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Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:05 am by Andlag

Hey everyone,

since I started being sexually active i often experienced burning in my vagina which was often worse during sex /around the time of my period or when using lubricants. I was never able to use tampons because the one time i tried putting them in it felt like acid was poured on my skin. Fast forward to 2 months ago when I got a UTI and an allergic reaction in my vagina. I thought it …

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7 years later and life looks bleak :(

Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:50 am by RainyShay77

So 7 years ago I had a case of BV...the antibiotic caused a horrible yeast infection which took 5 months to 'get rid of'. During this time I had allergic reactions to 2 of the yeast infection creams which magnified the pain. Over the past 7 years I've tried multiple rounds of physical therapy (they only slightly helped), chiropractic, nerve blocks, medications to target nerve pain (amitriptyline, …

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Amtriptyline, baclofen, gabapentin cream for provoked vestibuldynia

Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:15 pm by WVR00

Hello,
Has anyone had success with this cream in helping their vulvodynia? How long has it taken to help? I’ve had some success with it, but not completely better. I’ve been on it for a month. I️ was hoping to hear from some ladies who have had major success with this cream. I’m hoping for some encouragement here. This condition is so frustrating. I’m lucky enough to have access to two …

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Amitriptyline given for vulvodyina pain

Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:46 pm by katycrawford

Hi there,

After years of being misdiagnosed etc as most women have on this forum I have finally been diagnosed with vulvodynia (yay) and have been given the lowest dose of an antidepressant called Amitriptyline. Has anyone been on this before and has any positive (or negative) news to give me? Im feeling down already and I've only been taking it for a few days, I don't have much hope of it …

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New diagnosis, any advice whilst I wait for a specialist

Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:47 pm by Julesyjules

Hi,

I'm new here and wanted to ask for some advice whilst I wait to see a specialist nurse.

After urinary problems which lasted 7 weeks, I finally saw a urologist, who on examination discovered significant inflammation and called in a gynaecologist, who diagnosed vestibulitis. They referred me to a nurse who specialises in vulvar skin issues. That was 5 weeks ago, and I'm still waiting for the …

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Vulvodynia help

Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:27 pm by Katiej

Hi guys new here and newly diagnosed. So I had bv and then after alot of antibiotics and home remedies I still continued to have weird symptoms despite swabs being negative. Two seperate gynes have told me I have vulvodynia as a result of the area being overwhelmed. So first gave me lidocaine which xidnt do much. No I am on amitriptyline for the past 5 days. Seems to be kicking in a little (im a …

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New w/ Secondary Provoked Vestibuldynia

Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:46 pm by Birdy

Hi everyone,

I'm here because I'm pretty sure I have secondary provoked vestibuldynia, even though my gyno is still "optimistic" it is not.  My problem started six months ago when I got my second UTI in as many months (after going 25 years of life without one) and then ended up with a bad yeast infection (also my first one ever) thanks to the antibiotics.  Ever since the yeast …

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Newly diagnosed

Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:37 pm by Brevispink

Hello everyone. I have recently been diagnosed with unprovoked vulvodynia and would really appreciate some advice and support. I have had a chronic urine infection for 16 months and was on antibiotics for 9 of those months. I have been very uncomfortable for the entire time, but now I have absolutely unbearable stinging and burning all day with itching too. The infection has just about gone, …

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Recent "Poke" Pain - So Confused/Losing My Mind

Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:26 am by kelseybeth23

Long Story, but I am losing my mind and getting really depressed, so if I tell the full story maybe someone can help me.

Back in August I started to get an itch down there. Normally, in the past, when this would happen, I would change the way I wore my clothes, take more baths instead of showers, and use Monistat. This time, after about two weeks of no relief, I started to get concerned. I was …

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Recent diagnosis-provoked localized vestobulodynia

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Recent diagnosis-provoked localized vestobulodynia

Post  kalinikta77 on Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:36 am

I'm a 21-year-old college student from Ohio. I lost my virginity about 10 months ago. It hurt, but I expected that. I didn't have sex again for another 5 or 6 months until I started dating my current boyfriend. It still hurt, but I thought it was because I was still inexperienced, and my friends assured me it would get better as time went on. It didn't. After a few months, I knew something was wrong. I consulted my gynocologist. After a few visits, she gave up and recommended I see a sex therapist as they frequently specialize in sexual dysfunction. Fortunately, there was a specialist at a nearby hospital. She performed a simple test-gently stroking me with a moist q-tip-and instantly diagnosed me with provoked localized vestobulodynia, a form of vulvodynia. She's narrowed it down to three possible causes: hormonal, muscular, or congenital; however, the only way to figure out which it is is to treat me for all three. To combat hormonal issues, she took me off my birth control (I was on beyaz, which is often associated with this disorder). To combat muscular possibilities, she recommended a physical therapist. So at the end of this month, I will begin pelvic floor rehabilitation. Yes, there are physical therapists who work with vaginas to help deal with sexual dysfunction. No, I have no idea what vaginal physical therapy entails. I'll keep you posted. If neither of those options work, the cause will be deemed congenital, meaning I was born with too many pain nerves in my vestibule. In that case, I could need surgery to have those nerves removed. Honestly, I don't care what the cause or cure is. I'm so happy and relieved to have been diagnosed with something that can be treated. My advice to anyone suffering-skip the gyno and go straight to a sex therapist. They're not just shrinks who read a lot of Cosmo and pour out tips for hot sex-they're doctors with a lot of knowledge that your run-of-the-mill gyno may not have. Keep searching until you find a doctor who gives you answers. Good luck!

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