What is Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome (VVS)?
VVS is a pain disorder of the vulvar region that is characterized by pain with intercourse and excessive pain on contact (e.g. tampon use, intercourse, pelvic exam).
The UNC Vulvar Pain Clinic
The Vulvar Pain Clinic at UNC Hospitals specializes in treating women with pain related to the vulvar region. If you would like to make an apppointment, please call the NC Women's Hospital at (919) 843-6727.
Research on Vulvar Pain
If you are interested in helping to advance the understanding of vulvar pain, please visit the UNC Pelvic Pain Research Unit's webpage for information on current research studies for which you may be eligible.
I am already a patient with the Vulvar Pain Clinic and need to speak with a nurse, what should I do?
Pease call 919-966-7764.