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Vulvar Vestibulitis (564 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
76% (208)
Stress
69% (205)
Hormonal changes
60% (202)
Yeast
56% (212)
Depression/anxiety
44% (163)
Low estrogen
36% (199)
Birth control pills
35% (160)
Anxiety
45% (77)
Being nervous (makes worse)
40% (92)
Over the counter antifungal cream
28% (192)
Cycling and antibiotics
28% (172)
Being overly worried
30% (92)
Previous outbreak of thrush
22% (139)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (174)
Emotional trauma
22% (115)
Yasmin birth control
17% (179)
Caffeine (makes worse)
21% (91)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
16% (161)
Genetic
17% (139)
Alcohol (makes worse)
20% (91)
HPV
15% (139)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
25% (53)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
16% (101)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
40% (25)
Nuva ring
10% (128)
Birth of baby
8% (182)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
11% (88)
Cervical biopsy
8% (110)
Diabetes
7% (138)
siatic lower back injury
21% (24)
Misuse of sex toy
11% (54)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (158)
Genital herpes outbreak
7% (76)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
5% (92)
KY Warming Jelly
23% (13)
Hormonal IUD
5% (111)
Climaxing
8% (13)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
0% (39)

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