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Any home remedies for vulvodynia?

Any home remedies for vulvodynia?

Many Treatments: Vulvodynia is a disorder of pain which can consist of burning, shooting, itching, or throbbing pain of the vagina. It has no known etiology and is a diagnosis of exclusion (other problems must be ruled out). Unfortunately, there is no fda approved treatment. At home, you can try sitz baths and lubricants for sex. However, i urge you to see your gynecologist or urogynecologist for options. ...Read more

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Vulvodynia (Definition)

A condition where a woman experiences pain in the labia of her vagina, not due to infection or ...Read more


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What is treatment for women have vulvodynia?

What is treatment for women have vulvodynia?

Treatment : There is no standard treatment for vulvodynia. Hypoallergenic skin care, estrogen cream, gabapentin, amitriptiline, physical therapy among other treatments. The most important thing is to be adequately evaluated since vulvodynia coexist with other painful conditions and all have to be treated simultaneously. ...Read more

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Could vulvodynia be caused from a laparoscopy? Really irritated vagina, outside area more than inside, tried thrush treatment

Could vulvodynia be caused from a laparoscopy? Really irritated vagina, outside area more than inside, tried thrush treatment

No but: The laparoscopy would not be likely to cause labia pain but the preop surgical prep could. You may be having a reaction to the surgical scrub used before your surgery. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for vestibular vulvidinia ?

What is the most effective treatment for vestibular vulvidinia ?

Vulvodynia assocoati: http://learnprovider.nva.org/medical_management_1.htm the national vulvodynia association has a very useful site, including information appropriate for patients. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for vestibular vulvydinia? Was recntly diagnosed and am taking low dose amitriptiline and antihistimine along with some pt.

What is the best treatment for vestibular vulvydinia? Was recntly diagnosed and am taking low dose amitriptiline and antihistimine along with some pt.

Vuvodyinia: I would see a doctor or clinic that specializes in comprehensive vulvodynia treatment. The use of vaginal dilators is often helpful, but there is no one product that works for everyone. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have vulvodynia?

How to tell if I have vulvodynia?

You'll know: Vulvodynia is a medical term for stating that a woman's vulva is painful. There are four main categories involved with diagnosing vulvodynia. It can be a very frustrating symptom for women. Finding a compassionate doctor who will thoroughly evaluate & treat vulvodynia can be difficult for woman with this symptom. Even with thorough diagnosis & treatment, symptoms may improve but persist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vulvodynia?

What are the symptoms of vulvodynia?

Pain: You can have vulvar itching, burning, tearing with penetration or in some cases when sitting or tight clothing. Some women will experience pain all the time. ...Read more

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Is vulvodynia when sex is painful down there?

Is vulvodynia when sex is painful down there?

Yes: Vulvodynia means pain the vulva, it could be during intercourse or all the time. Provoked vulvodynia pain is elicited at the time of penetration, with a burning, stinging, reaping sensation. ...Read more

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What are my options if i suffer with vulvodynia?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vulvodynia/basics/treatment/con-20020326

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