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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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Partial Vestibulectomy

Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:44 pm by JGD13

Hi all i am new here.
I had a partial vestibulectomy 21/7 for my provoked vulvodynia.
After a painful few days and feeling quite uncomfortable it seemed to get better. 1 week after i noticed some white stuff and gloopy discharge, it wasnt smelly or itchy but i got a check up at the gp surgery and the doctor said the stitches looked fine and i could just have a touch of thrush. He said this is …

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Where do I go from here?

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Post  sailor_moon on Sun Jul 05, 2015 5:43 am

Hi ladies.

I had a laproscopy at the start of the week to see if there were any internal causes of my vulvodynia.

Nothing the doctor could see would be causing it or my messed up hormones Sad

But...he did find endometriosis on the back of my cervix and treated it. He also found a weird discovery. ..my bowel is 7-9 inches longer than it should be! He said he isn't a bowel specialist but he does work in conjunction with one so he is going to send the photos to this guy and consult with him and we will chat about everything in 6 weeks. God, they

In the meantime where the hell do I go from here? I take Lyrica 150mg. ..can up it to 300mg and it still does nothing! Tried every lotion and potion available and they irritate me even more, steroids make it worse. I have not tried Amitryptilene so maybe that's next? But if Lyrica does not work I can not see why ami would....I know they work differently but you would think if it was nerves Lyrica would have helped a bit.

I am scared when I go back the doctor is going to tell me he can't help me and ship me out the door Sad I am trying everything. ...nothing works. My marriage is really starting to feel it too.....

I am currently trying a mixture of Evening Primrose Oil applied topically mixed with some Manuka Honey...has helped a bit with my itching. This combo has been much better for me than coconut oil, which doesn't do much for me except irritate.

Another thing, from being in hospital, the bastards put my frigging back out, now I am getting nerve throbbing pain in one vestibule all the way down my buttons cheek and my thigh...any suggestions on what could help with this? I had this nerve thing which comes and goes about 3 times a week, now it's constant almost. It is driving me insane.

For those who haven't followed my story, my main symptoms are itching all over, every day just about, with inflammation and vestibule burning that comes and goes and rawness.

Sorry for any misspelled sentences, I'm on my mobile.

Any advice would be so so appreciated. I feel like I am losing my mind. Sad
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