Talking Points for Patients

Here are some talking points for patients based on common concerns—

  • If symptoms of vaginal or vulvar cancer (vaginal itching, vaginal pain, changes in the color of the skin of the vulva) are present and last for 2 weeks or longer, talk to a health care provider.
  • Seek immediate attention for abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • The HPV vaccine can reduce the risk of developing vaginal and vulvar cancers.
Page last reviewed: September 14, 2015