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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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Do you ever worry that you're making it up?

Fri May 27, 2016 6:50 am by Lucci

Hello,

I was diagnosed with Vaginismus and Vulvar Vestibulitis 10 years ago. I was 18 and scared and moving across the country for college, but luckily was able to find a doctor who specialized in 'Women's Health' who immediately put me into physical therapy. Long story short, I've been in and out of the system ever since.

A few years into treatment, I had the diagnosis of PTSD added on for …

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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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Cured of Vulvodynia

Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:39 am by angelique2016

I used to post on this forum a long time ago and told everyone of how I was cured of my vulvodynia by a (Melbourne Australia) female dermatologist, she put me on very low doses of Nortriptyline (Allergron) for pain management about 10mgs I believe it was, and she also had me use Advantan Fatty Ointment (not the cream) (although I saw the cream for sale on ebay from germany) so it might help, as …

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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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Just released from UCL hospital

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Post  mary jane on Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:52 pm

I went there last night complaining with clitoral pain (eek) and a bartholin cyst.
4h later, they tell me the vulvodynia has spread, there is no cyst.
The cause of the spreading is Diflucan. I must of had an allergic reaction to it.
Now I'm all red and swollen everywhere and on 5 different meds.

how is this even possible?
I only had it on one side
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Re: Just released from UCL hospital

Post  Alana3 on Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:01 pm

I'm confused as to how you know Diflucan was the culprit. And vulvodynia does spread unfortunately.

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Re: Just released from UCL hospital

Post  mary jane on Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:02 pm

i took one pill for my yeast infection and the very second day I got the new symptoms Sad i'm confused.
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Re: Just released from UCL hospital

Post  Kathy100 on Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:17 am

I had a bad reaction to hydrocortisone cream & also Canestan when my doctor was "experimenting" on me to see what would work - my labia almost doubled in size(!) & my pain levels went right up. I stopped using the cream and the swelling went down.

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Re: Just released from UCL hospital

Post  mary jane on Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:48 am

@Kathy, that's preposterous!
I think we need to go on anti-inflammatory diets and swith to Optibac proibiotics, which have a special candida-eating yeast in them !
I pray for us
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Re: Just released from UCL hospital

Post  Sarah001 on Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:19 pm

I think alot of the things they have us try worsen symptoms because they're just not what we need. Mary jane I'm glad you've finally had someone look and confirm you don't have another cyst, it's easy to get carried away when you look all the time at what's happening so hopefully it was an allergic reaction and things will start to calm down a bit.
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