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Designed to increase a woman’s ability to experience orgasms and overall physical sexual pleasure, the O-Shot is an incredibly effective treatment for millions of women experiencing difficulties in the bedroom. And while we’ve covered a bit of information about the O-Shot before, we thought we might take the opportunity to address several additional common questions that many of our patients have regarding this revolutionary procedure.

The O-Shot: What You Need to Know

Q: Is the O-Shot safe?

Because the O-Shot is associated with growth factors and because of the nature of treatment (which involve injecting the patient’s own natural growth factors back into the treated site of injection), the O-Shot is perfectly safe. Your body will react naturally to an injection made from your own blood.

Q: How long does it take to receive an O-Shot?

When you visit our office for an O-Shot appointment, the visit in its entirety shouldn’t take longer than an hour. Appointments consist of patient preparation and processing the patient’s blood within a centrifuge in order to extract the growth factors, which can then be injected into the desired area.

Q: Is the O-Shot FDA-approved?

While the O-Shot and other growth factor injections are not FDA-approved, they are well-known and well-documented techniques used in a variety of fields for their remarkable effectiveness. Growth factor injections are neither approved nor forbidden by the FDA, as they consist of the patient’s own blood rather than a drug. However, the FDA has approved growth factor harvesting kits, which are used in the O-Shot procedure.

Q: Can the O-Shot help with my urinary incontinence?

A large number of women have seen noticeable improvement if not eradication of urinary incontinence related to urge or stress. In conjunction with pelvic floor exercises, the O-Shot can cause significant improvement in regards to urinary incontinence.

Q: Have there been any research or studies conducted on the O-Shot?

The Journal of Women’s Healthcare published an article on the O-Shot and its potential for helping women suffering from sexual dysfunction.

Find Your Happier, Healthier Self with Women’s Wellness Institute of Dallas

We pride ourselves on answering your questions and focus on providing empathetic healthcare for women. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation appointment with one of the many dedicated members of our professional medical team to discuss treatment options like the O-Shot.