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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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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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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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New to the site and just had a vestibulectomy

Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:19 am by Hopeitworks

Hello Everyone,

I have been suffering from vulvodynia for years! So I decided to go ahead and have vestibulectomy on July 28, 2017. I really wished I would of found this site before I went through with the surgery. Maybe I would have been more prepared to deal with recovering. I just need someone to talk and I dont mind hearing your story.

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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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can anyone recommend a good dermatologist in LA?

Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:17 pm by saffron

Hi, I am wondering if anyone knows a vulvar dermatologist in Los Angeles? My problems seem to be external, but I'm having trouble finding a knowledgable doctor. My current dermatologist is pretty cosmetic based and I'm afraid all the products he prescribed actually made my situation so much worse!

I know there a few drs in Orange County/San Diego, but was hoping to stay local as even …

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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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Joy 123 my story

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Joy 123 my story

Post  Joy 123 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:07 am

I am 58 years of age, married for 37 years, had vaginal inflammation off and on for 30 years, appearing to occurr especially after drinking bubbly wines or good quality wines, bubbly strawberry wine or even strong mixed drinks. Diflucan tablets helped initially but over time no longer work as with most thrush treatments. Sometimes when I had no inflammation I'd have a period then inflammation followed taking me months to recover using all the candida medications available. I have given 3 Gyno's a year each to try to help me, but each one virtually put me through the same medications. I am now allergic to the preservatives in any vaginal treatments and Hormone Replacement Therapy gives my fibroids. At age 50 my periods ceased never to return again, thank goodness but it seems like my vulvodynia is here to stay as for the last 8 years I have not been able to have sex because of how sore and raw I feel. My GP suggested I try HRT patches which I did and to my disbelief my vaginal pain went and sex was at last comfortable. This relief only lasted 4 months then pain was back, so now the patches don't work. I have recently spent 2 months on Naturopath treatment taking bucket loads of pro-biotics and a diet of unprocessed foods, but with no improvement. My next and I feel possibly last idea is to try a Doctor who specializes in Chinese Medicine, has anyone had any possitive results from Chinese Medicine.

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Re: Joy 123 my story

Post  Alana3 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:34 pm

I have that too with some alcoholic drinks, what do you mean by inflammation tho? Mine just burns and goes away after a minute its the weirdest thing. It hits me and then goes away so weird. I hate being a girl. We get shit on, unless a woman is healthy we get the raw end Sad

You're vaginal tissue gets thinner and burns at menopause, it could just be normal wear and tear. I forget what that's called, but there are creams and such to help. I did acupuncture, and it helped, but it didn't take it away 100%. Sorry to hear that your pain came back that sucks, it's like you feel better than BAM! Something else to hinder you and your vagina rears its ugly head. So frustrating!

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