Vaginal pain

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Hi. I feel desperate. I woke up in the night with pain in my vagina. I have been reading about vaginal atrophy? I question if it is this! I am 46 my last period was in February. I always feel like I have a bladder border line yeast infection. Can AV cause and aching pain? Please help? I'm terrified.

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    Vaginal atrophy should not cause pain. It is more like a dry and burning sensation and sometimes the dryness can cause itching. If u have pain I would suggest making an appointment asap with your doctor and please do not worry.
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    Hi,i didn't get pain,id get achey at times. Also at times felt like my bladder was irritated. Most of my symptoms are gone now..probably because i no longer have sex,plus i think i mi g t have had some bacterial issue thats cleared up.

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      I was worried for almost 8 months,then...no more discomfort,follow the sudgestions,no tight pants,wash only with clear water,free and clear laundry detergent, i was given permission to use 1 percent hydrocortisone cream over the counter,sometimes a light coat of vaseline,white cotton undetwear,sitz baths,all helps. I had discomfort all that time,now ok.
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    Hi aAgie,

    I've read many posts on here from women suffering with pain from vaginal atrophy, but I would certainly check with your doctor just in case you have an infection.

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    Poor you, its grim, you need to find out what's going on. People will tell you all kinds of nonsense. Try to stay healthy and positive. atrophy is not a sudden, waking up in the night pain, you might have thrush, Bv, any kind of weird neuralgia. Get checked out at a Sexual health clinic.

     

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    I had the vaginal pain off and on from June to Oct off and on I also got it at night. I had all those smears , trabsvaginal ultra sound and biopsies in June  and July and August so thought maybe it was from all that anyways it's NOV now and I havent had any in a while . BUT I do get that vaginal pain. My pain was from stiny pains to straight up knife staving pain to achy it went on all those months off and on. I am not sexually active so I have no ideal why I get those pains from time to time apparently some months are worse than others like some days more pain throughtout the day then others. So Angie you are not alone! I just am so amazed at all the pain and symptoms women have to go through. :-(

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      Hi,

      I have stinging, burning and aching as well. I'm petrified. 10 months ago I told my doc I was having problems. With my period, I always felt like I had an infection, She said I was to young. I go again on Friday, I can't ignore this. I need help. I am so worried. It is a relief to hear others have had pain,

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      Hi Angie. VA seems to affect everyone in different ways. I started with the awful dryness and itching progressing to pain and burning. I ended up at the hospital where the consultant examined me and informed me I had VA. I was so bad at that point that when he examined me the nurse stood by as I was fainting with the pain. He put me on vagifem. That was about 5 years ago now. I'm 68. A combination of vagifem and the Yes lubricants have helped but I'm going to also try the Vit E pessaries as I still get pain with intercourse. Please go and see your doctor and don't be fobbed off. I can only think that if men were affected in the same way there would be more interest paid to it in the medical world. I hope you find relief very soon. Keep us posted. 😊

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