Vulvar vestibulitis: Inflammation of small glands at the entrance to the vagina. Vulvar vestibulitis is the most common physical cause of painful intercourse in young women. In roughly half of cases, the condition appears due to a rare form of a gene (the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene) that regulates inflammation.
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A condition that is marked by redness and irritation in the vestibule of the vagina, with small red patches in the vulvar region. Causes of vestibulities vary and include abrasions from sexual intercourse, the insertion of tampons, bike riding or wearing tight fitting pants. Reoccurring yeast infections can cause vestibulitis as can trauma to the..
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Vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (VVS), vestibulodynia, or simply vulvar vestibulitis, is vulvodynia localized to the vulvar region. It tends to be associated with a highly localized `burning` or `cutting` type of pain. The pain of vulvodynia may extend into the clitoris; this is referred to as clitorodynia. Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome (VVS) is t...
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