What Happens During a Vulvar Pain Evaluation
"Persistent vulvar pain is a complex disorder that can be difficult to treat. Many women experience vulvar pain & discomfort that affect the quality of their lives. Vulvar pain can be caused by a specific…Read more
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,…Read more
Is Your Vulva Pain Usually Triggered by a Specific Event?
"Vulva pain might be constant or occasional. It might occur only when the sensitive area is touched (provoked). You might feel the pain in your entire vulvar area (generalised), or the pain might be localized…Read more
Why Women With Chronic Vulvar Pain Struggle to Be Diagnosed
"Since proper diagnosis for vulva pain is so elusive, estimates of the prevalence of this condition vary, ranging anywhere from 4% to 40% of the female population. A study published in the British Columbia Medical…Read more