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Vulvodynia (2,146 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
76% (887)
Stress
69% (845)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (871)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (821)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (814)
Sitting
55% (821)
Soap
49% (850)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (829)
Hormone imbalance
47% (815)
Menstrual period
41% (829)
Acidic urine
39% (824)
Bacterial infection
39% (771)
Being nervous
45% (506)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (759)
Tampons
35% (823)
Low estrogen
33% (795)
Emotional
40% (483)
Sweat
30% (780)
Birth control pills
29% (785)
Antibiotics
28% (827)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (788)
Constipation
31% (494)
Depression
31% (488)
Injury
24% (742)
Ovulation
23% (787)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (747)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (679)
Anxiety
53% (138)
Food allergies
20% (751)
Caffeine
23% (494)
Genetic
19% (744)
Temperature extremes
17% (894)
Latex condoms
19% (698)
Touching area
49% (134)
Alcohol
21% (489)
Being dehydrated
24% (356)
Menopause
21% (457)
Back pain
19% (544)
Exercise
21% (445)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (696)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (624)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (686)
Lidocaine
14% (770)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (488)
Poor posture
18% (403)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (470)
Anal fissures
14% (475)
Oral sex
15% (410)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (665)
Endometriosis
12% (474)
Post-childbirth
9% (760)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (229)
Water contact
9% (778)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (312)
Oxalates
12% (333)
Disc herniation
10% (477)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (524)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (471)
Scoliosis
8% (481)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (468)
Strep B
6% (697)
Periomenopause
15% (131)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (419)
using pads or pantiliners
44% (34)
Hysterectomy
6% (412)
Surgical error
7% (254)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (112)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
20% (59)
Vibrator
10% (131)
IUD
5% (409)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (693)
full/almost full bladder
26% (34)
Trichomoniasis
4% (331)
Vitamin E
3% (756)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (594)
Lyme Disease
3% (730)
Gardasil Shot
3% (487)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
21% (34)
not washing vulvar area daily
17% (41)
Masturbation
18% (40)
Polio
2% (568)
Chemotherapy
1% (734)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (571)
Cone biopsy
4% (132)
Pubic waxing
11% (38)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
12% (25)
Diet
12% (25)
medications
11% (28)
nuva ring
5% (61)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (615)
Tarlov cysts
1% (276)
Nova Sure
2% (126)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (181)
Hair coloring
8% (26)
hot water
6% (34)
hot bath
7% (30)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (31)
wash cloths
6% (34)
cold water
6% (34)
Prolonged water contact
6% (34)
spironolactone medication?
3% (60)
Provigil
1% (318)
household gloves
3% (30)
Diafgram
1% (187)
plain water
0% (33)
Cold climate
0% (29)
Nexplanon
0% (29)

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