Glossary for Vulva symptoms
Medical terms related to Vulva symptoms or mentioned in this section include:
- Amenorrhea: Absence of menstrual periods.
- Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome: Females with male XY genetics but inability to respond to testosterone.
- Angular cheilitis: This is an inflammation with maceration, exudation and fissure formation at the labial commissures
- Atrophic vaginitis: Type of vaginitis usually related to aging and menopause
- Bartholin's abscess: Abscess in a small vaginal gland
- Bartholin's cyst: Cyst in a small vaginal gland
- Breisky disease: A progressive wasting disease of the vulva that occurs in postmenopausal women and is probably caused by hormonal imbalance.
- Clitoris symptoms: Symptoms affecting the clitoris
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A condition where excessive secretion of adrenocortical androgens cause a somatic masculization or ?virilization? effect on a fetus or baby. Symptoms in girls may include masculization of sex organs, low voice, acne, amenorrhea and masculine hair distribution and muscle growth. Symptoms in boys include enlarged penis, small testes. Children with the condition are usually taller than average but develop into short adults. Also called adrenogenital syndrome or adrenal virilism.
- Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Fallopian tube symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female fallopian tubes
- Female genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female genital organs.
- Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
- Female sexual symptoms: Symptoms of the female sexual organs.
- Genital herpes: Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region.
- Genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sex organs.
- Gonorrhea: Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.
- Granuloma inguinale: Granulomous disease spread sexually.
- Human Papillomavirus: Very common sexually transmitted disease causing genital warts and associated with certain cancers.
- Intercourse symptoms: Symptoms related to the act of sexual intercourse.
- Lichen sclerosis: Disease causing leathery or dry skin in genital areas.
- Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
- Mens health symptoms: Symptoms closely related to men's health.
- Menstrual irregularities: Various abnormalities of periods and menstruation.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurodermatitis: Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin.
- Ovary symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ovaries
- Persistent sexual arousal syndrome: A sexual disorder where genital arousal in females continues even though there is no real interest in sex. Patients can find the condition very traumatic as even orgasm does nothing to alleviate the symptoms.
- Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Pruritus Vulvae: Pruritus vulvae refers to itching of the female vulva.
- Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
- Reiterís syndrome: A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions.
- Secondary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints
- Sexual symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sexual organs
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Treponema infection: A rare infectious diseases which is transmitted through sexual contact and caused by Treponema pallidum (a spirochete bacterium). Untreated cases can result in severe complications and even death.
- Trichomoniasis: Sexually transmitted parasitic infection.
- Urinary incontinence: Inability to fully control urination.
- Uterus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female uterus
- Vaginal bleeding: Bleeding in or from the vagina.
- Vaginal candidiasis: Fungal infection of the vagina, sometimes called thrush.
- Vaginal symptoms: Symptoms related to the vagina
- Vaginitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to the vagina
- Vulva bruise: A haematoma that occurs on the vulva.
- Vulva burning sensation: A burning sensation located on the vulva
- Vulva itch: Itching of the vulva area
- Vulva paresthesia/ tingling: A loss of sensation located at or around the vulva.
- Vulva rash: An eruption on the skin of the vulva.
- Vulva swelling: A swelling located on the vulva.
- Vulva symptoms: Symptoms related to the vulva (external skin region near vagina)
- Vulva symptoms in pregnancy: Vulva symptoms in pregnancy usually refers to discomfort in the external genitalia that can range from itch or soreness to a burning sensation, with or without a discharge or bleeding.
- Vulva tingling/ paresthesias: A tingling and numbness located in the vulva
- Vulval Ulceration: an area of tissue erosion in the vulva
- Vulval swelling: Swelling of the external female genitalia.
- Vulvar Diseases: Any disease that involves the vulva which is a part of the female genitalia. Diseases can include cancer or fungal, bacterial or viral infections. Symptoms and prognosis will vary depending on the disease process involved.
- Vulvar lesion: A condition which is characterized by lesion located on the vulvar
- Vulvitis: Any inflammation which occurs to the vulva
- Vulvovaginitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to the vular and vagina
- Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.
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