Can Botox Be Used to Treat Intimate Areas?
One of the most successful treatments out there – Botox – has been used for decades to help women (and men) achieve their desired looks by reducing fine lines, wrinkles, and imperfections, as well as helping prevent new ones from forming. Botox is one of the highest-rated treatments, with more and more individuals getting Botox treatments every single year. But did you know that there are other uses for Botox? In fact, Botox can be used for medical conditions as well as cosmetic purposes. It is becoming a more versatile and safe way to treat certain conditions that many men and women face on a daily basis. But what kind of medical treatments can Botox help, and can it be used to treat concerns with the intimate areas? Botox for intimate areas is becoming more and more popular for those who are suffering from medical conditions such as pelvic floor spasms and cramping.
What is Botox?
Botox is a popular injectable treatment that is made from the botulinum toxin, which can help treat lines, wrinkles, and imperfections on the face, neck, and even the hands. This treatment has been used cosmetically for many years, thanks to the success rate that can be found with it. The treatment works by “freezing” or “paralyzing” the facial muscles, reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles and even potentially preventing new ones from forming. Botox is a quick procedure that involves injecting the solution into the muscles of the face, neck, and other areas that are to be treated, which will help keep them still and reduce the chance of new lines and wrinkles forming.
Alongside its cosmetic uses, Botox is also popular among those who are suffering from migraine headaches. This FDA-approved treatment can actually stop migraines before they start by freezing the muscles that become overused and cause migraines. Alongside using Botox to treat migraines, did you know there are other uses for Botox injections, as well?
Botox for Intimate Areas
Botox is not just for use on the facial area – in fact, it can be used all over the body – even around the intimate area. One such type of Botox, known as Vaginal Botox, can actually be used in the vagina in order to help treat certain conditions, such as pelvic muscle spasms, which is also known as pelvic floor dysfunction. When pelvic floor dysfunction is present, it can cause painful muscle spasms, pain when urinating or having sex, as well as other concerns such as stress urinary incontinence, which can cause bladder control issues. Since those who suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction can often have severe symptoms, it is not uncommon for these women to have severe pain and discomfort when it comes to gynecological exams and even when inserting tampons – any vaginal penetration at all can be extremely painful.
Using Botox for intimate areas can actually help to control all of the symptoms and take away the painful muscle spasms that may be experienced by those who are suffering from this condition.
How is Botox for Intimate Areas Done?
Botox for intimate areas, such as the vagina, is typically done under local anesthesia. While you will remain awake for the procedure, you will not feel any pain or discomfort during the injections. Once the local anesthesia sufficiently numbs the area, your doctor will begin administering the injections. The injections are typically given alongside a gentle massage of the vaginal area, which will help relax the muscles and reduce tension. No incisions or surgical procedures are needed during this treatment, and they can be performed in your doctor’s office. Botox for Intimate Areas carries very little risk of infection or rejection and should not cause discomfort when performed properly.
After Botox Treatment
After the treatment of Botox, most women feel complete relief within just a few days. This relief can present itself with a lack of vaginal and pelvic cramping, as well as a great reduction or elimination of pain while inserting tampons, sexual intercourse, or gynecological exams. The Botox treatments should last for several months before needing to be repeated.
If you are interested in learning more about Botox for intimate areas, call the office of Dr. Ghozland today at 310-393-9359, and we will be happy to help get you set up with an appointment.