Category Archives: Dilation Logs

Dilation After a Break

Discontinuing and Resuming the Dilation Regimen after Botox Treatment for Vaginismus Women are very committed to a dilation regimen after their Botox treatment for vaginismus. However, there are many reasons why women stop dilating for a period of time and … Continue reading

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Disgust with intercourse

I am following a 23 year old with a seven year history of severe vaginismus who was sexually molested at the age of 15. She had numerous attempted treatments to overcome her vaginismus that included physical therapy with biofeedback, Kegels, … Continue reading

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The VaginismusMD Support System

I am forever grateful for the support system that has developed through VaginismusMD and our Forum. What is a Support System? A support System is a network of personal or professional contacts available to a person or organization for practical … Continue reading

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Dilators: When Holding Steady is Falling Behind

Anxiety provoking aspects of vaginismus The three most anxiety producing aspects of severe vaginismus appear to be the thoughts of intercourse, GYN exams and the use of dilators. I have had patients almost decide not to have the Botox treatment … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Intercourse and The Importance of Dilating Before

Many vaginismus sufferers have had years of failed therapy and relationships that did not work out. For the vaginismus sufferer who discovered her condition on her honeymoon, vaginismus has caused a lot of anguish and heartbreak and the marriage is … Continue reading

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Observations – Vaginismus — Botox vs. Dilation Only

Dilation only in the treatment of vaginismus In the treatment of vaginismus using the Pacik Botox Program, I have a number of patients who have opted for the dilation part of the program without the use of Botox. This still … Continue reading

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Dilating Gets Easier Every Day

Botox for the Treatment of Vaginismus Botox for vaginismus is a simple, nonsurgical treatment. When Botox is injected directly into the spastic vaginal muscles, the nerve impulses to the areas of spasm are blocked. This reduces muscle activity and thus … Continue reading

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Continued Anxiety with Dilation

Erika is 27 with a 2-year history of the most severe form of vaginismus. She cannot tolerate any penetration and has severe pain and anxiety with any attempt. Her daily logs are quite helpful showing continued anxiety to dilators despite … Continue reading

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