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How can you tell if vulvodynia is causing chronic pelvic pain?

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Vulvodynia is pain that affects the vulva for no apparent reason. The pain of vulvodynia may be constant or it may come and go. Symptoms you may have:

  • Burning or stinging sensations in the vulva
  • Pain when something presses on the vulva, like during sex or when you straddle a seat
  • Pain in your inner thighs
Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 03, 2017
Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 03, 2017

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