What is Vaginismus?

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

Vaginismus Treatment book by Dr. Peter PacikThese blogs discuss the highlights of each chapter in the vaginismus book  “When Sex Seems Impossible. Stories of Vaginismus and How You Can Achieve Intimacy” so that  one can better understand vaginismus and vaginismus treatment. An important vaginismus symptom is painful sex and many patients note that “sex seems impossible”.

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

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

Chapter 2 Vaginismus Book: When Sex Seems Impossible by Peter T. Pacik, MD

WhenSexIsImpossible_3Chapter 2 discusses the history of vaginismus and a description of a case report which enabled Dr. Sims to make this diagnosis in 1861 and coin the medical term “vaginismus”. A direct quote from his paper is included. It is noted that vaginismus is both a physical and a psychologic problem and that treatment needs to  address both issues. The physical aspects of spasm of the entrance to the vagina (“the wall” as so many patients note) causes a profound degree of fear and anxiety to penetration because of severe pain.

A case history from Dr. Pacik describes the typical symptoms and likely causes of vaginismus which can result in severe relationship disorders and feelings of being a “freak”.

You are encouraged to order your copy of the vaginismus book through our office or click on amazon.com 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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