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perform some injections in the vaginal and clitoral areas. The entire procedure takes about 30 minutes and costs approximately $1,200 to $1,500. Patients can resume normal activities (yes, including sexual) the same day of treatment. Dr. Roy recommends that her patients use an Apex pelvic exerciser 10 minutes daily for two weeks to help stimulate and build strength in the pelvic floor muscles, which helps to enhance treatment results. It is also recommended that repeat treatments occur at one year. There is no downtime associated with the O-Shot. Since the treatment involves the use of your own platelets, there is no risk of allergic reaction and, so far, no adverse side effects have been reported with the treatment. What you can do to make sure you get back in the saddle as

quickly and safely as possible is to find the right physician. As always, do your due diligence before making a decision to undergo any medical treatment. “Not all PRP is created equal and the right PRP makes a difference in treatment results,” warns Dr. Roy. She recommends that patients make sure the doctor performing the treatment uses a PRP system that yields a platelet baseline concentration of four to six times normal blood. Make sure that your doctor has experience with women’s health and women’s sexual dysfunction. Find out if he or she has received training in performing the procedure and find out how long the doctor has been providing that treatment. You should also check your potential doctor’s standing with the medical board in the state in which he or she practices.

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