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Vulvodynia (2,465 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Contact (Ex: Sex, wiping)
74% (1,035)
Stress
69% (995)
Tight jeans/clothes
66% (1,016)
Non-lubricated or aggressive sex
56% (966)
Sitting
56% (966)
Rubbing/chafing
55% (959)
Soap
49% (995)
Hormone imbalance
50% (965)
Chronic yeast infections
48% (975)
Menstrual period
41% (973)
Acidic urine
40% (963)
Bacterial infection
39% (914)
Being nervous
44% (644)
Underlying skin sensitivity/allergies
37% (902)
Tampons
35% (965)
Low estrogen
34% (932)
Emotional
39% (620)
Antibiotics
29% (971)
Sweat
30% (918)
Birth control pills
30% (928)
Anti-fungal creams
28% (928)
Anxiety
51% (280)
Depression
30% (627)
Constipation
29% (629)
Touching area
46% (271)
Injury
24% (883)
Monostat / yeast creams
23% (883)
Ovulation
22% (925)
Food allergies
21% (890)
Caffeine
23% (628)
Being dehydrated
26% (492)
Interstitial Cystitis
20% (814)
Temperature extremes
17% (1,026)
Genetic
18% (877)
Menopause
21% (592)
Alcohol
21% (623)
Back pain
20% (683)
Exercise
21% (578)
Latex condoms
18% (828)
Not getting correct vitamin intake
16% (833)
Allergic reaction to feminine hygiene product
16% (761)
Undetectable microbe infection
15% (821)
Poor posture
17% (537)
Sexual abuse / trauma
16% (621)
Lidocaine
13% (904)
Pudendal neuralgia
14% (602)
Autoimmune disorder
18% (368)
using pads or pantiliners
30% (168)
Anal fissures
13% (610)
perfumed toiletries/cosmetics
28% (166)
Oral sex
13% (542)
Car accident/nerve injury
11% (796)
Endometriosis
11% (607)
Water contact
9% (915)
Masturbation
24% (177)
Post-childbirth
9% (893)
Cut/laceration in vulvar area
13% (445)
Diet
25% (160)
full/almost full bladder
24% (168)
Oxalates
11% (465)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9% (602)
Periomenopause
14% (264)
Disc herniation
9% (612)
not washing vulvar area daily
18% (175)
Laparoscopic surgeries
8% (656)
Uptight, braced pelvic, glutes & adductor muscles
17% (193)
Strep B
7% (832)
Human Pappilomavirus or similar group of virus
14% (247)
Artificial sweeteners
8% (600)
Scoliosis
8% (613)
medications
17% (162)
Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
16% (160)
Vibrator
11% (266)
Hysterectomy
6% (545)
Severe genital herpes outbreak
6% (552)
Surgical error
7% (386)
hot bath
11% (166)
wash cloths
11% (167)
IUD
5% (539)
Pubic waxing
9% (170)
Gardasil Shot
4% (622)
Laser treatment for venereal warts
3% (824)
hot water
8% (165)
Prolonged water contact
8% (168)
Trichomoniasis
4% (463)
Vitamin E
3% (891)
Topical antiviral medication for genital warts
3% (725)
Lyme Disease
2% (862)
Clamydia
8% (130)
Hair coloring
6% (159)
cold water
5% (166)
steroids (prednisone)
5% (164)
Cone biopsy
3% (265)
Ureaplasma infection
2% (704)
Chemotherapy
2% (866)
nuva ring
4% (194)
Polio
2% (701)
penis girth
17% (29)
Nova Sure
2% (259)
Detoxing mercury with alpha lipoic acid/DMSA
1% (745)
Seafood, shellfish allergies
2% (312)
Cold climate
2% (164)
plain water
2% (166)
clothing such as pants or skirts made of man made materials
33% (9)
spironolactone medication?
2% (193)
Tarlov cysts
1% (407)
Diafgram
1% (319)
Cytolitic Vaginitis
18% (11)
household gloves
1% (162)
Provigil
0% (447)
Premature/low birthweight baby
5% (22)
Steroid Injections
2% (64)
Nexplanon
1% (162)

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