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What all are the treatments n medications for vaginismus?

What all are the treatments n medications for vaginismus?

Vaginismus: Treatment for vaginismus varies, depending on what triggered it. Most women with vaginismus find reducing muscle tension using a combination of relaxation techniques, counselling, plus physical therapy with a specialist women's physiotherapist helps a lot. Your local GP or sexual health clinic should be able to help you find local health providers with expertise in treating vaginismus. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane Morgan
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Vaginismus (Definition)

Vaginismus is a condition consisting of significant vaginal muscle contraction during attempts at vaginal penetration, ...Read more


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How to tell if I have vaginismus?

Vaginismus: Vaginismus = involuntary spasm of vaginal muscle which may prevent penetration of vagina by object (penis/ tampon etc) due to pain and spasm. ...Read more

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Is vaginismus and dyspsreunia the same?

Is vaginismus and dyspsreunia the same?

No: Vaginismus involves spasms and pain of the vagina, which can cause pain with intercourse (dyspareunia). Dyspareunia can be from any number of other issues as well. Finding out the cause of the underlying pain or dysfunction is important to get you to a healthy, pain-free state. ...Read more

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How to treat vaginismus?

Seek professional: First seek a GYN to ensure there is nothing wrong with your anatomy. If your anatomy is normal then seek the advice of a certified sex therapist. They can help you overcome this problem. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How is vaginismus overcome?

Discuss with doc: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What is the difference between dyspareunia and vaginismus?

Good question: Dyspareunia is pain in the pevlic area associated with intercourse not due to some other primary pain. Vagnismus is not well defined, but is believed to be involuntary pelvic muscle contraction (even though studies have not corroborated this) which prevents penetration. Vaginismus is always associated with dyspareunia but not the other way around. ...Read more