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vulvitis Line breaks: vulv|itis
Pronunciation: /vʌlˈvʌɪtɪs/

Definition of vulvitis in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the vulva.
Example sentences
  • Women with vulvitis caused by vulvovaginal candidiasis may respond best to a combination of intravaginal and topical vulval therapy.
  • Paromomycin must be used with caution because of its side effects, which include vulvitis and local ulceration.
  • In patients with severe discomfort secondary to vulvitis, the combination of a low-potency steroid cream and a topical antifungal cream may be beneficial.
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