Fri May 27, 2016 6:50 am by Lucci
I was diagnosed with Vaginismus and Vulvar Vestibulitis 10 years ago. I was 18 and scared and moving across the country for college, but luckily was able to find a doctor who specialized in 'Women's Health' who immediately put me into physical therapy. Long story short, I've been in and out of the system ever since.
A few years into treatment, I had the diagnosis of PTSD added on for …
Wed May 25, 2016 6:45 am by Haze
Female, 25 years old, living the UK.
Pain begins January 2012, about an hour into intercourse with the SO. A "honey, I'm getting sore, can we take a …
Tue May 24, 2016 12:16 am by tensetensetense
Will try to be brief. 40s female, 15 years married, childless by choice. Sorry if TMI!
My entire life sex has been tight. Painful. I can't relax. Same with pelvic exams. Tampons? Hell no. No sexual trauma in my past and I am sex-positive, comfortable with my body.
My husband is normal size. Very patient. The reason it has taken a back seat is that we have an otherwise nice …
Fri May 20, 2016 2:22 pm by mac2011
I've just joined today. I was finally diagnosed with Vulvodynia a few months back, after I'd had it for over a year. A year and a half later I feel I am 99% cured. I just want to say that it can get better because for long time I didn't believe that.
I sympathise with anyone going through this because it's hard to discuss with anyone as it's such a sensitive topic. These forums were the …
Mon May 23, 2016 8:28 pm by emmasmudge
Sat Apr 23, 2016 12:29 am by orangelight
I started having pain after taking yaz birth control pill for 5 months, that was 6 years ago. My doctor said Yaz was one of the worst offenders, and that the 'low estrogen' pills like it cause the most vestibulodynia. Apparently the estrogen in bcp is from horse urine and highly potent, and it shuts down your body's production of testosterone (by increasing sex hormone binding …
Wed May 11, 2016 6:06 pm by Antaea
But let me introduce myself:
I am writing from Northern Norway, only a few hours drive south of the North Cape. Born German, I live there for nearly 30 years, teaching music at the local School for …
Sun May 01, 2016 5:54 pm by Annmaria
I'm a 56 year old woman recently diagnosed although I suspect I have had this a long time but it has crept up on me.
I first noticed painful sex with a partner who lived away (about 4 years ago) and who I only saw about every month. I thought my problem was 'tightening' because I didn't have intercourse so frequently plus I was newly through the …
Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:35 am by LouR
He seems to be saying that it is not yet possible to register Neogyn in Europe, but I need time to translate the rest of the e-mail.
It would only be polite for me to reply in French, as I don't know how well he speaks English, so I will need to allow some time to construct my reply, as my French is far from fluent.
Anyway, I am heartened to have received such a prompt reply and from the CEO. It does at least indicate that they care about their customers.
I will keep you posted.
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Join date : 2011-03-09
Location : France / UK
The money we have all payed out is so annoying,and all of us are still not getting the answers and help we need. I feel the ladies on here who have experince over the years with V like myself pretty much heal themselves with whatever we can.
You would die laughing if I told you some of the whacky things I have done to get rid of this.
So at the moment still using the cream, biofeedback, estradiol with emu oil, Gabapentin.
Take care all xx
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Join date : 2010-07-21
I've been using the cream for 3 weeks now and I haven't noticed any difference yet. As for the actual cream, I wouldn't exactly say it's easily absorbed so it takes a while to rub it in, are you finding this? Not really a problem though, as long as i'm actually getting enough on there. So I haven't noticed any improvement yet, but I will try it for the full 8 weeks. I know it takes a while for the creation of new dermal cells, so i'm not writing it off. I'm not using any other treatments at the moment so if it works i'll be able to say it was the cream and not something else.
Hope it's going ok for you!
Yeah i've also checked the ingredients. They are all frequently used in cosmetics, apart from cutaneous lysate, which is a fairly new creation developed for wound healing. It's the ingredient that causes the creation of new dermal cells. As for Ceteareth-12, it is used in cosmetics too. With regard to the cancer link, so many things are that i'm not particularly concerned! I mean estrogen cream is too, and so many of us ladies on here use that! I'll keep you posted if there is or isn't an improvement after 8 weeks though.
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Join date : 2010-03-17
Yeah I have used the lidocaine 5% nightly as suggested in the research study that investigated it. Unfortunately, it didn't help me. It did numb things obviously, but then once it wore off it would be the same level of pain. The constant moist feeling at night made things a bit itchy during the daytime too! The research suggests using it every night for 7 weeks on a cotton ball, and also applying it liberally in the mornings I think. As I said I didn't notice a difference, but it may help you! Do you have generalised or localised V though? I have localised. I've been using the Neogyn for 4 weeks now and still no change. I haven't noticed any burning, but no improvement either. I'll keep going for the full 8 weeks though just in case it hasn't had time to take effect yet.
I also checked their Scientific Advisory Board on their web site neogyn.us: it is also very impressing.
finally have a look at the VNR on youtube where Dr. Goldstein speacks about vulvodynia and neogyn.
We have something there ladies! It seems also working on Lichen Scelorosus see: slideshare.net/Neogyn/goldstein-issvd-2011
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Join date : 2011-07-10
I've been using the cream for 8 weeks now. At the moment i'm having a slight flare up (due being just before my period and having recently started using dilators again), so I can't say whether there has been an improvement. I'll use it for another 4 weeks and see. It definitely hasn't been a cure. But looking at the study stats, no patients were cured by it, in fact although there was a statistically 'significant' improvement, it was minimal. I didn't have any irritation though, and if anything by using the cream 3 times a day i've become a lot more comfortable using my fingers in that area, so that can't be a bad thing. But the jury is still out as to whether there has been an improvement, but it definitely hasn't made anything worse.
Melissa, can I ask what other message board women are discussing neogyn on? I'd be interested to read others' experiences of it.
I have also used a number of different types of suppositories that were supposed to sooth the area and those failed. Tried Amatryptyline (sp) tablets and Gabbapentin tablets but they failed too. Was given Lidocaine ointment but that was another failure. Bought something called terrasil but it failed like the others. Then I started experimenting with every oil that I could think of but nothing seemed to help. Ive used Clobetasol for a year now and although I tell the Dr.s that its not working, they all insist that its the best thing for it. *rolling eyes*. All day and all night long I use A and D ointment and thats the only thing that keeps me from going absolutely crazy. Im still on the look out for that fix-it-all magic treatment. Good luck to you all and I hope you find relief soon.
- Posts : 206
Join date : 2012-01-25
Location : Arizona
I wish to buy neogyn cream and i saw on the website that they don't have shipping for Europe. Please do anyone knowa from where i can buy it?
i saw that some of you tried the neogyn cream and you are happy with it and i hope it will work for me to.... i have vulvodynia for 7 years a had a 4 years relationship which ended because of this probleme but i think you all know that.
i don't have the power to tell you how depressive i am because of vulvodynia i actually think sometimes that i will never get better:(. Still i want to try neogyn....maybe......i don't know.... i just hope
Please help me with an answer.
Big hugs for you all><
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Join date : 2013-06-02