Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:35 pm by vetinprep
I joined this forum because I've been feeling really isolated and alone while slogging through a vestibulectomy recovery-hoping to talk to some people who understand!
I'm 28-I was diagnosed with vulvodynia and provoked vestibulitis last year-although I've probably had it forever I just hadn't tried intercourse before haha.
I ended up having a vestibulectomy exactly three months ago and I can't …
Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:27 pm by NOluckduck
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 …
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:42 am by MelisaD
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 …
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 …
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I have also used the cream for more than the recommended period of time, and to be honest it hasn't had a noticeable effect. If it has caused an improvement then it it is very slight, and certainly not enough of an improvement to make me consider having intercourse with no lidocaine!
I'll be interested in reading any further studies published in this area, because reading the one that has already been conducted doesn't seem to have found a significant pain reduction in the participants.
I would order the free trial (if it's still available), and I hope it works for you, but don't pin your hopes on it!
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