Vulvitis | Diagnosis & Treatment

How is vulvitis diagnosed?

A physician will do a pelvic exam and may recommend these tests to detect an infection or underlying condition:

How is vulvitis treated?

Your daughter's specific treatment depends on the cause and severity of her vulvitis.

  • She may be advised to avoid external irritants.
  • She may use Sitz baths or hydrocortisone cream to help soothe itching.
  • When the cause of the vulvitis is identified and treated, the itching may subside within a couple weeks.