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Vulval Problems

Also known as Itchy Vulva, Pruritus Vulvae, Vulval Intra-epithelial Neoplasia (VIN)

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  • Vaginal symptoms for over a month!

    So on March 13, 2018 I started noticing some slight itching on my vulva. I was at work and checked to see if maybe I was getting a yeast infection or BV. I couldn't see any discharge so I discounted it. This is the start of my whole life turning upside down. 2 days later my fiancé and I had...

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  • Vuvla / anus problems

    I've been to the doctors a number of times, I was originally given thrush cream, then a steroid cream. However it made matters worse. These spots, cuts, blisters and flakey skin occurred. I can barely walk and in lots of pain, especially when urinating. I went to the out of hours doctors last night...

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  • Tip to stop itch and redness

    hi everyone i suffer with lichen sclerosis, I use to have the most unbearable itch and redness in the vulva area. The itch has finally stopped and redness has dramatically reduced. This was achieved by not eating yeast and reducing my sugar to a minimal amount. Yeast is added to so many processed products....

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  • Pimples on urethra opening.

    I have been having an inflamed urethra opening since my last period a week ago. On having a closer look last night I noticed a tiny pimple right on the urethra opening. My discharge is more than normal, white in color and a bit frothy. I have noticed I kind of get air getting released together with some...

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  • Constant redness

    ive been having constant redness between my labia minora and labia majora. When i spread it this picture below is what it looks like. Clobetasol seems to make the irritation go away. I have an appt on wednesday ... in nov i tested negative for bacterial and fungal infections. My actual vagina doesnt...

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  • Vulva/vagina pain (some chafing) before and during period.

    Hi. I am a 33 year old female and I have recently had some chafing and pain just before and during my period.  After my period, the pain will subside some, but it’ll return before my period. My doctor prescribed some cream for what was described as chafing. I’m not sure what’s going on? The pain...

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  • Herpes as a virgin?

    I went to a doctor to check a infected pimple I had down there and she also looked at one bump I had ( which was probably there for at least 3 weeks or a month w no change) and told me it might be herpes... but the problem is that I'm a complete virgin! I never had any sort of oral (given or received)...

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  • My OB said I had vaginal chafing, BUT

    I’m not sure? Obviously, she’s a trained professional, but I’m not sure that’s the problem?  What initially looked like a small cut from shaving, appeared to be chafing, according to her.  Just prior to my period (and during) pain on my left side (Labia) increased. As my period went away,...

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  • Vulval Pain Please Help Me

    For the past 2 years I have been suffering with vulval pain and I'm grasping at straws for help as I have no where else to turn. No one takes me seriously and I am constantly pushed aside by doctors who can't see anything wrong and therefore I am supposedly absolutely fine. It is driving me crazy...

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  • Vulva irritation that WON'T GO AWAY! HELP!

    I'm at my wits end! This all started in December a month after I had my FIRST yeast infection. I had a pretty bad reaction to Monistat 1 that caused swelling and burning. I went to gyno got a diflucan and was cleared up within a week.  I was back to having sex (comfortably) and feeling good...

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  • Vulva burning and numbness, no other symptoms

    Hi! I really hope someone will be able to put me out of my misery. I'm terrified that something might be wrong with me or that I might have an STD. I have not been sexually active for a year. My symptoms started a few months ago, with a numbness that comes and goes on my left labia majora. It also...

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  • Wow, this is unbelievable. I have been suffering on an ...

    Wow, this is unbelievable. I have been suffering on an off my whole adult life with this condition, but much much worse since I had my baby 16 months ago. Now every single month, right after I ovulate, the mad itching begins. If it gets too bad, it turns into a yeast infection because of all the irritation....

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  • Itchy, raw, vulva, nothing seems to

    I suffered with vulva problems for 7 months. I promised myself that if I got to the bottom of the problem, I would share the answer with the fellow sufferers on the internet, since I myself spent hours reading in the hope I would find an answer. I hope this helps someone. My story; 7 months ago I got...

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  • Extremely itchy vulva and anus

    Hi, For about 6 months I've been having a non stop itch on my vulva. So bad to the point that I wanna cry. I can't stop itching! I've tried everything and seen the doctor too many times where they probably think I'm crazy. At first it was a fungal infection, then a yeast infection and...

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  • How I cured my vulvodynia

    I see so many posts on here about constant or provoked vulva pain that I thought it might be useful if I explained vulvodynia and how I cured mine. Vulvodynia literally means vulvar pain and is a condition of the nerves in that area. The nerves have become hyperactive and hypersensitive due to trauma...

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  • Seeing Mayo specialist soon for VVD

    After having my pelvic PT last week, my PT therapist discovered I had red raw swollen skin. She has referred me to a specialist who handles Vulvodynia exclusively. I'm hoping she can find methods of reducing the pain and and treating it.  I see a regular Gyn first to check the skin and see what...

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  • Vulvodynia due to pelvic misalignment

    Hi ladies, Recently I did an xray for spine and pelvic as suggested by a chiropractic and physio therapist.  The result shows there’s a pelvic misalignment and this maybe the cause of my vulvodynia that irritates the pudendal nerve and hypertonic pelvic muscle. I just started to have treatment...

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  • Itchy sore and red for months

    Hi I have been experiencing pain and discomfort down below for months now. I get thrush and BV quite often and am on the pill. I have a red vulva on one side, itching pain soreness and slight stinging when I wee. I have been to gynocology who could see thrush and gave me thrush treatment even though...

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  • Vulvodynia? Or something else?

    Hi everyone, I think I have vulvodynia and I am currently waiting to see a gynaecologist. I guess I’m just wanting to hear from others with similar symptoms? Here’s a bit of background: From the ages of about 10-13 I suffered from repeated thrush and urine infections. When I first tried to use a tampon...

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  • Intense itching on outer labia majora

    Hey, I'm 21 and from past month I have been facing extreme Extreme itching on outer side of vagina you can say the part where thigh and the skin meet and also on butt crack and under only left breast. There are small itchy red bumps like sores. It all started from a small sore on butt crack and...

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  • Cure for vulvodynia

    Has anyone here had medical treatment and successful treatment of vulvodynia? I've heard and read lots of personal ways of curing it, but none of those has worked for me. I am allergic to too much stuff to risk trying something new.  I still have blisters from the last home remedy.  If...

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  • Apple Cider Vinegar... how it can help

    Can you drink apple cider vinegar to cure BV?   from Medline...  ACV bath treatment for mild cases - Two glasses of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar can be added to warm bath water for a whole body soak that helps to reduce levels of bacteria and balance vaginal pH. ......

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  • Anxiety: what to do for it.

    I read that a few people here have anxiety. I am not a professional at all. But I have had anxiety over this vulval problem.  Anybody have good suggestions to combat anxiety?  I'm all ears... Clara is listening too.  I do meditation, mindfulness, relaxing music, warm bath with Aveeno, ...

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  • I have Vulvadynia, please help

    Hi I am new to this forum, and have recently been diagnosed with Vulvadynia and feeling so depressed and worried it will never ever go, I feel like my life is just on hold.  It started on 22 November and has been constant pain since then.  Amy advice would be appreciated

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  • GenitalWsrts or Vestibular Papillomatosis??

    Hey so I recently went to the doctor to be checked about these finger like projections on the side of my vag lips. She said it’s warts but they don’t have the appearance of warts at all. It looks more likevestibular papillomatosis and I did the vinegar test to see if it turned white and it changed color...

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