Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology

Document Type : Case Report Article


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Dr. Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

3 Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia


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.


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