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Vulvodynia (2,356 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (988)
Stress
69% (945)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (969)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (918)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (912)
Sitting
55% (918)
Soap
49% (951)
Hormone imbalance
49% (919)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (930)
Menstrual period
41% (927)
Acidic urine
39% (920)
Bacterial infection
39% (870)
Being nervous
44% (601)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (857)
Tampons
35% (920)
Low estrogen
33% (887)
Emotional
39% (576)
Birth control pills
30% (882)
Antibiotics
29% (926)
Sweat
30% (873)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (884)
Anxiety
52% (235)
Depression
30% (582)
Constipation
29% (584)
Injury
24% (838)
Touching area
49% (226)
Ovulation
23% (883)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (841)
Food allergies
21% (845)
Caffeine
23% (584)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (770)
Being dehydrated
26% (449)
Temperature extremes
18% (984)
Genetic
19% (835)
Menopause
22% (549)
Latex condoms
18% (788)
Exercise
21% (537)
Alcohol
20% (580)
Back pain
19% (638)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
17% (719)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (791)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (778)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (579)
Lidocaine
13% (863)
Poor posture
17% (493)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (559)
Anal fissures
13% (567)
Autoimmune disorder
18% (323)
Oral sex
14% (499)
using pads or pantiliners
32% (125)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (754)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (403)
Endometriosis
11% (563)
Post-childbirth
9% (853)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
30% (124)
Water contact
9% (871)
Oxalates
11% (423)
Masturbation
23% (132)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (562)
Disc herniation
9% (568)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (614)
full/almost full bladder
23% (124)
Periomenopause
15% (222)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (558)
Strep B
7% (789)
Scoliosis
8% (570)
Diet
22% (118)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (134)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (150)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (204)
medications
18% (120)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
17% (118)
Hysterectomy
6% (504)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (509)
Vibrator
10% (222)
Surgical error
7% (343)
IUD
5% (499)
Pubic waxing
12% (129)
wash cloths
11% (125)
hot bath
11% (124)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (783)
Trichomoniasis
4% (422)
Gardasil Shot
3% (578)
Vitamin E
3% (848)
Lyme Disease
3% (820)
Prolonged water contact
8% (126)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (683)
hot water
7% (123)
Clamydia
8% (90)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (662)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (122)
cold water
6% (124)
Cone biopsy
4% (223)
Chemotherapy
2% (824)
Polio
2% (659)
Nova Sure
3% (217)
Hair coloring
4% (117)
nuva ring
3% (151)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (705)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (270)
Tarlov cysts
1% (366)
Diafgram
1% (278)
Cold climate
2% (121)
plain water
2% (124)
spironolactone medication?
2% (151)
household gloves
2% (121)
Provigil
0% (405)
Steroid Injections
5% (22)
Nexplanon
1% (120)

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