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Pain After a Hysterectomy and its Treatment

“While hysterectomies are a very common procedure & limited pain is normal, women should not have to suffer chronic & debilitating pain. Unfortunately, all types of hysterectomy: radical, total and partial, can result in abnormal…
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Living With Vulvodynia

“As well as the physical effects of vulvodynia, some people find that the experience of this condition can have an emotional impact” [1] Is having sexual intercourse too painful? Do you avoid having a pelvic…
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Stabbing Pain In Vulva - What Is It & What Should I Do Next?

"Vaginal pain can limit your daily activities & impair your ability to exercise, socialize, & have sex. A National Institutes of Health study showed that most women with sharp vaginal pain, feel out of control,…
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Vulvar Pain: Vulvodynia Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

"If you have vulvodynia, don't let the absence of visible signs or embarrassment about discussing the symptoms keep you from seeking help. Treatment options are available to lessen your discomfort. Also, your Pain Specialist might…
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Vulvodynia: Why is it Commonly Misdiagnosed?

"The National Vulvodynia Foundation says that the average women suffering with this condition can see upwards of 15 doctors & it can take as long as 12 years to receive a correct diagnosis. This is…
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Seeking Help From a Vulvodynia Specialist

This is your first step towards getting your well-being, and in many cases, sexual relationship, back on track. And while some women book an appointment with a Pain Specialist as soon as their symptoms become…
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Vulvodynia - Why You Shouldn't Be Embarrassed to Seek Help

Unfortunately, there is a percentage of women who suffer the pain and mental trauma of vulvodynia, simply because they feel too embarrassed to seek help. They truly feel that they cannot open up and talk…
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Vulvodynia & Vulvar Vestibulitis

"Vulvodynia & Vulvar Vestibulitis are a cause of great distress. The origin of vulvodynia may be hormonal (like being on the pill or missing an ovary), neurological (too many nerve endings, oversensitive nerves), or musculoskeletal…
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Acute Vulva Pain - Symptoms to Look Out For

" Vulvar tissue often looks healthy & normal in people with vulvar pain, & researchers have seen a link between vulvar pain & certain conditions" [1], therefore, consulting a Pain Specialist is the best course…
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Vaginal Pain or Discomfort: When to Seek Help

Vaginal Pain or Discomfort: When to Seek Help "If you have vaginal pain don't let embarrassment, or the absence of visible signs, stop you from seeking help. Now more than ever, multiple treatment options are…
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