You may routinely pamper your face and work hard to keep it moisturized and irritation-free, but what have you done lately for the more sensitive skin of your vulva, the external genital area surrounding your vagina? Many women have been primed to think no further than "itch equals yeast infection. These conditions aren't getting the medical attention they need — and women aren't getting the relief they deserve.
The premenarchal child's vulva should be assessed at each physician visit, even in the absence of symptoms. Vulvar problems eg, hymenal lacerations, vulvovestibulitis, or labial adhesions account for a significant percentage of pediatric outpatient diagnoses, yet related symptoms may not be volunteered by patient or parent, underlining the necessity for physical examination in order to have a complete data base. Despite the importance of the vulvar examination, it is omitted in a large percentage of cases, reflecting deficits in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training.
Vulvar cancer is cancer that occurs on the vulva — the fleshy area that surrounds your vagina and the tube urethra where urine leaves your body. Vulvar cancer is a type of cancer that occurs on the outer surface area of the female genitalia. The vulva is the area of skin that surrounds the urethra and vagina, including the clitoris and labia.
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This book aims to open up the conversation about a topic that is still surrounded by taboo and shame. By showing diversity, educating ourselves on anatomy and sexual health and openly talking about our experiences and our insecurities, we can change the way we look at our bodies — and the bodies of others. More than colourful illustrations, all based on real vulvas.
The appearance, shape, and size of genitals vary from person to person as much as the shape and size of other body parts. There is a wide range of what is considered normal. Observing your own body can help you to learn what is normal for you.
The vulva plural vulvas or vulvae; derived from Latin for wrapper or covering consists of the external female sex organs. The vulva includes the mons pubislabia majoralabia minoraclitorisvestibular bulbsvulval vestibuleurinary meatusthe vaginal openingand Bartholin's and Skene's vestibular glands. The urinary meatus is also included as it opens into the vulval vestibule.
Vulvar cancer is a rare type of cancer. It forms in a woman's external genitals, called the vulva. The cancer usually grows slowly over several years. First, precancerous cells grow on vulvar skin.
If you're struggling to find what you need, call our Support line on 7 days a week, 8am-8pm. All of these symptoms can happen with conditions other than cancer, but it is always important to get them checked by your GP. Vulval cancer can take many years to develop.