Labial Adhesions Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 17, 2020
  • Author: Kenneth G Nepple, MD; Chief Editor: Andrea L Zuckerman, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What are labial adhesions?

What are the signs and symptoms of labial adhesions?

Which physical findings are characteristic of labial adhesions?

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of labial adhesions?

How are labial adhesions treated?

What are labial adhesions?

What is the pathophysiology of labial adhesions?

What is the prevalence of labial adhesions?

What is the prognosis of labial adhesions?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of labial adhesions?

How is the physical exam for labial adhesions performed?

DDX

When should sexual abuse be included in the differential diagnoses of labial adhesions?

Which pediatric vaginal or urethral disorders are included in the differential diagnoses of labial adhesions?

What are the differential diagnoses for Labial Adhesions?

Workup

What is the role of urine culture in the workup of labial adhesions?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of labial adhesions?

Treatment

What treatment approach should be considered in patients with labial adhesions?

What are the indications for treatment of labial adhesions?

What are the modifiable risk factors for labial adhesions?

Which specialist consultations that may be beneficial in patients with labial adhesions?

What is the role of topical agents in the treatment of labial adhesions?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of labial adhesions?

What is included in long-term monitoring of labial adhesions?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of labial adhesions?

Which medications in the drug class Estrogen Derivatives are used in the treatment of Labial Adhesions?