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Just Diagnosed with Vulvadynia

Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:11 pm by CherryTree23

Well, I was just diagnosed today, yay...my symptoms are just burning pain in vaginal opening. This all came about after taking Bactrim, Monistat, Clindomycin and Diflucan. This doctor was extremely confident I have Vulvadynia. Also told me my vaginal skin isn't red. Yes, it is, mine isn't typically electric red. He prescribed Ampytripline (sp) said, I have a very mild case, and worse case …

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Vulvadynia

Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:53 pm by Linda Williams

I am 68 years old and a year ago was diagnosed with vestibulitis, then vulvadynia. I have a history of chinchilla bladder infections, have had major bladder repair, hysterectomy, mid 30's, an auto immune disease. I take a daily antibiotic to keep UTI's at bay. My doctor has done the Quip test which was uncomfortable but did not test anything. I use Premarin vaginal cream 2 times a week. These …

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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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Looking for a friend IRL; LA/OC

Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:51 am by crypticcalico

Hello!

I am hoping to find a friend in the LA/OC area that I can meet up with in person. I live in Long Beach, California and I am willing to drive a bit to meet. The only person that I've told about this is my doctor(s) and someone who couldn't wrap their brain around it. It would be nice to be able to talk to someone else who understands.

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Owner of vulvodyniSuppoet.com

Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:28 pm by LaurenVV

Hi, I started vulvodyniasupport.com at the age of 28.
I was a leader when there was no help, no forums etc.

As I went on my path, I found acupuncture, herbs and time helped me recover.
Most never do.

I met a wonderful woman named Hanna. She was a patient and became a support leader. She lived in FLoroda.

I have moved on from the support world and found a career that allowed
Me to bring my …

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anyone from southern california in here?

Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:43 pm by Melissa777

Hi Im just wondering if anyone here is from so cal- USA
I am in san diego- but from LA!!!

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Anyone else try Cold Laser therapy/ Low Level Laser Therapy for their vestibulodynia?

Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:01 am by Tired89

Hello everyone. It's been quite a long time since I've posted. I've been extremely depressed and bottling it all up. I've been seeing a pelvic floor therapist (it's only been 4 visits) for my provoked vestibulodynia and the only reason she can get inside of me to do myofascial release and to use the dilators is because I use BLT (benzocaine, lidocaine, tetracaine) ointment on my vestibule prior …

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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  gem123 on Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:48 pm

hi
i am 24 and have been suffering from vulvodynia for 4 years now, i have seen gynaecologist, urologist, dermotologist,
syscho swxual counsellor, and also suffer from clinical depression this illness has made me lose my job, lose my confidence and make me put on weight through various tablets i have just been re refered to my dermotologist to see if there is anything else i we can try, i am very lucky to have a supportive boyfriend who understands but it is so painful sometimes its unbearable the pain is internal and external, it hurts to urninate and sometimes i get kiney infections too, sex is unbearable, and the list goes on i have never been on anything like this before so not sure on what more to say thanks for reading! xxxx

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Post  jules on Mon Oct 11, 2010 3:19 am

Welcome, you are obviously not alone. So sorry you couldn't work and you are in so much pain. There is hope. There are many different meds out there and the research continues. I'm sure you have tried many of the treatments. I am on 2400 mgs of Gabepentin and now 300 mgs of Lyrica. I have had relief in the past so i am hopeful it will be back. This disorder has interfered w/ my working out, sex and everyday life (sitting etc.) but, i continue to fight the battle. at times it is a tough battle. different things work for different people. we are all here to support each other. Don't give up hope.

i'm happy you have a supportive boyfriend. hang in there and keep on signing in.

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Post  gem123 on Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:44 am

hi thanks for your reply i am on 150mg of amitriptaline 100mg of tramadol and 75mg of lyrica what is gabapentin and what is it prescribed to do, i feel like ive got a bit more fight in me just from your one comment! i am going to write a list of treatments what people have tried to show the specialist, my daughter has just been diagosed with type 1 diabetes she is only three so i need to be well to cope with that my partner has left work to care for us both but he cannot stay of forever so need to get myself sorted!

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Post  Sebby (Admin) on Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:05 pm


Hi and welcome to the forum..

Yes there are lots of different treatments you can try so dont give up..my first is nerve block and Im going to get physical therapy as well after seeing how block goes.

The girls on here have lots of great advice and have helped me so much since I started the forum.

Keep fighting you are not alone and we are here to support you

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Post  jules on Fri Oct 15, 2010 3:01 am

hello again Gem123.

Gabepentin is the generic name for Neurontin. neurontin is a anti-convulsant. it really did cut my pain in half when i first started. but, i had to go up to 3000 mgs. Like Sebby says..there are a number of a combination of treatments that helps individuals. i never went on ami-triptiline. it sounds like it can help, but side effects for some are not good. keep on advocating for yourself. we will find a way! yes..you need to feel good and be there for your child. we need to take care of ourselves and not give up.

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