A vulvar varicosity is a varicose vein in or around the vulva. This type of vein tends to occur in women during pregnancy, and many women with vulvar varicosities also have varicose veins elsewhere. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of vulvar varicosities, as well as treatment options if they do not resolve with time. Like every other area of the body, the vulva is home to a wide range of small and large blood vessels. During pregnancy, increased blood flow and pressure on the genitals and lower body can cause varicose veins.
Vaginal Atrophy (Atrophic Vaginitis)
Neurologic Factors in Female Sexual Function and Dysfunction
Vasculitis refers to a large group of diseases that cause inflammation of the blood vessels. The specific blood vessels affected include arteries, veins, and the tiniest of these known as capillaries. It can affect different parts of the body, leading to a wide range of symptoms. Vasculitis means and inflammation of the blood vessels. It can affect different parts of the body, and the impact and symptoms will depend on which part is affected. Vasculitis is also called angiitis and arteritis.
What is vasculitis?
Persistent genital arousal disorder is excessive unwanted physical genital arousal, involving increased blood flow to the genital organs and increased vaginal secretions, without any desire for sexual activity. What causes this disorder is unknown. However, anxiety and worry about when the disorder will recur may perpetuate it. Tight pelvic muscles may be part of the cause.
Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Male genital problems and injuries can occur fairly easily since the scrotum and penis are not protected by bones. Genital problems and injuries most commonly occur during:. A genital injury often causes severe pain that usually goes away quickly without causing permanent damage.