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Vulvodynia (2,334 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (978)
Stress
69% (936)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (959)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (909)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (902)
Sitting
55% (908)
Soap
49% (941)
Hormone imbalance
48% (909)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (921)
Menstrual period
41% (919)
Acidic urine
39% (911)
Bacterial infection
39% (861)
Being nervous
44% (593)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (849)
Tampons
35% (911)
Low estrogen
33% (880)
Emotional
39% (568)
Sweat
30% (865)
Birth control pills
30% (873)
Antibiotics
29% (917)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (876)
Depression
30% (574)
Anxiety
52% (226)
Constipation
28% (576)
Injury
24% (829)
Touching area
49% (217)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (833)
Ovulation
23% (875)
Food allergies
21% (837)
Caffeine
23% (575)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (762)
Being dehydrated
26% (441)
Temperature extremes
18% (976)
Genetic
19% (827)
Exercise
22% (529)
Menopause
21% (540)
Latex condoms
18% (779)
Alcohol
20% (571)
Back pain
19% (629)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (783)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (710)
Undetectable microbe infection
14% (770)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (571)
Lidocaine
13% (855)
Poor posture
16% (485)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (551)
Anal fissures
13% (559)
Oral sex
14% (491)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (314)
using pads or pantiliners
33% (117)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (746)
Endometriosis
11% (555)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (396)
Post-childbirth
9% (845)
Water contact
9% (863)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
30% (116)
Oxalates
11% (415)
Masturbation
24% (124)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (606)
Disc herniation
9% (560)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (554)
full/almost full bladder
23% (116)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (550)
Periomenopause
14% (215)
Scoliosis
8% (563)
not washing vulvar area daily
21% (126)
Strep B
7% (782)
Diet
22% (110)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (142)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (196)
medications
18% (112)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (501)
Hysterectomy
6% (496)
Vibrator
10% (214)
Surgical error
7% (335)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (109)
IUD
5% (491)
Pubic waxing
12% (121)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (775)
hot bath
11% (116)
wash cloths
10% (117)
Gardasil Shot
3% (570)
Vitamin E
3% (840)
Trichomoniasis
4% (414)
Prolonged water contact
8% (118)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (676)
Lyme Disease
2% (812)
hot water
8% (115)
cold water
6% (116)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (114)
Cone biopsy
4% (215)
Chemotherapy
2% (816)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (654)
Polio
2% (651)
Clamydia
6% (81)
Hair coloring
5% (109)
Nova Sure
2% (209)
nuva ring
3% (143)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (697)
Tarlov cysts
1% (358)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (262)
Diafgram
1% (270)
plain water
3% (116)
Cold climate
3% (113)
household gloves
2% (113)
spironolactone medication?
1% (143)
Provigil
1% (397)
Steroid Injections
8% (13)
Nexplanon
0% (111)

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