O-Shot®PRP Therapy Non-surgical Relief for Urinary Incontinence and Sexual Response
The O-Shot procedure is a non-surgical treatment that utilizes PRP therapy specifically to enhance sexual response and treat urinary incontinence. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) that is obtained utilizing a specific trademarked technique from a patient’s own blood and applied to the clitoris and vagina to rejuvenate responsiveness during intercourse. Because PRP is obtained from your own blood, there is no risk of adverse reaction.
The O-Shot injection provides a very specific way of using growth factors to stimulate multi-potent stem cells to generate healthier and more functional tissue in the areas of sexual response and urinary continence within the vagina (G-Spot, O-Spot, Skene’s Glands, urethra, and vaginal wall).
O-Shot v. G-Shot
The G-Shot involves injecting hyaluronic acid (foreign material) directly into the Grafenberg spot (G-Spot) in the vaginal wall. This increases friction and stimulation to the G-Spot thereby enhancing sexual response to those who are able to achieve orgasm by vaginal stimulation.
The O-shot, on the other hand, utilizes your bodies own PRP (platelet rich plasma) which is injected, painlessly, into your anterior vaginal wall and the clitoris which also enhances clitoral stimulation and response. PRP allows for rejuvenation of your tissues, nerves and vascular structures which in turn improve sensation and strengthen orgasmic response. Additional reported benefits include improvement in painful intercourse and urinary symptoms including urinary incontinence. Complimentary benefit can be obtained by combining laser vaginal resurfacing and PRP therapy for maximal rejuvenation of urinary, vaginal and orgasmic function.
Dr. Peter Castillo is an o shot provider and an expert in vaginal rejuvenation and cosmetic gynecology.
For women who find that becoming aroused is difficult due to a variety of factors, the o shot can improve sexual response. The o-shot uses your own stem cells and increases blood flow to rejuvenate healthier tissue in the clitoris and vaginal walls. It is injected into the areas of the vagina that are the most important for sexual response. Additional benefit can be obtained by combining laser vaginal resurfacing and PRP therapy for maximal rejuvenation of urinary, vaginal and orgasmic function.
Yes, the O-Shot is a safe procedure, and there have been no side effects reported. Because o-shot injection involves the patient’s own platelet-rich plasma injection (PRP) the body will react naturally to the injection. The shot should not be used on patients who are pregnant, nursing, trying to get pregnant, have current infections, any current sexual health issues, or who have severe allergies.
While most patients report no pain, pain tolerances among patients varies. For the procedure, the area is thoroughly numbed with a topical cream, and some patients may feel a small pinching.
After the procedure, you may experience swelling and sensitivity in the injection area, which will subside with time. Patients are advised that they may resume regular physical exercise and sexual activity soon after the treatment.
How Long Do the Effects of the O-shot Last?
The O-Shot can last for one or two years. On average the procedure is repeated every 18 months in order to maintain optimal results.
For women who find that becoming aroused is difficult due to a variety of factors, the o shot can improve The FDA has approved PRP harvesting machines, which are used in the O-Shot procedure. While the O-Shot procedure itself is not approved, PRP injections are common and highly documented techniques used in a variety of different procedures and fields. PRP injections consist of the patient’s own plasma rather than a drug, making it a natural substance already occurring in the human body and safe for injections. According to the Journal of Women’s Healthcare, o-shot injections were proven to help patients with sexual dysfunction.
Can the O-Shot help with my urinary incontinence?
Many patients notice and experience improvement in regards to urinary incontinence when accompanied by pelvic floor exercises.