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for Vulvodynia

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Vulvar care measures:
1) Topical anesthetics
2) Oral medications (antidepressants, anticonvulsants)
3)Physical therapy or biofeedback
4)Surgery as last resort if localized to the vestibule if other treatments have failed and pain is localized to the vestibule.

Referrals at this time are only taken for patients requiring surgical management. Other patients with vulvodynia are seen in the Department of Family Medicine.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit None
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Information on Vulvar Conditions
National Vulvodynia Association
Appointment Timeframe 3 to 6 months
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry results to clinic appointment
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: 734-615-0710
Clinic Location Sites Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital
UM Consulting Physician Hope Haefner, MD
Samar Hassouneh, MD
Natalie Saunders, MD
Revised on: 04/22/2015