Pregnancy Following Treatment in Patients with Vaginismus in East Java Indonesia in 2022

Eighty Mardiyan Kurniawati, Gatut Hardianto, Hari Paraton, Tri Hastono Setyo Hadi, Anis Widyasari, Anisah Nur Rahmawati

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Vaginismus is a medical condition characterized by involuntary tightening of the muscles around the vagina. This situation disrupts sexual relations and impacts the chances of pregnancy. This study explores the occurrence of pregnancy in women with vaginismus after treatment in 2022 in East Java Indonesia. There were 60 patients with a diagnosis of vaginismus in 2022. Married less than 1 year as many as 6 people (10%), 1-5 years as many as 49 people (82%), and more than 5 years as many as 5 people (8%). Management is carried out independently and collaboratively. The management is independent dilatation with the help of dilators, Botox injection, hymenectomy, and collaboration with psychiatrists and andrologists. Of the 60 patients who underwent anamnesis and physical examination, five patients successfully obtained pregnancy treated with Botox injections, independent dilatation or independent dilatation, and andrology consultation. Proper management of vaginismus can increase the chances of pregnancy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-544
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Cancer Research
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2023


  • Hospital
  • Pregnancy
  • Vaginismus
  • Women's Health


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