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About Dr. Pacik

Peter Pacik, MD, FACS is a recognized pioneer in treating patients with Botox for vaginismus and the author of When Sex Seems Impossible: Stories of Vaginismus and How You Can Achieve Intimacy. He has been in practice for over thirty years and belongs to a small group of prestigious surgeons who are double board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In 2010, Dr. Pacik received FDA approval to continue his study to treat vaginismus using intravaginal injections of Botox together with progressive dilation under anesthesia.

Vaginismus Treatment Anesthesia

Anesthesia is used routinely during the treatment of vaginismus with the Botox program. Why anesthesia for vaginismus treatment? There tends to be considerable fear and anxiety to penetration because of the history of severe pain with attempted penetration. More severe … Continue reading

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Spreading the Word about Vaginismus in 2015

Vaginismus is newly defined in the latest edition of the 2013 DSM 5 (formerly known as the DSM V) as a “Genito-Pelvic Pain Disorder/ Penetration Disorder” which attempts to bring together the concepts and full spectrum of painful vaginal penetration. … Continue reading

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Talking to Parents About Vaginismus

Talking to parents about vaginismus and inability to have intercourse is a frequent stumbling block for many women. This is a sensitive area, and especially so in a religious household. I recently spoke to a young woman in her 20’s … Continue reading

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Understanding and Treating Vaginismus Publication

Understanding and Treating Vaginismus Publication: This past year has seen monumental strides in the effort to get the condition of vaginismus more well-known and I want to share my 2014 Publication: Understanding and Treating Vaginismus. I presented podium lectures regarding understanding and … Continue reading

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Vaginismus Dilating: Finding the Time to Dilate

Vaginismus, Vaginismus Treatment, Vaginismus Causes, Vaginismus Cure, Vaginismus Symptoms, Painful Sex, Unable to Have Intercourse, Unable to Have Sex Five Minutes is better than Zero Minutes for Vaginismus Dilating My vaginismus patients have heard it many times during post-procedure counseling … Continue reading

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Vaginismus Dilating

Large Dilators for Large Partners Concerning vaginismus dilating, women who have large partners need to be dilating to large dilators – large dilators or large partners. Treatment using the Pacik Botox multimodal program for vaginismus includes Botox injections and progressive dilation. … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Botox in 2014 Part II: The Men Speak

The Men Speak about The Blessings of Botox in 2014 Over the years, I have been impressed with the amazing support men are capable of giving their loved ones who struggle with vaginismus. I also feel that it is also … Continue reading

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How do I know if I have vaginismus?

How do I know if I have vaginismus? A frequently asked question when sex is impossible or intercourse is very painful (or intercourse is impossible) is the question: “How do I know if I have vaginismus?” There are a number … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Botox in 2014

This year has been an extraordinary year for my patients in countless ways and I want to touch on the Blessings of Botox in 2014. The majority of patients find out about our Botox treatment program while searching on the internet or … Continue reading

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Improving Libido after Vaginismus: The Importance of Foreplay

Improving libido after vaginismus Foreplay is a very important aspect of improving libido after vaginismus. Darcy Donahue, a Certified Sex Therapist, writes: “Foreplay is an essential part of being ready emotionally as well as physically for sex. Your dilator may be able to help you relax the … Continue reading

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