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Vulvodynia (2,231 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
75% (924)
Stress
69% (883)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (906)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (857)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (851)
Sitting
55% (857)
Soap
49% (888)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (864)
Hormone imbalance
47% (849)
Menstrual period
41% (865)
Acidic urine
39% (859)
Bacterial infection
38% (806)
Being nervous
44% (541)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
36% (796)
Tampons
34% (859)
Low estrogen
33% (828)
Emotional
39% (516)
Sweat
30% (815)
Birth control pills
29% (821)
Antibiotics
28% (861)
Anti-fungal creams
27% (824)
Constipation
30% (526)
Depression
30% (521)
Injury
24% (779)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (780)
Ovulation
23% (821)
Anxiety
51% (174)
Touching area
50% (167)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (712)
Caffeine
23% (525)
Food allergies
19% (785)
Temperature extremes
18% (927)
Genetic
19% (776)
Being dehydrated
25% (389)
Latex condoms
18% (731)
Menopause
22% (490)
Exercise
22% (478)
Alcohol
20% (521)
Back pain
19% (578)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (658)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (731)
Undetectable microbe infection
14% (718)
Lidocaine
13% (804)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (521)
Poor posture
17% (435)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (503)
Anal fissures
13% (509)
Oral sex
14% (442)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (698)
Endometriosis
11% (506)
Post-childbirth
9% (795)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (262)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (346)
Water contact
8% (813)
Oxalates
12% (366)
Disc herniation
9% (510)
using pads or pantiliners
37% (67)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (556)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (504)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (499)
Periomenopause
16% (165)
Scoliosis
8% (514)
Strep B
6% (731)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
26% (65)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (451)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
12% (146)
Hysterectomy
6% (445)
Masturbation
21% (73)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (92)
full/almost full bladder
21% (67)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (75)
Vibrator
10% (164)
Surgical error
7% (286)
IUD
5% (441)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (726)
Vitamin E
3% (790)
Trichomoniasis
4% (364)
medications
14% (63)
Lyme Disease
3% (763)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (627)
Gardasil Shot
3% (520)
Diet
12% (59)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
12% (59)
wash cloths
10% (67)
Pubic waxing
10% (71)
Prolonged water contact
9% (68)
hot bath
9% (66)
Polio
2% (601)
cold water
7% (67)
hot water
8% (66)
Chemotherapy
1% (767)
Ureaplasma infection
1% (604)
Cone biopsy
3% (165)
Nova Sure
3% (159)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (213)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (64)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (647)
nuva ring
3% (93)
Tarlov cysts
1% (308)
Hair coloring
3% (59)
spironolactone medication?
2% (93)
Provigil
1% (349)
household gloves
2% (63)
Cold climate
2% (63)
Diafgram
0% (220)
Clamydia
0% (30)
plain water
0% (66)
Nexplanon
0% (62)

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