Using a vaginal dilator and starting vaginal dilator therapy can help with these changes. Back to top About Vaginal Dilators. A vaginal dilator is a tube-shaped device that’s used to stretch your vagina. Vaginal dilators come in kits with different size dilators ranging from small (about the size of a finger) to large.
This booklet was developed by Vaginal Dilation Working Group of the Canadian Association of Nurses of Oncology (CANO/ACIO) chaired by Lynne Jolicoeur and Joan Hamilton.
In one group (“in vivo”), the physician advanced a vaginal dilator in a clinical setting, whereas in the second group (“in vitro”), the participant advanced her own dilator under verbal instruction by a physician.
Our patented vaginal dilator set has been used by thousands of women to overcome vaginismus and other conditions, including vaginal atrophy and post-surgery recovery. Our helpful programs, products, and support groups provide extensive resources to overcome vaginismus in the privacy, security, and comfort of one's own home.
Vaginal Dilator Therapy Guidelines for the use of vaginal dilators in women receiving pelvic radiotherapy and brachytherapy treatments. It is recommended that vaginal dilators are offered to patients undergoing radical radiotherapy to the pelvis as part of their cancer treatment, together with support and education.
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Background: Vaginal dilator (VD) therapy is often recommended for women receiving pelvic radiation therapy or experiencing pain and discomfort during intercourse, as well as for women with a congenital malformation of the vagina. VD use has both physical and psychological benefits; however, it often causes pain, discomfort, and adverse emotions, including embarrassment and loss of modesty, which often result in low adherence to therapy.
The Dilator Set from the Berman Center line is a thoughtfully designed tool meant to help train and exercise the vaginal walls and muscles to help ease discomfort and increase pleasure during sex and penetration. 4 sizes of sleeve interlock over a standard, 3 1/4 inch dilator so you can start off that the smallest, and work your way up at your own pace.
use of vaginal dilators in women receiving radiotherapy to the pelvis. The guidelines are based on evidence in the literature and were produced in response to reported inconsistencies in UK service provision. The guidelines aim to improve patient care, reduce disparity in services and highlight the healthcare needs of this group. InTrodUcTIon