A 49-year-old member asked:

What causes a womans vagina to tighten?

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Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Atrophy: When a woman is in or near to menopause, the amount of estrogen in her system decreases. Estrogen helps with vaginal lubrication and elasticity. The loss of estrogen can make the vaginal tissues dry and to shrink some.
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A 47-year-old female asked about a female:

What causes a womans vagina to shrink?

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Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Hormones: Lack of estrogen is one cause, very infrequent sex can contribute too.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

What causes a loose vagina and how do you tighten it?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Kegel exercises: Kegel exercises can help some, though you need to do them regularly.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Is it true that a huge penis can cause permanent stretching to a small vagina. may be not as tight as b4 but can it become normal for a small penis?
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Myths: Neither assumption is true. Vaginas stretch and then can recover their original size. Penis size would have no correlation to causing a vagina to be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Can men feel it if a women's vagina is loose or tight? And what are some ways of tightening besides kegal exercises and surgery? NAC
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
It depend on the man: Men feeling if vagina is tight vs loose is a subjective matter. In regards to pregnancy it does not matter. Kegal exercises and surgery are primaril... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
I've been having recurrent thrush and the entrance to my vagina has become so tight that penetration hurts. Is this caused by thrush or vestibulodynia?
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Pelvic pain: Vestibulodynia simply means pain in the vestibule, the area outside the vaginal orifice. Whether this is due to recurrent candidiasis or to something ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
What causes pimples on the vagina can it be periods? Or std's? I do sometimes wear tight underwear & had unprotected sex
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vulvar "bumps": Hair follicle "bumps"(folliculitis) can be caused by many hygiene issues including things that "go bump" in the dark of night or tight "non breathing"... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
How can u tighten your vagina?
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Kagel exercises can : Surgery is the best option, either conventional or vaginal rejuvination, see your gyn.
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Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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