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Vulvodynia (2,210 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
76% (915)
Stress
69% (875)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (898)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (849)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (842)
Sitting
55% (849)
Soap
49% (880)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (856)
Hormone imbalance
47% (841)
Menstrual period
41% (857)
Acidic urine
39% (851)
Bacterial infection
38% (798)
Being nervous
44% (533)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (788)
Tampons
35% (851)
Low estrogen
33% (822)
Emotional
39% (509)
Sweat
30% (807)
Birth control pills
29% (813)
Antibiotics
28% (853)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (817)
Constipation
30% (518)
Depression
30% (514)
Injury
24% (771)
Ovulation
23% (814)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (773)
Anxiety
51% (166)
Touching area
50% (159)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (704)
Food allergies
19% (778)
Caffeine
23% (518)
Temperature extremes
18% (919)
Genetic
19% (769)
Being dehydrated
25% (382)
Latex condoms
19% (723)
Menopause
22% (482)
Alcohol
20% (514)
Exercise
21% (470)
Back pain
19% (570)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (650)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (723)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (710)
Lidocaine
13% (797)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (513)
Poor posture
17% (427)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (495)
Anal fissures
13% (501)
Oral sex
14% (434)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (690)
Endometriosis
12% (500)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (254)
Post-childbirth
9% (787)
Water contact
8% (804)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (338)
Oxalates
12% (358)
Disc herniation
9% (502)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (497)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (548)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (492)
using pads or pantiliners
37% (59)
Periomenopause
17% (157)
Scoliosis
8% (506)
Strep B
7% (723)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (444)
Hysterectomy
6% (437)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (138)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
24% (58)
Surgical error
7% (278)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (84)
Masturbation
20% (65)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (67)
IUD
5% (433)
full/almost full bladder
20% (59)
Vibrator
9% (156)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (718)
Trichomoniasis
4% (356)
Vitamin E
3% (782)
Lyme Disease
3% (756)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (619)
Gardasil Shot
3% (512)
medications
15% (55)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
14% (51)
Diet
12% (51)
Pubic waxing
10% (63)
Polio
2% (593)
wash cloths
8% (59)
cold water
8% (59)
hot bath
9% (58)
Chemotherapy
1% (759)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (596)
Cone biopsy
3% (157)
Prolonged water contact
7% (60)
hot water
7% (59)
Nova Sure
3% (151)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (206)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (639)
nuva ring
4% (85)
Tarlov cysts
1% (300)
steroids (prednisone)
4% (56)
spironolactone medication?
2% (85)
Provigil
1% (341)
Cold climate
2% (55)
Hair coloring
2% (51)
Diafgram
0% (212)
Clamydia
0% (22)
household gloves
0% (55)
plain water
0% (58)
Nexplanon
0% (54)

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