Vaginismus is the term used to describe recurrent or persistent involuntary tightening of muscles around the vagina whenever penetration is attempted. Botox Injection for Treatment of Vaginismus The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. It is exciting that a new, effective treatment is now available for vaginismus which involves the use of botolinum toxin or botox. Sexuality counseling and education regarding first intercourse is reviewed. She looked me in the eye. The protocol for evaluation consists of an in depth medical history and physical exam. I do remember that I bled after, that it stung to pee, and that I was swollen almost shut.
By blocking Acetycholine receptors the Botox can prevent unwanted contractions that is some cases may cause incontinence. Please pass on my thanks to them for me. My vagina is too small! I squeezed down hard on the rubber ball as she repeated the process at several different injection points. She said any progress I might have made since our first visit had been reversed by the crutches.
There is a small risk of troublesome bleeding. There have been rare reports when injected at sites other than the bladder of difficulty swallowing, pneumonia, heart arrhythmia, heart attack and even death. Actual Primary Completion Date:. I'll keep this relatively short! Have a listen in below, then subscribe to our pod here.
This case report aims to present our experience with intra-vaginal injections for the treatment of primary vaginismus. This is called cystoscopy and involves looking inside the bladder using a small, thin camera. On her third pass, when she moved from more external sex organs e. This process usually takes between months. Some women complain of mild stress incontinence which appears to be self-limiting after about 4 months when the Botox becomes less effective. Currently this Item Number is interpreted as only applying to those people who have had a stroke.