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VULVAR SQUAMOUS INTRAEPITHELIAL LESIONS (Previously called vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia or VIN) What are vulvar squamous intraepithelial lesions? Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL), high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and differentiated vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (dVIN) are the names given to the presence of abnormal squamous cells on the vulvar skin. These areas can occur as […]
VAGINISMUS What is vaginismus? Vaginismus occurs when the muscles around the vagina tighten when something enters the vagina (penis, tampon, menstrual cups getting a pelvic examination, etc.). This muscle tightening can then cause pain or discomfort with anything in the vagina. DOWNLOAD THE PDF VERSION HERE Why is this happening? The muscle tightening often occurs […]