vulvodynia

Chronic vulvar discomfort with complaints of burning and superficial irritation.

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vul·vo·dyn·ia .vəl-vō-'din-ē-ə n chronic discomfort of the vulva of uncertain cause that is experienced as burning, stinging, or irritation

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vul·vo·dyn·ia (vul″vo-dinґe-ə) pain affecting the vulva.

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