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Naturally Alleviating Vulvodynia Or Vestibulitis

Author: Tara N.
Date: 06-08-2014
Views: 13,026
Word Count: 231
Questions Received: 8
Testimonial ID: 9791-OR
Brand Neutral: No

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I have had interstitial cystitis for years and thought that my flareups had gotten out of control. Then I realized that the pain and burning that I was feeling was at the opening of my vagina (rather than my urethra). I did some research and self-diagnosed it as vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (VVS) or vestibulodynia.

I visited the gynecologist, who confirmed my diagnosis and told me that it is "tricky to treat." She said that the three treatment options they have are often not effective and include continuous antibiotics, steroids, and surgery!

After doing some research, I found some testimonials on the interstitial cystitis website which I reference a lot. Women with VVS had used essential oils such as Tea Tree (most common), Geranium, Rosemary, and Lemongrass.

After three days of excruciating pain, I finally got desperate enough to try the oils. I used 1/4 teaspoon of coconut oil for dilution, 1 drop of Melrose, and 1 drop of Frankincense applied directly to where it hurt... and then held my breath. After an initial period of a burning/cooling sensation (which actually felt good), the pain disappeared within 45 minutes.

Now it has been 9 days, and I have been applying the combination (or just diluted Frankincense) 1-2 times per day. And I have barely felt any of the symptoms!

I told my doctor, and she fully supported the treatment protocol as well!

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