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I was just notified by a legal firm that I did have a Bosto

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I was just notified by a legal firm that I did have a Bosto Scientifiv bladder sling which has caused me constant UTI'd. Is it wise to have this removed ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.

Was your mesh sling eroded into the urethra or bladder?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I am not sure, I have painful sex and now constant UTI's
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I just want the UTI problem to go away!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I was told this mesh sling can cause this.
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.

The mesh sling itself does not cause UTIs. It only causes UTIs if the mesh is exposed by erosion. If it is not exposed, then it does not need to be removed.