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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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7 years later and life looks bleak :(

Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:50 am by RainyShay77

So 7 years ago I had a case of BV...the antibiotic caused a horrible yeast infection which took 5 months to 'get rid of'. During this time I had allergic reactions to 2 of the yeast infection creams which magnified the pain. Over the past 7 years I've tried multiple rounds of physical therapy (they only slightly helped), chiropractic, nerve blocks, medications to target nerve pain (amitriptyline, …

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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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When you guys talk of oatmeal baths do you mean porridge oats?

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When you guys talk of oatmeal baths do you mean porridge oats?

Post  tinkerbelle2 on Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:09 am

Anyway I'm lying here on my phone in the bath with a cup full of porridge sprinkled in the water (Waitrose own Wink ), is this what you mean? Or is there a specific type to use? How is it beneficial? I found this on Wikipedia. ..

An oatmeal bath, made by adding a cup of finely ground oatmeal to one's bathwater, is also commonly used to ease the discomfort associated with such things as chickenpox, poison ivy, eczema, sunburn and dry skin.[6]

Interesting! I never knew that. Anyway I do find baths in general do soothe a little.
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Re: When you guys talk of oatmeal baths do you mean porridge oats?

Post  Alana3 on Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:36 am

No go to a pharmacy you can but them.in packets I use them on my horse aveno makes a.good one

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Re: When you guys talk of oatmeal baths do you mean porridge oats?

Post  Alana3 on Thu Oct 17, 2013 1:33 pm

They are what you use to eat, but they have to be used in a certain way. Don't just dump Quaker Oats in your bath, there's a certain way to do it. So I included an article on what an oatmeal bath is and how to make a recipe. I like the Aveno one (which I mentioned about) because it's in individual packs. It helps me horse immensely (yes, they are made for people!) and he stops scratching himself right away. I have never used oatmeal for vulvodynia but for other problems (chicken pox and hives!) it worked pretty well.

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-an-oatmeal-bath.htm

http://babyparenting.about.com/cs/healthissues/a/oatmealbath.htm

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Post  tinkerbelle2 on Mon Oct 21, 2013 3:54 pm

OK thanks
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Re: When you guys talk of oatmeal baths do you mean porridge oats?

Post  yoginimom on Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:48 pm

Bumping for sparkle Smile

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Re: When you guys talk of oatmeal baths do you mean porridge oats?

Post  Sparkle on Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:44 pm

Found it, thanks yoginimom :-)

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Re: When you guys talk of oatmeal baths do you mean porridge oats?

Post  sailor_moon on Mon Nov 24, 2014 9:55 am

Oatmeal is a natural anti - inflammatory Smile . I tried oatmeal baths when I was burning really bad and they did soothe the area a little bit...lets face it, a little relief is better than none!
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