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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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pudental neuralgia. HELP :(

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pudental neuralgia. HELP :(

Post  sailor_moon on Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:43 am

OK so I think I definitely now have some form of pudental neuralgia....I am now experiencing the most nerve like pain EVER. In 2 weeks I can now not sit down without pain going from my left vestibule/butt cheek area that feels like someone digging in their thumb really really hard..and it radiates down my leg. It is virtually constant but 10X worse when I sit. Along with my usual itching and burning. I am not overweight so this is not the cause. I believe the cause is from being forced to lift things at work that are too heavy [yes, forced, if i don't do it i risk losing my job which means losing my home!I live in a small town with very limited employment ] and perhaps from exercise as I used to be extremely fit and was when all this started.

This pain has graduallly gotten worse over time and has always been dismissed.....great, thanks doctors, due to your negligence I now have an even greater chance of permanent pain that can't be fixed. All at 27 years of age [this has ruined my life since I was 25]

The more I read the more I realise how hard it is to treat. I bought a doughnut cushion that does virtually sweet F.A and am trying to avoid sitting....hard when I travel 1/2 hour to work each way and suffer chronic fatigue and exhaustion.

I was on Lyrica for 6 months which did nothing.

My specialist is away til Jan. He suspected pudental neuralgia but because I have had so many other problems [endometriosis, PCOS, candida, low estrogen, pH imbalance, chronic gastritis] so he could not diagnose it without ruling out everything else. I am going to my GP in 4 days but I don't know what he can do besides scans which probably won't show anything.

Anyone else suffer from PN or similar? Any advice? I don't know any successful treatments besides surgery, and being in australia hardly anyone knows much about this problem Sad
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Re: pudental neuralgia. HELP :(

Post  amyhp on Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:07 am

Just private messaged you!

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