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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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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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Anyone from the PNW?

Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:54 am by jungleclover

I'm located near Portland and I would be really cool to actually meet someone with this issue. I think my roommate in college technically had this problem. She had an overgrown hymen removed and can't deal with penetration as a result. But she is gay so it seems like it hasn't been a huge problem for her (although we didn't talk about it much so there was possibly more to it than she let on). …

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Constant pain, I want to die.

Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:29 am by Meggiemay

I posted on here a few years ago but my symptoms went away with the inflammation. I didn't get so lucky this time.

For over three months, i've had terrible rawness, burning, soreness in the urethral/vestibule area and pressure/hypersensitivity in the clitoral area. I've also had some lower abdominal pressure and burning on my butt. I can barely walk! My gyno hasn't been much help. I'm on …

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Newbie to the site

Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:16 am by Ksa

Hello. Thank you for this wonderful site. I'm currently under the care of a dr in Phoenix that specializes in vaginal disorders. I will probably be on a suppository of estridol the rest of my life and I am currently on medications for a rare form of vaginitis that's pretty unheard of for my age. My vagina literally hates me. I've struggled with vulvadynia for 20 years, the duration of my …

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New to the site and just had a vestibulectomy

Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:19 am by Hopeitworks

Hello Everyone,

I have been suffering from vulvodynia for years! So I decided to go ahead and have vestibulectomy on July 28, 2017. I really wished I would of found this site before I went through with the surgery. Maybe I would have been more prepared to deal with recovering. I just need someone to talk and I dont mind hearing your story.

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Post Vestibulectomy

Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:15 pm by infinitelywondering

Heya,

I had my vestibulectomy (full) about a day and a half ago. I was very sick and poorly just after the op and experienced intense pain down there Sad

However, today I came home and have done the following things:

-washed with warm water
-applied manuka honey to the area
-ensured I wash at least 3 times a day and dab the area dry gently
-use frozen peas to stop the swelling

As of now I am …

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can anyone recommend a good dermatologist in LA?

Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:17 pm by saffron

Hi, I am wondering if anyone knows a vulvar dermatologist in Los Angeles? My problems seem to be external, but I'm having trouble finding a knowledgable doctor. My current dermatologist is pretty cosmetic based and I'm afraid all the products he prescribed actually made my situation so much worse!

I know there a few drs in Orange County/San Diego, but was hoping to stay local as even …

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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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Post  sailor_moon on Sat Aug 08, 2015 9:48 pm

Hi ladies;

Has anyone suffered pudental neuralgia? My doctor is thinking I may have it given my symptoms. It kind of makes sense coz my back is f*cked, I get hip and back pain. I was doing a lot of exercise to try and lose weight when all this started so I could have easily injured myself.

I said how does it work for me to have pudental neuralgia if I get the most relief on my period? He said on your period the nerves change (makes sense, your body would have to relax more to release the period itself) and the PH levels change which also affects nerves. Apart from nerves he said I might need some progesterone for my screwed up hormone levels.

Anyway, I'm getting a nerve block next week to test the theory. Not nice...but hey, I have had 2 biopsies done there so this should be a breeze in comparison. ..I hope!

Any advice would be much appreciated. Xo

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Re: pudental neuralgia

Post  mikan92 on Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:45 am

Hey,

Suspecting pudental neuralgia for myself too! Going to see a specialist (hopefully soon) and ask her about that. Hopefully the nerve block goes well and please keep me updated on how it goes Smile It shouldn't be too uncomfortable I hope?

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Re: pudental neuralgia

Post  sailor_moon on Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:48 am

Well I looked up what generally happens and it is an injection INSIDE the vagina!! :l not looking forward to it if that is what exactly is going to happen! I'll let you know how it goes!
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Re: pudental neuralgia

Post  WaahwaahUK on Thu Aug 13, 2015 5:30 pm

Hi sailor moon. I have suspected pudendal nerve irritation. Unsure if this is similar or same as pudendal neuralgia.... However osteopathy is a route I'm trying in conjunction with nortriptyline. Early days, but seems promising. I can totally understand your fear around the nerve block. But if it helps you'll know what you're dealing with.

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Re: pudental neuralgia

Post  mikan92 on Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:08 am

Hi ladies!

I've seen a physio yesterday and she suspects pudental neuralgia for me too, but am waiting to see a specialist to get confirmed diagnosis. She said the doctor would probably give me endep (ami) in low dose to calm down the nerves first before doing stretches.

To Waahwaah, how's your treatment going? Do you mind sharing what does osteopathy do? Am thinking of doing acupuncture too if that helps with pain related to nerves.

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Re: pudental neuralgia

Post  sailor_moon on Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:33 am

Well, no nerve block today because.....I have tested positive for yeast!! For the first time in 2 and a half years, I have tested positive for candida.

He can't do a nerve block with candida present.

Now, here's the thing, in the past I took fluconazole for 6 weeks straight, every single day. Made no difference to my symptoms. However I was vomiting almost every day due to chronic gastritis, so maybe it did not work for that reason?

Doctor said this could be the cause for my vulvodynia or I could have just gotten a yeast infection on top of vulvodynia, but my symptoms have still been the same as always.

On top of fluconazole once a week for 2 weeks, after that I have to try Valium up the vag to see if that makes a difference.

But I truly feel a severe deep rooted yeast is the culprit! It's just treating it that's gonna be hard!
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Re: pudental neuralgia

Post  WaahwaahUK on Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:43 pm

Wow that's an interesting development! I took Fluconazole 3 doses one every 72 hours but it didn't help me. I've never tested positive for yeast though. Good luck!

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Re: pudental neuralgia

Post  WaahwaahUK on Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:47 pm

Hi mikan92 I really hope the Ami works for you. I'm on nortriptyline which is same drug family I believe. Only been on it for a few days though. My osteopath is working on my pelvis and the pudendal nerve specifically. I'm finding I'm in a lot of pain after treatment but its a different pain - hard to describe. Almost muscle pain. I think he's finally getting to points that have been so tense for so long. I'm also doing stretches. Finding them easier each day. I do feel it's doing something. Haven't tried accupuncture but certainly curious about it.

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