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Vulvar Vestibulitis (580 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Intercourse
75% (218)
Stress
68% (214)
Hormonal changes
61% (212)
Yeast
56% (221)
Depression/anxiety
45% (172)
Low estrogen
36% (209)
Birth control pills
36% (169)
Anxiety
45% (86)
Over the counter antifungal cream
29% (202)
Being nervous (makes worse)
40% (101)
Cycling and antibiotics
28% (182)
Being overly worried
32% (101)
Previous outbreak of thrush
22% (148)
Repeated cipro use following multiple UTI's
18% (183)
Emotional trauma
21% (124)
Yasmin birth control
16% (188)
Caffeine (makes worse)
20% (100)
Genetic
16% (149)
No cause - noticed at onset of sexual activity
39% (36)
Reaction to over the counter yeast infection medication
26% (62)
Chronic pelvic pain (endo, adhesions)
15% (170)
Alcohol (makes worse)
19% (100)
HPV
14% (148)
Higher acid intake eg fruit
15% (110)
Nuva ring
10% (137)
Artificial sweeteners: aspartame, saccharine, sorbitol, mannitol, etc. (makes much worse)
11% (97)
Birth of baby
8% (191)
Misuse of sex toy
11% (63)
Cervical biopsy
8% (119)
Diabetes
7% (147)
siatic lower back injury
15% (33)
Repeated pelvic surgeries
5% (167)
Genital herpes outbreak
6% (85)
TCA (acid) treatment for warts
5% (101)
Hormonal IUD
4% (120)
KY Warming Jelly
14% (22)
Interstitial Cystitis
25% (8)
Climaxing
9% (23)
chemical burn (hot tub bromine)
2% (48)

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