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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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Does anyone else experience this?

Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:21 pm by Angelmegs

Hi— im new here. Im incredibly desperate so if anyone has any suggestions i would greatly appreciate it. Im a 20 year old female with vulvodynia and vaginismus. I was on the birth control pill (junel fe lo estrin) from age 13-18 because of severe menstrual pain. I used the xulane patch for a few months when i was 18 but eventually stopped BC altogether because it interferes with my med for …

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Post Full Vestibulectomy - 5 Years Later - Please Read

Tue May 02, 2017 6:18 pm by jen007

Hi All,

It's been awhile since I've written a new topic on the forum. Wondering if any of the same ladies are still here. I've come back to update you all on my post vestibulectomy results. I can't remember if I've done an update on my current state, so forgive me if this is repeated information... I can't remember how to view my old posts! Anyway, let me get on with my update.

For 4 years post …

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Losing Hope Big Time

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Post  Chelsea1991 on Wed May 09, 2012 11:08 am

Hi, I'm 21 anyway I am losing hope in my treatment i have had at least five tablets none work i am currently on neurontin, I have been on so many stuff i started to lose hope, i dont feel nothing work and worst i feel depressed by this all, i just dont understand how nothing come work, I think i might have ic too which i got another set of tablets, i am thinking about the surgery but scared of it because i am not sure if i can have it as i got provoked vulvodynia, to be truthful i dont even understand that. has anyone had surgery who has provoked vulvodynia or any tablets that work, i am at the stage where i dont want to do how many more tablets can i take as i took around five (It could be four) already. I am getting to the point when i dont want to do them kegel excerises and using my dilators i feel like it no point.

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Post  smile22 on Wed May 09, 2012 9:24 pm

Hi, sorry to hear that you feel so bad. Provoked pain is pain when the area is touched. I have unprovoked pain where it hurts all the time and have tried everything from creams to tablets to injections down there, so I know how you feel having to keep taking things for it all the time, you're not alone. My consultant said to me that often surgery's best candidates are those with provoked pain as it is more effective. I can't explain why because I have forgotten the explanation sorry!! But just wanted to let you know that it might be worth considering surgery as it could help you, but it's generally a last resort and not something to be taken lightly as it holds no guarantees, so the best thing would be to talk through it with a doctor who knows all the facts and can give you proper advice. I have also come across a couple of women that have said that lyrica has helped with their provoked pain. It didn't help me but like I said, mine's different so it might help you if you haven't already tried it. Some also say that tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline helped them, you may have already tried these tablets but if not mention them to your doctor and give them a try. Good luck with finding a solution and don't give up. Also just to let you know that I am 19 and have suffered with this since I was 15, so if like me, you feel that you're too young to be going through this, you really aren't alone. Hope you feel better soon!

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Re Losing Hope big time

Post  Sunflower82 on Thu May 10, 2012 5:39 am

Hi,

Have you tried seeing a women's health physiotherapist ? Where abouts are u based ?

Katie

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Re: Losing Hope Big Time

Post  ivyrose on Thu May 17, 2012 9:47 pm

Hello,
Please read my post about seeing a chiropractor: http://www.vulvodyniasupportforum.com/t849-i-am-cured-read-this#5393

I have spoken to my chiropractor about surgery for this condition and she does not recommend it at all. She has been in the medical profession for some years and in many cases surgery only makes women with the condition worse. It can actually worsen the pain and is not worth the cost of treatment or the time wasted being bedridden afterwards.

I'm also relatively young to have had this, I'm almost 19 and the pain started about 2 years ago. I know how horrible it feels, there were days when I didn't get out of bed because I felt so hopeless. I really hope you consider looking into chiropractic treatment because it has been a godsend for me. Please don't give up, you still so young and have so many years of happiness ahead of you. Good luck x

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Re: Losing Hope Big Time

Post  Chelsea1991 on Fri May 18, 2012 5:12 pm

I'm from south wales, when you method in your reply about back pain it triggered a though in my head when i was 15 my knee cap keep coming out of place and when it did that i would fall on the floor and i tried physco they discharged me saying nothing they can do for me, but i think i might got IC too.
Also earlier my boyfriend said i feel tight is there anyway to untight myself if that make sense
Thanks for replying to me
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Re: Losing Hope Big Time

Post  ivyrose on Fri May 18, 2012 6:06 pm

Its interesting, the pain I had was in my left foot mainly and travelled up my leg... it shows that everything is linked so theres a possibility that your pain might come from a mechanical problem too. Definitely worth checking out!
I think if you're tight maybe its down to not being relaxed enough, and if you experience pain then it's not surprising you don't feel relaxed!
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