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Vulvar Vestibulitis (582 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
75% (220)
Stress
69% (216)
Hormonal changes
61% (214)
Yeast
55% (222)
Depression/anxiety
45% (173)
Low estrogen
37% (210)
Birth control pills
36% (171)
Anxiety
46% (87)
Being nervous (makes worse)
41% (103)
Over the counter antifungal cream
29% (203)
Cycling and antibiotics
29% (184)
Being overly worried
32% (103)
Previous outbreak of thrush
21% (149)
Emotional trauma
22% (125)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (184)
Yasmin birth control
16% (189)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
41% (37)
Genetic
17% (150)
Caffeine (makes worse)
20% (101)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
25% (63)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
15% (171)
Alcohol (makes worse)
19% (101)
HPV
14% (149)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
14% (111)
Nuva ring
10% (138)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
11% (98)
Birth of baby
8% (192)
Misuse of sex toy
11% (64)
Cervical biopsy
8% (120)
Diabetes
7% (148)
siatic lower back injury
15% (34)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (168)
Genital herpes outbreak
6% (86)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
5% (102)
Hormonal IUD
4% (121)
KY Warming Jelly
13% (23)
Interstitial Cystitis
22% (9)
Climaxing
8% (24)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
2% (49)

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