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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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Anyone tried botox?

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Anyone tried botox?

Post  yoginimom on Tue Oct 21, 2014 2:45 am

I went to my internal physio again today and she recommended i try botox injections in the vaginal muscles. Has anyone tried that approach? Any thoughts?

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Re: Anyone tried botox?

Post  Alana3 on Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:20 pm

I was going to, but too many side effects. If you do decide to go that road it's perfectly fine if you have vaginismus! But only muscular problems. Make sure you have a doctor who knows what they are doing. There are a ton of side effects that could occur if your doc is not proficient in injecting the Botox. I won't scare you with side effects, because it's a good treatment option with the right doctor (just like everything else).

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Re: Anyone tried botox?

Post  yoginimom on Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:22 pm

what is vaginismus?

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Re: Anyone tried botox?

Post  Alana3 on Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:24 pm

when your muscles are affected.

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Re: Anyone tried botox?

Post  annealexander on Wed Jun 10, 2015 3:49 am

I’ve never even heard of any treatment that involves taking botox injections in the vaginal muscles. What Alana3 said is right. You need to do your due diligence to find the best surgeon around who does something like this. I can only imagine the side effects if something goes wrong.  Sad  I spent a whole 3 months searching for and shortlisting good surgeons for my botox lip injections in Langley. I finally chose a nearby skin care clinic called Beauti-med. I don’t know if they do vaginal botox injections though. You may check on their site- beauti-med.com

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Tried Botox twice not worked

Post  teresa6115 on Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:09 am

Hi Ladies,

I am new to this but desperate for help, I have suffered for three years now having paid private for several specialists after useless Doctors appointments. I have tried Botox twice under a specialist it is very painful and did not work for me. I have yet another appointment today with Womens Hospital to discuss the use of dialators! Creams have not worked I am on Pregabalin which works a little to relieve the constant pain. I am a little down at present and this is difficult as I am not in a great place. I have a very supportive husband of 33 years who has been my rock through this. My family are very close and are always there for me. However I know I do not have the dreaded C or anything life threatening but I feel this is wearing me down. I have had constant back ache since March and do not know if this is related or I am just getting old 53. My husband has encouraged me to join this forum for support. He is amazing!

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Botox

Post  amyhp on Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:42 pm

I have had Botox many times and it did not work to take away my pain. It relaxed my muscles, but my pain stayed the same. I would say if your pain is just with sex, it would be worth the shot. I know a lot of women have had success.

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Re: Anyone tried botox?

Post  web96 on Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:16 pm

I believe the idea of Botox is to paralyze the nerve to reduce pain. I haven't had Botox before but I am planning on undergoing Prolotherapy/Neural Therapy with a Naturopathic Doctor, that is, injections of a Dextrose Solution with Lidocaine over the next few months to numb the nerve. I have contact nerve pain localized to the vestibule area after experiencing severe irritation for years caused by a sulphate allergy.
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