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Vulvodynia (2,370 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (996)
Stress
69% (954)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (976)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (926)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (920)
Sitting
55% (926)
Soap
49% (959)
Hormone imbalance
49% (928)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (938)
Menstrual period
41% (935)
Acidic urine
39% (928)
Bacterial infection
39% (878)
Being nervous
44% (609)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (865)
Tampons
35% (928)
Low estrogen
34% (895)
Emotional
39% (585)
Antibiotics
29% (935)
Birth control pills
30% (891)
Sweat
30% (881)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (893)
Anxiety
52% (243)
Depression
30% (591)
Constipation
29% (592)
Injury
24% (846)
Touching area
48% (234)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (849)
Ovulation
23% (891)
Food allergies
21% (853)
Caffeine
23% (592)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (778)
Being dehydrated
25% (456)
Temperature extremes
17% (992)
Genetic
19% (843)
Menopause
22% (557)
Latex condoms
18% (795)
Back pain
19% (647)
Exercise
21% (544)
Alcohol
20% (588)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
17% (727)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (799)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (785)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (587)
Lidocaine
13% (871)
Poor posture
17% (501)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (567)
Anal fissures
13% (575)
Autoimmune disorder
18% (331)
Oral sex
13% (507)
using pads or pantiliners
32% (132)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (762)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (411)
Endometriosis
11% (571)
Post-childbirth
9% (860)
Water contact
9% (879)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (132)
Oxalates
11% (431)
Disc herniation
9% (577)
full/almost full bladder
23% (132)
Masturbation
22% (140)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (567)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (622)
Periomenopause
14% (230)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (566)
Strep B
7% (796)
Scoliosis
8% (578)
Diet
21% (126)
not washing vulvar area daily
18% (141)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (158)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (212)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
17% (126)
medications
17% (128)
Vibrator
10% (230)
Hysterectomy
6% (511)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (517)
Surgical error
7% (351)
IUD
5% (507)
hot bath
11% (132)
wash cloths
11% (133)
Pubic waxing
11% (137)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (790)
Gardasil Shot
3% (587)
Trichomoniasis
4% (429)
Vitamin E
3% (856)
Lyme Disease
3% (828)
Prolonged water contact
7% (134)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (691)
hot water
7% (131)
Clamydia
8% (97)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (130)
Cone biopsy
4% (231)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (670)
cold water
5% (132)
Chemotherapy
2% (832)
Polio
2% (667)
Hair coloring
5% (125)
nuva ring
4% (160)
Nova Sure
3% (225)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (712)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (278)
Tarlov cysts
1% (373)
Diafgram
1% (285)
Cold climate
2% (129)
plain water
2% (132)
spironolactone medication?
2% (158)
household gloves
2% (128)
Provigil
0% (413)
Steroid Injections
3% (30)
Nexplanon
1% (128)

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