Learn all about vulvodynia

The vulvodynia it is characterized by chronic pain in the vulva , which is the external and surrounding area of ​​the vagina . One of the most common symptoms is a burning sensation, although many women have stinging, irritation and throbbing pain.


The most common risk factors of the vulvodynia are the chronic irritation caused by the frequent use of medicines, including the products of intimate feminine hygiene . Another factor is the deficiency of estrogen in perimenopausal women who have a mucosal atrophy and vulvovaginal skin .


The vulvodynia It is a condition that occurs in most women, including girls, as explained by the doctor Leopoldo Vázquez Estrada in the following video:

The treatment of vulvodynia includes care of the skin of the vulva , oral and topical medications, biofeedback, exercises of physical therapy, and in some cases surgery.

The specialists in the treatment of vulvodynia recommend a combination of treatments for each specific case, in order to improve the quality of life of women suffering from this condition.


Finally, it is important to go to gynecologist once any of the symptoms of the vulvodynia to receive the treatment that best suits your needs. Beware!


Video Medicine: Vulvodynia: Current Trends in Treatment & New Research | #UCLAMDChat Webinars (September 2021).