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Vulvodynia (2,384 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (1,003)
Stress
69% (961)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (982)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (933)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (926)
Sitting
55% (931)
Soap
49% (965)
Hormone imbalance
49% (933)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (943)
Menstrual period
41% (941)
Acidic urine
39% (933)
Bacterial infection
39% (884)
Being nervous
44% (615)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (871)
Tampons
35% (934)
Low estrogen
34% (901)
Emotional
39% (591)
Antibiotics
29% (941)
Birth control pills
30% (897)
Sweat
30% (887)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (899)
Anxiety
51% (249)
Depression
30% (598)
Constipation
29% (598)
Touching area
48% (240)
Injury
24% (852)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (855)
Ovulation
22% (895)
Food allergies
20% (859)
Caffeine
23% (598)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (784)
Being dehydrated
25% (462)
Temperature extremes
17% (998)
Genetic
18% (849)
Menopause
22% (563)
Latex condoms
18% (800)
Back pain
19% (653)
Alcohol
20% (594)
Exercise
21% (550)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (805)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (733)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (791)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (593)
Poor posture
17% (507)
Lidocaine
13% (877)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (573)
Anal fissures
13% (581)
Autoimmune disorder
18% (337)
Oral sex
13% (514)
using pads or pantiliners
30% (138)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (768)
Endometriosis
11% (577)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (417)
Post-childbirth
9% (866)
Water contact
9% (885)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
27% (138)
Oxalates
11% (437)
Disc herniation
9% (583)
full/almost full bladder
22% (138)
Masturbation
21% (146)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (573)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (628)
Periomenopause
14% (236)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (572)
Diet
22% (132)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (147)
Strep B
7% (802)
Scoliosis
8% (584)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (164)
medications
18% (134)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
11% (218)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
17% (132)
Vibrator
10% (236)
Hysterectomy
6% (517)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (523)
Surgical error
7% (357)
IUD
5% (513)
wash cloths
12% (139)
hot bath
12% (138)
Pubic waxing
11% (142)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (796)
Gardasil Shot
3% (593)
Trichomoniasis
4% (435)
Vitamin E
3% (862)
Lyme Disease
3% (834)
hot water
7% (137)
Prolonged water contact
7% (140)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (697)
Clamydia
8% (103)
Hair coloring
6% (131)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (136)
Cone biopsy
4% (237)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (676)
cold water
5% (138)
Chemotherapy
2% (838)
Polio
2% (673)
nuva ring
4% (166)
Nova Sure
3% (231)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (718)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (284)
spironolactone medication?
2% (165)
Tarlov cysts
1% (379)
Diafgram
1% (291)
plain water
2% (138)
Cold climate
2% (135)
household gloves
1% (134)
Provigil
0% (419)
penis girth
100% (1)
Steroid Injections
3% (36)
Nexplanon
1% (134)

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