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Dr. Pacik presents Understanding and Treating Vaginismus

Understanding and Treating Vaginismus Dr. Peter T. Pacik presented understanding and treating vaginismus, a podium lecture, to the 2014 annual meeting of the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery held in Maine. The title of the presentation was … Continue reading

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Botox Treatment for Vaginismus: Tips for Overcoming Pre-Procedure Nerves

Profound Fear and Anxiety for the Vaginismus Sufferer Nerves, tension, and extreme anxiety are pre-procedure symptoms that often accompany anticipated treatment of vaginismus. These feelings are often overwhelming when the moment of treatment arrives. Some patients want to get back … Continue reading

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Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) Female genital mutilation (FGM) affects about 130 million women or girls in the world, with about 2 million girls undergoing the procedure every year. Heavy bleeding, infection, tetanus, gangrene, sepsis and death may result. All women … Continue reading

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Botox for Vaginismus: Every Patient is Different

Recently, I treated 3 brave and amazing women. Each presented with different degrees of severity of their vaginismus and different levels of anxiety. Each woman was treated with Botox for vaginismus plus progressive dilation under anesthesia. One of my treated patients … Continue reading

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Using vaginal dilators

Vaginal Dilators and Vaginismus The correct use of vaginal dilators can be of considerable help to women struggling with vaginismus. Vaginal dilators help with the physical aspect of vaginal spasm. Advancing to the larger dilators can make intercourse more comfortable. … Continue reading

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Disgust and vaginismus

Disgust creates considerable problems for women with vaginismus A woman with vaginismus is eager to consummate her marriage, fulfill her role as a partner and raise a family. Yet when these patients are able to overcome their vaginismus following treatment … Continue reading

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Opening Doors with Botox: It’s More than Just Cosmetic

When people hear the word “Botox,” their mind may immediately go to cosmetic plastic surgery. But Botox is so much more than that. It’s not just for individuals that want to look good – it’s for women that want to … Continue reading

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Vaginismus Symptoms and the Inability to Use Tampons

Vaginismus Symptoms – Inability to use a tampon One of the earliest symptoms of vaginismus is the inability to use tampons. Most women are introduced to tampons at a young age. Women with vaginismus, especially those who suffer from the … Continue reading

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A Vaginismus Cure: Patience and Taking Control

Women that suffer from vaginismus have likely been doing so for a long time – without saying a word about it. It’s a condition that is surrounded by shame, secrecy, and silence. Fortunately for these women, there is a vaginismus … Continue reading

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FDA Approval to Research the Treatment for Vaginismus with Botox

Dr. Peter Pacik is proud to be a leader in the field and an FDA approved researcher regarding treatment using Botox and progressive dilation under anesthesia to treat vaginismus. This has been a huge hurdle in understanding and curing this … Continue reading

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