Vaginismus is a medical condition in women, which is expressed in pain and the inability of any of vaginal penetration, including sexual intercourse, hygiene products, and the introduction of
medical examination. When penetration occurs involuntary contractions or spasms pubococcygeus muscle.
Causes and Symptoms of vaginismus
Vaginismus is accompanied by pain, spasm of the muscles of the pelvic floor and vagina and can cause inflammation of the genital organs and neurological disorders.
The main cause of the disease state are neurotic disorders, injuries and irritations that are provoked sharp protective mechanism of unconscious nature. Often the causes of vaginismus are depression, hysteria and obsessions.
The appearance of spasms in the vagina can provoke reckless actions during sexual intercourse, bad erection in sexual partner and sharply coitus interruptus.
The most common symptoms of vaginismus are muscle spasms of the vagina, hips, pelvis and abdomen and severe pain at any vaginal intercourse. Spasm may be acute or slow character, arising during sexual intercourse or vaginal examinations, as well as the perception of mental penetration. As a result of spasm blocked the entrance to the vagina, which causes impairment of the penis partner.
Features of the disease
Currently in medicine have identified a number of degrees of vaginismus - light, medium and heavy. From how to treat vaginismus in a certain stage depends therapeutic effect. Mild illness caused by neurological disorders, phobias and neuroses. In the severe stages of the flow of vaginismus requires serious psychological and drug treatment, as the disease is accompanied by severe pain and severe cramps lasting character.
Vaginismus is an uncontrolled disease that adversely affects the psychological, behavioral and emotional state of women. The girls and young women, the disease, which leads to the impossibility of intercourse can cause complexes, depression and suicidal tendencies. Therefore, treatment of vaginismus should be not only medical but also psychological.
Vaginismus diagnosis is carried out by gynecological examination, medical consultations and diagnostic procedures (ultrasound, blood collection swabs, etc.). A prerequisite diagnosis of the disease is a psychological consultation with the identification of the patient's complaints, problems in the sexual sphere, psychological traumas and phobias, negative sexual experience and physical abnormalities.
It reveals the state of the vagina and the presence of spasm, inflammation of the genital organs and disturbances in their structure. If necessary, such an examination is held under anesthesia or using weak painkillers.
Causes of vaginismus and how to eliminate it in the light phase flow can identify the therapist and a neurologist with a special survey.
Treatment of vaginismus
On how to treat vaginismus and quickly identify its causes, determine the effectiveness of therapy and the likelihood of a full recovery. The most effective is psychotherapy to address the causes of the disease.
The neurologist and physician determine the factors that provoke vaginal muscle spasms and pain. For complete recovery is necessary to eliminate the physical, physiological, emotional and psychological causes of vaginismus.
Treatment should be unique and consist of psychological exercises, including complex Valtarda and relaxation treatments.
If necessary, the doctor prescribes painkillers, procaine ointment to reduce sensitivity and pain in the genitals. Also, a neurologist may recommend specific exercises to relieve tension, regular douche and breathing practices.