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Vulvodynia (2,424 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,018)
Stress
69% (979)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (997)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (949)
Sitting
55% (948)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (941)
Soap
49% (980)
Hormone imbalance
49% (950)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (958)
Menstrual period
41% (956)
Acidic urine
39% (948)
Bacterial infection
39% (899)
Being nervous
44% (632)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (887)
Tampons
35% (949)
Low estrogen
34% (915)
Emotional
39% (606)
Antibiotics
29% (955)
Sweat
30% (902)
Birth control pills
29% (912)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (913)
Anxiety
51% (266)
Depression
30% (614)
Constipation
29% (615)
Touching area
47% (256)
Injury
24% (868)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (871)
Ovulation
22% (910)
Food allergies
20% (874)
Caffeine
23% (614)
Being dehydrated
26% (479)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (800)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,013)
Genetic
18% (864)
Menopause
21% (578)
Alcohol
21% (609)
Back pain
20% (670)
Exercise
21% (565)
Latex condoms
18% (815)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (820)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (748)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (806)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (608)
Poor posture
17% (524)
Lidocaine
13% (892)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (588)
Anal fissures
13% (596)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (352)
Oral sex
13% (529)
using pads or pantiliners
29% (154)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (153)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (783)
Endometriosis
11% (593)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (432)
Post-childbirth
9% (881)
Water contact
9% (900)
full/almost full bladder
24% (155)
Masturbation
23% (163)
Diet
25% (146)
Oxalates
11% (452)
Disc herniation
9% (598)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (588)
Periomenopause
14% (251)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (643)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (587)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (162)
Strep B
7% (818)
Scoliosis
7% (599)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (180)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (233)
medications
17% (149)
Vibrator
11% (253)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (147)
Hysterectomy
6% (532)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (538)
Surgical error
7% (373)
hot bath
12% (153)
IUD
5% (528)
wash cloths
10% (154)
Pubic waxing
10% (157)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (811)
Gardasil Shot
4% (608)
Trichomoniasis
4% (450)
hot water
8% (152)
Vitamin E
3% (877)
Prolonged water contact
7% (155)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (712)
Lyme Disease
2% (849)
Clamydia
8% (117)
Hair coloring
6% (146)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (151)
Cone biopsy
4% (252)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (691)
cold water
5% (153)
Chemotherapy
2% (853)
Polio
2% (688)
penis girth
31% (16)
nuva ring
3% (181)
Nova Sure
2% (246)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (732)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (299)
spironolactone medication?
2% (180)
Tarlov cysts
1% (394)
Diafgram
1% (306)
Cold climate
2% (150)
plain water
2% (153)
household gloves
1% (149)
Provigil
0% (434)
Premature/low birthweight baby
11% (9)
Steroid Injections
2% (51)
Nexplanon
1% (149)

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