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Amtriptyline, baclofen, gabapentin cream for provoked vestibuldynia

Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:15 pm by WVR00

Hello,
Has anyone had success with this cream in helping their vulvodynia? How long has it taken to help? I’ve had some success with it, but not completely better. I’ve been on it for a month. I️ was hoping to hear from some ladies who have had major success with this cream. I’m hoping for some encouragement here. This condition is so frustrating. I’m lucky enough to have access to two …

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Amitriptyline given for vulvodyina pain

Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:46 pm by katycrawford

Hi there,

After years of being misdiagnosed etc as most women have on this forum I have finally been diagnosed with vulvodynia (yay) and have been given the lowest dose of an antidepressant called Amitriptyline. Has anyone been on this before and has any positive (or negative) news to give me? Im feeling down already and I've only been taking it for a few days, I don't have much hope of it …

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New diagnosis, any advice whilst I wait for a specialist

Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:47 pm by Julesyjules

Hi,

I'm new here and wanted to ask for some advice whilst I wait to see a specialist nurse.

After urinary problems which lasted 7 weeks, I finally saw a urologist, who on examination discovered significant inflammation and called in a gynaecologist, who diagnosed vestibulitis. They referred me to a nurse who specialises in vulvar skin issues. That was 5 weeks ago, and I'm still waiting for the …

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Vulvodynia help

Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:27 pm by Katiej

Hi guys new here and newly diagnosed. So I had bv and then after alot of antibiotics and home remedies I still continued to have weird symptoms despite swabs being negative. Two seperate gynes have told me I have vulvodynia as a result of the area being overwhelmed. So first gave me lidocaine which xidnt do much. No I am on amitriptyline for the past 5 days. Seems to be kicking in a little (im a …

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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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Newly diagnosed

Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:37 pm by Brevispink

Hello everyone. I have recently been diagnosed with unprovoked vulvodynia and would really appreciate some advice and support. I have had a chronic urine infection for 16 months and was on antibiotics for 9 of those months. I have been very uncomfortable for the entire time, but now I have absolutely unbearable stinging and burning all day with itching too. The infection has just about gone, …

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Recent "Poke" Pain - So Confused/Losing My Mind

Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:26 am by kelseybeth23

Long Story, but I am losing my mind and getting really depressed, so if I tell the full story maybe someone can help me.

Back in August I started to get an itch down there. Normally, in the past, when this would happen, I would change the way I wore my clothes, take more baths instead of showers, and use Monistat. This time, after about two weeks of no relief, I started to get concerned. I was …

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Does anyone else experience this?

Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:21 pm by Angelmegs

Hi— im new here. Im incredibly desperate so if anyone has any suggestions i would greatly appreciate it. Im a 20 year old female with vulvodynia and vaginismus. I was on the birth control pill (junel fe lo estrin) from age 13-18 because of severe menstrual pain. I used the xulane patch for a few months when i was 18 but eventually stopped BC altogether because it interferes with my med for …

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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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New here and need help!

Post  juleps on Fri May 03, 2013 3:20 pm

Hello everyone,

i have been diagnosed with VVS about 7 months ago, but actually not sure how long I suffer from it.
My issues started a year ago with the first yeast infection I ever had which I had to fight very long with fluconazol.
Although after some months the yeast was finally gone, the burning pain stayed.
But I also remember a time when I was 16 that I had huge issues with sex after a chronic episode of bladder infections, so maybe I suffer from it even since 7 years or so and just thought it is a bladder issue.
I tried already quite many things (fluconazol long time, all cremes, no tight clothes, all shower stuff natural and bio, estradiol cremes, physiotherapy, gapabentin, ...) but am still stuck in making up my mind what I personally think the main reason is for my VVS.
I had some physiotherapy which actually helped a bit but no mayor breakthrough, it sems that I react positively to estradioö but in general seem to be allergic to something in all those cremes.
Generally I am a bit tired of fighting the illness, as I went now twice to a specialist in the hospital and he told me surgery is the only thing they can offer me Sad
I am so lost with the many things people seem to help Sad
Anything you really can recommend to try?
Pls excuse my English, as I am not a native speaker Smile

Take care!
Juleps

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  Alana3 on Fri May 03, 2013 4:19 pm

I had the surgery and it worked wonders for me but it's a personal preference

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  juleps on Fri May 03, 2013 4:23 pm

Thank you so much for the reponse!
Can you tell me a bit about the surgery, as it seems many people are telling bad stories about it...
For exmaple my doctor could not even tell me if the people - where the surgery failed - are worse off then before or just have the same level of pain.
How does it affect you, if you still want to have children. Wont the scarces rip?
I am really helpful for any advice!
I always have hormones in mind, as I am naturally to high in testosterone and had since being 16 a very strong pill against acne. I switched since 4 months to a lower one but no significant change happened.

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  Alana3 on Fri May 03, 2013 4:47 pm

No it's like any other surgery there's a recovery process and then you're fine. I was way better than before so it was a positive but like any procedure there are risks but I had talked to people who had it and all of us are better now. As for kids I don't know I don't want kids but im sure you can. Just have a c-section instead of vaginal birth. Im not willing to mess with it tho. The surgery was not a big deal I had it done in December very little pain and a 6 week recovery period I would do it again. But nothing rips unless you do sometime wrong. I had one stitch tear and that was it and it wasn't a big deal

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  juleps on Fri May 03, 2013 5:27 pm

That sounds actually quite promising!
Can you tell me how much exactly was removed?
6 weeks seems like a really ok time. Did you have to do a lot of exercise after and when was sex possible?
Are you fully pain-free now?
Sorry for the many questions, it is not so easy to find people in my country which are pro-surgery!

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  Alana3 on Fri May 03, 2013 5:34 pm

Im painfree horseback riding gym you Name it I can do it I haven't had sex yet no boy but I def could! Everything was good as soon as 6 weeks were up actually I was given the ok a few days early! I do physical therapy now but only every other week you'll be fine I promise!

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  juleps on Fri May 03, 2013 5:37 pm

big thanks for taking your time! Smile sounds promising and took away a lot of the fear!

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  Alana3 on Fri May 03, 2013 6:18 pm

You will be fine! Let me know how it goes! Where are you from?

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  juleps on Tue May 07, 2013 7:27 pm

Hey! I am from Germany but live in Belgium,which makes the whole finding a doctor thing even more difficult for me Sad

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  Alana3 on Tue May 07, 2013 7:47 pm

Yeah, even over here it was hard. If you're willing to travel to Florida I have a good person, def can't help you with Belgium although I would kill to visit lol

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Re: New here and need help!

Post  juleps on Tue May 07, 2013 7:54 pm

Thanks for offering tho ! Smile

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