Tight pants and 'Brazilians' linked to vulvodynia

Wearing skin-tight jeans four times a week doubles chance of painful condition, US study shows

Women who favour tight jeans or remove pubic hair from their mons pubis may be doubling their risk of vulvodynia, US research suggests.

Olivia Newton John

After adjusting for confounding factors, young women who struggle into skin-fitting jeans or pants at least four times a week have twice the odds of vulvodynia than those who never wear fitted pants, the Boston University School of Health researchers have found.

And women who opt for the “Brazilian-style" of hair removal — where pubic hair is removed from the mons pubis — were 74% more