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Vulvar Vestibulitis Summary

Description: Inflammation of the vulvar vestibular region at the entrance of the VAGINA, generally involving surface mucosa and submucosal vestibular glands. It is characterized by ERYTHEMA and chronic recurrent pain in this area.

Also Known As: Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome; Vestibulitides, Vulvar; Vestibulitis, Vulvar; Vulvar Vestibulitides

Networked: 75 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vulvar Vestibulitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Capsaicin (Zostrix) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results : FDA 1
  2. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : FDA 168 Generic
  3. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 2
  4. Cromolyn Sodium (Cromoglicic Acid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 26 Generic
  5. Interferons : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  6. Methylprednisolone : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
  7. montelukast (Singulair) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 10
  8. Interleukin-1 (Interleukin 1) : 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  9. Cytokines : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. Oral Contraceptives : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Vulvar Vestibulitis

  1. Vulvodynia
  2. Dyspareunia
  3. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome)
  4. Pain (Aches)
  5. Postherpetic Neuralgia
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Key Therapies for Vulvar Vestibulitis

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  1. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results
  2. Vestibuloplasty : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Nerve Block (Nerve Blocks) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Injections : 3 results
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