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Vulvodynia (2,391 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,006)
Stress
69% (964)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (985)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (936)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (929)
Sitting
55% (934)
Soap
49% (968)
Hormone imbalance
49% (936)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (946)
Menstrual period
41% (944)
Acidic urine
39% (936)
Bacterial infection
39% (887)
Being nervous
44% (618)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (874)
Tampons
35% (937)
Low estrogen
34% (904)
Emotional
39% (594)
Antibiotics
29% (944)
Birth control pills
29% (900)
Sweat
30% (890)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (902)
Anxiety
51% (252)
Depression
30% (601)
Constipation
29% (601)
Touching area
47% (243)
Injury
24% (855)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (858)
Ovulation
22% (898)
Food allergies
20% (861)
Caffeine
23% (601)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (787)
Being dehydrated
25% (465)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,001)
Genetic
18% (852)
Menopause
22% (566)
Latex condoms
18% (803)
Alcohol
20% (597)
Back pain
19% (656)
Exercise
21% (553)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (808)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (736)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (794)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (596)
Poor posture
17% (510)
Lidocaine
13% (880)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (576)
Anal fissures
13% (584)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (340)
Oral sex
13% (517)
using pads or pantiliners
30% (141)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (771)
Endometriosis
11% (580)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (420)
Post-childbirth
9% (869)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
27% (141)
Water contact
9% (888)
Oxalates
11% (440)
full/almost full bladder
23% (141)
Masturbation
21% (149)
Disc herniation
9% (586)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (576)
Periomenopause
15% (239)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (631)
Diet
22% (134)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (575)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (150)
Strep B
7% (805)
Scoliosis
7% (587)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (167)
medications
18% (137)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (221)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (135)
Vibrator
10% (239)
Hysterectomy
6% (520)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (526)
Surgical error
7% (360)
IUD
5% (516)
wash cloths
11% (142)
hot bath
11% (141)
Pubic waxing
10% (145)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (799)
Gardasil Shot
3% (596)
Trichomoniasis
4% (438)
Vitamin E
3% (865)
Lyme Disease
3% (837)
hot water
7% (140)
Prolonged water contact
7% (143)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (700)
Clamydia
8% (105)
Hair coloring
6% (134)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (139)
Cone biopsy
4% (240)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (679)
cold water
5% (141)
Chemotherapy
2% (841)
Polio
2% (676)
nuva ring
4% (169)
Nova Sure
3% (234)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (721)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (287)
spironolactone medication?
2% (168)
Tarlov cysts
1% (382)
Diafgram
1% (294)
plain water
2% (141)
Cold climate
2% (138)
household gloves
1% (137)
Provigil
0% (422)
penis girth
33% (3)
Steroid Injections
3% (39)
Nexplanon
1% (137)

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