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Vulvodynia (2,439 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
74% (1,027)
Stress
69% (987)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (1,007)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (959)
Sitting
55% (956)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (951)
Soap
49% (989)
Hormone imbalance
49% (958)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (967)
Menstrual period
41% (965)
Acidic urine
39% (957)
Bacterial infection
39% (907)
Being nervous
44% (640)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (895)
Tampons
35% (958)
Low estrogen
34% (924)
Emotional
39% (614)
Sweat
30% (911)
Antibiotics
29% (963)
Birth control pills
29% (920)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (921)
Anxiety
52% (275)
Depression
30% (622)
Constipation
29% (623)
Touching area
46% (265)
Injury
24% (876)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (878)
Ovulation
22% (919)
Food allergies
20% (882)
Caffeine
23% (622)
Being dehydrated
25% (487)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (808)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,021)
Genetic
18% (871)
Menopause
22% (586)
Alcohol
21% (617)
Back pain
20% (678)
Latex condoms
18% (823)
Exercise
21% (573)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (828)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (756)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (814)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (616)
Poor posture
17% (532)
Lidocaine
13% (899)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (596)
Anal fissures
13% (604)
using pads or pantiliners
30% (162)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (360)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
29% (161)
Oral sex
13% (537)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (791)
Endometriosis
11% (601)
Post-childbirth
9% (888)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (440)
Water contact
9% (908)
full/almost full bladder
24% (163)
Diet
25% (154)
Masturbation
22% (171)
Oxalates
11% (460)
Periomenopause
15% (259)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (596)
Disc herniation
9% (606)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (170)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (651)
Strep B
7% (826)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (595)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (188)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (241)
Scoliosis
7% (607)
medications
17% (157)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (155)
Vibrator
11% (261)
Hysterectomy
6% (540)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (546)
Surgical error
7% (381)
hot bath
11% (161)
wash cloths
10% (162)
IUD
5% (534)
Pubic waxing
10% (165)
Gardasil Shot
4% (616)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (819)
hot water
9% (160)
Trichomoniasis
4% (458)
Prolonged water contact
7% (163)
Vitamin E
3% (885)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (720)
Lyme Disease
2% (857)
Clamydia
8% (125)
Hair coloring
6% (154)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (159)
cold water
5% (161)
Cone biopsy
3% (260)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (699)
Chemotherapy
2% (861)
nuva ring
4% (189)
Polio
2% (696)
penis girth
21% (24)
Nova Sure
2% (254)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (740)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (307)
Cold climate
3% (159)
plain water
2% (161)
spironolactone medication?
2% (188)
Tarlov cysts
1% (402)
Diafgram
1% (314)
household gloves
1% (157)
Provigil
0% (442)
Cytolitic Vaginitis
20% (5)
Premature/low birthweight baby
6% (17)
Steroid Injections
2% (59)
Nexplanon
1% (157)
clothing such as pants or skirts made of man made materials
0% (3)

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