Getting to know your vulva is a part of discovering yourself and your pleasure potential. But it’s so much more than that — it can save your life too.
According to Lady Garden Foundation, gynaecological health charity raising awareness of the five gynae cancers, regularly checking your vulva can help you to spot the signs of cancer. “Taking five minutes to feel for any lumps, sores, raised and thickening skin, tenderness or moles changing in shape, is just one of the ways to check in on your gynae health. And if there’s nothing down there you need to flag to your doctor, well you just crack on showing your vulva and vagina some loving,” a spokesperson from the foundation shared.
All it takes is spotting when something’s up early, so you can talk to your doctor sooner. Most vulva owners with symptoms like these do not have cancer. But, this awareness is the first and most important step — early diagnosis saves lives.
Scroll to read the gynecologic cancers you need to watch out for as shared by the folks at Lady Garden Foundation.