AKA the clap

If you have pain in your vulva, you’re not alone.
Around 16 per cent of women will have vulvar pain lasting longer than three months.
They aren’t neurotic or promiscuous. It’s likely they are suffering from a condition called vulvodynia.

Yes, cheap joke, I’m a cheap sorta person

15 thoughts on “AKA the clap”

  1. You just know that on a council estate somewhere, a soon to be mother reading the mail is thinking Vulvodynia is the perfect name for her daughter.

  2. Mach: Had there existed a female Johnny Cash, her theme song almost writes itself.

    Cuntry music indeed.

  3. You just know that on a council estate somewhere, a soon to be mother reading the mail is thinking Vulvodynia is the perfect name for her daughter.

    For some time, I’ve been quietly suggesting to the chavvier end of my acquaintances that Chanterelle would be a nice name for a daughter.

  4. So Much For Subtlety

    I can accept it is not likely to be a sexually transmitted disease. But my first thought is still to check with the husband to make sure they are doing it right.

  5. “Chanterelle would be a nice name”

    A character on Buffy the Vampire Slayer adopted that name, thinking that it sounded exotic. Buffy told that that it was a mushroom; “But an exotic mushroom.”

  6. If you suspect you have vulvodynia, your first step should be to see your GP and ask for a referral to a gynaecologist or vulvar specialist with an interest in treating painful conditions.

    In the US this is primarily a trap to get one hooked on Opioids. The interest is not in treatment, just a bigger paycheck.

  7. Around 16 per cent of women will have vulvar pain lasting longer than three months…It’s likely they are suffering from a condition called vulvodynia.
    It’s not just likely, it’s certain. Since “vulvodynia” is a fancy word for pain in your vulva.

  8. Bloke in Costa Rica

    Chanterelle is good. But when it comes to fungi, it’s usually the posher sorts who name their daughters after a yeast infection (Candida, not Chlamydia).

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