Vulvodynia


What is it?

Vulvodynia, also known as "chronic vulva pain," is characterised by burning, irritation, and pain around the vulva which is the opening of the vagina.

Causes

This can be caused by any number of reasons, including nerve injury to the vulva.

Treatment

It is recommended to see a doctor or GUM clinic who can assess the severity and suggest treatment such as physiotherapy or mild antidepressants.


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