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Vulvodynia (2,433 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
74% (1,023)
Stress
69% (983)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (1,002)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
55% (954)
Sitting
55% (952)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (947)
Soap
49% (985)
Hormone imbalance
49% (955)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (962)
Menstrual period
41% (960)
Acidic urine
39% (952)
Bacterial infection
39% (903)
Being nervous
44% (636)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (891)
Tampons
35% (954)
Low estrogen
34% (920)
Emotional
39% (610)
Antibiotics
29% (959)
Sweat
30% (907)
Birth control pills
29% (916)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (917)
Anxiety
52% (270)
Depression
30% (618)
Constipation
29% (619)
Touching area
47% (260)
Injury
24% (872)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (875)
Ovulation
22% (915)
Food allergies
21% (878)
Caffeine
23% (618)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (804)
Being dehydrated
25% (483)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,017)
Genetic
18% (868)
Menopause
21% (582)
Alcohol
21% (613)
Back pain
20% (674)
Exercise
21% (569)
Latex condoms
18% (819)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (824)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (752)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (810)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (612)
Poor posture
17% (528)
Lidocaine
13% (895)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (592)
Anal fissures
13% (600)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (356)
using pads or pantiliners
29% (158)
Oral sex
13% (533)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (157)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (787)
Endometriosis
11% (597)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (436)
Post-childbirth
9% (885)
Water contact
9% (904)
Diet
25% (150)
full/almost full bladder
24% (159)
Masturbation
23% (167)
Oxalates
11% (456)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (592)
Disc herniation
9% (602)
Periomenopause
15% (255)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (647)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (166)
Strep B
7% (822)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (591)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
14% (237)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (184)
Scoliosis
7% (603)
medications
18% (153)
Vibrator
11% (257)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (151)
Hysterectomy
6% (536)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (542)
Surgical error
7% (377)
hot bath
11% (157)
IUD
5% (532)
wash cloths
10% (158)
Pubic waxing
10% (161)
Gardasil Shot
4% (612)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (815)
hot water
8% (156)
Trichomoniasis
4% (454)
Vitamin E
3% (881)
Prolonged water contact
7% (159)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (716)
Lyme Disease
2% (853)
Clamydia
8% (121)
Hair coloring
6% (150)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (155)
Cone biopsy
4% (256)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (695)
Chemotherapy
2% (857)
cold water
4% (157)
nuva ring
4% (185)
Polio
2% (692)
penis girth
25% (20)
Nova Sure
2% (250)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (736)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (303)
spironolactone medication?
2% (184)
Tarlov cysts
1% (398)
Diafgram
1% (310)
Cold climate
2% (154)
plain water
2% (157)
household gloves
1% (153)
Provigil
0% (438)
Cytolitic Vaginitis
100% (1)
Premature/low birthweight baby
8% (13)
Steroid Injections
2% (55)
Nexplanon
1% (153)

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