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Vulvodynia (2,448 members)

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Ovulation Y | N
Hormone imbalance Y | N
Low estrogen Y | N
Menstrual period Y | N
Acidic urine Y | N
Anti-fungal creams Y | N
Antibiotics Y | N
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping) Y | N
Tight jeans/clothes Y | N
Soap Y | N
Tampons Y | N
Water contact Y | N
Vitamin E Y | N
Lidocaine Y | N
Sweat Y | N
Rubbing/chafing Y | N
Post-childbirth Y | N
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex Y | N
Sitting Y | N
Chronic yeast infections Y | N
Birth control pills Y | N
Chemotherapy Y | N
Stress Y | N
Lyme Disease Y | N
Food allergies Y | N
Monostat / yeast creams Y | N
Bacterial infection Y | N
Genetic Y | N
Injury Y | N
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies Y | N
Not getting correct vitamin intake Y | N
Strep B Y | N
Laser treatment for venereal warts Y | N
Latex condoms Y | N
Endometriosis Y | N
Emotional Y | N
Pudendal neuralgia Y | N
Undetectable microbe infection Y | N
Interstitial Cystitis Y | N
Car accident/nerve injury Y | N
Temperature extremes Y | N
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA Y | N
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product Y | N
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts Y | N
Ureaplasma infection Y | N
Polio Y | N
Back pain Y | N
Laparoscopic surgeries Y | N
Gardasil Shot Y | N
Caffeine Y | N
Alcohol Y | N
Being nervous Y | N
Constipation Y | N
Anal fissures Y | N
Scoliosis Y | N
Depression Y | N
Sexual abuse / trauma Y | N
Disc herniation Y | N
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Y | N
Artificial sweeteners Y | N
Menopause Y | N
Exercise Y | N
Severe genital herpes outbreak Y | N
IUD Y | N
Hysterectomy Y | N
Oral sex Y | N
Oxalates Y | N
Poor posture Y | N
Being dehydrated Y | N
Trichomoniasis Y | N
Provigil Y | N
Cut/laceration in vulvar area Y | N
Tarlov cysts Y | N
Surgical error Y | N
Autoimmune disorder Y | N
Diafgram Y | N
Seafood, shellfish allergies Y | N
Cone biopsy Y | N
Vibrator Y | N
Periomenopause Y | N
Touching area Y | N
Anxiety Y | N
Nova Sure Y | N
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus Y | N
nuva ring Y | N
spironolactone medication? Y | N
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles Y | N
not washing vulvar area daily Y | N
Masturbation Y | N
Pubic waxing Y | N
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics Y | N
full/almost full bladder Y | N
hot water Y | N
using pads or pantiliners Y | N
cold water Y | N
plain water Y | N
Prolonged water contact Y | N
wash cloths Y | N
steroids (prednisone) Y | N
household gloves Y | N
hot bath Y | N
Cold climate Y | N
Nexplanon Y | N
medications Y | N
Hair coloring Y | N
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle Y | N
Diet Y | N
Clamydia Y | N
Steroid Injections Y | N
penis girth Y | N
Premature/low birthweight baby Y | N
Cytolitic Vaginitis Y | N
clothing such as pants or skirts made of man made materials Y | N

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