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Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:55 pm by flissyg

Hi All,

I’m so glad I’ve found a place where there are others who understand how I feel!

So this is my story:-

I’m 36,  and 4 months ago, whilst innocently sitting in bed reading I experienced a very sharp stabbing pain in my clitoris. It last only a few minutes and then subsided as quickly as it came on. It put it down to “one of those things”.  The following morning I woke up …

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New and need advice and help

Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:26 pm by Cin124

Hi everyone,

About three months ago, I started having vaginal and vulval itching. Then, about two months ago, my vulva started to feel painful and look swollen, so I went to the doctor. I was tested for herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea which all came back negative. I also had to do a vaginal swab test and the only thing that came back positive was yeast infection. I was prescribed hydrozole …

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New here would very much appreciate advice at the end of my rope

Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:09 pm by Jma990o

This might be a little long but it's been such a long time I've even been able to talk about my problems openly thank you in advance for any helpful advice.
So ok I'm 24 I've been having this problem for over two years seen quite a few doctors and obgyns alike and nobody will take me seriously I have had a few utis and yeast infections and even bv once and this all started after one of the utis …

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MonaLisa Touch

Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:35 pm by rl2091

Hi All,

I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with the MonaLisa Touch treatment for Vulvodynia? My pain started when I went on HRT(pill) for anxiety mainly and my pain abruntly stopped when I stopped HRT. However, when I started on the HRT patch (at my dr's suggestion), the pain returned and has never left. That was 7 years ago. I found MonaLisa Touch on the internet purely by accident …

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New member desperate need of other vulvadynia sufferers

Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:55 pm by Tfc13

Hi there hope some1 reading this is going through the same shit as me!, I'm new to this so don't really know where to start , I'm Teresa , I've just been diagnosed with vestibular vulvadynia , after countless appointments with GPS being misdiagnosed, tested for god knows everything , eventually under my gynochologist ,who done all her necessary tests, I now have been given a diagnosis I'm in …

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Looking for suggestions or encouragement

Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:10 am by ryn207

Hi there. I'm 25 and have been dealing with this for over a year and a half and I'm really starting to lose hope this will ever stop.

In July of 2016 I had a yeast infection. When Monistat didn't work I went to my gynecologist who prescribed Diflucan. When the itching didn't stop she retested me and found that my yeast infection was gone, but I now had a bacterial infection. After taking the …

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I'm new to this forum and would love some advice! :)

Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:13 am by anikita

Hi lovely gals!

I'm honestly hoping to get any bit of advice anyone might have to offer. I go from bouts of sobbing hysterically in my boyfriend's arms to feeling confident that I can beat this.

I haven't been actually diagnosed with vulvodynia but EVERYTHING under the sun has come back negative. I started having sex 4 years ago after starting Lo Loestrin, with my first and current boyfriend …

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Hello. Happy to have found this group.

Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:01 pm by foxysugarpants

I am new here and hope to gain some insight into my vulva pain. I suffered for a long time not realizing that there are ways to feel better. I saw the Dr. yesterday and I am starting P/T pelvic and valium suppositories. queen

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Had this for 5 years, looking for people who understand

Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:46 pm by blackberrie

Hey all. I'm really struggling to find anyone in real life who can really understand what I'm going through. I've had vestibulodynia for 5 years now and I'm single. Obviously it has completely affected how I approach dating and sex and the fact that I can't really talk to people irl about it has made me feel very lonely. I've found that a lot of the women who have this problem are married and …

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Please tell me this can get better

Post  Bx11 on Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:03 am

After 8yrs of pain and suffering I’m just about at my wits wend. I feel I have missed so much with my husband and put him through so much. The lack of sex is killing my sex drive and we have been robbed of so many special nights including engagement dn wedding. Now it’s stopping us trying for a baby when all my fiends are on number one or two and the family who are in the dark are getting suspicious. I don’t no who to turn to and the pain today has as good as had me in tears. I feel like all the options lead to a dead end and I don’t no what to do anymore. I cannot get any help through the Doctors and feel totally lost and alone. Sad


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Re: Please tell me this can get better

Post  anon99 on Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:10 am

Please do not feel discouraged. Know that you’re not alone and many of us can empathize with you. I found during my toughest times that counting my blessings helped to keep my psyche in check. If you dwell too much on the pain, it can take over you.

