Many Australian women have to live with the consequences of a faulty pelvic mesh implant. At least that is the advice their doctors gave to them. As victims of failed operation reported unbearable pain during their sex lives, doctors suggested them to have only anal intercourse for the rest of their lives.
Johnson & Johnson Gynecologists Sent Harrowing Emails to Their Female Patients Directing Them towards Unhealthy Sex Lives
At the beginning of this month, hundreds of women brought horrifying evidence in their class action against doctors. All of them suffered painful complications due to their implants that have the purpose of treating common childbirth side effects at the level of the pelvic region.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is the manufacturer of these products. However, they caused debilitating and chronic pain, especially during intercourse.
As of recently, the plaintiffs brought to the attention of the court several emails between French gynecologists that work for Johnson & Johnson and the affected women. According to these texts, doctors offer their advice to women who cannot enjoy sexual experiences due to painful implants. However, these guidelines limited victims to a lifetime with just sodomy instead of intercourse.
“It is no less true that sodomy could be a good alternative!”
However, the affected women did not receive these suggestions well. On the contrary, they found them misogynistic. Such recommendations coming from experts condemned women to a lifetime without healthy sexual life. Instead, they were downgraded to mere instruments that offer men pleasure and nothing else.
Women Describe the Pain of Faulty Pelvic Mesh Implant as like Having an Inner Cheese Grater
A Greens Senator, Rachel Siewert, has been vocal about these findings even though she is part of the chair commission that leads the inquiry into such pelvic mesh implant. Siewert stated that there is enough evidence to uncover an unhealthy trend of shallow practices and poor advice. These unprofessional demeanors led to women having to readjust their lives in resignation.
Several reviews indicate that one in eight women will develop ugly side effects due to their mesh implants in the pelvic region. Some women described the pain as having a cheese grater inside them. Australia is among the few countries that still allow such surgery. Other nations have long banned it while U.S. recorded 120,000 pending lawsuits regarding this practice.
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