ANZVS wishes to acknowledge the significant contribution of Dr Tania Day, Conjoint Senior Lecturer, Maternity and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Public Health, College of Health, Medicine & Wellbeing, The University of Newcastle, in writing the Patient Information Sheets.
Patient information about vulval diseases
For accurate diagnosis and management of a vulval problem, you may wish to consult an expert in vulval diseases in private practice or attend a public hospital multidisciplinary vulval clinic. A referral may be required.
Click the links below to download patient information about some common vulval and vaginal diseases and conditions.
- Acute and Chronic Vulval Dermatitis
- Biopsy of the Vulvovaginal Skin
- Desquamative Inflammatory Vaginitis (DIV) And Plasma Cell Vulvitis (PCV)
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV) And The Vulva
- Lichen Sclerosus
- Painful Sex (Dyspareunia)
- Vulval And Vaginal Lichen Planus (LP)
- Vulval Care Advice
- Vulval Psoriasis
- Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
- Vulvovaginal Pain
- Vulvovaginal Problems In Children
- Pelvic Organ Anatomy
- Pelvic Musculoskeletal Anatomy
- Vulval Anatomy
The following websites have patient information suitable for patients with vulval diseases. The ANZVS does not necessarily endorse their content.
- International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease
- Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
- DermNet NZ
- British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease
- Vulval Pain Society British
- National Vulvodynia Association USA
- Vaginismus Self-help for women to overcome painful sex
- Worldwide Lichen Sclerosus Support Group UK
- Jean Hailes for Women’s Health
- GAIN Inc.
- Health Organization for Pudendal Education
- Pelvic Pain Support Network UK