I will pray that you find relief from the pain. Please don’t give up. There were times when I hated my life because of the pain. However, today I am better and I’m glad I didn’t give up. Please know that better days are ahead.

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Re: Please tell me this can get better

Post  Alana3 on Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:26 pm

You will make it out just fine! I understand the discouragement, but know that YOU are better than this shit disease. Stronger too!


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Re: Please tell me this can get better

Post  sarisbaris on Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:05 am

I'm so sorry you're going through this. Don't lose hope! I am cured and I battled it for 15 years. (It doesn't take that long to heal). Once I figured out the cause and did the protocol, I was fine. Literally fine. I can have lovely sex and it's great. So now I troll the internet trying to help others. Here's my blog. Read through it.


Lately, I've been talking to women over the phone to help them come up with a plan and place to start, since there is so much to do. I just did this alone for years and I just want to help.

Please read and if you want to talk, just email me. My email address is on the bottom of the blog.



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What kind of treatment are you trying?

Post  wuhujen on Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:45 pm

I am so, so sorry for the pain you're experiencing (both physical and mental/emotional!). What types of treatment are you doing? My symptoms started improving dramatically after finding the right drug combination and an amazing physical therapist. In PT I don't just do exercise, but we use a combination of dry needling, trigger point therapy, and guided exercises. I highly recommend finding someone who has expertise in pelvic floor physical therapy. What part of the world are you in?


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this may help

Post  amf329 on Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:31 am

Hi everyone,

I wanted to share a free resource with all of you that's been hugely helpful to me in healing!


It's a free webinar that I participated in about a year ago and then signed up for Lorraine's course, which has been very beneficial.

If nothing else, listen in to the webinar - you'll feel heard and understood and most definitely not alone. It's free, and I told her I wanted to share it here because I feel so many of you would benefit from it.



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Re: Please tell me this can get better

Post  Guest on Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:33 am

I am trying to get the word OUT!!! 20 years of “vulvadynia”, ic, vestibulitis. Whatever the docs want to calll it. It’s been beyond depressing and has made me feel downright crazy at times. Incredibly painful, living in silent pain, going to doctor after doctor just to hear that “my mind is causing my vestibular area to flare up”.
It’s a VERY hard bacteria to find!! Does NOT show up in urine cultures!! There’s a very specific test to find it and you MUST insist on being tested!!!! PLEASE BELIEVE ME!!! After 20 years of this craziness I FINALLY was diagnosed with this bacterial uti and THIS is what has caused the vulvadynia!!!
Doctors don’t even know about this. My new primary care tested me after showing up with a Walgreens uti rest showing positive leukocytes. The urine culture came back negative as usual. She had a sad talk with me about vulvadynia.
I don’t know what came over her to send the urine off to a lab and get it checked for ureaplasma, but she did. I am SO grateful. I am FINALLY HEALING quickly!!
Ueraplasma only responds to certain antibiotics. I’m on doxycycline. 14 days and it may take several rounds. This is a serious bacteria and it can kill you.
Some doctors will dismiss this test and bacteria and say it’s part of our flora. NO-INSIST. If it shows up as an infection because it’s colonized, it IS the cause of vulvadynia.
I’ve been through biofeedback, neurontin, creams, specialist after specialist.
I’ve found small handful of other ladies on the internet who have posted the SAME about their ureaplasma diagnosis. They are doing cartwheels like I am!!!
I am really trying to get to word out!!! I promise you ladies!!!! There is a CURE!!!
DO NOT GIVE UP!!!!! Trying to reply to as many women as I can!


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