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Vulvodynia (2,281 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (956)
Stress
69% (915)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (938)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (889)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (882)
Sitting
55% (888)
Soap
49% (920)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (898)
Hormone imbalance
48% (883)
Menstrual period
42% (899)
Acidic urine
39% (891)
Bacterial infection
39% (840)
Being nervous
44% (572)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (827)
Tampons
35% (891)
Low estrogen
33% (859)
Emotional
39% (547)
Sweat
30% (844)
Birth control pills
29% (851)
Antibiotics
29% (895)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (855)
Depression
29% (553)
Constipation
29% (557)
Injury
24% (810)
Anxiety
50% (206)
Ovulation
22% (854)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (812)
Touching area
48% (197)
Food allergies
20% (817)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (743)
Caffeine
23% (556)
Being dehydrated
25% (421)
Temperature extremes
18% (958)
Genetic
18% (807)
Latex condoms
18% (761)
Exercise
22% (510)
Menopause
21% (521)
Alcohol
20% (552)
Back pain
19% (610)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (764)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (690)
Undetectable microbe infection
14% (750)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (552)
Lidocaine
13% (836)
Poor posture
17% (466)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (532)
Anal fissures
14% (540)
Oral sex
14% (472)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (727)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (294)
Endometriosis
11% (536)
Post-childbirth
9% (826)
using pads or pantiliners
35% (98)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (377)
Water contact
9% (844)
Oxalates
12% (396)
Disc herniation
9% (541)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (587)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (535)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
27% (96)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (530)
Periomenopause
15% (195)
Scoliosis
8% (544)
Strep B
7% (762)
Masturbation
23% (105)
full/almost full bladder
23% (97)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
18% (123)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (177)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (106)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (482)
Hysterectomy
6% (476)
Vibrator
10% (195)
Diet
19% (91)
medications
17% (93)
Surgical error
7% (316)
IUD
5% (472)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (756)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
13% (90)
Gardasil Shot
3% (551)
Vitamin E
3% (821)
Trichomoniasis
4% (395)
Pubic waxing
10% (102)
Lyme Disease
3% (793)
wash cloths
9% (98)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (658)
hot bath
8% (97)
Prolonged water contact
7% (99)
cold water
6% (97)
Polio
2% (632)
Chemotherapy
2% (798)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (635)
Cone biopsy
3% (196)
hot water
5% (96)
Nova Sure
3% (190)
Hair coloring
4% (90)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (678)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (243)
Clamydia
5% (61)
steroids (prednisone)
3% (95)
Tarlov cysts
1% (339)
nuva ring
2% (124)
Diafgram
1% (251)
household gloves
2% (94)
Cold climate
2% (94)
spironolactone medication?
2% (124)
Provigil
1% (378)
plain water
1% (97)
Nexplanon
0% (92)

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