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Vulvodynia (2,449 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
74% (1,030)
Stress
69% (991)
Tight jeans/clothes
65% (1,011)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (961)
Sitting
55% (961)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (955)
Soap
49% (991)
Hormone imbalance
49% (960)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (970)
Menstrual period
41% (968)
Acidic urine
40% (959)
Bacterial infection
39% (910)
Being nervous
44% (641)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (897)
Tampons
35% (961)
Low estrogen
34% (927)
Emotional
39% (617)
Sweat
30% (914)
Antibiotics
29% (966)
Birth control pills
29% (922)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (923)
Anxiety
51% (277)
Depression
30% (624)
Constipation
29% (625)
Touching area
46% (267)
Injury
24% (880)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (880)
Ovulation
22% (921)
Food allergies
21% (885)
Caffeine
23% (624)
Being dehydrated
25% (489)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (810)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,023)
Menopause
22% (589)
Genetic
18% (873)
Alcohol
21% (620)
Back pain
20% (680)
Latex condoms
18% (825)
Exercise
21% (575)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (830)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (758)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (816)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (618)
Poor posture
17% (534)
Lidocaine
13% (901)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (599)
using pads or pantiliners
30% (165)
Autoimmune disorder
17% (363)
Anal fissures
13% (606)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (163)
Oral sex
13% (539)
Car accident/nerve injury
10% (793)
Endometriosis
11% (604)
Post-childbirth
9% (890)
Water contact
9% (911)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (442)
Masturbation
23% (174)
full/almost full bladder
24% (165)
Diet
24% (156)
Oxalates
11% (462)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (599)
Periomenopause
15% (261)
Disc herniation
9% (609)
not washing vulvar area daily
19% (172)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (653)
Strep B
7% (829)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (597)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
14% (244)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
16% (190)
Scoliosis
8% (610)
medications
17% (159)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (157)
Vibrator
11% (263)
Hysterectomy
6% (542)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (549)
Surgical error
7% (383)
hot bath
11% (163)
wash cloths
10% (164)
IUD
5% (536)
Pubic waxing
10% (167)
Gardasil Shot
4% (619)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (821)
hot water
9% (162)
Trichomoniasis
4% (460)
Prolonged water contact
7% (165)
Vitamin E
3% (887)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (722)
Lyme Disease
2% (859)
Clamydia
8% (127)
Hair coloring
6% (156)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (161)
cold water
5% (163)
Cone biopsy
3% (262)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (701)
Chemotherapy
2% (863)
nuva ring
4% (191)
Polio
2% (698)
penis girth
19% (26)
Nova Sure
2% (256)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (742)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (309)
plain water
2% (163)
Cold climate
2% (161)
spironolactone medication?
2% (190)
Tarlov cysts
1% (404)
Diafgram
1% (316)
household gloves
1% (159)
Provigil
0% (444)
Cytolitic Vaginitis
14% (7)
clothing such as pants or skirts made of man made materials
20% (5)
Premature/low birthweight baby
5% (19)
Steroid Injections
2% (61)
Nexplanon
1% (159)

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