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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vulvitis/ Herpes: Vulvitis is inflammation of the vulva whereas herpes simplex is a virus which can cause small blisters that coalese & the tops may break off.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
28 years experience Gynecology
General vs. specific: Vulvitis is the general term for inflammation of the vulva, whereas, herpes vulvitis is inflammation of the vulva secondary to herpes.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Several treatments: Chronic vulvitis, especially if there is a painful component and chronic itching will respond to several treatments for most women. These include top ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not connected: Plasma cell vulvitis and lichen sclerosus do not seem to be connected. www.ranzcog.edu.au/doc/rcog-vulval-skin-disorders.html
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
They are not : They are not connected or related.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria gina Tiomico
Specializes in Family Medicine
Inflammation: Inflammation of the "vulva" is usually caused by an infection usually yeast but can also be bacterial. It would be best to have your doctor find out.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Vulvitis: Yes.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Inflamed vulva: Vulvitis is inflammation of the external genital organs of the female , the vulva. The vulva includes the labia, clitoris, and entrance to the vagina ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Vulvitis: Ob/gyn exam is first step.

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