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Vulvodynia (2,209 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
76% (914)
Stress
69% (874)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (898)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (848)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (842)
Sitting
56% (848)
Soap
49% (879)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (855)
Hormone imbalance
47% (840)
Menstrual period
41% (855)
Acidic urine
39% (850)
Bacterial infection
39% (797)
Being nervous
44% (533)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (787)
Tampons
35% (850)
Low estrogen
33% (821)
Emotional
39% (508)
Sweat
30% (806)
Birth control pills
29% (811)
Antibiotics
28% (852)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (815)
Constipation
30% (518)
Depression
30% (513)
Injury
24% (770)
Ovulation
23% (813)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (772)
Anxiety
50% (166)
Touching area
50% (159)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (703)
Food allergies
19% (777)
Caffeine
23% (518)
Temperature extremes
18% (918)
Genetic
19% (768)
Latex condoms
19% (723)
Being dehydrated
25% (380)
Menopause
21% (481)
Alcohol
20% (513)
Exercise
21% (469)
Back pain
19% (569)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (649)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (722)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (709)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (512)
Lidocaine
13% (795)
Poor posture
17% (427)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (494)
Anal fissures
13% (500)
Oral sex
14% (434)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (689)
Endometriosis
12% (499)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (253)
Post-childbirth
9% (786)
Water contact
8% (803)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (337)
Oxalates
12% (357)
Disc herniation
9% (501)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (547)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (495)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (491)
using pads or pantiliners
38% (58)
Scoliosis
8% (505)
Periomenopause
16% (156)
Strep B
6% (722)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (443)
Hysterectomy
6% (436)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (137)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
25% (57)
Masturbation
22% (65)
Surgical error
7% (277)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (83)
not washing vulvar area daily
20% (66)
IUD
5% (432)
full/almost full bladder
21% (58)
Vibrator
9% (155)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (717)
Trichomoniasis
4% (355)
Vitamin E
3% (781)
Lyme Disease
3% (755)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (618)
medications
15% (54)
Gardasil Shot
3% (511)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
12% (50)
Diet
12% (50)
Pubic waxing
10% (62)
Polio
2% (592)
wash cloths
9% (58)
cold water
9% (58)
Chemotherapy
1% (758)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (595)
Cone biopsy
3% (156)
hot bath
7% (56)
hot water
7% (58)
Prolonged water contact
7% (59)
Nova Sure
3% (150)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (205)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (638)
nuva ring
4% (84)
Tarlov cysts
1% (299)
Hair coloring
4% (51)
steroids (prednisone)
4% (55)
spironolactone medication?
2% (84)
Provigil
1% (340)
household gloves
2% (55)
Cold climate
2% (54)
Diafgram
0% (211)
Clamydia
0% (21)
plain water
0% (57)
Nexplanon
0% (53)

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