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I'M NEW - Do I listen to my gyno who I feel has it wrong?

Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:17 pm by Tunes25

Hello!

I am a 25 year old woman and wanted to share my story here as I feel frustrated by the suggestions of my gyno and am hoping for some advice.

To give the context for this: in September 2016 I moved in with my long term boyfriend after living abroad a year and (nearly) abstaining from sex. Within a few weeks I had got a yeast infection which I treated myself successfully, but then 2 weeks …

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I cured myself 100% of vulvodynia twenty years ago--I hope this helps someone

Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:33 pm by totallycured

Hi,

Every so often I'm reminded of the constant, persistent, horrible pain I was in two decades ago, and I reach out to try to help others who are suffering. If someone had offered me a solution during that terrible time, I'd have jumped at it. I hope this helps someone.

Yes, I did have terrible vulvodynia. It felt like someone poured acid all over my vulva. My doctor confirmed it and was …

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Hi Im from Australia :)

Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:08 am by emma

Hi girls... I live in Australia.
I am currently undergoing a new treatment for vulvodynia. Just wondering if anyone else here has tried it. It's Endep in the form of cream to apply directly on the area. I dont know if anyone else has tried this but so far evidently it has had a 50% success rate.
Anyway i feel at a loss. This new treatment is exciting but at the same time i just dont feel like …

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Somebody please help me...

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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Lidocaine with condoms?

Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:44 pm by AEM1

Hi everyone! My doctor just prescribed me a topical lidocaine to administer before sex, but I forgot to ask if it is okay to use with condoms. Has anyone else used this before and know it is safe to use with condoms? Thanks! Very Happy
Unrelated, but I just started Lyrica a few weeks ago...no changes yet, but I'm hopeful something will come out of it. 3 years with vulvodynia and unable to have sex …

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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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Recently Diagnosed which has motivated my research study

Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:54 pm by ebclose2free

Hi everyone,

My name is Eliza Barach and I was diagnosed with vulvodynia in October of 2017. I'm also PhD student at the State University of New York at Albany. I work several professors at SUNY, but one in particular, Dr. Mitch Earleywine researches marijuana and its possible efficacy as an alternative treatment. Our previous examined cannabis and symptoms of PMS/PMDD and found that women …

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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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New and desperate for advice

Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:37 pm by srbry

Hi everyone,

I'm new here and was told to find a support group because this is all getting a bit much really...

I lost my virginity when I was 18 and it hurt - that was normal. Loads of women had told me that it hurt so that was fine I didn't question that. I was with the same guy for a couple of months and each time after that it was uncomfortable and not great. I didn't tell him because I …

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Vagisil for pain?

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Vagisil for pain?

Post  katie220 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:55 pm

Hey everyone. I was wondering if anyone has used vagisil for their pain. I heard it has a numbing effect, so I was thinking of using it before sex to cut the pain. Does it make the pain even worse over time? I am trying to be careful with putting too many creams/meds on myself because I believe it might make it worse. Any advice would help. Thanks!

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Re: Vagisil for pain?

Post  Alana3 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:05 pm

Personally I wouldn't you're only numbing it it's not fixing anything and potentially making the problem worse. My doc wrote me a prescription for something similar but wasn't as harsh maybe try that route?

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Re: Vagisil for pain?

Post  Alana3 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:05 pm

And it had other stuff to help the v

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Re: Vagisil for pain?

Post  jen007 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:21 pm

Hi katie220,

I'm not sure about the vagisil for pain...but there is a cream that you can get from your doctor that will temporarily numb the area you apply it to. It's called Lidocaine. Next time you see your doctor it might be worth asking about. I use it before sex and it helps me stay confortable.

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Re: Vagisil for pain?

Post  Alana3 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:40 pm

Lidocaine is in vagisil but I would ask your doc first that stuff burned me Sad

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Re: Vagisil for pain?

Post  katie220 on Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:01 am

Thanks for the advice guys! I may try it once but if I have any symptoms I definitely won't use it again. I have to be pretty careful at this point.

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Re: Vagisil for pain?

Post  jen007 on Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:30 pm

katie220,

Just so you know, the lidocaine gel burns when you use it like Alana had mentioned, but if you do use it be sure to mix it with some lubricant. By mixing them together it makes the lidocaine less strong, but strong enough to give you some relief with out the burning sensation.

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Re: Vagisil for pain?

Post  Loulou on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:28 pm

Hi Katie22

I understand what you mean about not wanting to put anything on that would make it worse. I felt the same but i did try lidocaine in the early days of my vvd cos i was desperate for some relief from the pain. My experience was that it worked the first time i used it (burned a bit for about half a min then settled down) but the second time i tried it didn't work i just got more burning. But that extra burning wasn't permanent and did ease off after a while. So worth a try.

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