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The vulva is the external genital organs of the female. In colloquial speech, the term ''vagina'' is often wrongly used to refer to the female genitals generally. The vagina is a specific internal structure, whereas the vulva is the whole exterior genitalia.
Brazilian plant extract fights Candidiasis

Brazilian plant extract fights Candidiasis

Federal experts’ advice on HPV vaccine could leave adults confused

Federal experts’ advice on HPV vaccine could leave adults confused

One dose of HPV vaccine has comparable effectiveness to two or three doses

One dose of HPV vaccine has comparable effectiveness to two or three doses

Wearing tight pants and pubic-hair removal linked to increased risk of vulvodynia

Wearing tight pants and pubic-hair removal linked to increased risk of vulvodynia

Revolutionary treatment uses fat cells to correct vaginal and post-menopausal problems

Revolutionary treatment uses fat cells to correct vaginal and post-menopausal problems

Researchers uncover mechanism that initiates sexual organs maturation

Researchers uncover mechanism that initiates sexual organs maturation

Sexual function in women with vulva pain improved with oral nerve pain medication

Sexual function in women with vulva pain improved with oral nerve pain medication

Mailing at-home HPV tests may be viable approach for screening hard-to-reach women

Mailing at-home HPV tests may be viable approach for screening hard-to-reach women

HPV vaccination offers best protection against cervical and genital cancers

HPV vaccination offers best protection against cervical and genital cancers

New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery

New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery

Anything goes! the shape of your vulva is unique and normal, say scientists

Anything goes! the shape of your vulva is unique and normal, say scientists

Parents believe cancer prevention potential as best reason for adolescents to receive HPV vaccine

Parents believe cancer prevention potential as best reason for adolescents to receive HPV vaccine

Post-menopausal Conversations: Why You Should Talk to Your Clinician

Post-menopausal Conversations: Why You Should Talk to Your Clinician

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Health guide for young women regarding labiaplasty

Health guide for young women regarding labiaplasty

Researcher explores genitourinary health of sexually abused children

Researcher explores genitourinary health of sexually abused children

Male virgins still at risk for acquiring HPV, study finds

Male virgins still at risk for acquiring HPV, study finds

Invasive cells deploy a trick to squeeze through barriers

Invasive cells deploy a trick to squeeze through barriers

New study finds huge disparities in survival for patients with HPV-related cancers

New study finds huge disparities in survival for patients with HPV-related cancers

Acupuncture may help alleviate vulvar pain in women

Acupuncture may help alleviate vulvar pain in women