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Vulval pain: clinical review

Vulval pain: clinical review


Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


January 11, 2017


November 14, 2017
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Programme Description

Vulval pain is a relatively common condition. Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses causes, the distinction between provoked and unprovoked vulval pain, and the evidence base for available treatments.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Recall the prevalence of vulval pain
  • Distinguish between provoked pain (vestibulodynia) and unprovoked pain (vulvodynia)
  • Conduct appropriate examination and investigation
  • Know when to refer for further investigation or treatment
  • Authors

    Activity and test author
    Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman
    Trainee in obstetrics and gynaecology
    Northern Ireland Deanery

    Reviewer and test co-author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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