Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a frequent complication after a stem cell transplant using donor cells. GVHD can affect many parts of the body including the genitals.
Graft Versus Host Disease
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Learn who’s at risk for developing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), how it affects organs and tissues, treatment options and steps you can take to minimize the risk and severity of GVHD.
Learn how chronic graft-versus-host disease affects the eyes, treatment options and things to avoid that can make the symptoms worse.
Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD) can affect the mouth, gastrointestinal (GI) tract and liver are affected. Learn the symptoms and treatment options.
Twenty percent of transplant survivors experience breathing problems after transplant. Learn how to prevent and detect them, and treatment options.
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy to Manage Vulva and Sexual Health for Women with Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD)
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) often affects the genitals and can cause pain and sexual difficulties. Learn how pelvic floor physical therapists can help relieve symptoms, and other therapies to manage genital GVHD.
Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a common problem after a stem cell transplant that uses donor cells (allogeneic transplant). It most often targets the skin. Learn about the symptoms and topical treatment options.
Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) often targets the mouth causing a variety of problems that can lead to infection, tooth decay and tooth loss. Finding a dentist familiar with GVHD is important to properly diagnose and treat oral GVHD.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, can help patients find treatments for pain and physical limitations caused by graft-versus-host disease.
Watch demonstrations of stretching and strength-building exercises and adaptive devices that can improve flexibility and strength for GVHD patients who have steroid-induced myopathy (muscle weakness).