Female Genital Mutilation »

… clitoris or more extensive damage.

Excision can involve removal of the clitoris, prepuce and labia minora. Infibulation, also known as pharaonic circumcision, is the more drastic procedure.  It may be carried out at any age up until marriage, and can involve the amputation of the entire external genitalia. It is a particularly brutal and damaging practice often undertaken without anaesthetic, using primitive and unhygienic equipment. It may be carried out by other female family …

Vaginal / Vulval Cancer »

… colours that persist might also be present. These are usually found on the labia majora or labia minora. If you have discomfort or itch on the vulva or an ulcer on an irregular area that you are worried about, make an appointment to see a Doctor in your general practice or your local Sexual Health and reproductive Service clinic. To make an appointment call: 0300 303 0251 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 4.45 p.m.)

Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal cancer is mostly found …