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AUDIO: Dr. Caroline Pukall Explains What Causes Vulvodynia Pain

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Listen as Dr. Pukall discusses what causes vulvodynia pain. Dr. Caroline Pukall is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Pukall and Todd Hartley:

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Todd Hartley:
I’m joined right now by Dr. Caroline Pukall, the assistant professor at the Department of Psychology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Pukall, thank you for joining us on The Empower Network.

Dr. Pukall:
Thank you very much for having me.

Todd Hartley:
What causes vulvodynia pain?

Dr. Pukall:
Well, we don’t really know what causes the pain of vulvodynia, and when we talk about vulvodynia I have to make it clear that there are different sub-types of vulvodynia or chronic vulvar pain.

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