Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia is a chronic pain for more than three months in the vulva, causing burning, stinging, and itching, resulting in sexual dysfunction affecting the quality of life. Syndromes that cause vulvodynia are irritable bowel syndrome, painful bladder syndrome, fibromyalgia, and temporomandibular disorder. Topical and oral medications, nerve block, physical therapy, and Vestibulectomy treat it.

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What can be done to stop vulvar irritation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a burning sensation and pain in my vulva. I checked with a mirror, and there is excess skin at the bottom, and it is painful when I touch it. I am just wondering what this could be. What can be done to stop this irritation?  Read Full »


Dr. Narayanasamy Senduran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vulval pain (vulvodynia) or irritation is widespread. You need not be worried as it usually resolves with just proper hygienic precautions and minor treatment. This could be due to friction-induced skin infection or skin tag or other skin conditions like lichen scle...  Read Full »

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