What are dilators?

Dilators are one of the treatment methods for vaginismus and is a tool used by people who experience pain during intercourse. They are cylindrical in shape with a round end and they come in different sizes and are insertable. This is used to reduce the anxiety and pain around penetration.


Dilators are prescribed by your health care provider along with other treatment plan.


Sources:

https://www.healthline.com/health/womens-health/vaginal-dilators#what-they-are

https://www.verywellhealth.com/vaginal-dilators-5220401

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32014450/

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