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Mesh used in pelvic surgeries under scrutiny
Los Angeles Times

The pain began almost immediately after Cheryl Sorrels had pelvic surgery to correct a bulging bladder three years ago. There was also a lot more bleeding than she expected.

Sorrels chalked that up to a difficult recovery. It wasn’t until the 58-year-old began a new relationship that she realized she had a bigger problem: When she and her partner were intimate, a piece of thin, porous material stuck in her vagina made them both very uncomfortable.

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