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Vulvodynia (2,172 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
76% (897)
Stress
69% (857)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (881)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (830)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (825)
Sitting
55% (831)
Soap
49% (861)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (839)
Hormone imbalance
47% (824)
Menstrual period
41% (838)
Acidic urine
38% (833)
Bacterial infection
39% (780)
Being nervous
45% (516)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (770)
Tampons
35% (833)
Low estrogen
33% (804)
Emotional
40% (493)
Sweat
30% (790)
Birth control pills
29% (794)
Antibiotics
28% (836)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (798)
Constipation
30% (502)
Depression
30% (496)
Injury
24% (753)
Ovulation
23% (796)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (756)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (687)
Anxiety
52% (148)
Food allergies
20% (761)
Caffeine
23% (502)
Genetic
19% (753)
Touching area
49% (142)
Temperature extremes
18% (903)
Latex condoms
19% (707)
Alcohol
21% (497)
Being dehydrated
24% (364)
Menopause
21% (465)
Exercise
21% (453)
Back pain
19% (552)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (633)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (706)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (694)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (496)
Poor posture
18% (411)
Lidocaine
13% (779)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (479)
Anal fissures
14% (484)
Oral sex
14% (418)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (673)
Endometriosis
12% (483)
Post-childbirth
9% (770)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (237)
Water contact
9% (787)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (320)
Oxalates
12% (341)
Disc herniation
9% (485)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (532)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (479)
Scoliosis
8% (489)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (476)
Strep B
6% (705)
using pads or pantiliners
43% (42)
Periomenopause
14% (140)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (427)
Hysterectomy
6% (420)
Surgical error
7% (262)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (120)
Vibrator
10% (139)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
18% (67)
IUD
5% (417)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (702)
full/almost full bladder
24% (42)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
21% (42)
Trichomoniasis
4% (339)
Vitamin E
3% (765)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (602)
Lyme Disease
3% (739)
Masturbation
17% (48)
Gardasil Shot
3% (495)
not washing vulvar area daily
14% (49)
medications
16% (38)
Polio
2% (576)
Chemotherapy
1% (742)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (579)
Cone biopsy
4% (140)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
12% (34)
wash cloths
10% (42)
Pubic waxing
9% (46)
Diet
9% (34)
hot water
7% (42)
cold water
7% (42)
hot bath
8% (39)
nuva ring
4% (69)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (623)
Tarlov cysts
1% (284)
Nova Sure
2% (134)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (189)
Hair coloring
6% (35)
Prolonged water contact
5% (42)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (39)
spironolactone medication?
3% (68)
Provigil
1% (326)
Clamydia
20% (5)
household gloves
3% (39)
Diafgram
1% (195)
plain water
0% (41)
Nexplanon
0% (38)
Cold climate
0% (38)

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