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    So frustrating!!

    Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:15 am by Hannah77

    Well I'm back in pain after 7 years of pain free days.
    I was diagnosed with vulvodynia when I was 17. I suffered for three years with horrible burning all day, painful sex with my boyfriend and just pure misery Sad I went into a spontaneous remission when I was 20. I'm still not sure how the pain stopped but all the sudden I could go an entire day without thinking of my vagina, sex started to …

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    Looking for suggestions or encouragement

    Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:10 am by ryn207

    Hi there. I'm 25 and have been dealing with this for over a year and a half and I'm really starting to lose hope this will ever stop.

    In July of 2016 I had a yeast infection. When Monistat didn't work I went to my gynecologist who prescribed Diflucan. When the itching didn't stop she retested me and found that my yeast infection was gone, but I now had a bacterial infection. After taking the …

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    Looking for a friend..... and new problems

    Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:38 pm by infinitelywondering

    Hi everyone,

    I hope you're doing well.

    I hate to say this, but I feel beaten down and terribly alone. I had a vestibulectomy surgery about 6 months ago and I was absolutely praying it would work. It didn't.

    6 months later and here I am, sitting on my bedroom floor crying my eyes out because I know I'll never be able to have painfree sex. I don't know what to do and just need a friend Sad



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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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    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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    Newly diagnosed - and prescribed amitriptyline cream/physio/psychology

    Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:38 am by sophiarp

    Hi everyone,

    I'm so happy to have stumbled across this forum. I have just been diagnosed and am really struggling emotionally. It's nice to find this forum and feel a little less alone.

    I've been prescribed amitriptyline cream. Has anyone had success with this? I was happy to have avoided the amitriptyline tablets. I'm also participating in physio and have been told I need to see a psychologist …

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    Somebody please help me...

    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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    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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    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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    I'm getting my Brenda out!

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    I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  Sarah001 on Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:43 pm

    No that isn't a pet name I have for my lady bits!! Laughing I bought a Brenda McGraf stepper about a year ago and have barely used it so I'm going to pull it back out and see if I can use it without any flare ups of anything, wish me luck!
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    Post  Sebby (Admin) on Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:14 pm


    Oh lol I really did think it was a nickname for ya downstairs lol

    Good luck!! Very Happy
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    Post  naomi on Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:28 pm

    wish i had the enthusiasim to get my 'brenda' out Smile

    I got a fitness step a while ago and i managed about 10 minutes last week, it nearly killed me...im so so unfit its not funny!
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    Re: I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  Sebby (Admin) on Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:40 pm


    Im sick of getting my brenda out lol Wink so many people have seen it....drs that is!!! hahahaa
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    Re: I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  Mouse on Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:19 pm

    My "Brenda" is my cousin... awkward! We should get her out she can make grown men cry.

    If I was looking for a pet name for my girl bits it would be something like screaming Mimi.

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    Re: I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  Sarah001 on Sat Nov 20, 2010 8:48 pm

    Me too Naomi, years of dislocating joints have left me seriously, and I really mean seriously, unfit. I'm going to start with a few minutes a day and see if I can avoid dislocating anything or setting off my "Tallulah" (that's my pet name!).
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    Re: I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  naomi on Sun Nov 21, 2010 5:28 pm

    its a shame we cant go swimming, but if ur anything like me the feeling of water getting up there aka my brenda Very Happy makes me hit the roof, esp with all that chlorine!
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    Re: I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  Mouse on Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:22 pm

    Ok it seems it's now a Brenda! That will be amusing at Christmas.

    When I had my first baby I had a few stitches down there - ouch! For some reason everyone wanted to see them. I'm not making this up, it was a teaching hospital and it seemed like every student in the bloody place came by and said do you mind??? REALLY??? I lifted that sheet so often the cleaner almost got a flash.

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    Re: I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  Sebby (Admin) on Sun Nov 21, 2010 8:35 pm


    Yep its offical they are our brendas!! Laughing
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    Re: I'm getting my Brenda out!

    Post  jules on Mon Nov 22, 2010 4:09 am

    i have two brendas. one is a 22 year old male and the other is a 30 something female. they work my ass off three times a week total. k..talking about my trainers that lead my fitness class at the gym. nick name: my husband calls my lady part my "dynia" he asks how my dynia is. yep, took the name off the tale end of this disorder. kind of clever.

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