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New and need some help

Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:30 pm by LindafromNJ

New to this site ad trying to figure out how it works.  I am trying to post as a new member so I am hoping this goes thru.  I am a senior adult and have just been diagnosed by the Drexil Vaginitis Center to have vulvodynia along with Vestibulitis (not sure if spelled correctly).  My symptoms are vaginal burning, itching, soreness around the vaginal opening with one spot in particular.  Some …

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MAY HAVE FOUND A CURE- PLEASE READ

Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:04 pm by infinitelywondering

Dear all,

Today has been the day I've been waiting for. The day something FINALLY makes sense.
I've been told countless times that I've got nerve damage or a muscular condition, yet none of the specific treatments have helped me. My GP suggested attacking this from a different angle so referred me to a dermatologist specialist


after having a vestibulectomy with no success, I decided to visit …

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NO PAIN DURING SEX

Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:18 am by rockylife

I HAVE NO PAIN DURING SEX, BUT I FEEL THIS BURNING SENSATION ALL DAY JUST BESIDE THE VAGINAL OPENING. DO I REALLY HAVE A VULVODYNIA? I'M CONFUSED.

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Newby not sure where to turn

Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:32 pm by Cerjo87

Hi this is all very new to me , well the talking about it bit is , the pain while having sex and also the uncomfortable feelings after and feeling like I have  sistitus most of the time I’m very used to , I’ve suffered for 7 years now I’m only 30 . Finally after all this time the doctors or should I say my gp has said I have Vulvodynia and have givin me gabapentin to try .i told her I’d …

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Looking for a friend..... and new problems

Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:38 pm by infinitelywondering

Hi everyone,

I hope you're doing well.

I hate to say this, but I feel beaten down and terribly alone. I had a vestibulectomy surgery about 6 months ago and I was absolutely praying it would work. It didn't.

6 months later and here I am, sitting on my bedroom floor crying my eyes out because I know I'll never be able to have painfree sex. I don't know what to do and just need a friend Sad



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Newbie to the site

Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:16 am by Ksa

Hello. Thank you for this wonderful site. I'm currently under the care of a dr in Phoenix that specializes in vaginal disorders. I will probably be on a suppository of estridol the rest of my life and I am currently on medications for a rare form of vaginitis that's pretty unheard of for my age. My vagina literally hates me. I've struggled with vulvadynia for 20 years, the duration of my …

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Vulvodynia from #metoo media coverage

Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:01 pm by dooleyhornberg

I am wondering if anyone else in this forum has experience an increase or flare up in their vulvodynia as a result of the coverage of the sexual abuse scandals in Hollywood, DC, and the recent gymnastics scandal. I have definitely had a flare up.

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So frustrating!!

Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:15 am by Hannah77

Well I'm back in pain after 7 years of pain free days.
I was diagnosed with vulvodynia when I was 17. I suffered for three years with horrible burning all day, painful sex with my boyfriend and just pure misery Sad I went into a spontaneous remission when I was 20. I'm still not sure how the pain stopped but all the sudden I could go an entire day without thinking of my vagina, sex started to …

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Looking for suggestions or encouragement

Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:10 am by ryn207

Hi there. I'm 25 and have been dealing with this for over a year and a half and I'm really starting to lose hope this will ever stop.

In July of 2016 I had a yeast infection. When Monistat didn't work I went to my gynecologist who prescribed Diflucan. When the itching didn't stop she retested me and found that my yeast infection was gone, but I now had a bacterial infection. After taking the …

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Hey there! I'm a newbie who needs help and advice and some kind of reasurance this is gonna get better!

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Post  Kelle_Belle on Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:10 am

Hey everyone! My names Kel and I'm 31yrs old. I live in a town called Scunthorpe which is in North Lincs, Uk.
I hope anyone who reads this is well and happy? I'm kinda new to this, I've had what can only be described as migraine of the vagina with all the trimmings for 8 weeks now. After being laughed at and declared a nut job by my doctor who reluctantly referred me to a gyno I cried all the way to my local GUm clinic who ran all the tests they could which came back negative, thye were lovely to me though and examined me, which is more than my doctor did. They found two tiny tiny blisters inside which they swabed and tested for herpes, which came back negative, although at the time i felt relief that there was something there i became very depressed shortly afterwards.
My appointment for the gyno finally came round and she was lovely, so understanding even as i cried through the examination. She went out of her way to help me. She prescibed gabapentin and some oestrogen pessaries to take, which so far have helped slightly. She said it wouldnt be an overnight fix but it would help and it gave me some hope of being "Normal" again. Fingers crossed things will get better.
I dont even know what the cause of this was? I swapped contraceptive pills while taking antibiotics for broncitus, plus i guess ive been run down and stressed?
Anyway, if theres any advice anyone can give me? even if its just to say bthings will get better? Ive been off work for 6 weeks and due back soon but im scared to, i havent even been outside except to the docs or gynos. I'm babbling now I know! Hope to hear from someone, take care, Kel x
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Post  evanrude on Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:57 am

Hi there.
I read your story. I live in the US. I've had vv for about 5 yrs and I'm 50.
I hope your situation is something that will pass and that you don't really have vulvodynia.
I know It's depressing. I think finding this site will help you. It's nice to know you can talk to others that
can relate. I was really depressed at first but have come along way. Actually I have felt better the past two
weeks than I have in five yrs.
Try to read up and keep going to the doctor untill you get some relief. And don't think that you can't be happy
after this. All of us women on this site deserve love and happiness. We shouldn't be short changed or feel like we
should accept any less because of the condition.
You will get thru this. Your depression will go away and will be able to return to work.
Contact a therapist if you need to. You're very young and have alot of life a head of you.
And you can always come to this site for support and compassion.
We all send you hugs.
Hope you feel better really soon.

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Post  Kelle_Belle on Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:22 pm

Hey! Thank you so much for replying! I'm feeling a lot brighter today so fingers crossed and lets see what tomorrow brings. I really hope that its me talking and not the meds!
You must be really brave to have handled this for so long. How do you cope with things? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I've just ordered some spray which is 10% ligdnocaine but i'm unsure wether it would take my skin off and give me more problems!
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