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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.
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

Know your body and stay informed for prevention of gynecologic cancers

Know your body and stay informed for prevention of gynecologic cancers

Newest vaccine highly effective at preventing nine types of HPV infection, study shows

Newest vaccine highly effective at preventing nine types of HPV infection, study shows

50% of men struggle to identify a woman’s vagina correctly on a diagram: Survey

50% of men struggle to identify a woman’s vagina correctly on a diagram: Survey

Study assesses experiences related to female orgasm

Study assesses experiences related to female orgasm

Vaccinating children against HPV could prevent cancer risk in later life

Vaccinating children against HPV could prevent cancer risk in later life

Social media worries young girls into vaginal surgery, say doctors

Social media worries young girls into vaginal surgery, say doctors

Dermatologist reveals how smoking can affect the skin

Dermatologist reveals how smoking can affect the skin

Exposure to images of natural vulva may influence women’s genital self-image

Exposure to images of natural vulva may influence women’s genital self-image