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Vaginismus











Is a penetration disorder in which individuals are not able to tolerate any form of vaginal penetration such as tampons, digit, vaginal dilators, obgyn examination or sexual intercourse.


Vaginismus is both a psychological disorder (fear and anxiety to penetration) and a physical disorder (vaginal spasm).


Symptoms are different in each individual and it depends on the severity of the condition.


Common symptoms reported by patients:

👉🏻fear, anxiety and pain with penetration

👉🏻inability you use tampons

👉🏻inability to remove a tampon (stuck)

👉🏻sever pain with penetration

👉🏻attempted intercourses feels like “hitting a wall”

👉🏻inability to tolerate vaginal exam

Treatment includes:

🌸Sex and relationship counseling

🌸Physical Therapy 🙋🏻‍♀️

🌸Vaginal trainer

🌸Psychotherapy

🌸cognitive behavioral therapy

🌸Botox injections

If you’ve been dealing with Vaginismus in silence, just know there is nothing to be ashamed of and there are treatments available. You are not alone!

I see you, I hear you and I’m here for you!

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