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Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:05 am by Andlag

Hey everyone,

since I started being sexually active i often experienced burning in my vagina which was often worse during sex /around the time of my period or when using lubricants. I was never able to use tampons because the one time i tried putting them in it felt like acid was poured on my skin. Fast forward to 2 months ago when I got a UTI and an allergic reaction in my vagina. I thought it …

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7 years later and life looks bleak :(

Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:50 am by RainyShay77

So 7 years ago I had a case of BV...the antibiotic caused a horrible yeast infection which took 5 months to 'get rid of'. During this time I had allergic reactions to 2 of the yeast infection creams which magnified the pain. Over the past 7 years I've tried multiple rounds of physical therapy (they only slightly helped), chiropractic, nerve blocks, medications to target nerve pain (amitriptyline, …

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Amtriptyline, baclofen, gabapentin cream for provoked vestibuldynia

Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:15 pm by WVR00

Hello,
Has anyone had success with this cream in helping their vulvodynia? How long has it taken to help? I’ve had some success with it, but not completely better. I’ve been on it for a month. I️ was hoping to hear from some ladies who have had major success with this cream. I’m hoping for some encouragement here. This condition is so frustrating. I’m lucky enough to have access to two …

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Amitriptyline given for vulvodyina pain

Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:46 pm by katycrawford

Hi there,

After years of being misdiagnosed etc as most women have on this forum I have finally been diagnosed with vulvodynia (yay) and have been given the lowest dose of an antidepressant called Amitriptyline. Has anyone been on this before and has any positive (or negative) news to give me? Im feeling down already and I've only been taking it for a few days, I don't have much hope of it …

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New diagnosis, any advice whilst I wait for a specialist

Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:47 pm by Julesyjules

Hi,

I'm new here and wanted to ask for some advice whilst I wait to see a specialist nurse.

After urinary problems which lasted 7 weeks, I finally saw a urologist, who on examination discovered significant inflammation and called in a gynaecologist, who diagnosed vestibulitis. They referred me to a nurse who specialises in vulvar skin issues. That was 5 weeks ago, and I'm still waiting for the …

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Vulvodynia help

Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:27 pm by Katiej

Hi guys new here and newly diagnosed. So I had bv and then after alot of antibiotics and home remedies I still continued to have weird symptoms despite swabs being negative. Two seperate gynes have told me I have vulvodynia as a result of the area being overwhelmed. So first gave me lidocaine which xidnt do much. No I am on amitriptyline for the past 5 days. Seems to be kicking in a little (im a …

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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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Newly diagnosed

Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:37 pm by Brevispink

Hello everyone. I have recently been diagnosed with unprovoked vulvodynia and would really appreciate some advice and support. I have had a chronic urine infection for 16 months and was on antibiotics for 9 of those months. I have been very uncomfortable for the entire time, but now I have absolutely unbearable stinging and burning all day with itching too. The infection has just about gone, …

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Recent "Poke" Pain - So Confused/Losing My Mind

Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:26 am by kelseybeth23

Long Story, but I am losing my mind and getting really depressed, so if I tell the full story maybe someone can help me.

Back in August I started to get an itch down there. Normally, in the past, when this would happen, I would change the way I wore my clothes, take more baths instead of showers, and use Monistat. This time, after about two weeks of no relief, I started to get concerned. I was …

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Post  Husband on Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:51 am


Did anyone know something about this treatment outside of Germany? I think Vulvodynia pain could be comparable to this kind of neuropathic pain.

http://www.wi-muenchen.de/content/aktuelles/aktuelles.php?id=32

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Post  jules on Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:10 pm

I live in the US. i read your post. i have never heard of this treatment. however, i am having something similar implanted into my spine this summer. it's called a neurotransmitter (aka spinal cord stimulator). the docs will implant to wires (leads) in my spine w/ a battery connected to it. I will have a remote control to control the vibrations to the nerves. the vibrations are supposed to interrupt the pain message to the brain. i will have a one week trial (surgery, but battery will be on outside). if the surgery is successful then i will have the wires and the battery permanently placed under my skin. the treatment you found sounds similar.

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Post  Husband on Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:40 pm

Hi Jules,
yes I think this is the same basic. My wife is having the same type of problems like you. After the Botox did not work, she only took Ami but it did not work during the last months too. Actually she is trying Lyrica and Cymbalta but this seems to be a really bad flare up.
The difference to the permanent therapy you are going to get is that the nerves will be finally destroyed. This sounds good, but not if other functions will be harmed too. However, we did not contact this clinic so fare. But please keep me informed about your experiences.

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Post  Aussie on Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:56 am

Sounds like a possibility as for some this all started with infection. The idea that the infection stays within the nervous system is interesting.

Jules please post when you get this treatment. Thanks x

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Post  Husband on Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:23 am

I am not a doctor, but I think Herpes zoster virus infection as reason for this neuralgic pain disease (and what they treat with this method up to now) can be easily identified and is not a part of Vulvodynia related pain. However the result, strong pain signals due to a structural change of nerves are obviously similar. They claim a 70% pain reduction by this method but I think they never have done this for Vulvodynia patients. I have to leave this decision to my wife, but I think we will get in contact with this clinic and I will keep you informed.

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Post  jules on Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:18 am

husband,

question: If your wife proceeds with this treatment, would her nerves be permanently destroyed? My surgery will not destroy the nerves. However, in the past, I had four different nerve blocks. Two were in the Pudendal Nerve. I was told that if the blocks took away the pain, the docs would be able to perform a surgery that involves the cutting (laser) of the Pudendal nerves. I am not a candidate for that surgery because it wouldn't help me. I had no relief from the nerve blocks.

I will keep you all updated on my Nuerotransmitter surgery. I am waiting to hear from the clinic. My health insurance needs to authorize it first. Smile

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Post  Husband on Fri Jul 15, 2011 9:50 am

They try to stimulate the nerves in order to define the right ones. After this there will be a permanent destroying.

My wife changed the medication. At the moment with Ami and Lyrica, she is o.k.. However the electrode is still an option.

Good luck for your surgery.

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Post  jules on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:29 pm

I'm on Lyrica too. i am going to be increasing it from 100-300 over time. i'm on two other meds as well,. i have never tried Ami. my surgery will probably be in mid August. fingers crossed. say hello and good luck to your wife.

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Post  Husband on Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:43 am

Hi Jules,

have you done it and how is the result?
Best regards

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