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» New and need some help
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:12 pm by fairlight10

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» Anyone from New Jersey
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:47 pm by LindafromNJ

» vaginal cream
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:46 pm by LindafromNJ

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New and need some help

Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:30 pm by LindafromNJ

New to this site ad trying to figure out how it works.  I am trying to post as a new member so I am hoping this goes thru.  I am a senior adult and have just been diagnosed by the Drexil Vaginitis Center to have vulvodynia along with Vestibulitis (not sure if spelled correctly).  My symptoms are vaginal burning, itching, soreness around the vaginal opening with one spot in particular.  Some …

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Anyone from New Jersey

Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:47 pm by LindafromNJ

Looking to maybe talk to someone from NJ to see if there are any support groups in this state.

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vaginal cream

Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:46 pm by LindafromNJ

I have been given ABC cream to start using for my condition. This is gabapentin, amitriptyline and baclofen cream. Has anyone tried this. Also has anyone used lidocaine. My doctor told me not to use it. It is so sore at the vaginal opening. Has anyone used it there. Please respond!!

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MAY HAVE FOUND A CURE- PLEASE READ

Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:04 pm by infinitelywondering

Dear all,

Today has been the day I've been waiting for. The day something FINALLY makes sense.
I've been told countless times that I've got nerve damage or a muscular condition, yet none of the specific treatments have helped me. My GP suggested attacking this from a different angle so referred me to a dermatologist specialist


after having a vestibulectomy with no success, I decided to visit …

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NO PAIN DURING SEX

Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:18 am by rockylife

I HAVE NO PAIN DURING SEX, BUT I FEEL THIS BURNING SENSATION ALL DAY JUST BESIDE THE VAGINAL OPENING. DO I REALLY HAVE A VULVODYNIA? I'M CONFUSED.

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Newby not sure where to turn

Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:32 pm by Cerjo87

Hi this is all very new to me , well the talking about it bit is , the pain while having sex and also the uncomfortable feelings after and feeling like I have  sistitus most of the time I’m very used to , I’ve suffered for 7 years now I’m only 30 . Finally after all this time the doctors or should I say my gp has said I have Vulvodynia and have givin me gabapentin to try .i told her I’d …

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Looking for a friend..... and new problems

Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:38 pm by infinitelywondering

Hi everyone,

I hope you're doing well.

I hate to say this, but I feel beaten down and terribly alone. I had a vestibulectomy surgery about 6 months ago and I was absolutely praying it would work. It didn't.

6 months later and here I am, sitting on my bedroom floor crying my eyes out because I know I'll never be able to have painfree sex. I don't know what to do and just need a friend Sad



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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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Vulvodynia from #metoo media coverage

Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:01 pm by dooleyhornberg

I am wondering if anyone else in this forum has experience an increase or flare up in their vulvodynia as a result of the coverage of the sexual abuse scandals in Hollywood, DC, and the recent gymnastics scandal. I have definitely had a flare up.

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Lidocaine and Itching?

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Lidocaine and Itching?

Post  lindsey_taylor on Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:49 pm

I have been trying this whole thing for the past few nights... soaking a cotton ball in lidocaine and putting it against the vaginal entrance at night. Tried this before, wound up hurting more due to the pressure of the cotton ball so I quit. Trying again. The lidocaine does help soothe the pain but I have still been having the pressure pain from the cotton ball. So I mixed the lidocaine with yes water based lubicant, squirted a little of this mixture inside my vagina and put the rest on the cotton ball and put it at the entrance of my vagina. Woke up yesterday morning itching around the inside of my labia, and right at the entrance of my vagina. I should also mention that I just finished a 21 day treatment with clindesse recently and it didn't do me any good. What could be causing the itching? The lidocaine? I have not had itching with my vulvodynia in the 2 and 1/2 years I have had it... just pain and discharge.

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Re: Lidocaine and Itching?

Post  Coop on Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:37 am

I tried the cotton wool trick, but also had itching. I came to the conclusion that the cotton wool was causing irritation, so I stopped! It doesn't say on the cotton wool pack whether it's 100% cotton, and the have no obligation to say whether the cotton wool has been treated with any chemicals (e.g. bleach Rolling Eyes ) I figured there was probably something in the pads.

Maybe you could search online to see if there are any brands better to use, or someone might be able to suggest?

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Re: Lidocaine and Itching?

Post  Pavloviandoggy on Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:53 am

lindsey_taylor wrote:What could be causing the itching? The lidocaine? I have not had itching with my vulvodynia in the 2 and 1/2 years I have had it... just pain and discharge.

I am seeing a new doctor who told me that occasionally lidocaine can lead to sensitivity. She also said that you can have rebound pain (i.e., the nerves will seem more sensitive when it wears off). This seems really bizarre to me, since it gets prescribed so often for vulvodynia.

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