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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.