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Vaginal PRP

 

 

Lichen Sclerosus * Urinary Incontinence * Atrophic Vaginitis * Sexual Dysfunction


PRP  Explained

PRP ( Platelet Rich Plasma) is blood plasma with 3-5 times the concentration of plaelets.  Platelets are the the body’s first response to injury. Platelets contain growth factors that triggers repair and healing through the influx of repair and stem cells.   PRP has been used since the 1990’s in sports medicine, oral surgery and plastic surgery. There are over 4,000 studies in Pubmed about PRP therapy.

 

How is PRP prepared?

 

PRP is prepared by drawing 30 ml of blood from your arm in a similar manner as blood is drawn for routine lab work.   Then the blood is proceed with a special centrifuge to product 4 cc of PRP.

 

Preparation

 

Please note that PRP is a therapy based on using your own blood to promote healing.   There is no risk of transferable infection and low risk for allergy. However, your nutritional and hormonal status will affect the outcome.   It is strongly recommended that you optimize your health as much as possible before proceeding with PRP therapy.

 

Testimonial

 

This procedure is truly life changing!  I dealt with vaginal lichen schlerosis for almost 10 years.  It didn't just impact my sex life, it also kept me from activities I love, like swimming in the ocean.   The condition worsened overtime despite use of multiple treatment methods.   I came to believe it was something I was just going to have to live with.  The results after Dr Peterson's treatment were beyond what I had hoped.  My skin is healthier than it has been in years.  I no longer experence painful sex and I feel like I have my life back.  Finally, somehting that works! - E.B.

 

Please contact Dr. Peterson if you are interested in a free 15 minute screening to see if you would benefit from Vaginal PRP!  heidi@doctorheidi.com

Please fill out PRP Health Screen prior to 15 minute consultation on the 'forms' page


 

References

Lichen Sclerosus

 

Rejuvenation Using Platelet-rich Plasma and Lipofilling for Vaginal Atrophy and Lichen Sclerosus.

Kim SH, Park ES, Kim TH.

J Menopausal Med. 2017 Apr;23(1):63-68. doi: 10.6118/jmm.2017.23.1.63. Epub 2017 Apr 28.

PMID: 28523261

Intradermal injection of autologous platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosus.

Goldstein AT, King M, Runels C, Gloth M, Pfau R.

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Jan;76(1):158-160. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.07.037. No abstract available.

PMID: 27986140

Use of Platelet-rich Plasma for Vulvovaginal Autoimmune Conditions Like Lichen Sclerosus.

Behnia-Willison F, Pour NR, Mohamadi B, Willison N, Rock M, Holten IW, O'Shea R, Miller J.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016 Nov 23;4(11):e1124. eCollection 2016 Nov.

PMID: 27975027

 

Urinary Incontinence

 

Safety and feasibility of platelet rich fibrin matrix injections for treatment of common urologic conditions.

Matz EL, Pearlman AM, Terlecki RP.

Investig Clin Urol. 2018 Jan;59(1):61-65. doi: 10.4111/icu.2018.59.1.61. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

PMID:29333517

 

Sexual Dysfunction

 

Springerplus. 2016 Jul 26;5(1):1184. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-2840-y. eCollection 2016.

Novel technique of vulvo-vaginal rejuvenation by lipofilling and injection of combined platelet-rich-plasma and hyaluronic acid: a case-report.

Aguilar P1, Hersant B1, SidAhmed-Mezi M1, Bosc R1, Vidal L1, Meningaud JP1.

 


 



 



 

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