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    From a concerned husband

    Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:45 pm by ConcernedYorkieHubby

    Hello everyone,

    This is probably a little unconventional, but I’m a man who is here because his wife has been diagnosed with vulvodynia. The poor girl has been suffering with vulva pain for around 10 years now, and I’ve been by her side through the pain and tears and doctors misunderstandings the whole way, and we’re both exhausted and terrified by the whole experience.

    I’m sure a lot …

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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


    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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    Hi girls! New in this forum

    Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:31 pm by Gaby

    Hi everyone!

    Also joining the V club, Here my story:

    It all started last year in september with a very bad throat infection for which i had to take antibiotics for about a month. This cause several yeast infections (candidia albicans).... one after the other!. I had them every month from october 2017 till march 2018. During this period i use an incredible amount of anti-fungal creams and …

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    Newbie and feeling helpless

    Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:52 pm by Taylor1

    Hi, I found out a few weeks ago that I have this condition, started off at the end of April as a uti took strong antibiotics then got a thrush infection and now this.. My doctor has tried me on amitriptyline and gabipentin and both made me so poorly I couldn't take it plus I have seen what long use of these drugs has done to my mom for pain and its not good. I am using coconut oil which does …

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    I'm new to this forum and would love some advice! :)

    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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    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


    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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    Sanitary towls, panty liners and tampons

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    Sanitary towls, panty liners and tampons

    Post  Sebby (Admin) on Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:44 pm

    Hi Girls

    Have you found that you can only use certain brands/types of Sanitary protection?

    I dont use tampons, never liked them far to uncomfortable and I wouldnt even bother now with the pain.

    I tried Natra Care and had to order them online as they are 100% cotton and orgainic, didnt make a difference and also tried boots cottons.

    I dont even bother with panty liners anymore

    Recently I have found that I can use Always Silk with the most comfort.

    Only a couple of months ago I forgot to buy the Silk and was at work and only had normal towls so I took the chance and I was in so much pain! I went back to the Silk but was then in pain for 2 weeks straight!

    These last two periods I have only used Silk and have not had the pain I had then. In fact during and after my period I have had at least half the pain I had when using other pads.

    Its maybe cos they are soft?

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    Re: Sanitary towls, panty liners and tampons

    Post  Sarah001 on Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:47 am

    I use Natra Care panty liners and tampons if I can face a tampon but I stopped using Always because they are apparently the worst brand for chemicals. I changed to Bodyform which don't have that horrible waxy chemical filled layer on the top. I'm not sure it's made any difference whatsoever which ones I use though!

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