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O Shot® Introduction
The O Shot®, a new, noninvasive treatment that aims to alleviate female sexual dysfunction by extracting PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, from a woman’s own blood and injecting it directly into the vaginal area.
The O Shot® uses PRP to stimulate the growth of new cells in a woman’s vaginal walls and clitoris. The platelets, which the body utilizes to naturally generate tissue, increase not only the number of cells but also, sensitivity to stimulation.
How Does The O Shot® Work?
The procedure uses the patients’ drawn blood to stimulate vaginal and clitoral rejuvenation. Platelets extracted from the blood, or platelet-rich plasma (PRP), are then placed in a syringe and injected into an area near the clitoris and an area just inside the vagina — the “o-spot.” Those platelets then stimulate the growth of new cells in the injected areas, making those areas more sensitive to the touch. The O Shot® improves orgasm, libido, and arousal.
What to Expect
Greater arousal from clitoral stimulation
Younger, smoother skin around the vagina
A tighter vaginal opening
More frequent orgasm
Increased sexual desire
Increased ability to have a vaginal orgasm
Decreased pain for those with dyspareunia (painful intercourse)
Increased natural lubrication
Decreased urinary incontinence
O Shot® FAQs
Are there any side effects or downtime with the O Shot®?
There are typically no side effects or downtime. There may be a few drops of blood from the injection site. You can return to work, exercise and any other activity the same day (including sexual activity).
Does the O Shot® procedure hurt?
Most women are quite comfortable during the procedure. The discomfort is often described as a mild pinch or mild sting, lasting only a few minutes. The numbing feeling may last 30-60 minutes after the procedure.
Do I need to come back for a follow up visit after the procedure?
Generally a brief phone conversation or office visit (15 minutes) at 4 weeks is recommended. A plan for further care will be considered at that time.
Will I need a 2nd O Shot®?
Some women choose to have a 2nd O-shot for various reasons. You may have a 2nd O Shot® after 4 weeks should you desire.
How many O Shots® may I have?
There is no limit to the number of O-shots a woman can have safely. Evaluation by a physician skilled in the use of PRP is necessary to determine potential risk and benefit.
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