Vulvitis may be caused by one or more of the following:
Each person may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:
The symptoms of vulvitis may look like other conditions or medical problems. Always consult your health care provider for a diagnosis.
Along with a complete medical history and physical and pelvic exam, other tests may include:
Specific treatment for vulvitis will be determined by your health care provider based on:
Treatment may include:
Vulvitis is inflammation of the vulva. It is not a condition, but a symptom with many possible causes. Any woman with certain allergies, sensitivities, infections, or diseases can develop it.
Tips to help you get the most from a visit to your health care provider: