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Vulvodynia (2,407 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,011)
Stress
69% (971)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (990)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (942)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (934)
Sitting
55% (941)
Soap
49% (973)
Hormone imbalance
49% (944)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (951)
Menstrual period
41% (950)
Acidic urine
39% (942)
Bacterial infection
39% (892)
Being nervous
44% (624)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (880)
Tampons
35% (942)
Low estrogen
33% (909)
Emotional
39% (599)
Antibiotics
29% (949)
Birth control pills
29% (905)
Sweat
29% (895)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (907)
Anxiety
52% (259)
Depression
30% (607)
Constipation
29% (608)
Touching area
47% (249)
Injury
24% (861)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (864)
Ovulation
22% (904)
Food allergies
20% (867)
Caffeine
23% (607)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (793)
Being dehydrated
25% (472)
Genetic
18% (857)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,006)
Menopause
22% (571)
Latex condoms
18% (808)
Exercise
21% (558)
Back pain
19% (662)
Alcohol
20% (602)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (813)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (741)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (799)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (601)
Poor posture
17% (517)
Lidocaine
13% (885)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (581)
Anal fissures
13% (589)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (345)
Oral sex
13% (522)
using pads or pantiliners
30% (147)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (776)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (146)
Endometriosis
11% (586)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (425)
Post-childbirth
9% (874)
Water contact
9% (893)
Masturbation
23% (156)
Oxalates
11% (445)
full/almost full bladder
23% (148)
Disc herniation
9% (591)
Diet
23% (139)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (581)
Periomenopause
14% (244)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (636)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (580)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (155)
Strep B
7% (810)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (173)
Scoliosis
7% (592)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (227)
Vibrator
11% (246)
medications
17% (142)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (140)
Hysterectomy
6% (525)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (531)
Surgical error
7% (365)
IUD
5% (521)
wash cloths
11% (147)
hot bath
11% (146)
Pubic waxing
11% (150)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (804)
Gardasil Shot
3% (601)
Trichomoniasis
4% (443)
Vitamin E
3% (870)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (705)
Lyme Disease
2% (842)
Prolonged water contact
7% (148)
hot water
7% (145)
Clamydia
7% (110)
Hair coloring
6% (139)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (144)
Cone biopsy
4% (245)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (684)
cold water
5% (146)
Chemotherapy
2% (846)
Polio
2% (681)
nuva ring
3% (174)
Nova Sure
3% (239)
penis girth
44% (9)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (726)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (292)
spironolactone medication?
2% (173)
Tarlov cysts
1% (387)
Diafgram
1% (299)
plain water
2% (146)
Cold climate
2% (143)
household gloves
1% (142)
Provigil
0% (427)
Premature/low birthweight baby
50% (2)
Steroid Injections
2% (44)
Nexplanon
1% (142)

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