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Vulvodynia (2,265 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (945)
Stress
69% (904)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (927)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (878)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (871)
Sitting
55% (877)
Soap
49% (909)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (887)
Hormone imbalance
47% (871)
Menstrual period
41% (888)
Acidic urine
39% (880)
Bacterial infection
39% (829)
Being nervous
43% (561)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
36% (816)
Tampons
34% (880)
Low estrogen
33% (849)
Emotional
39% (536)
Sweat
30% (833)
Birth control pills
29% (840)
Antibiotics
28% (884)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (845)
Constipation
29% (546)
Depression
29% (542)
Injury
24% (800)
Ovulation
22% (843)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (801)
Anxiety
50% (195)
Touching area
49% (187)
Food allergies
20% (806)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (733)
Caffeine
23% (545)
Temperature extremes
18% (947)
Being dehydrated
25% (410)
Genetic
18% (796)
Latex condoms
18% (751)
Menopause
22% (510)
Alcohol
20% (541)
Exercise
21% (499)
Back pain
19% (598)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (753)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (679)
Undetectable microbe infection
14% (739)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (541)
Lidocaine
13% (825)
Poor posture
17% (455)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (521)
Anal fissures
13% (529)
Oral sex
14% (461)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (717)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (283)
Endometriosis
11% (525)
Post-childbirth
9% (815)
Water contact
8% (833)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
12% (366)
using pads or pantiliners
34% (87)
Oxalates
11% (385)
Disc herniation
9% (530)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (576)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
8% (524)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (519)
Periomenopause
15% (184)
Scoliosis
8% (533)
Strep B
6% (751)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
26% (85)
Masturbation
21% (94)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (166)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (112)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (471)
Hysterectomy
6% (465)
full/almost full bladder
20% (87)
Vibrator
10% (185)
not washing vulvar area daily
17% (95)
Surgical error
7% (306)
IUD
5% (461)
Diet
16% (80)
medications
16% (83)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (745)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
13% (79)
Vitamin E
3% (810)
Gardasil Shot
3% (540)
Trichomoniasis
4% (384)
Lyme Disease
3% (782)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (647)
wash cloths
9% (87)
Pubic waxing
9% (91)
hot bath
8% (86)
Prolonged water contact
7% (88)
Polio
2% (621)
Chemotherapy
2% (787)
hot water
6% (86)
cold water
6% (87)
Ureaplasma infection
1% (624)
Cone biopsy
3% (185)
Nova Sure
3% (179)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (667)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (232)
Hair coloring
4% (79)
steroids (prednisone)
4% (84)
nuva ring
3% (113)
Tarlov cysts
1% (328)
household gloves
2% (83)
spironolactone medication?
2% (113)
Diafgram
1% (240)
Provigil
1% (369)
Clamydia
2% (50)
Cold climate
1% (83)
Nexplanon
0% (82)
plain water
0% (86)

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