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Vulvar Vestibulitis (560 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
77% (205)
Stress
68% (202)
Hormonal changes
61% (199)
Yeast
56% (209)
Depression/anxiety
44% (160)
Low estrogen
36% (196)
Birth control pills
35% (157)
Anxiety
47% (74)
Being nervous (makes worse)
40% (89)
Over the counter antifungal cream
28% (189)
Cycling and antibiotics
28% (169)
Being overly worried
31% (89)
Previous outbreak of thrush
21% (136)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (171)
Emotional trauma
21% (112)
Yasmin birth control
16% (176)
Caffeine (makes worse)
20% (88)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
15% (158)
Genetic
16% (136)
HPV
15% (136)
Alcohol (makes worse)
19% (88)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
26% (50)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
45% (22)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
15% (98)
Nuva ring
10% (125)
Birth of baby
8% (179)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
12% (85)
Cervical biopsy
7% (107)
Diabetes
7% (135)
Misuse of sex toy
12% (51)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (155)
siatic lower back injury
19% (21)
Genital herpes outbreak
7% (73)
KY Warming Jelly
30% (10)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
4% (89)
Hormonal IUD
4% (108)
Climaxing
10% (10)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
0% (36)

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