Getting The Right Diagnosis

Painful sex: When Sex Seems Impossible by Dr. Peter T. Pacik

Vaginismus Treatment book by Dr. Peter PacikThis blog discusses Chapter 4 of the book “When Sex Seems Impossible. Stories of Vaginismus and How You Can Achieve Intimacy” to better understand vaginismus and what needs to be done for successful vaginismus treatment.

The table of contents and the first two chapters can be read in their entirety.

You can contact us to get further information about vaginismus treatment.

Chapter 4 titled “Getting the right diagnosis” is an extension of Ch. 3 using a case history of Lilly who was misdiagnosed with provoked vestibulodynia and her vaginismus symptoms_Paciksuccess once the correct diagnosis of vaginismus was made. It is important to make the right diagnosis because the Botox multimodal treatment program works best for vaginismus and less so for other types of sexual pain.

There is considerable confusion among clinicians who often use vulvodynia and vestibulodynia as the diagnosis when in fact the correct diagnosis is vaginismus. Each of these sexual pain disorders requires a different treatment to achieve successful penetration. To better understand vaginismus and vaginismus treatment you are encouraged to order your copy of the vaginismus book through our office click on to order the book or Kindle version of the vaginismus book

To receive your questionnaire and begin the process of your evaluation by Dr. Pacik contact us.

Once your forms are reviewed Dr. Pacik will schedule a complimentary phone call with you to discuss your diagnosis and treatment.

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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.
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