Topical lignocaine for vaginismus

A case report

S. K. Praharaj, P. Verma, M. Arora

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Abstract

Vaginismus is a sexual dysfunction in which spasm of vaginal musculature precludes penetrative intercourse. In many cases associated pain or fear of pain may contribute to the maintenance of vaginismus. We report a case of primary vaginismus with associated pain that benefited from topical application of lignocaine gel along with systematic desensitization resulting in successful consummation, and suggest that it may be a useful adjunct during finger dilatation in the treatment of vaginismus, specifically in patients who have associated pain or areas of hyperesthesia in the introitus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)568-569
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Impotence Research
Volume18
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 05-11-2006

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Vaginismus
Lidocaine
Pain
Hyperesthesia
Spasm
Fingers
Fear
Dilatation
Gels
Maintenance

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  • Urology

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In: International Journal of Impotence Research, Vol. 18, No. 6, 05.11.2006, p. 568-569.

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