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Fri May 27, 2016 6:50 am by Lucci

Hello,

I was diagnosed with Vaginismus and Vulvar Vestibulitis 10 years ago. I was 18 and scared and moving across the country for college, but luckily was able to find a doctor who specialized in 'Women's Health' who immediately put me into physical therapy. Long story short, I've been in and out of the system ever since.

A few years into treatment, I had the diagnosis of PTSD added on for …

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Clitoris Issues

Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:17 pm by January

I am going crazyyy trying to figure out what's wrong. Please does anyone else have an issue similar to mine? I'm only 22. So, basically when my clit is lightly rubbed, there is no feeling. However, when rubbed vigorously and directly, the burning and tingling sensations shoot down my legs and feet as if coming to the end of an orgasm but with no good feeling leading up. It's so strange. What …

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Cured of Vulvodynia

Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:39 am by angelique2016

I used to post on this forum a long time ago and told everyone of how I was cured of my vulvodynia by a (Melbourne Australia) female dermatologist, she put me on very low doses of Nortriptyline (Allergron) for pain management about 10mgs I believe it was, and she also had me use Advantan Fatty Ointment (not the cream) (although I saw the cream for sale on ebay from germany) so it might help, as …

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Vulvodynia and IVF? Anyone done this? What does it do to the vulvadynia?

Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:03 am by Carolyn4

Hi everyone,

I have had vulvodynia since age 27--I am now 43 and it has been in pretty good remission.  I control it with acupuncture and herbs, and some cranial sacral therapy.  I have a 5 year old, had a pretty uneventful pregnancy which ended in a c-section.  My VV worsened after that, and I have worked hard to get it back under control (it took over a year to get it back into pretty good …

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Partial Vestibulectomy

Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:44 pm by JGD13

Hi all i am new here.
I had a partial vestibulectomy 21/7 for my provoked vulvodynia.
After a painful few days and feeling quite uncomfortable it seemed to get better. 1 week after i noticed some white stuff and gloopy discharge, it wasnt smelly or itchy but i got a check up at the gp surgery and the doctor said the stitches looked fine and i could just have a touch of thrush. He said this is …

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Post Vestibulectomy

Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:15 pm by infinitelywondering

Heya,

I had my vestibulectomy (full) about a day and a half ago. I was very sick and poorly just after the op and experienced intense pain down there Sad

However, today I came home and have done the following things:

-washed with warm water
-applied manuka honey to the area
-ensured I wash at least 3 times a day and dab the area dry gently
-use frozen peas to stop the swelling

As of now I am …

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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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Anyone from the PNW?

Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:54 am by jungleclover

I'm located near Portland and I would be really cool to actually meet someone with this issue. I think my roommate in college technically had this problem. She had an overgrown hymen removed and can't deal with penetration as a result. But she is gay so it seems like it hasn't been a huge problem for her (although we didn't talk about it much so there was possibly more to it than she let on). …

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Constant pain, I want to die.

Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:29 am by Meggiemay

I posted on here a few years ago but my symptoms went away with the inflammation. I didn't get so lucky this time.

For over three months, i've had terrible rawness, burning, soreness in the urethral/vestibule area and pressure/hypersensitivity in the clitoral area. I've also had some lower abdominal pressure and burning on my butt. I can barely walk! My gyno hasn't been much help. I'm on …

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Anyone had surgery in the UK?

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Anyone had surgery in the UK?

Post  happynerd on Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:06 pm

Hi,

I have had this condition for 11 years and it has essentially ruined my life. I have just been discharged by my latest Gynaecologist because there is no more she can do for me. She is the 19th one I have seen. I have tried every treatment, pills, creams on this forum and I have realised that my last and only hope is surgery. However this is something that has never even been mentioned to me by any of the specialists I have seen in the UK.

I was wondering if anyone has had the surgery in the UK, who did you see and did you have to go private or can you get it on the NHS?

Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

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Re: Anyone had surgery in the UK?

Post  Alana3 on Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:31 pm

Oh I wish I could help you! I just had the surgery, but I'm from Florida. I think there are a few girls on here who have had the surgery from the UK, but I'm not sure. Most people I have talked to from over there have only been offered conservative treatments. Is there anyway you could travel over here? 19 gynos? That's insanity! I've had about 7 and I thought that was a lot lol... Good luck, if I see anyone I'll send them your way Smile

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Re: Anyone had surgery in the UK?

Post  meelie on Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:43 pm

But remember if you come over here it takes money for surgery. Insurance won't cover it, at least it won't cover it if you are on Medicare, which is something I have contributed to all my life and now when I need it it won't cover what I need.

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Re: Anyone had surgery in the UK?

Post  Alana3 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:22 pm

Mine was almost fully covered, so I guess it depends on the insurance? I had to pay the down payments and miscellaneous fees but that's it.

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Re: Anyone had surgery in the UK?

Post  meelie on Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:43 pm

Alana, where are you located? Are you on Medicare with a supplement? Where did you have the surgery?

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Re: Anyone had surgery in the UK?

Post  Alana3 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:51 pm

No Cigna. And Florida is where I live and had the surgery Smile

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