Vulvodynia is a chronic disease which often overcuts fibromyalgia and syndrome of chronic fatigue. It affects the external portion of ad vulva known female genitalia. Vulvodynia can have a big impact on your life as is common in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, so it should not be taken as a symptom.
Any source of pain can exacerbate your fibromyalgia and chronic tiredness syndrome, so treatment is particularly important. In vulvodynia there is no clear source of pain and discomfort. No apparent injury, the tissues look healthy, no infection to blame. This doesn’t mean it’s not real, however. You must believe it is real, because you feel it.
Its symptoms may vary, ranging from mild discomfort to severe weakening pain, in an area it may move or limit. It can come and go, or it can get sharp or spread. Include symptoms:
During sexual intercourse, exercise, sitting, and other daily function aspects, vulvodynia can lead to pain. Various kinds of vulvodynia have been identified in medical science and each has unique symptoms.
While the exact cause is still unknown, doctors believe that certain factors, including vaginal history, past injuries, hormonal changes, allergies to the skin or hypersensitivities, may contribute to its development. These factors are not however necessary for this condition to develop. They are not sexually transmitted diseases and they are not a sign of a serious disease like cancer.
You should tell your doctor what the first step to your diagnosis is. You might not be happy to reveal what you feel, but it is important and it will lead to a better life. Any other potential causes, such as skin conditions, bacterial or yeast infection, and other medical conditions, may be excluded from a good doctor before diagnosis of vulvodynia.
A variety of therapies are offered to help you combat vulvodynia symptoms. Including:
Tricyclic antidepressants (which don’t mean you are depressed or all of it is in your skin) can help to decrease pain. Itching may be helped by antihistamines (allergy drugs).
Cortisone or estrogen creams sometimes have an effective effect.
In the pelvic muscles this technique can lower pain. Current treatment for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are antidepressants and anticonvulsants. Your physician can prescribe the best medicines that fit your condition. If you see several doctors, be sure that they all know about the medicines you take. You can manage your symptoms by making some modifications in your daily routine.
- • Sovets are kept away from vulva and other hygienic products.
- • Locker underwear wearing.
In people with fibromyalgia, clothing is also a common cause of pain.
Researchers do not yet know why fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are commonly associated with vulvodynia, but they believe that all conditions are based on a common system known as central sensitization. The brain and the spinal cord are hypersensitive to uncomfortable stimuli in central sensitization. Pressure, noise, smell and chemicals can be included; sometimes the skin is involved too.
Vulvodynia women can fight more than pain. Especially if you have sex problems which may badly influence your relationship, it makes you feel isolated. Due to an embarrassment which can further remove you from people, you can’t talk freely about the situation. Some people won’t trust your vulvodynia pain, which can make you feel worse.
It can come especially if you avoid sex and make it feel rejected by your sexual partner. Open communication can solve both of you’s hurt feelings. Perhaps you would also like to consider counseling for couples. Like any chronic condition, Vulvodynia can lead to depression. Talk to your doctor if you feel you can be depressed about the treatment options.
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