Botox may relieve persistent pelvic pain caused by endometriosis

A small study shows the toxin can lessen women’s pelvic spasms for months

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PAIN POINT  Chronic pain in the pelvic floor from endometriosis, a disorder that affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide, may be relieved by Botox injections.

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