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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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Post  rosechar on Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:46 pm

Hello all,

I have been debating joining a forum like this one for a while, but the thought of discovering hardly any cases of recovery scared me a bit. I've been suffering with vulvodynia since the age of about 13/14, I am now 18 and it is still as chronic as it has always been. I wasn't diagnosed until after several hospital, doctors and clinic appointments. It gave me some relief knowing that the pain I felt had a name, but I still had to live with it. My pain is present all the time, although it is at its worst when I have flare ups.

I've tried various creams and natural remedies such as E45, Vagisil, Canesten, Aqueous cream, coconut oil, Vaseline, aloe vera and many vitamins to try and boost my immune system but none have helped me on a permanent basis. I also took Amitriptyline for a while and that didn't help a lot either and it wiped me out.

Any other easily accessible treatment method ideas I could try would be very much appreciated. I'll take anything I can get at this point as it is getting in the way of every day life.

-Char Smile

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Post  x_chelss@live.com on Sat Apr 18, 2015 4:51 pm

Hiya, there's a lower dose of medication you could take called Nortriptyline it helped for me for around six months and eased my pain a little. You could also try lidocaine or instillagel. The gel numbs the area for a slight while to give you a resting period of relief

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Re: My experience

Post  mrs.optimistic on Thu May 14, 2015 6:42 pm

My doctor has me taking a probiotic to promote vaginal health. I'm using estrogen cream at night. I tried creams for fungal/skin infections and it just about killed me. Honestly the only thing that helps is warm baths and ice packs. And of coarse ibuprofen for swelling. I've had vulvar vestibulitis/vulvodynia since I was 17 and I am now turning 21 so I feel your pain. I'm here if you need anything xo

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