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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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I'M NEW - Do I listen to my gyno who I feel has it wrong?

Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:17 pm by Tunes25

Hello!

I am a 25 year old woman and wanted to share my story here as I feel frustrated by the suggestions of my gyno and am hoping for some advice.

To give the context for this: in September 2016 I moved in with my long term boyfriend after living abroad a year and (nearly) abstaining from sex. Within a few weeks I had got a yeast infection which I treated myself successfully, but then 2 weeks …

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Gabapentin Gel. or other topical creams

Thu May 10, 2018 9:43 am by Rosie21

Hi I have been suffering for some years with this abominable pain. I have tried most of the systemic drugs , I asked specialists and Doctors if I could at least try a topical treatment but because this requires a special prescription have been refused Has anybody had a chance of trying these? Thank you I will try to put a link on to some of the research into Gabapentin Gel. Thanks.

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What has been helping ME (much less pain over time!!)

Wed May 16, 2018 3:43 am by leoscc

Hello everyone! I vanished for quite some time as my life became consumed by not only this but other daily responsibilities as well. Shortly after my diagnosis, my boyfriend f 3 years left me as he did not want to deal with this. It left me broken for a while but also gave me time to figure out what the heck was going on. So, I will write out a quick list of my symptoms and what helped me.

1. I …

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I cured myself 100% of vulvodynia twenty years ago--I hope this helps someone

Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:33 pm by totallycured

Hi,

Every so often I'm reminded of the constant, persistent, horrible pain I was in two decades ago, and I reach out to try to help others who are suffering. If someone had offered me a solution during that terrible time, I'd have jumped at it. I hope this helps someone.

Yes, I did have terrible vulvodynia. It felt like someone poured acid all over my vulva. My doctor confirmed it and was …

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Condoms Less Painful?

Mon May 07, 2018 3:35 am by stillinpain

I'm just curious, has anyone found using condoms to be less abrasive to the skin than without? I just got off birth control and haven't stretched myself out enough post surgery to try sex yet, but when I do I am wondering how trying it with condoms with affect the sensation. I feel like for me the skin to skin sensation creates pain, not just at my entrance but internally, too, since I also have …

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Will there be an end?

Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:06 am by Krista2828

I go in and out of being okay and not being okay with this condition. I question often why me? I am a problem solver by nature and I feel so defeated that after tons of research and trial and error and doctors and tears that there still is no answer.

I am in my 20's.. it shouldn't be this way.

Id love to know what all has worked! I am willing to try anything to get my life back. I am curious …

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you can be healed so easy and quite fast.

Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:46 pm by pussycat

Hello everyone,
i am new to this forum. I wanted to share my personal "journey" with V with you and to give you a real hope you can be totally healed/recovered from V. Many years ago i was struck with V, it was painful and got worst and worst, eventually i could not sit, could not stand, could not walk, could not swim in a swimming pool anymore. I was becoming bedridden, it frightened …

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Hi Im from Australia :)

Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:08 am by emma

Hi girls... I live in Australia.
I am currently undergoing a new treatment for vulvodynia. Just wondering if anyone else here has tried it. It's Endep in the form of cream to apply directly on the area. I dont know if anyone else has tried this but so far evidently it has had a 50% success rate.
Anyway i feel at a loss. This new treatment is exciting but at the same time i just dont feel like …

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Post  noni on Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:33 pm

Hey ladies

Im trying to brainstorm pain free outfits...

Any suggestions?

Thank you.
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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  naomi on Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:39 pm

i live in leggings! godsend!
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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  noni on Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:42 pm

Thx Naomi

Yes Sebby has mentioned leggings also...they are very comfy!

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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  CamperUK on Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:43 pm

Crotchless tights?

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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  Chinchilla on Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:23 am

Skirts & sundresses in nice weather, cuz you have to skip the hose/tights. Sometimes in cold weather I'll wear tights with a skirt until I get to someone's house and then I'll go to the bathroom and take them off and stuff them in my bag. Then put them on before I go outside again.
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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  Joolibee on Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:45 am

Skirts are obviously the most pain free option, though not always the most practical. For cold weather, I find Charnos modal tights to be the only ones I can stand to wear for any length of time. Also, Charnos do quite thick hold-ups in various colours. I have not previously been able to tolerate hold-ups, but find these quite comfy and the only thing that makes me feel remotely sexy or elegant. You can buy them on-line. Just Google 'Charnos'. For trousers, I find good old M & S to be the best place to shop. They do pull-on trousers in light, stretchy fabric (not the warmest, but you can wear leggings underneath). Mostly, they are not the most stylish and tend to sag at the knees after a while, but I find them comfy except on really bad days. I did find a rather more elegant pair in the per-una section. Obviously, it's best to get them a little on the large side. Recently, I bought a pair of what I can only describe as 'old women's' jeans. They are stretchy with an elasticated waist and far too big. Alone they look terrible, but with a long baggy shirt they actually look OK. The good thing is that the crotch is so low it doesn't touch me. Smile

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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  Sebby (Admin) on Sat Mar 19, 2011 9:01 pm


Instead of tights in warmer weather you can wear hold up stockings under a skirt. Get a good pair of stockings tho from a good shop no cheap ones as they fall down

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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  noni on Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:36 pm

Thanks ladies for the tips!

Much love,
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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  Aussie on Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:37 am

maxi dresses - no underwear is a plus Smile

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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  noni on Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:38 am

Hey aussie!

I took a look at the maxi dresses.....very cute!
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Re: Pain Free Fashion

Post  Aussie on Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:55 am

haha, yeah I wore one on christmas day I still felt somewhat attractive in it and I was as comfortable as possible. I think I may buy more.

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