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Can anybody help me?

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  • Posted By: shelly_bean
  • January 31, 2008
  • 03:12 AM

I am so frustrated. I have visited my Gyn. twice since December. I have been having this uncomfortable "burning" sensation on the outside of my vagina. It is not all the time. When it happens it feels somewhat like a kidney infection but it is not. That has been ruled out.Also since Febuary my period has went from a normal menstrual cycle to nothing but spotting. I wonder if maybe something hormonal is going on. I don't know if the uncomfortable feeling and the period change goes hand in hand. My gyn. said it was "too much sex", but i know what that feels like and that is not what i am feeling. He also said my period was fine and that when i decide to have more children we would start hormones. IDK. I would like to know why the change. Does anyone have any idea?:confused:

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  • i think you should go and see another gyno... maybe a female one would have a bit more understanding (ive always found female doctors and gynos to be better than male ones). Us girls know ourselves in that area, to know when something just isnt right... "too much sex" lol.. sounds like he's got sex on his brain.
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies
    • January 31, 2008
    • 07:45 AM
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  • The NY Times has an article about this here but I think you will have to register (free) to get in to see it. Also be aware that they don't leave their health articles up online for more than a few days, so visit soon: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/29/health/29brod.html?_r=1&ref=health&oref=slogin
    aquila 1263 Replies
    • January 31, 2008
    • 04:57 PM
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  • The NY Times article is about vulvodynia. Very interesting, wasn't it Aquila?
    rad-skw 1605 Replies
    • February 1, 2008
    • 00:06 PM
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  • Yes, Rad, it was pretty comprehensive for a lay article. Interestingly, vulvodynia in Medline pulls up a ridiculously small number of articles. PS-- One for you with my compliments: Annals of Int Med, Jan. 15, 2008, 148(2), 164.
    aquila 1263 Replies
    • February 1, 2008
    • 02:36 PM
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  • Try looking up Lichen Sclerosis or Lichen Sclerosus.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 2, 2008
    • 05:16 AM
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  • I know two ladies with an inflamed urethra; symptoms are burning in the vagina--like...one is trying Terazol and the final thing to try is a steroid shot...
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • February 2, 2008
    • 05:28 AM
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