Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Massey Cancer Center

Signs and symptoms

What are the symptoms of vulvar cancer?

The following are the most common symptoms of vulvar cancer; however, each individual may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:

  • Constant itching. 
  • Changes in the color and the way the vulva looks.
  • Bleeding or discharge not related to menstruation.
  • Severe burning, itching or pain. 
  • Skin of the vulva looks white and feels rough.

The symptoms of vulvar cancer may resemble other medical conditions or problems. Always consult your physician for a diagnosis.