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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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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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New member

Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:37 pm by Lisa1627

Hi ladies. I am new to the forum. I have had what I think is vulvodynia caused from hsv 2. So not only do I have the burning vag but the constant feeling of being contagious. I can honestly say that I hate my life and myself right now. There are days when I think I would rather be dead. I tried the amitryptline and it helped but if it's only making my brain think I don't have pain then it's …

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Post Full Vestibulectomy - 5 Years Later - Please Read

Tue May 02, 2017 6:18 pm by jen007

Hi All,

It's been awhile since I've written a new topic on the forum. Wondering if any of the same ladies are still here. I've come back to update you all on my post vestibulectomy results. I can't remember if I've done an update on my current state, so forgive me if this is repeated information... I can't remember how to view my old posts! Anyway, let me get on with my update.

For 4 years post …

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Recovered from Vulvodynia

Thu May 04, 2017 9:42 pm by chancesunny

Hey everyone,

Im a new member on this forum and wanted to share my story so I can help anyone who is feeling helpless. Maybe what worked for me can work for you. I'll try to make this short so you can go get better!

I had vulvodynia for about 3-4 years. In the beginning, it started with pain that I thought was just a yeast infection and then I thought it was a urinary tract infection or …

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New here, my story and looking for advice

Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:02 am by rachiecakes

Hi All!

I was really hoping to get some feedback from everyone here - it's very hard dealing with an issue like this because no one really understands what I'm going through!

Im 28 years old I've had interstitial cystitis for 3 years - but never an vaginal issues. About 6 months ago I got a yeast infection following a course of antibiotics - similarly I developed IC after a bad UTI. The itching …

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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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Male visitor

Wed Jan 18, 2017 11:19 pm by outsider

Hello!

I am a 25 year old guy who has erectile dysfunction following an injury a few years ago. I am here because I think that men and women with sexual dysfunction could benefit from dating each other. My experience has been that women have lost interest when they found out that penetrative sex was not possible with me.
So I am interested in learning more about female sexual disorders. Do young …

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New Here: Question/My Story

Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:00 am by overit14

Hi everyone. I came across this site by Googling "vulvar pain support". I feel like my case is different than most I read about so I was wondering if anyone else here experiences this in the way that I do.

This started in 2012 and has happened off and on since. I get really, really red and it's very painful, swollen and burns. Sometimes it may be a little itchy, but mostly it just …

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Vulva and labia has turned dark brown

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Vulva and labia has turned dark brown

Post  BpCookie on Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:18 pm

Hi girls, I have Lichen Simplex Chronicus and I have noticed that in the last year my vulva and labia has turned DARK brown. I don't know if thats from the LSC, hormones (I'm peri-menopausal), the A and D ointment that I use very often, age (Im 48) or ???? Have any of you noticed that the area is turning darker? At first I thought it was my imagination but I use a hand mirror and check the area a number of times every day. I know for a fact that my vulva area was a healthy pink color before this all started and now its a gross dark brown color. I am terrified that it will turn to leather, just like all those gross pictures that I have seen on Yahoo and Google. Two years ago I asked my Gyno if THAT was going to happen to me and she said NO. I don't know who to trust any more. I mean, did my Gyno tell me that just to ease my mind? Ive seen other Gyno's before and none of them have said anything about the dark color, so I never worried about it till now.

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Re: Vulva and labia has turned dark brown

Post  Sarah001 on Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:47 pm

As far as I know it's an age thing, the older we get the more likely the area is to darken. I'm nearly 40 and mine has darkened in small areas so nothing to worry about but also no way of avoiding the "leather" look eventually!! Laughing
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Post  BpCookie on Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:00 pm

Thank you sssssoooo very much for your reply. OMG I was so worried and freaking out. I saw all those horrible and gross pictures of womens vulvas that were brown, shriveled up, swollen, etc. Of course those pictures are the very worst thing that could happen. Im always afraid it will happen to me. Thank again. You have eased my mind. Smile
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Re: Vulva and labia has turned dark brown

Post  Alana3 on Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:20 pm

If it worries you that much, why not go to the doctor? Just to be sure! But yeah, like everything else your vajayjay is going to change as you age. I have seen those pics, and my doc actually treats LS patients, so he explained it to me too, and I understand why you're worried. Honestly, keep an eye on it, if it gets worse, go to the doc, but it's probably just changing as you change Smile Are you doing any kind of treatments for it? Good luck, it's probably nothing, I freak out over EVERYTHING too!!! And I also check mine out too, I'd say if it doesn't change any in a month, you're fine, but for peace of mind, I'd go to the doc just to be sure! And keep in mind, the pics on the internet are probably way worse than what really happens eek! Feel better Very Happy

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Re: Vulva and labia has turned dark brown

Post  BpCookie on Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:45 pm

Alana, yup, I freak out about any change in my vagina. lol. Im like vulva paranoid. I wonder if there is a phobia for that. Something like VulvaOuchiePhobia. This whole thing is a never ending nightmare.

Next time I see my gyno I will ask her about the darkened vulva. uuuggghhhh Ya never know what will happen next.

Thanks for the reply. Take care.
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Re: Vulva and labia has turned dark brown

Post  Alana3 on Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:13 pm

I think all of us are paranoid, I find one little thing and I'm like OH SHIT I HAVE WARTS! Of course it ends up being absolutely nothing, but I take something and run with it, I think it's just anxiety because of everything we have been thru. But yeah let us know what your doc says when you go for a visit, I'm sure you're fine (and I love how I'm like oh you're fine, but SHIT I HAVE WARTS, so much easier to give advice and tell someone not to panic, but when it comes to myself, well I have the worst thing that could ever happen). VulvaOuchie lmao that's amazing Smile Feel better!

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Re: Vulva and labia has turned dark brown

Post  Sarah001 on Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:18 pm

Try not to worry cookie, when I noticed my colour change I was seeing a vulvar dermatologist and I thought if anyone would know the answer it would be her so I asked and got told it was age related and nothing to worry about so it was an informed reply not a flippant one! I think we all spend so much time examining our lady bits we're noticing things other women are never aware of, it's easy to get carried away with our findings and assume it must be something bad because of the pain too. I'm sure you'll get a similar answer to me when you ask and it won't be anything bad. Wink
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