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Vulvodynia (2,375 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (998)
Stress
69% (956)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (977)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (928)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (921)
Sitting
55% (927)
Soap
49% (960)
Hormone imbalance
49% (929)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (939)
Menstrual period
41% (936)
Acidic urine
39% (929)
Bacterial infection
39% (879)
Being nervous
44% (610)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (866)
Tampons
35% (929)
Low estrogen
34% (897)
Emotional
39% (586)
Antibiotics
29% (936)
Birth control pills
30% (893)
Sweat
30% (882)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (894)
Anxiety
52% (244)
Depression
30% (593)
Constipation
29% (593)
Touching area
49% (235)
Injury
24% (847)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (850)
Ovulation
23% (892)
Food allergies
20% (854)
Caffeine
23% (593)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (779)
Being dehydrated
26% (457)
Temperature extremes
17% (993)
Genetic
18% (844)
Menopause
22% (558)
Latex condoms
18% (796)
Back pain
20% (648)
Exercise
21% (545)
Alcohol
20% (589)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (728)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (800)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (786)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (588)
Poor posture
17% (502)
Lidocaine
13% (872)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (568)
Anal fissures
13% (576)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (332)
Oral sex
14% (509)
using pads or pantiliners
32% (133)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (763)
Endometriosis
11% (572)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (412)
Post-childbirth
9% (861)
Water contact
9% (880)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (133)
Oxalates
11% (432)
Disc herniation
9% (578)
full/almost full bladder
23% (133)
Masturbation
22% (141)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (568)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (623)
Periomenopause
14% (231)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (567)
Strep B
7% (797)
Scoliosis
8% (579)
Diet
20% (127)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (159)
not washing vulvar area daily
18% (142)
medications
18% (129)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (213)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
17% (127)
Vibrator
10% (231)
Hysterectomy
6% (512)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (518)
Surgical error
7% (352)
IUD
5% (508)
hot bath
12% (133)
wash cloths
11% (134)
Pubic waxing
11% (137)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (791)
Gardasil Shot
3% (588)
Trichomoniasis
4% (430)
Vitamin E
3% (857)
Lyme Disease
3% (829)
hot water
8% (132)
Prolonged water contact
7% (135)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (692)
Clamydia
8% (98)
steroids (prednisone)
6% (131)
Cone biopsy
4% (232)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (671)
Hair coloring
6% (126)
cold water
5% (133)
Chemotherapy
2% (833)
Polio
2% (668)
nuva ring
4% (161)
Nova Sure
3% (226)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (713)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (279)
spironolactone medication?
3% (160)
Tarlov cysts
1% (374)
Diafgram
1% (286)
Cold climate
2% (130)
plain water
2% (133)
household gloves
2% (129)
Provigil
0% (414)
Steroid Injections
3% (31)
Nexplanon
1% (129)

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