Vulvar Cancer | Symptoms


What are the signs of vulvar cancer?

Tell your doctor if you have any of these warning signs of vulvar cancer:

  • Vulvar itching that lasts more than one month
  • A cut or sore on the vulva that won't heal
  • A lump or mass on the vulva
  • Vulvar pain
  • Bleeding from the vulva (different from your usual menstrual bleeding)
  • Burning in the genital area that lasts even after your doctor has treated the burning
  • Any change in size, color, or texture of a birthmark or mole in the vulvar area


Vulvar Cancer by TP Canavan, D Cohen (American Family Physician October 01, 2002,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 05/14
Created: 04/03