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What is the difference between vulvodynia and vulvar vestibulitis?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
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In brief: Vulvodynia

It is the same, we use to call it vestibulitis now vulvodynia; provoked, non provoked, mixed.

In brief: Vulvodynia

It is the same, we use to call it vestibulitis now vulvodynia; provoked, non provoked, mixed.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine

In brief: Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia (pain in the vulvar area) is the symptom, what you actually experience, i.
e. Pain. This pain can be due to a number of specific causes, one of which is vulvar vestibulitis (chronic inflammation of very small glands in the skin of that area). Dermatitis, other kinds of cysts, vaginal infections, vulvar cancer, etc are other causes of vulvodynia.

In brief: Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia (pain in the vulvar area) is the symptom, what you actually experience, i.
e. Pain. This pain can be due to a number of specific causes, one of which is vulvar vestibulitis (chronic inflammation of very small glands in the skin of that area). Dermatitis, other kinds of cysts, vaginal infections, vulvar cancer, etc are other causes of vulvodynia.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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