Patients of Failed Implant Devices and Materials Alliance (Open Group)

Mesh Problems (Open Group)

Fighters And Survivors of All Trans-vaginal Mesh And Hernia Mesh/Plugs (Closed Group)

The Mesh Warrior 

Log into your Facebook page and in the search bar at the top left enter the name of the group or in the address bar, enter the URL for the group page.  If it’s a closed group, you can ask for permission and one of the page administrators will then add you to the group. 

 

Web Sites

PELVIC MESH OWNERS GUIDE

Over 4.2 million women have the implants and a quarter to a third of them suffer debilitating complications.

A Nurse’s Perspective On Pelvic Mesh Troubles

This is an excellent guide with multiple resources. 

MESH MEDICAL DEVICE NEWS DESK

ICON UNDIES

MAYO CLINIC

This has all sorts of incontinence information.

Health Communities

General info on health – not mesh or incontinence related.

ALot Health

Different sites for incontinence.

 

Other

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