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Vulvodynia (2,295 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (962)
Stress
69% (920)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (944)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (894)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (887)
Sitting
55% (893)
Soap
49% (926)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (904)
Hormone imbalance
48% (891)
Menstrual period
42% (905)
Acidic urine
39% (897)
Bacterial infection
39% (846)
Being nervous
44% (579)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (833)
Tampons
34% (896)
Low estrogen
33% (867)
Emotional
39% (553)
Sweat
30% (850)
Birth control pills
30% (857)
Antibiotics
29% (903)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (862)
Depression
29% (558)
Constipation
29% (562)
Anxiety
51% (212)
Injury
24% (815)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (818)
Ovulation
23% (861)
Touching area
48% (202)
Caffeine
24% (561)
Food allergies
20% (822)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (748)
Being dehydrated
26% (427)
Temperature extremes
18% (963)
Genetic
18% (813)
Latex condoms
18% (766)
Exercise
22% (515)
Menopause
21% (526)
Alcohol
20% (557)
Back pain
19% (615)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (769)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (695)
Undetectable microbe infection
14% (756)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (557)
Lidocaine
13% (841)
Poor posture
17% (471)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (537)
Anal fissures
13% (545)
Oral sex
14% (477)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (300)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (732)
Endometriosis
11% (541)
using pads or pantiliners
34% (103)
Post-childbirth
9% (831)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (382)
Water contact
9% (849)
Oxalates
11% (401)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
29% (101)
Disc herniation
9% (546)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (592)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (540)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (535)
Periomenopause
15% (201)
Masturbation
24% (110)
Scoliosis
8% (549)
Strep B
7% (767)
full/almost full bladder
24% (102)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
18% (128)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (111)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (182)
Diet
20% (96)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (487)
Hysterectomy
6% (481)
Vibrator
10% (200)
medications
17% (98)
Surgical error
7% (321)
IUD
5% (477)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
15% (95)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (761)
wash cloths
11% (103)
Pubic waxing
10% (107)
Gardasil Shot
3% (556)
Vitamin E
3% (826)
Trichomoniasis
4% (400)
hot bath
10% (102)
Lyme Disease
3% (798)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (662)
Prolonged water contact
8% (104)
hot water
7% (101)
cold water
6% (102)
Polio
2% (637)
Chemotherapy
1% (803)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (640)
Cone biopsy
3% (201)
Nova Sure
3% (195)
Hair coloring
4% (95)
nuva ring
3% (129)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (683)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (248)
Clamydia
5% (66)
steroids (prednisone)
3% (100)
Tarlov cysts
1% (344)
Diafgram
1% (256)
plain water
2% (102)
Cold climate
2% (99)
household gloves
2% (99)
spironolactone medication?
2% (129)
Provigil
1% (383)
Nexplanon
0% (97)

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