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what happens within a woman's vagina during sex?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 38 years experience
It depends: With normal, pleasurable sexual intercourse, the vagina is stretched, becomes lubricated and engorged and if you have an orgasm then it contracts in a rhythmic pattern.

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Have her see GYN MD: This is something that requires a GYN MD visit to answer with any accuracy.

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