Does FemTouch hurt?

How much pain is involved in this procedure? Does it hurt during or after treatment?

Doctor Answers 4


It takes 5 minutes; no anesthesia; no pain.  If laser is used on the outside of the vagina, you must use strong topical anesthesia

Not at all

Femtouch is a painless in office procedure that takes about 10 minutes. Placing a small amount of lubrication on the probe makes it very easy to perform the procedure. Some patients may have a slight amount of bleeding for a day but most don't. It's a great procedure for increasing collagen deposition in the vaginal wall which not only tightens the vagina but also increases lubrication and helps with mild cases of stress urinary incontinence

Joseph M. Perlman, MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Pain with Vaginal Laser

FemTouch is a painless and quick procedure. The only thing that is slightly uncomfortable for some women is the preparation which requires the doctor to dry the vaginal walls with a gauze to maximize the penetration of the laser into the tissue. This can be mildly uncomfortable, but is not painful. The recovery is minimal. If there is a slight burning sensation, a hyaluronic gel that can be purchased without a prescription can be used for relief.

Pain with FemTouch

FemTouch procedure is essentially painless. Patients require no pain medications or anesthesia. When performed in our office the procedure takes 15 minutes. 10 minutes of prep time and 5 minutes for the actual procedure. Patients return to the normal activities immediately afterwards.

Anthony J. Wilson, MD
Portsmouth Physician
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

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