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What is the definition or description of: Vulvar disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Vulvar disorders?

Vulvar disorders: Vulvar disorders = conditions which affect the female external genitalia. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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Is a gynecologist who treats only vulvar disorders or gynocologic oncologist best for treating differentiated VIN2?

Is a gynecologist who treats only vulvar disorders or gynocologic oncologist best for treating differentiated VIN2?

Depends: We all have different levels of experience. In general most OB/GYNs can treat VIN2, but if your GYN isn't comfortable and wants to refer you to a GYN Oncologist, its fine too. ...Read more

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Examined vagina & saw chunks of itchy white stuff/bumps inside my vulva. I tested + for chlymedia 2 weeks ago & took instructed medicine given. Help

Examined vagina & saw chunks of itchy white stuff/bumps inside my vulva. I tested + for chlymedia 2 weeks ago & took instructed medicine given. Help

Vulvovaginal itching: Hello Ezerae, vulvovaginal itching with chunks of itchy white stuff sounds more like a yeast infection than a UTI. You could try an over the counter yeast infection treatment. They pretty well but if it doesn't go away in 3 or 4 days or worsens then you should see your doctor for an exam. Good luck :) ...Read more

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Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Should not: These medications should not cause lumps like that. Please see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam so that they can fine the cause of these lumps for you. ...Read more

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Red bumps on my vulva now look like canker sores that I get in my mouth. Can canker sores spread to your genitals? What is it? Std? Behcet's disease?

Red bumps on my vulva now look like canker sores that I get in my mouth. Can canker sores spread to your genitals? What is it? Std? Behcet's disease?

Herpes or Behcet's: Genital ulcers can be caused by the herpes virus or one of several other sexually transmitted infections. In the us, herpes is the most common and can infect both the mouth and genitals. Behcet's disease can also cause oral and genital ulcers. You should be seen by a physician or an std clinic. ...Read more

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What is a vulvar dystrophy?

What is a vulvar dystrophy?

Abnormal growth: Is the growth of abnormal skin on the vulva. The vulvar skin can be too thin, too thick (hyperplasia), or a mixture of both. ...Read more

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Is detol safe in vulvar area?

Is detol safe in vulvar area?

Dettol: As with other manufactured household cleaners, Dettol has the potential for causing lethal toxicity. It is poisonous when ingested and even when it is unintentionally inhaled. Absorption from the skin and mucous membranes may occur and you should not use this on yourself. ...Read more

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Vulvar cyst slightly getting soft?

Vulvar cyst slightly getting soft?

Bartholin cyst: It is plugged gland that frequently becomes infected. See a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the effect of vulvar biopsy?

What is the effect of vulvar biopsy?

Result of biopsy: More important than the biopsy per se. Biopsy involves removing part of the lesion on the vulva so that it may be examined by a pathologist to determine the nature of the disease, usually to rule in or rule out cancer. The amount of tissue removed is not likely to leave any lasting mark. If your doctor has suggested a biopsy, please follow her/his advice. ...Read more

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How big does a vulvar abscess have to before it is serious?

How big does a vulvar abscess have to before it is serious?

All sizes serious: Get it seen asap by a doctor do not let it get larger. ...Read more

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How disfiguring is scalpel surgery for severe vulvar dysphlasia?

How disfiguring is scalpel surgery for severe vulvar dysphlasia?

It varies.: It completely depends on both the size of the abnormal area, and upon the area of the vulva infected. Most results are not disfiguring. Do not hesitate to discuss these concerns with your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have rrecurent boils in my vulvar area. How do I take care of them, and stop them from happening?

I have rrecurent boils in my vulvar area. How do I take care of them, and stop them from happening?

Boils: Please start with a clinic visit to a primary doctor. If things go OK that is fine. If not you will be sent to a specialist. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve the pressure of vulvar varicoties? Any recommendation beside the v2 supporter?

What can I do to relieve the pressure of vulvar varicoties? Any recommendation beside the v2 supporter?

Compression stocking: There are prescription compression stockings that come above the waist. I believe that this would be a step above what you are using now. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes your vulva to swell up?

What causes your vulva to swell up?

See doctor: Inflammation from infection, trauma, allergic reaction, etc. Could all be possible causes of swelling of the vulva. See doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a darkened area and pain in vulva?

What causes a darkened area and pain in vulva?

Requires examination: There are many possible causes, some serious-many trivial. To be sure, examination is appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vulva?

What is the definition or description of: vulva?

Ext female gentalia: The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, and the vaginal opening. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my vulva is vibrating? What does this mean?

Why does it feel like my vulva is vibrating? What does this mean?

"Good vibrations"?: Vulvar vibrations can be pulsations of blood going through the area normally, or evidence of sexual arousal which would lead to the Beach boys song of the same title. ...Read more

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Who gets vulvar cancer?

Who gets vulvar cancer?

Vulvar cancer: Women in their 30s & 40s with high risk hpv and older women with chronic vulvar irritation. Smokers in both age groups are at more risk. ...Read more

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Is acidophilus safe on vulva?

Is acidophilus safe on vulva?

Yes: Yes, Acidophilus won't hurt the vulva. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How is vulvar cancer diagnosed?

How is vulvar cancer diagnosed?

By biopsy: If the physical exam of a troublesome area is suggestive, a biopsy of that skin area is used to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to relieve a swollen vulva?

How to relieve a swollen vulva?

Depends on cause: What caused the swelling? Is it allergic? If so, avoid the allergen. If traumatic or from vigorous intercourse, rest and ice may help. ...Read more

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My vulva pulsates on left side? Why

My vulva pulsates on left side? Why

Cannot diagnose: You need to be examined. See a doctor and get a thorough evaluation. Would probably go see your gynecologist for this evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the tests for vulvar cancer?

What are the tests for vulvar cancer?

Physical and biopsy: Vulva can be observed directly for any suspicious lesions. If there are any, those can be biopsied for examination by a pathologist. Hpv infection is implicated in vulvar cancer like in cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Why do you get angiokeratomas on vulva?

Why do you get angiokeratomas on vulva?

Not known: It is normal to get these on your vulva, but nobody knows why. ...Read more

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Vulvar Disorders (Definition)

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