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Vulvodynia (2,380 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,002)
Stress
69% (960)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (981)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (932)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (925)
Sitting
55% (931)
Soap
49% (964)
Hormone imbalance
49% (932)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (943)
Menstrual period
41% (940)
Acidic urine
39% (932)
Bacterial infection
39% (883)
Being nervous
44% (614)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (870)
Tampons
35% (933)
Low estrogen
34% (900)
Emotional
39% (590)
Antibiotics
29% (940)
Birth control pills
30% (897)
Sweat
30% (886)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (898)
Anxiety
52% (248)
Depression
30% (597)
Constipation
29% (597)
Touching area
48% (239)
Injury
24% (851)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (854)
Ovulation
22% (895)
Food allergies
20% (858)
Caffeine
23% (597)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (783)
Being dehydrated
25% (461)
Temperature extremes
17% (997)
Genetic
18% (848)
Menopause
22% (562)
Latex condoms
18% (799)
Back pain
19% (652)
Alcohol
20% (593)
Exercise
21% (549)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (804)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (732)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (790)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (592)
Poor posture
17% (506)
Lidocaine
13% (876)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (572)
Anal fissures
13% (580)
Autoimmune disorder
18% (336)
Oral sex
13% (513)
using pads or pantiliners
31% (137)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (767)
Endometriosis
11% (576)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (416)
Post-childbirth
9% (865)
Water contact
9% (884)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
27% (137)
Oxalates
11% (436)
Disc herniation
9% (582)
full/almost full bladder
23% (137)
Masturbation
21% (145)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (572)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (627)
Periomenopause
14% (235)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (571)
Diet
22% (131)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (146)
Strep B
7% (801)
Scoliosis
8% (583)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (163)
medications
18% (133)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (217)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
17% (131)
Vibrator
10% (235)
Hysterectomy
6% (516)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (522)
Surgical error
7% (356)
IUD
5% (512)
wash cloths
12% (138)
hot bath
12% (137)
Pubic waxing
11% (141)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (795)
Gardasil Shot
3% (592)
Trichomoniasis
4% (434)
Vitamin E
3% (861)
Lyme Disease
3% (833)
hot water
7% (136)
Prolonged water contact
7% (139)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (696)
Clamydia
8% (102)
Hair coloring
6% (130)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (135)
Cone biopsy
4% (236)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (675)
cold water
5% (137)
Chemotherapy
2% (837)
Polio
2% (672)
nuva ring
4% (165)
Nova Sure
3% (230)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (717)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (283)
spironolactone medication?
2% (164)
Tarlov cysts
1% (378)
Diafgram
1% (290)
Cold climate
2% (134)
plain water
2% (137)
household gloves
2% (133)
Provigil
0% (418)
Steroid Injections
3% (35)
Nexplanon
1% (133)

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