Are vaginal laser treatments safe?

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Q. I just saw that the FDA issued a warning on vaginal laser procedures. Are these procedures dangerous?

A. More study of these laser procedures is needed to conclusively determine if they're safe and effective for vaginal conditions. If you're considering one of these procedures, have a detailed conversation with your doctor about traditional medical therapies as well as the pros and cons of laser treatments. The FDA issued a warning on July 30 about energy devices (laser therapy).

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