Vulvar, Vaginal Symptoms - List of Vulva, Vagina-related Symptoms
 

Symptoms

According to Wikipedia, symptoms are functions or feelings which are not normal and are noticed by the patient and reported to her health care provider. Symptoms may be the first indication of an abnormality or that there is a disease process occurring. Symptoms are often characterized as acute (short term), or chronic (long term), progressive (get worse over time) or remitting (get better or resolve over time). Vulvar and vaginal conditions may present with symptoms (symptomatic) or without specific complaints or symptoms (asymptomatic).

Signs of a medical illness are considered to be specific characteristics that can be detected by a health care professional during a physical examination.

You should be an active participant in your health care. Accurately reporting the vaginal and vulvar symptoms will help your health care professional. Many women find it helpful to write down their symptoms in a diary, which they can bring with them to their medical appointment. Important aspects to include:  when the symptoms started, what makes the symptom better and what makes the symptom worse. Some types of vaginal and vulvar symptoms include pain, itchiness, burning and inflammation; all of which are described in different sections.

Symptoms

Read more about symptoms affecting the vulva and vagina that may be causing discomfort or pain.

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Disorders

Read more about vulvar and vaginal disorders that affect women and their quality of life.

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