Pain

What Is Vulvodynia? Why Do I Have Pain “Down There?”

By Ali Tweedt | Aug 31, 2017 | Comments Off on What Is Vulvodynia? Why Do I Have Pain “Down There?”

Vulvodynia is pain of the vulva, which includes the labia, clitoris, and vaginal opening, that does not have an identifiable cause. For many women, this pain may feel like burning, stinging, aching or throbbing in one specific area or throughout various areas of your vulva.

Overlapping Pain Conditions: Women in Pain Need More

By NWHN Staff | Jul 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Overlapping Pain Conditions: Women in Pain Need More

Some health issues are easy to diagnose and easy to resolve. If you fall off a ladder and your leg hurts, you get an X-ray. If the X-ray shows a fracture, your leg is put in a cast. No one at the emergency room questions why you need a cast for your broken leg.