Link to MamasHealth.com

Women's Health

Adenomyosis
Atrophic vaginitis
Bartholin's abscess
Cervical dysplasia
Cervical polyps
Cervictis
Depo provera
Domestic violence
Endometrial hyperplasia
Endometrial polyps
Endometriosis
Folic acid
Hormone therapy Alternatives
How to be a better mom
HPV scare
Important health tests
Infertility help
Labial reduction surgery
Menorrhagia
Menopause relief
Menstrual cramps
Midlife checklist
Mittelschmerz
Moms need friends too
Ovarian cysts
Pelvic exams
PID
PMS
Polycystic ovarian
Preeclampsia
Pregnancy
Salpingitis
Toxic shock syndrome 1
Toxic shock syndrome 2
Urinary incontinence
Urinary tract infection
Uterine bleeding
Uterine fibroids
Vaginismus
Vaginitis
Vulvar dystrophy
Vulvitis
Vulvodynia
Women & calcium
Women & medicine
Women & heart Disease
Yeast infections

Links

Promote your product

Reproductive System

Hormonal Health

No more underarm jiggle

Donating your eggs

Stay at home moms

Why women should care about prostate cancer

9 things women should know about men


Vulvitis

What is Vulvitis?

Vulvitis is an inflammation of the vulva. The vulva is the external female genitals, including the clitoris and labia. It includes the mound of tissues over the pelvic bone that becomes covered with hair at puberty.

Symptoms of Vulvitis

The most common symptoms of vulvitis are:

  • swelling of the vulvar skin
  • redness of the vulvar skin
  • itchy vulva
  • blisters that ooze or crust over
  • white or thickened areas of the vulvar skin
  • vaginal discharge
  • small cracks in the vulvar skin

What Causes Vulvitis?

There are many causes of vulvitis. Vulvitis can be caused by:

  • allergy to a vaginal spray, laundry detergents, soaps, colored toilet paper, bubble bath and fragrances
  • medication
  • excess moisture in the genital area
  • bacterial infection
  • fungal infection
  • viral infection
  • pediculosis
  • scabies

How is Vulvitis diagnosed?

Your doctor will perform a pelvic exam, blood tests, urinalysis and check for STDs to determine if you have vulvitis.

Can Vulvitis be treated?

Vulvitis can be treated. The type of treatment will depend on the cause. Medication may be prescribed. The doctor may also suggest keeping the area dry, wear lose clothing and stop using vaginal sprays.

We'll teach you how to #LiveTo100!

Join our newsletter!

Accessibility Policy| Terms Of Use| Privacy Policy| Advertise with Us| Contact Us| Newsletter

RSS| Sitemap| Careers

Mamas Health Inc. does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use.

©2000 - 2017 MamasHealth, Inc.™. All rights reserved