The Vulval Pain Society

Resources, practical advice and information for people living with vulval pain, families, healthcare providers and the wider public

About the Vulval Pain Society

What is the vulva?

What is the vulva, and how is it different from the vagina?

Vulvodynia and other vulval pain conditions

All about vulvodynia, vestibulodynia and other types of vulval pain.

Finding a vulval clinic

How to go about accessing an NHS vulval clinic to diagnose and treat vulval pain.

Get support

Looking for help for vulvodynia or vulval pain? This section shows the various ways to access treatment, plus lists of support groups and links to information and resources.

Get support

Personal experiences of vulvodynia

Read about patients' personal stories of vulvodynia and vestibulodynia.

Personal experiences


What do we know about vulvodynia and vulval pain? Find out about vulval pain research, past and present, including studies which are currently looking for participants.

Find out about research

Latest News & Events

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Join the Vulval Pain Society live on Facebook and YouTube on Wednesday 8 December 2021, 7.00pm GMT for ‘Yoga for Vulvodynia’

It’s time for a practical live stream! And we are excited to welcome back Yoga and Meditation Teacher Ameneh Bahadouri.

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Vulval Pain Society Conference - change of date to 19 February 2022


Saturday 19 February 2022, 9.00am - 4.00pm


Friends House, 173 - 177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

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Due to the ongoing situation with the coronavirus, we have now postponed the date for our next conference to 19 February 2022.


Saturday 19 February 2022, 9.00am – 4.00pm


Friends House
173 – 177 Euston Road

  • Opposite Euston station
  • Within walking distance of King’s Cross and St Pancras International stations

Further details about the event will be provided on this page and social media nearer the time.

Download our leaflet on vulval pain

Our leaflet on vulval pain, including vulvodynia, vestibulodynia and other vulval pain conditions. The PDF should be printed on both sides of the same A4 sheet and then folded into three sections.

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