Treatment of vulvodynia (pain involving the entire vulva) and vestibuledenia (pain focused on the vulvar opening) requires a multipronged approach that includes antidepressants, anticonvulsants, physical therapy, biofeedback, and treatment of pain-related depression.
“These patients do not have depression or seizure disorders, but antidepressants and anticonvulsants can be highly effective in regulating pain signals,” says Tim McGuire AS Greenville Hospital System University Medical Group gynecologist Laura Wang, M.D.
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