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Vulvodynia (2,412 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,014)
Stress
69% (975)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (993)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (945)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (937)
Sitting
55% (944)
Soap
49% (976)
Hormone imbalance
49% (946)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (954)
Menstrual period
41% (952)
Acidic urine
39% (944)
Bacterial infection
39% (895)
Being nervous
44% (628)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (883)
Tampons
35% (945)
Low estrogen
33% (911)
Emotional
39% (603)
Antibiotics
29% (951)
Sweat
30% (898)
Birth control pills
29% (908)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (909)
Anxiety
52% (262)
Depression
30% (610)
Constipation
29% (611)
Touching area
48% (252)
Injury
24% (864)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (867)
Ovulation
22% (906)
Food allergies
20% (870)
Caffeine
23% (610)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (796)
Being dehydrated
25% (475)
Genetic
18% (860)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,009)
Menopause
21% (574)
Back pain
20% (666)
Alcohol
20% (605)
Exercise
21% (561)
Latex condoms
18% (811)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (816)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (744)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (802)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (604)
Poor posture
17% (520)
Lidocaine
13% (888)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (584)
Anal fissures
13% (592)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (348)
Oral sex
13% (525)
using pads or pantiliners
29% (150)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
29% (149)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (779)
Endometriosis
11% (589)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (428)
Water contact
9% (896)
Post-childbirth
9% (877)
Masturbation
23% (159)
full/almost full bladder
24% (151)
Diet
24% (142)
Oxalates
11% (448)
Disc herniation
9% (594)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (584)
Periomenopause
14% (247)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (639)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (158)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (583)
Strep B
7% (814)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (176)
Scoliosis
7% (595)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (229)
Vibrator
11% (249)
medications
17% (145)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (143)
Hysterectomy
6% (528)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (534)
Surgical error
7% (368)
hot bath
11% (149)
IUD
5% (524)
wash cloths
11% (150)
Pubic waxing
10% (153)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (807)
Gardasil Shot
3% (604)
Trichomoniasis
4% (446)
Vitamin E
3% (873)
hot water
7% (148)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (708)
Lyme Disease
2% (845)
Prolonged water contact
7% (151)
Hair coloring
6% (142)
Clamydia
7% (113)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (147)
Cone biopsy
4% (248)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (687)
cold water
5% (149)
Chemotherapy
2% (849)
Polio
2% (684)
penis girth
42% (12)
nuva ring
3% (177)
Nova Sure
2% (242)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (728)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (295)
spironolactone medication?
2% (176)
Tarlov cysts
1% (390)
Diafgram
1% (302)
plain water
2% (149)
Cold climate
2% (146)
household gloves
1% (145)
Provigil
0% (430)
Premature/low birthweight baby
20% (5)
Steroid Injections
2% (47)
Nexplanon
1% (145)

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