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If you are a woman, you would understand that your skin is more sensitive, compared to that of men. It’s medically proven that your skin is close to 25% less thicker than that of a man’s, which accounts for the extra sensitivity especially towards heat, and dampness.

You would also know that one of the most sensitive parts in your body is your external reproductive system, which is the vulva, also consisting of the vagina. These parts are vulnerable to infection and make it difficult for you when there is pain, discomfort and itchiness. Apart from infections, thee vulvar region can experience skin disorders too, which are medically known as vulvar dermatoses.

Any vulvar skin infection, disorder or disease, primarily shows the following signs to begin with:

  • Itching
  • White discharge
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Raised lesions over skin
  • Oozing
  • Constipation
  • Burning sensation during urination
  • Ulceration, erosion and thickening of skin

When these symptoms persist, they might lead to one or the other conditions mentioned below, which will require medical intervention,

  • Reaction to irritants
  • Reaction to allergies
  • Yeast infection
  • Lichen sclerosis
  • Vulvar eczema
  • Intertrigo
  • Lichen simplex chronicus
  • Lichen planus
  • Psoriasis

These conditions, if left unaddressed, can cause a lot of trouble and grow severe, taking more time to heal. Just like any other health condition, these vulvar disorders also need to be treated as soon as they are experienced and the only way you can do that is by getting a proper diagnosis by a reputed doctor. Dr Srinivas Madhavaram is known to handle patients with utmost care and sensitivity, which is he is a popular choice among women. He makes the diagnosis and treatment more comfortable for women, helping many who had been suffering in silence.

It’s important to understand that vulvar disorders can quickly lead to severe associated conditions, so if you, or anybody you know is experiencing any of the above symptoms, do not delay to book an appointment with Dr Srinivas. He is one of the best doctors of reproductive health in Hyderabad.