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Study discovers origin of neurofibromas that develop throughout the skin of NF1 patients

Study discovers origin of neurofibromas that develop throughout the skin of NF1 patients

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

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

Acupuncture may help alleviate vulvar pain in women

Acupuncture may help alleviate vulvar pain in women

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

Study determines effectiveness of gabapentin for treatment of vulvodynia in women

Study determines effectiveness of gabapentin for treatment of vulvodynia in women

Hispanic women twice as likely as white women to be affected by vulvodynia

Hispanic women twice as likely as white women to be affected by vulvodynia

Researchers suggest web-based tools to recruit study participants for clinical pain trials

Researchers suggest web-based tools to recruit study participants for clinical pain trials

One in four women experience vulvar pain at some point in their lifetime

One in four women experience vulvar pain at some point in their lifetime

Vulvodynia confers risk for other chronic pain syndromes

Vulvodynia confers risk for other chronic pain syndromes

Women with vulvodynia more likely to also have other chronic pain conditions

Women with vulvodynia more likely to also have other chronic pain conditions

NIH-funded Harvard study: 6 million women in America suffer from vulvodynia

NIH-funded Harvard study: 6 million women in America suffer from vulvodynia

JLGTD to publish results from Cutaneous Lysate study on vulvodynia

JLGTD to publish results from Cutaneous Lysate study on vulvodynia

AHRQ: Only 8.7M of 12.1M women suffering from chronic pain received treatment in 2008

AHRQ: Only 8.7M of 12.1M women suffering from chronic pain received treatment in 2008

More than 25% of women experience chronic vulvar pain in the metro Detroit area

More than 25% of women experience chronic vulvar pain in the metro Detroit area

Aurora Health Care establishes new clinic for treating chronic vulvar pain

Aurora Health Care establishes new clinic for treating chronic vulvar pain

Vulvodynia, the most frequent cause of painful sex

Vulvodynia, the most frequent cause of painful sex

Interstitial cystitis average cost in first year after diagnosis $3000 or more

Interstitial cystitis average cost in first year after diagnosis $3000 or more

Intravaginal surface electromyography (SEMG) being used to treat vaginal pain

Intravaginal surface electromyography (SEMG) being used to treat vaginal pain

Women with a condition called vulvodynia process pain differently

Women with a condition called vulvodynia process pain differently