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Vulvodynia (2,243 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (931)
Stress
68% (891)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (914)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (864)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (858)
Sitting
55% (864)
Soap
49% (895)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (871)
Hormone imbalance
47% (857)
Menstrual period
41% (874)
Acidic urine
39% (867)
Bacterial infection
38% (814)
Being nervous
44% (548)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
36% (803)
Tampons
34% (866)
Low estrogen
33% (836)
Emotional
39% (523)
Sweat
30% (822)
Birth control pills
29% (828)
Antibiotics
28% (868)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (831)
Constipation
29% (533)
Depression
29% (528)
Injury
24% (786)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (787)
Ovulation
22% (829)
Anxiety
50% (181)
Touching area
49% (173)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (720)
Food allergies
20% (793)
Caffeine
23% (532)
Temperature extremes
18% (934)
Genetic
18% (783)
Being dehydrated
25% (396)
Latex condoms
18% (738)
Menopause
22% (497)
Exercise
21% (486)
Alcohol
20% (528)
Back pain
19% (585)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (738)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
15% (665)
Undetectable microbe infection
14% (725)
Lidocaine
13% (811)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (528)
Poor posture
17% (442)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (510)
Anal fissures
13% (516)
Oral sex
14% (449)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (705)
Endometriosis
11% (513)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (269)
Post-childbirth
9% (802)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (353)
Water contact
8% (820)
Oxalates
12% (373)
Disc herniation
9% (517)
using pads or pantiliners
35% (74)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (563)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (511)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (506)
Scoliosis
8% (521)
Periomenopause
15% (172)
Strep B
6% (738)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
25% (72)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (458)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (153)
Hysterectomy
6% (452)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (99)
Masturbation
19% (80)
Surgical error
7% (293)
full/almost full bladder
19% (74)
not washing vulvar area daily
17% (82)
Vibrator
9% (171)
IUD
5% (448)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (733)
medications
14% (70)
Vitamin E
3% (797)
Trichomoniasis
4% (371)
Diet
14% (66)
Lyme Disease
3% (769)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (634)
Gardasil Shot
3% (527)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
11% (66)
wash cloths
9% (74)
Pubic waxing
9% (78)
hot bath
8% (73)
Prolonged water contact
8% (75)
Polio
2% (608)
cold water
7% (74)
hot water
7% (73)
Chemotherapy
1% (774)
Ureaplasma infection
1% (611)
Cone biopsy
3% (172)
Nova Sure
2% (166)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (220)
steroids (prednisone)
4% (71)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (654)
nuva ring
3% (100)
Tarlov cysts
1% (315)
Hair coloring
3% (66)
spironolactone medication?
2% (100)
Diafgram
1% (227)
Provigil
1% (356)
household gloves
1% (70)
Cold climate
1% (70)
Clamydia
0% (37)
plain water
0% (73)
Nexplanon
0% (69)

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