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Vulvodynia (2,139 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
76% (884)
Stress
69% (842)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (868)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (818)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (811)
Sitting
55% (818)
Soap
49% (847)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (826)
Hormone imbalance
47% (812)
Menstrual period
41% (826)
Acidic urine
39% (820)
Bacterial infection
39% (768)
Being nervous
45% (504)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (755)
Tampons
35% (820)
Low estrogen
33% (792)
Emotional
40% (480)
Sweat
30% (777)
Birth control pills
29% (782)
Antibiotics
28% (824)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (785)
Constipation
31% (492)
Depression
31% (485)
Injury
24% (739)
Ovulation
23% (784)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (744)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (676)
Anxiety
53% (135)
Food allergies
20% (747)
Caffeine
23% (491)
Genetic
19% (740)
Temperature extremes
18% (891)
Latex condoms
19% (695)
Touching area
49% (131)
Alcohol
21% (486)
Being dehydrated
25% (353)
Menopause
21% (454)
Back pain
19% (541)
Exercise
21% (443)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (693)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (621)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (683)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (485)
Lidocaine
14% (767)
Poor posture
18% (400)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (467)
Anal fissures
14% (472)
Oral sex
15% (407)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (662)
Endometriosis
12% (471)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (226)
Post-childbirth
9% (758)
Water contact
9% (775)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (309)
Oxalates
12% (330)
Disc herniation
10% (474)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (521)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (468)
Scoliosis
8% (478)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (465)
Strep B
6% (694)
Periomenopause
15% (128)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (416)
Hysterectomy
6% (409)
Surgical error
8% (251)
using pads or pantiliners
42% (31)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
14% (109)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
21% (56)
Vibrator
10% (128)
IUD
5% (406)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (690)
Trichomoniasis
4% (328)
Vitamin E
3% (753)
Lyme Disease
3% (727)
Gardasil Shot
3% (484)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (591)
full/almost full bladder
23% (31)
not washing vulvar area daily
18% (38)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
19% (31)
Masturbation
16% (37)
Polio
2% (565)
Chemotherapy
2% (731)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (568)
Cone biopsy
4% (129)
Pubic waxing
11% (36)
medications
12% (25)
nuva ring
5% (58)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (612)
Tarlov cysts
1% (273)
Nova Sure
2% (123)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (178)
Diet
10% (21)
Hair coloring
9% (23)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
9% (22)
Prolonged water contact
6% (31)
steroids (prednisone)
7% (28)
cold water
6% (31)
hot water
6% (31)
spironolactone medication?
4% (57)
Provigil
1% (315)
household gloves
4% (27)
hot bath
4% (26)
wash cloths
3% (31)
Diafgram
1% (184)
Cold climate
0% (26)
plain water
0% (30)
Nexplanon
0% (26)

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