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Vulvodynia (2,184 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
76% (900)
Stress
69% (860)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (884)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
57% (834)
Rubbing/chafing
56% (828)
Sitting
55% (834)
Soap
49% (865)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (842)
Hormone imbalance
47% (827)
Menstrual period
42% (842)
Acidic urine
39% (837)
Bacterial infection
39% (783)
Being nervous
45% (520)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (773)
Tampons
35% (836)
Low estrogen
33% (808)
Emotional
40% (495)
Sweat
30% (793)
Birth control pills
29% (798)
Antibiotics
28% (839)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (802)
Constipation
30% (505)
Depression
30% (500)
Injury
24% (757)
Ovulation
23% (799)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (760)
Interstitial Cystitis
21% (690)
Anxiety
51% (152)
Food allergies
20% (764)
Caffeine
23% (505)
Touching area
49% (146)
Genetic
19% (755)
Temperature extremes
18% (905)
Latex condoms
19% (710)
Being dehydrated
24% (367)
Alcohol
21% (500)
Menopause
21% (468)
Exercise
21% (456)
Back pain
19% (555)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (635)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
15% (709)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (696)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (499)
Lidocaine
13% (782)
Poor posture
18% (414)
Pudendal neuralgia
15% (481)
Anal fissures
14% (487)
Oral sex
14% (421)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (676)
Endometriosis
12% (486)
Post-childbirth
9% (773)
Autoimmune disorder
16% (240)
Water contact
9% (790)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (324)
Oxalates
12% (344)
Disc herniation
9% (488)
Laparoscopic surgeries
9% (535)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (482)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (479)
Scoliosis
8% (492)
using pads or pantiliners
44% (45)
Strep B
6% (709)
Periomenopause
14% (143)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (430)
Hysterectomy
6% (423)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
13% (124)
Surgical error
7% (265)
Vibrator
10% (142)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (70)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
24% (45)
IUD
5% (420)
Masturbation
21% (52)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
4% (704)
full/almost full bladder
22% (45)
Trichomoniasis
4% (342)
not washing vulvar area daily
17% (53)
Vitamin E
3% (768)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (605)
Lyme Disease
3% (742)
Gardasil Shot
3% (498)
medications
15% (41)
Polio
2% (579)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
14% (37)
Pubic waxing
10% (49)
Chemotherapy
1% (745)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (582)
Cone biopsy
3% (143)
hot bath
9% (43)
cold water
9% (45)
wash cloths
9% (45)
Nova Sure
3% (137)
Diet
8% (37)
Prolonged water contact
7% (46)
hot water
7% (45)
nuva ring
4% (72)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (625)
Tarlov cysts
1% (286)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (192)
Hair coloring
5% (38)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (42)
spironolactone medication?
3% (71)
Provigil
1% (329)
Clamydia
13% (8)
household gloves
2% (42)
Diafgram
1% (198)
Cold climate
0% (41)
Nexplanon
0% (40)
plain water
0% (44)

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