Author | Jessica Thomason, MD, FACOG


Vulvodynia: Causes, Diagnosis and Modern Therapy

October 24, 2006

Vulvodynia is defined as chronic vulvar discomfort with a duration of at least three months. This discomfort can be expressed as pain, burning, itching, dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse), stinging, rawness, or "irritation" of a constant or intermittent nature.