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Sat Aug 01, 2015 4:17 pm by Fielder

Hi everyone,

I'm a newbie.  I live in the UK.  

I'm trying to work out the best cushion to get for my vulvodynia.  I suspect that I could have pudendal nerve involvement (the aching and burning pain is from vagina to clitoris) and I have rectocele and some tailbone pain too.

I have seen some good reports on older threads regarding the Putnams pressure relief cushions....with some ladies …

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An absolute success story- please read!

Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:57 pm by Persevere1990

Dear All,

I posted on here back in March 2017 having just got a diagnosis of vulvodynia after a few months of relentless and acute pain. I was desperate, I was hurting, I was scared I would never know life without pain there again.

I tried creams, acupuncture, numbing gels, frozen pads, baths with various internet recommended concoctions- convinced myself I had lichen sclerosus, herpes, thrush- …

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Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:49 am by Jet227

hey, im 19, ive been struggling with this almost a year. The first week I became itchy I went in to check about a yeast infection another week later. I have been to 10 different doctors a total of about 15 appointments for this problem for the past 11 months. I have been tested for everything including having a biopsy. I was first told basically to just go home and use hydrocortazone, then I went …

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New member need advice please

Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:33 pm by PANDORA123

Hello, I have just been diagnosed with unprovoked vulvodynia. Im really scared and worried. It burns a lot and it hurts to sit down. I have been prescribed amitriptyle 10mg. Can anyone give me some hope that I can get better from this condition. Feeling low and depressed.

Thanks

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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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Diagnosed Recently

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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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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Post  CamperUK on Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:53 am

This may have been asked before but I'm new, bear with me, please!
I've seen some lovely names on here:
Hoo haa
Lady bits
Lady garden
I call mine my Fanula
I don't like the word Vulvodynia so I get Fanula-itis.
Take care, ladies, have a pain-free day.

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Post  saskatownv on Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:28 pm

Depends what day it is!

Hoo hoo on good days
Curse on bad ones

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Post  Sarah001 on Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:35 pm

I'm the lady bits person! Sounds quite polite I think. Wink
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Post  Mouse on Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:21 am

I go with girl bits. I'm not mature enough to use correct names.

I got burned year ago when I had my eldest daughter on my hip (boney in those days) in the queue at the supermarket. She was 2 or 3 and bellowed out "You're hurting my vagina".

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Post  Sebby (Admin) on Sun Feb 20, 2011 1:27 pm


LOL Mouse Laughing kids are great for showing their parents up!

Erm I must admit I do say vulvar! lol Im a bit technical.

On shy days its 'down there' Embarassed

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Post  naomi on Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:49 pm

mines called 'Lady La-la'

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Post  Sebby (Admin) on Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:14 pm


Love that 'lady la la' name Laughing gonna have to think of something to beat that!

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Post  Chinchilla on Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:46 am

Yeah, for me it's pretty much just "down there". This is a great topic though, lol Smile
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Post  saskatownv on Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:23 pm

I totally forgot that when i heard of that band years ago I adopted its name for my lady bits for a while. The Flaming Lips! LOL. I crack myself up!

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Post  GizmoVette83 on Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:40 pm

These names are so creative, I just call mine "her" or "she", on bad days "she's being a b***h" on good days I just call it "her". Iv'e heard other names such as "cookie", "lady parts", and "girl".
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Post  GizmoVette83 on Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:42 pm

Saskatownv, your post is hilarious! I think I may have to borrow this name on bad days! Thanks for the humor, it made my day Very Happy
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Post  Sebby (Admin) on Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:43 pm


LOL 'The Flaming Lips' luv it Laughing

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Post  julesywoolsy on Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:29 am

Laughing

I like the name Fairy but then again it doesn't really suit on a bad day!

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Post  Heidi on Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:15 pm

I have two science degrees and am working on my Ph.D., so I admit I'm very medical/scientific in my names. Everything else feels "too cute" for me and I don't feel cute when I talk about my pain. I do like "Flaming Lips" though because that really sums it up, doesn't it?

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Post  JemimaSurrender on Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:39 am

The Flaming Lips is brilliant! So appropriate.

If I'm talking to my boyrfriend, I tend to say pussy. It's a word he uses (he's a hippy type, not a vulgar bloke, just to clarify haha). And I refer to 'it' as "she" most of the time. And when necessary I always fall back on Front Bottom. Nice and easy, and everyone knows what you're talking about!

When it's period time though it's... My Poorly Week. Another BF invention.

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Post  lavrose on Thu Mar 14, 2013 3:59 am

I like to refer to my vag as "flowers"..like hey! Something aint right with my flowers, lol rabbit
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Post  Mvp123 on Fri May 20, 2016 8:09 pm

Weirdly, I call mine my "tummy". It started as a way to tell my bf that my vagina hurt without saying my vagina hurts in front of people. It took me a long time to explain it to friend and family. Still, not all my friends/family know. So, i tell my bf - "Oh, I want to go home. My tummy hurts." He knows what I mean. And now it's just taken hold and it's what I always call it to everyone who knows about it.

Haha thinking about it though, having a grown woman complain about her tummy and needing to go home because of it sounds just as weird as saying my vagina hurts.

Oh well, at this point, my vag is now my tummy.

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Post  Antaea on Sat May 21, 2016 11:01 am

Well, that depends on the language I use.

"Muschi" (pronounced Mooshi) in German, but that is the name of my cat too, even he is a real big boy. And it is the northern German expression for a female cat in general. So, that may be a little bit confusing!
In Norwegian, the official expression is "genitals", "Kjønnsdeler" in Norwegian. None uses it. There are similar, partly very negativ words in German. So I normally refer to this region as "my basement", ("kjelleretagen") or, in the best new Norwegian style, using a lot of adapted English words, as "downstairs". Or I only point at the region. Here, from all the English expressions, I like "lady parts" best.
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