Author: Jay Murphy

Does Vulvar Pain Come & Go During Menstruation?

“Cyclic vulvitis (a subset of vulvodynia), describes recurrent vulvar pain which comes & goes with a woman’s menstrual cycle. Pain generally tends to be worse right before monthly menstruation starts. Women with cyclic vulvitis (also…
Categories : Cyclic vulvitis
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Pain, Irritation & Swelling in Your Vulvar Region? It Could be Vulvodynia!

“Vulvodynia is chronic pain or discomfort around the opening of your vagina (vulva), for which there's no identifiable cause, & which lasts at least 3 months. The pain, burning or irritation associated with vulvodynia can…
Categories : Vulvodynia
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How We Evaluate Vulvar Pain

“The exact prevalence of vulval pain in adult women is not known, but a recent population based survey from the US, found that 16% of women had at some time experienced chronic burning, knife-like pain,…
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Vaginal Cancer, Causes, Signs & Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

“Vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that occurs in the vagina — the muscular tube that connects the uterus with the outer genitals. Vaginal cancer most commonly occurs in the cells that line the surface…
Categories : Vaginal Cancer
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Vaginal Atrophy: What is it & Does it Hurt?

“Vaginal atrophy (atrophic vaginitis) is the thinning, drying & inflammation of the vaginal walls that may occur when your body has less oestrogen. Vaginal atrophy occurs most often after menopause. For many women, vaginal atrophy…
Categories : Vaginal Atrophy
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What is Vulvaire Intra-Epitheliale Neoplasia (VIN)?

This is a condition which describes abnormal skin changes in the vulva. - If it is classed as high grade, then it is referred to as vulvar intraepitheleial neoplasia (VIN). - This is linked with…
Categories : Vulvaire Intra-Epitheliale Neoplasia
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How to Care for Vulvar Dermatitis

Treating Vulva Dermatitis at Home When you visit a Vulva Specialist, at the time you are given your Personalised Treatment Plan, you will also give you some self-management tips (according to the severity and root…
Categories : Vulvar Dermatitis
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What is a Bartholin's Cyst and What are the Symptoms?

A Bartholin's cyst or abscess is very common & normally occurs on just one side of the vaginal opening "If you have a small, non-infected Bartholin's cyst, you may not notice it. If the cyst…
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Disorders of the Vulva: Common Causes of Vulvar Pain

Countless women experience pain in their vulva at some stage in their lives. When the pain is prevalent for over 3 months, & there is no apparent cause, it’s called Vulvodynia. This three month period…
Categories : Vulvodynia
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How the London Vulva Pain Clinic Can Help to Support You

Finding support for vulva pain is not always an easy road, and in some cases, sufferers can spend years trying to get a correct diagnosis and the right treatment to successfully get their life back…
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