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Vulvodynia (2,398 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,009)
Stress
69% (968)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (988)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (939)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (932)
Sitting
55% (938)
Soap
49% (971)
Hormone imbalance
49% (940)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (949)
Menstrual period
41% (947)
Acidic urine
39% (939)
Bacterial infection
39% (890)
Being nervous
44% (621)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (878)
Tampons
35% (940)
Low estrogen
33% (907)
Emotional
39% (597)
Antibiotics
29% (947)
Birth control pills
29% (903)
Sweat
30% (893)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (905)
Anxiety
52% (256)
Depression
30% (604)
Constipation
29% (605)
Touching area
48% (247)
Injury
24% (858)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (862)
Ovulation
22% (902)
Food allergies
20% (865)
Caffeine
23% (604)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (790)
Being dehydrated
25% (468)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,004)
Genetic
18% (855)
Menopause
22% (569)
Latex condoms
18% (806)
Back pain
19% (660)
Exercise
21% (556)
Alcohol
20% (600)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (811)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (739)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (797)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (599)
Lidocaine
13% (883)
Poor posture
17% (513)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (579)
Anal fissures
13% (587)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (343)
Oral sex
13% (520)
using pads or pantiliners
30% (145)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (774)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (144)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (423)
Endometriosis
11% (583)
Post-childbirth
9% (872)
Water contact
9% (891)
Oxalates
11% (443)
Masturbation
22% (152)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (579)
full/almost full bladder
22% (144)
Disc herniation
9% (589)
Diet
23% (137)
Periomenopause
14% (242)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (634)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (578)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (153)
Strep B
7% (808)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (171)
Scoliosis
7% (590)
medications
17% (140)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (224)
Vibrator
11% (242)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (138)
Hysterectomy
6% (523)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (529)
Surgical error
7% (363)
IUD
5% (519)
hot bath
11% (144)
wash cloths
11% (145)
Pubic waxing
11% (148)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (802)
Gardasil Shot
3% (599)
Trichomoniasis
4% (441)
Vitamin E
3% (868)
Lyme Disease
3% (840)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (703)
hot water
7% (143)
Prolonged water contact
7% (146)
Clamydia
7% (108)
Hair coloring
6% (137)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (142)
Cone biopsy
4% (243)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (682)
cold water
5% (144)
Chemotherapy
2% (844)
Polio
2% (679)
nuva ring
3% (172)
Nova Sure
3% (237)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (724)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (290)
spironolactone medication?
2% (171)
penis girth
50% (6)
Tarlov cysts
1% (385)
Diafgram
1% (297)
Cold climate
2% (141)
plain water
2% (144)
household gloves
1% (140)
Provigil
0% (425)
Steroid Injections
2% (42)
Nexplanon
1% (140)

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