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I'm new to this forum and would love some advice! :)

Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:13 am by anikita

Hi lovely gals!

I'm honestly hoping to get any bit of advice anyone might have to offer. I go from bouts of sobbing hysterically in my boyfriend's arms to feeling confident that I can beat this.

I haven't been actually diagnosed with vulvodynia but EVERYTHING under the sun has come back negative. I started having sex 4 years ago after starting Lo Loestrin, with my first and current boyfriend …

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I'M NEW - Do I listen to my gyno who I feel has it wrong?

Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:17 pm by Tunes25

Hello!

I am a 25 year old woman and wanted to share my story here as I feel frustrated by the suggestions of my gyno and am hoping for some advice.

To give the context for this: in September 2016 I moved in with my long term boyfriend after living abroad a year and (nearly) abstaining from sex. Within a few weeks I had got a yeast infection which I treated myself successfully, but then 2 weeks …

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Gabapentin Gel. or other topical creams

Thu May 10, 2018 9:43 am by Rosie21

Hi I have been suffering for some years with this abominable pain. I have tried most of the systemic drugs , I asked specialists and Doctors if I could at least try a topical treatment but because this requires a special prescription have been refused Has anybody had a chance of trying these? Thank you I will try to put a link on to some of the research into Gabapentin Gel. Thanks.

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What has been helping ME (much less pain over time!!)

Wed May 16, 2018 3:43 am by leoscc

Hello everyone! I vanished for quite some time as my life became consumed by not only this but other daily responsibilities as well. Shortly after my diagnosis, my boyfriend f 3 years left me as he did not want to deal with this. It left me broken for a while but also gave me time to figure out what the heck was going on. So, I will write out a quick list of my symptoms and what helped me.

1. I …

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I cured myself 100% of vulvodynia twenty years ago--I hope this helps someone

Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:33 pm by totallycured

Hi,

Every so often I'm reminded of the constant, persistent, horrible pain I was in two decades ago, and I reach out to try to help others who are suffering. If someone had offered me a solution during that terrible time, I'd have jumped at it. I hope this helps someone.

Yes, I did have terrible vulvodynia. It felt like someone poured acid all over my vulva. My doctor confirmed it and was …

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Condoms Less Painful?

Mon May 07, 2018 3:35 am by stillinpain

I'm just curious, has anyone found using condoms to be less abrasive to the skin than without? I just got off birth control and haven't stretched myself out enough post surgery to try sex yet, but when I do I am wondering how trying it with condoms with affect the sensation. I feel like for me the skin to skin sensation creates pain, not just at my entrance but internally, too, since I also have …

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Will there be an end?

Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:06 am by Krista2828

I go in and out of being okay and not being okay with this condition. I question often why me? I am a problem solver by nature and I feel so defeated that after tons of research and trial and error and doctors and tears that there still is no answer.

I am in my 20's.. it shouldn't be this way.

Id love to know what all has worked! I am willing to try anything to get my life back. I am curious …

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you can be healed so easy and quite fast.

Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:46 pm by pussycat

Hello everyone,
i am new to this forum. I wanted to share my personal "journey" with V with you and to give you a real hope you can be totally healed/recovered from V. Many years ago i was struck with V, it was painful and got worst and worst, eventually i could not sit, could not stand, could not walk, could not swim in a swimming pool anymore. I was becoming bedridden, it frightened …

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Hi Im from Australia :)

Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:08 am by emma

Hi girls... I live in Australia.
I am currently undergoing a new treatment for vulvodynia. Just wondering if anyone else here has tried it. It's Endep in the form of cream to apply directly on the area. I dont know if anyone else has tried this but so far evidently it has had a 50% success rate.
Anyway i feel at a loss. This new treatment is exciting but at the same time i just dont feel like …

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new, scared, and confused, please help need advice??

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Post  vwade on Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:52 pm

Hi im not really sure. My pain started about two weeks ago. Thought I had a uti, frequent urination, test -then started feeling pain in my clitoris, or numbness. Since then I have had a burning sensation right above vaginal opening. Its so bad it burns 24/7. Problem is I have no medical insurance:(. Maybe some of you can help me if it sounds like what I may have, anyone have similar symptoms?? And mainly what do u do to get through the day. I cant concentrate on anything but the burn. I just want it to go away.

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Re: new, scared, and confused, please help need advice??

Post  Alana3 on Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:55 pm

Eeek! Try a baking soda bath! It could honestly be a really bad infection or vulvodynia unfortunately only a doctor can tell you. If you're in the states go to Planned Parenthood theyre usually good!

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Re: new, scared, and confused, please help need advice??

Post  alessandria on Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:51 pm

Agreed with Alana, you should go to Planned Parenthood. They have a sliding pay scale to make sure women's health is always within reach, whether you have insurance or not. If you are living in a state which lacks Planned Parenthood, find out if there is some other type of clinic for uninsured (if you are near a teaching hospital, that is often a good bet). As far as your case, it is probably not vulvodynia, though the possibility is always there. There are a ton of different infections that can cause your symptoms, including the numbness/tingling, and those are going to be the cause of what you're experiencing 99% of the time. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you that it's not vulvodynia!

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Re: new, scared, and confused, please help need advice??

Post  vwade on Wed Feb 26, 2014 2:09 am

Thank u guys so much for replying.i do have a planned parenthood which is normally where I go, im just waiting for my period so i can get an exam. The burn is so intense though, just trying to stay positive.. thanks

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Re: new, scared, and confused, please help need advice??

Post  Alana3 on Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:12 pm

Why would you wait for your period if you're in that much pain?

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