Other Vulvodynia FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as "What is it?" and "How many people are affected?" is available in the About Vulvodynia section. Other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that are specific to a certain topic are answered in this section.


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    3. Canavan, T. P., & Cohen, D. (2002). Vulvar cancer. American Family Physician, 66, 1269–1275. Retrieved August 17, 2016, from PMID:12387439
    4. National Cancer Institute. (2017) Vulvar Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version. Retrieved May 4, 2018 from https://www.cancer.gov/types/vulvar/patient/vulvar-treatment-pdq#section/_90
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