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Vulvodynia (2,224 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (920)
Stress
69% (880)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (903)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (854)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (847)
Sitting
55% (854)
Soap
49% (885)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (861)
Hormone imbalance
47% (846)
Menstrual period
41% (862)
Acidic urine
39% (856)
Bacterial infection
38% (803)
Being nervous
44% (538)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
36% (793)
Tampons
34% (856)
Low estrogen
33% (826)
Emotional
39% (514)
Sweat
30% (812)
Birth control pills
29% (818)
Antibiotics
28% (858)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (822)
Constipation
30% (523)
Depression
30% (519)
Injury
24% (776)
Ovulation
23% (818)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (778)
Anxiety
51% (171)
Touching area
50% (164)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (709)
Food allergies
19% (782)
Caffeine
23% (522)
Temperature extremes
18% (924)
Genetic
19% (773)
Being dehydrated
25% (387)
Latex condoms
18% (728)
Menopause
21% (487)
Exercise
21% (475)
Alcohol
20% (518)
Back pain
19% (575)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (728)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (655)
Undetectable microbe infection
14% (715)
Lidocaine
13% (801)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (518)
Poor posture
17% (432)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (500)
Anal fissures
13% (506)
Oral sex
14% (439)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (695)
Endometriosis
12% (503)
Post-childbirth
9% (792)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (259)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (343)
Water contact
8% (809)
Oxalates
12% (363)
Disc herniation
9% (507)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (502)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (553)
using pads or pantiliners
36% (64)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (497)
Periomenopause
16% (162)
Scoliosis
8% (511)
Strep B
6% (728)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (449)
Hysterectomy
6% (442)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
24% (63)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (143)
Masturbation
20% (70)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (72)
Surgical error
7% (283)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (89)
Vibrator
9% (161)
IUD
5% (438)
full/almost full bladder
19% (64)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (723)
Trichomoniasis
4% (361)
Vitamin E
3% (787)
Lyme Disease
3% (760)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (624)
Gardasil Shot
3% (517)
medications
13% (60)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
13% (56)
Diet
13% (56)
Pubic waxing
10% (68)
Polio
2% (598)
Prolonged water contact
8% (65)
hot bath
8% (63)
wash cloths
8% (64)
cold water
8% (64)
Chemotherapy
1% (764)
Ureaplasma infection
1% (601)
Cone biopsy
3% (162)
hot water
6% (64)
Nova Sure
3% (156)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (210)
nuva ring
3% (90)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (644)
Tarlov cysts
1% (305)
steroids (prednisone)
3% (61)
spironolactone medication?
2% (90)
Provigil
1% (346)
Hair coloring
2% (56)
Cold climate
2% (60)
Diafgram
0% (217)
Clamydia
0% (27)
household gloves
0% (60)
plain water
0% (63)
Nexplanon
0% (59)

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