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Vulvodynia (2,417 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,015)
Stress
69% (976)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (994)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (946)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (938)
Sitting
55% (945)
Soap
49% (977)
Hormone imbalance
49% (947)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (955)
Menstrual period
41% (953)
Acidic urine
39% (945)
Bacterial infection
39% (896)
Being nervous
44% (629)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (884)
Tampons
35% (946)
Low estrogen
34% (912)
Emotional
39% (604)
Antibiotics
29% (952)
Sweat
30% (899)
Birth control pills
29% (909)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (910)
Anxiety
51% (263)
Depression
30% (611)
Constipation
29% (612)
Touching area
47% (253)
Injury
24% (865)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (868)
Ovulation
22% (907)
Food allergies
20% (871)
Caffeine
23% (611)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (797)
Being dehydrated
25% (476)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,010)
Genetic
18% (861)
Menopause
21% (575)
Back pain
19% (667)
Alcohol
20% (606)
Exercise
21% (562)
Latex condoms
18% (812)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (817)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (745)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (803)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (605)
Poor posture
17% (521)
Lidocaine
13% (889)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (585)
Anal fissures
13% (593)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (349)
Oral sex
13% (526)
using pads or pantiliners
29% (151)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
29% (150)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (780)
Endometriosis
11% (590)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (429)
Water contact
9% (897)
Post-childbirth
9% (878)
Masturbation
23% (160)
full/almost full bladder
24% (152)
Diet
24% (143)
Oxalates
11% (449)
Disc herniation
9% (595)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (585)
Periomenopause
15% (248)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (640)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (159)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (584)
Strep B
7% (815)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (177)
Scoliosis
7% (596)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (230)
Vibrator
11% (250)
medications
16% (146)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (144)
Hysterectomy
6% (529)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (535)
Surgical error
7% (369)
hot bath
11% (150)
IUD
5% (525)
wash cloths
11% (151)
Pubic waxing
10% (154)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (808)
Gardasil Shot
3% (605)
Trichomoniasis
4% (447)
Vitamin E
3% (874)
hot water
7% (149)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (709)
Lyme Disease
2% (846)
Prolonged water contact
7% (152)
Hair coloring
6% (143)
Clamydia
7% (114)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (148)
Cone biopsy
4% (249)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (688)
cold water
5% (150)
Chemotherapy
2% (850)
Polio
2% (685)
penis girth
38% (13)
nuva ring
3% (178)
Nova Sure
2% (243)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (729)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (296)
spironolactone medication?
2% (177)
Tarlov cysts
1% (391)
Diafgram
1% (303)
plain water
2% (150)
Cold climate
2% (147)
household gloves
1% (146)
Provigil
0% (431)
Premature/low birthweight baby
17% (6)
Steroid Injections
2% (48)
Nexplanon
1% (146)

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