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Vulvar Vestibulitis (583 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
75% (221)
Stress
68% (217)
Hormonal changes
61% (215)
Yeast
56% (223)
Depression/anxiety
45% (174)
Low estrogen
36% (211)
Birth control pills
36% (172)
Anxiety
45% (88)
Over the counter antifungal cream
29% (204)
Being nervous (makes worse)
40% (104)
Cycling and antibiotics
29% (185)
Being overly worried
32% (104)
Previous outbreak of thrush
22% (150)
Emotional trauma
21% (126)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (185)
Yasmin birth control
16% (190)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
39% (38)
Genetic
17% (151)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
27% (64)
Caffeine (makes worse)
20% (102)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
15% (172)
Alcohol (makes worse)
19% (102)
HPV
14% (150)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
14% (112)
Nuva ring
10% (139)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
11% (99)
Birth of baby
8% (193)
Cervical biopsy
7% (121)
Misuse of sex toy
11% (65)
Diabetes
7% (149)
siatic lower back injury
14% (35)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (169)
Genital herpes outbreak
6% (87)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
5% (103)
Hormonal IUD
4% (122)
KY Warming Jelly
13% (24)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (10)
Climaxing
8% (25)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
2% (50)

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