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» Post Vestibulectomy Pain !!!
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Post Vestibulectomy

Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:15 pm by infinitelywondering

Heya,

I had my vestibulectomy (full) about a day and a half ago. I was very sick and poorly just after the op and experienced intense pain down there Sad

However, today I came home and have done the following things:

-washed with warm water
-applied manuka honey to the area
-ensured I wash at least 3 times a day and dab the area dry gently
-use frozen peas to stop the swelling

As of now I am …

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Partial Vestibulectomy

Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:44 pm by JGD13

Hi all i am new here.
I had a partial vestibulectomy 21/7 for my provoked vulvodynia.
After a painful few days and feeling quite uncomfortable it seemed to get better. 1 week after i noticed some white stuff and gloopy discharge, it wasnt smelly or itchy but i got a check up at the gp surgery and the doctor said the stitches looked fine and i could just have a touch of thrush. He said this is …

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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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Anyone from the PNW?

Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:54 am by jungleclover

I'm located near Portland and I would be really cool to actually meet someone with this issue. I think my roommate in college technically had this problem. She had an overgrown hymen removed and can't deal with penetration as a result. But she is gay so it seems like it hasn't been a huge problem for her (although we didn't talk about it much so there was possibly more to it than she let on). …

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Constant pain, I want to die.

Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:29 am by Meggiemay

I posted on here a few years ago but my symptoms went away with the inflammation. I didn't get so lucky this time.

For over three months, i've had terrible rawness, burning, soreness in the urethral/vestibule area and pressure/hypersensitivity in the clitoral area. I've also had some lower abdominal pressure and burning on my butt. I can barely walk! My gyno hasn't been much help. I'm on …

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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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New to the site and just had a vestibulectomy

Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:19 am by Hopeitworks

Hello Everyone,

I have been suffering from vulvodynia for years! So I decided to go ahead and have vestibulectomy on July 28, 2017. I really wished I would of found this site before I went through with the surgery. Maybe I would have been more prepared to deal with recovering. I just need someone to talk and I dont mind hearing your story.

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can anyone recommend a good dermatologist in LA?

Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:17 pm by saffron

Hi, I am wondering if anyone knows a vulvar dermatologist in Los Angeles? My problems seem to be external, but I'm having trouble finding a knowledgable doctor. My current dermatologist is pretty cosmetic based and I'm afraid all the products he prescribed actually made my situation so much worse!

I know there a few drs in Orange County/San Diego, but was hoping to stay local as even …

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Vulvodynia and IVF? Anyone done this? What does it do to the vulvadynia?

Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:03 am by Carolyn4

Hi everyone,

I have had vulvodynia since age 27--I am now 43 and it has been in pretty good remission.  I control it with acupuncture and herbs, and some cranial sacral therapy.  I have a 5 year old, had a pretty uneventful pregnancy which ended in a c-section.  My VV worsened after that, and I have worked hard to get it back under control (it took over a year to get it back into pretty good …

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Was told it was all in my head!!!

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Was told it was all in my head!!!

Post  Sebby (Admin) on Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:00 pm

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Saw the Gynae yesterday and within 2 minutes of meeting me she went straight to the "Do you get stressed?" and when I said "as much as anyone else" she decided that that ment my pain was caused by my head. I asked to be referred to a previous Gynae I had seen before in a private clinic and luckily he also see's patients in his NHS Hospital! He at least seemed to take me seriously. The only problem is that I dont know how long I will have to wait for an appointment. It could be months and in the meantime no one seems to know what can help with my pain, including me! Im sick of doctors having no idea about this condition!!!
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Re: Was told it was all in my head!!!

Post  naomi on Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:54 pm

I had exactly the same treatment from my GP....sent me to a 'head' doctor. Within 30 minutes of the initial consultation she told me that it was complete tosh....the condition is causing me anxiety and stress. If I didnt have this crappy condition than I would be a normal, less stressed person...simples.

I still see her now privately as she really is so helpful with helping me mentally. Its someone to talk to and keep my head above water. Also very good for informing my GP of my condition. They seem to take you more seriously when you have a professional on your side.

Doctors generally do not have the foggiest clue with this condition...its like living in the dark ages or something. CRAP!!! I think we'd get more help by visiting a vets!!
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Re: Was told it was all in my head!!!

Post  Sebby (Admin) on Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:32 pm

lol I hadn't thought of visiting a vet maybe that will be my next step! Laughing

I cant believe the attitude of doctors, I got so angry with that Gynea that I made a complaint sending in photocopied pages of Dr Glazer's book highlighting the parts that stated quite simply that research had shown that mental health issues had no link to causes of Vulvodynia!!

I got back a weak apology and various lies she had told the investigating officer, that she hadn't meant it like that blah blah blah

At least I made a complaint and it will go on file. Maybe it will make her think twice before she says the same to another patient!

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