Vulval Pain Society provides information on vulval symptoms

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7132.706b (Published 28 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:706
  1. David Nunns, Specialist registrar in gynaecology,
  2. Diane Hamdy, Staff nurse
  1. Derby City Hospital, Derby DE3 3NE
  2. Garden Clinic, Upton Hospital, Slough SL1 2BJ

    EDITOR—Nunneley's Personal View will have struck a chord with women with chronic vulval symptoms.1 Her story is typical of that of the many women with burning, soreness, and itching of the vulval area who fail to get recognition and appropriate treatment. By the time such women reach a knowledgeable specialist their symptoms have often lasted for months or even years without their having even received a diagnosis.2 As Nunneley …

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