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What are treatment options for vulvar vestibulitis?

Celeste Robb-Nicholson
Internal Medicine
Vulvar vestibulitis is a condition in which the inner labia and vaginal opening become chronically inflamed and irritated. If you have vulvar vestibulitis and medications have failed, laser or traditional surgery to remove the affected tissue may help. Approximately 60% of women who have this procedure report that intercourse is no longer painful.

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