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Vulvar Vestibulitis (571 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
76% (214)
Stress
68% (210)
Hormonal changes
61% (208)
Yeast
57% (217)
Depression/anxiety
44% (168)
Low estrogen
37% (205)
Birth control pills
36% (165)
Anxiety
45% (82)
Being nervous (makes worse)
39% (97)
Over the counter antifungal cream
28% (197)
Cycling and antibiotics
28% (177)
Being overly worried
31% (97)
Previous outbreak of thrush
22% (144)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (179)
Emotional trauma
21% (120)
Yasmin birth control
17% (184)
Genetic
17% (145)
Caffeine (makes worse)
20% (96)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
15% (166)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
26% (58)
Alcohol (makes worse)
19% (96)
HPV
15% (144)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
37% (30)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
15% (106)
Nuva ring
10% (133)
Birth of baby
8% (187)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
11% (93)
Cervical biopsy
8% (115)
Diabetes
6% (143)
Misuse of sex toy
10% (59)
siatic lower back injury
17% (29)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (163)
Genital herpes outbreak
6% (81)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
5% (97)
KY Warming Jelly
17% (18)
Hormonal IUD
4% (116)
Climaxing
11% (19)
Interstitial Cystitis
25% (4)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
2% (44)

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