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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.
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

Use of OTC medication not always a smart decision for yeast infection

Use of OTC medication not always a smart decision for yeast infection

New NCCN Guidelines published for Vulvar Cancer

New NCCN Guidelines published for Vulvar Cancer

Cancer mortality continues to drop in the U.S.

Cancer mortality continues to drop in the U.S.

Gynaecological cancer still remains a taboo subject

Gynaecological cancer still remains a taboo subject

Lidocaine benefits breast cancer survivors who experience pain during intercourse

Lidocaine benefits breast cancer survivors who experience pain during intercourse

Study shows increased sexual dysfunction in women following gynecologic cancer treatment

Study shows increased sexual dysfunction in women following gynecologic cancer treatment

9-Valent HPV vaccine can potentially prevent 80% of cervical cancers in the U.S.

9-Valent HPV vaccine can potentially prevent 80% of cervical cancers in the U.S.

Photoacoustic imaging has potential to be used as noninvasive method to detect cervical cancer

Photoacoustic imaging has potential to be used as noninvasive method to detect cervical cancer

Researchers find roving detection system for treating cancer, Parkinson's disease and ALS

Researchers find roving detection system for treating cancer, Parkinson's disease and ALS

Viewpoints: Employers and health benefits; Sen. Pryor's ACA endorsement; waging war on hep C

Viewpoints: Employers and health benefits; Sen. Pryor's ACA endorsement; waging war on hep C

Treatment option for women with squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva

Treatment option for women with squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva

Study determines effectiveness of gabapentin for treatment of vulvodynia in women

Study determines effectiveness of gabapentin for treatment of vulvodynia in women

Exposure to images of modified vulvas can significantly influence women's perceptions

Exposure to images of modified vulvas can significantly influence women's perceptions

Clitoraid announces first annual International Clitoris Awareness Week

Clitoraid announces first annual International Clitoris Awareness Week

Study to determine prevalence of abnormal anal cytology and HPV in at-risk women

Study to determine prevalence of abnormal anal cytology and HPV in at-risk women