vulvodynia


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vul·vo·dyn·i·a

 (vŭl′vō-dĭn′ē-ə)
n.
Chronic vulvar pain.

[New Latin : vulv(o)- + Greek odunē, pain; see ed- in Indo-European roots.]
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Organizations representing four of these conditions--the Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Association of America, the Endometriosis Association, the National Vulvodynia Association, and-TMJA- have joined together to form the Chronic Pain Research Alliance (CPRA).
I think that candida is an overlooked cause of vulvodynia and is worth exploring.
Clinical holistic medicine: holistic sexology and treatment of vulvodynia through existential therapy and acceptance through touch.
Characterized by chronic pain of the vulva and vagina with little or no explanation, vulvodynia is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed.
hypersensitivity to vulvular stimulation, called vulvar vestibulitis or vulvodynia, characterized by a painful vulvar region and painful sexual intercourse
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Another is vulvodynia (or vulvar vestibulitis), which is a dramatic inflammation causing terrible pain at the opening of the vagina where the penis enters, making sex extremely uncomfortable.
Some of the relatively recent findings about vulvodynia and vulvar vestibulitis would have been very appropriate here, especially because many young women and their partners are affected by these sexual pain syndromes.
Yeast may be a triggering factor or a complicating factor for a whole host of conditions, ranging from depression, headaches, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and vulvodynia (painful vulva).
Wake Forest University School of Medicine; and Harriet O'Connor, National Vulvodynia Association, in the preparation and review of this fact sheet.
The narrative developed into 'a wider investigation into the manifestations of vulvodynia in other women in the past and the present, analysing, in the process, inadequate conceptualisations of genital pain in medicine and psychology' (p.
Injuries from the mesh cause a variety of problems including erosions, recurrent infections, recurrent incontinence, recurrent prolapse, painful sexual intercourse related to pelvic myofascial pain, painful sexual intercourse related to pudendal neuralgia , ano-rectal pain related to pelvic myofascial pain, ano-rectal pain related to pudendal neuralgia, vulvodynia related to pelvic myofascial pain, vulvodynia related to pudendal neuralgia, and obturator neuralgia.