December 2014

5 Common Symptoms of a Failed Transvaginal Mesh Implant

December 29th, 2014

What are the symptoms of pelvic mesh complications? Transvaginal mesh failure symptoms cannot be ignored. They are a sign that the surgical mesh inserted in your vagina to support prolapsing pelvic organs and tissues is either eroding or cutting into the delicate tissues surrounding the mesh. If left untreated, transvaginal mesh failure can cause chronic infections, lifelong incontinence, irreversible damage, and even death.

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Why a Misdiagnosis May Not Mean You Have a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

December 23rd, 2014

If you or a loved one is dealing with the aftermath of a doctor’s misdiagnosis, then you might understandably be considering the option of filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. After all, a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis can result in major health complications and, in some cases, death. Unfortunately, not all instances of misdiagnosis are legal grounds for a medical malpractice case. Instead, there are some…

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The Negative Side of Testosterone Therapy Used to Treat Low T

December 16th, 2014

In 2011, more than 5 million prescriptions for testosterone supplements were written to treat hypogonadism, or “Low T” in men. Despite marketing claims of safety and effectiveness, research is revealing a deeper truth indicating that testosterone therapy has a number of negative side effects, including increased risk of heart conditions and strokes. If you have taken testosterone therapy products and have experienced negative side effects, you…

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Does Revision Surgery Mean I Got a Bad Hip Implant?

December 5th, 2014

It is expected that by 2030, approximately 572,000 hip replacement surgeries will be taking place each year. As the number of hip replacement surgeries increases, so does the number of revision surgeries that take place. If your doctor is recommending a revision surgery for your hip implant, it does not necessarily mean you got a bad implant—your implant may just need to be replaced due…

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