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The skin of my vulvar is slightly red. Do I have vulvar cancer?
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Ben Ferguson
Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not.
This is not a common appearance of vulvar cancer; they are more frequently masses, ulcers, or raised plaques.
However, redness around the vulva can be indicative that something else may be going on, so it is important to have it looked at by a gynecologist.

In brief: Probably not.
This is not a common appearance of vulvar cancer; they are more frequently masses, ulcers, or raised plaques.
However, redness around the vulva can be indicative that something else may be going on, so it is important to have it looked at by a gynecologist.
Ben Ferguson
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: See your doc
You should see your friendly ob/gyn and alert them to any changes in your exam.

In brief: See your doc
You should see your friendly ob/gyn and alert them to any changes in your exam.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: Vulvar cancer
It is unlikely but possible.
Vulvar cancer usually shows up as a lump, bump or mass. See your doctor if you have questions.

In brief: Vulvar cancer
It is unlikely but possible.
Vulvar cancer usually shows up as a lump, bump or mass. See your doctor if you have questions.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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