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Vulvar Vestibulitis (572 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
75% (215)
Stress
68% (211)
Hormonal changes
61% (209)
Yeast
56% (218)
Depression/anxiety
44% (169)
Low estrogen
36% (206)
Birth control pills
36% (166)
Anxiety
46% (83)
Being nervous (makes worse)
40% (98)
Over the counter antifungal cream
28% (198)
Cycling and antibiotics
28% (178)
Being overly worried
32% (98)
Previous outbreak of thrush
21% (145)
Emotional trauma
21% (121)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (180)
Yasmin birth control
17% (185)
Caffeine (makes worse)
21% (97)
Genetic
16% (146)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
15% (167)
Alcohol (makes worse)
20% (97)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
25% (59)
HPV
14% (145)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
39% (31)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
15% (107)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
12% (94)
Nuva ring
10% (134)
Birth of baby
8% (188)
Cervical biopsy
8% (116)
Diabetes
6% (144)
Misuse of sex toy
10% (60)
siatic lower back injury
17% (30)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (164)
Genital herpes outbreak
6% (82)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
5% (98)
KY Warming Jelly
16% (19)
Hormonal IUD
4% (117)
Interstitial Cystitis
40% (5)
Climaxing
10% (20)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
2% (45)

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