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Vulvar Vestibulitis (565 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
76% (209)
Stress
69% (206)
Hormonal changes
61% (203)
Yeast
56% (213)
Depression/anxiety
45% (164)
Low estrogen
37% (200)
Birth control pills
35% (161)
Anxiety
46% (78)
Being nervous (makes worse)
41% (93)
Over the counter antifungal cream
28% (193)
Cycling and antibiotics
28% (173)
Being overly worried
31% (93)
Previous outbreak of thrush
21% (140)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (175)
Emotional trauma
22% (116)
Yasmin birth control
17% (180)
Caffeine (makes worse)
21% (92)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
15% (162)
Genetic
16% (140)
Alcohol (makes worse)
20% (92)
HPV
15% (140)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
26% (54)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
16% (102)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
38% (26)
Nuva ring
10% (129)
Birth of baby
8% (183)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
11% (89)
Cervical biopsy
8% (111)
Diabetes
6% (139)
siatic lower back injury
20% (25)
Misuse of sex toy
11% (55)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (159)
Genital herpes outbreak
6% (77)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
5% (93)
KY Warming Jelly
21% (14)
Hormonal IUD
4% (112)
Climaxing
7% (14)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
0% (40)

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