vulvodynia or genital pain anyone???

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   Posted 9/27/2006 10:55 PM (GMT -7)   
I have had this for over 18 months , burning pain, hypersensitivty,  no yeast, bacterial, or infections...
but pain persists....
I was recently diagnosed with lyme,,,,,,
anyone else suffer with this debilitation??? any advice??

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   Posted 9/29/2006 5:34 PM (GMT -7)   
are you male or female??? I also have the same pain in my upper thigh area too,.,,and pelvic bone and external skin in groin....
its madening!
Keep me posted on your results for Lyme
thanks for responding

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   Posted 10/17/2006 10:32 AM (GMT -7)   
It could be disc related in the lower lumbar...I had this as well, but only get it every now and then...I had it with the heriated disc I had....
 Severe herniated S1 disc that caused never damage on left side and wonderful reflex tricks, mild herniated L4/5 disc, severe spinal stenosis, panic disorder, major depression and if that wasn't enough IBS with the beginning stages of diverticulosis. 

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   Posted 10/20/2006 9:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome is a real beast and it can affect both men & women by different vectors. Lyme is one, many other types of infections are among the others. Endometriosis is also another common trigger. So is reproductive/hernia/groin/pelvic surgery in men & women. Unfortunately the treatments are few & far between in terms of safe & effective options.

I can suggest several anti-inflammatory herbs/supplements including turmeric, bromelain, ginger, cayenne, etc....and Yoga can also help a lot. But ultimately, you should also consider serious pain control. The longer you want the further "behind the curve" you'll be with regard to treating your pain....
Conditions: Chronic Pelvic Pain, Severe Lesioning of the Spermatic Cord, Reiter Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis and Myalgias along with a slew of other symptoms), Sacroiliitis, Costochondritis, widespread Tendonitis, and on and on. Typical daily pain levels exceed 8.5.

Medications: Oxycontin 320mg/day+, OxyIR 5mg for breakthrough, Flexeril, Soma, many herbs & supplements.

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