Vaginal Dryness Treatment
What is Vaginal Dryness?
Vaginal dryness is a condition in women that results from lower levels of estrogen. Estrogen is a type of hormone that ensures lubrication in the wall tissues of the vagina. This hormone also helps maintain the thickness and elasticity of the vaginal walls.
Although vaginal dryness is a rather common problem for most females, they tend to ignore it thinking that it is a common condition. However, more often than not, these women find it too late to realize that it can affect their health and that it can be prevented and treated.
Vaginal dryness is more common in women who are in their menopausal stage but it can happen at any age. This condition can result in discomfort and a painful vagina when engaging in strenuous physical activities which increases the risks of infections in the vagina.
In some cases, patients experiencing this issue tend to lose their sensuality in bed and if they have sexual intercourse, they may feel pain and discomfort. While it is a rather common condition, it can be rooted in various reasons and causes.
How does vaginal laser treatment function?
While most patients think that vaginal rejuvenation is only used for vaginal tightening, these cosmetic or surgical treatment options can also combat vaginal atrophy and dryness.
Most vaginal laser treatments involve the use of CO2 or Er-YAG therapy as these have proven rejuvenation efficiency and are symptoms-free after treatment for a longer time. These laser vaginal rejuvenation are non-invasive procedures that do not just offer tightening of the vaginal tissues but also combats urinary incontinence, vaginal atrophy, and alleviates symptoms that involve the bladder, pelvic muscles, labia, and vaginal skin.
Does Laser Treatment Help with Vaginal Itch and Pain?
Laser vaginal procedures consist of either ablative or non-ablative laser devices that generate light UV rays or pulsated light which in turn delivers heat energy. The heat produced by the laser device causes tightening of the vaginal tissues. It also helps spur collagen refurbishment which in turn boost moisture in the vaginal tissue.
The use of heat energy emitted from a pulsated light or carbon dioxide incites the regeneration of the vaginal mucosa. This, in turn, will boost the blood flow in the vaginal tissue as well as the collagen production in the vaginal canal. When this happens hydration and moisturization are enhanced in the vaginal structures, hence, eliminating irritation, aridity and itching.
Benefits of Laser Vaginal Dryness Treatments
Alleviate Dryness, Itching and Irritation
Laser vaginal treatments stimulate moisture and collagen production within your vaginal tissues that eliminate dryness, itching and irritation.
Time and Cost-Efficient
Laser vaginal dryness treatments are non-surgical, hence, saves you time and money.
Fast Procedure, Minimal Downtime and Quick Recovery
Laser procedures can be completed in less than half an hour, with mild tightness and cramping, and about a week of recovery time.
Improves Your Health and Sensuality
Laser vaginal treatments do not just provide vaginal aesthetics enhancement but also improves sexual gratification and your overall health and well-being.
FDA-approved Vaginal Treatments
Many laser vaginal treatments have been approved by the FDA as safe, effective.
Frequently Asked Questions
How would you know when you have vaginal dryness?
Here are the most typical signs and symptoms that most women experience:
- Vaginal itching;
- Vaginal infections and unusual discharge;
- Narrowing of the vaginal walls causing pain and discomfort;
- Burning sensation, especially during and after sex;
- The feeling of distress when engaging in physical activities or exercises;
- You may suffer from urinary incontinence or urine leakage;
- Vaginal irritation;
- Urinary tract infections;
- Pain and discomfort during sex;
- Vaginal tightening, especially in the opening area; and
- Reduced natural secretions of the vagina.
How long does a laser vaginal procedure take to complete?
Most vaginal laser treatments are quick, simple, and effective procedures that would take between 10 to 15 minutes to complete. However, the duration of the procedure may vary from one patient to another. It depends on the extent of vaginal drying, skin laxity and other factors that your doctor may need to consider.
How long does a vaginal laser treatment last?
On average, patients may enjoy the amazing results of laser vaginal rejuvenation treatments between twelve to eighteen months or even more. This cosmetic rejuvenation may include improved incontinence and sexual function.
Your doctor will explain throughout your consultation the number of sessions that is necessary to ensure optimum results. To ensure an improved quality of life, your doctor may recommend two to three treatments that are scheduled 6 weeks apart.
Are there side effects of laser vaginal rejuvenation treatments that you should expect?
After a laser vaginal treatment, most patients may experience mild to moderate soreness, mild pain and discomfort due to the tightening effect on the vaginal canal, pelvic tissue, labia and vaginal skin. It should also be noteworthy that these treatments involve heat energy that may result in some redness and swelling.
These downtimes are normal side effects that should resolve on their own within the next twenty-four hours. Remember, however, to not engage in any sexual intercourse for the next 5 to 7 days to ensure the best results.
Generally, after treatment, you can return to normal daily routines after two days. However, if the side effects persist for more than three days, it is best to visit your trusted clinic or doctors in Melbourne.
Is vaginal laser treatment better than surgery?
Laser vaginal rejuvenation treatments are non-surgical and non-invasive, hence, are less complicated than surgery. These treatments are also time and cost-efficient as they would not entail lengthy hospital stays and long recovery periods.
Although surgery offers a more permanent outcome, always remember that you will continue to age. And a vaginal surgery will not stop you from engaging in sexual activities. It will not also stop the occurrence of pregnancy and menopause in women. These circumstances may still affect your vaginal condition in the future, hence, you will need another rejuvenation procedure to alleviate the condition of your vaginal and urinary structures, including your labia, bladder, and pelvic tissue.
Vaginal laser treatment also works within the layers of tissues of your vaginal muscles, unlike surgery which is confined to one purpose or specific area only. Also, surgery involves cuts, incisions and stitches that result in pain that may disrupt bodily function.
To ensure that you get the best non-invasive vaginal dryness treatment, visit your trusted clinic in Melbourne today!
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