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Where exactly is my clitoris?

Where exactly is my clitoris?

Easy to find: It's a soft tissue that is above the tube that drains your bladder (where you urinate). It is covered by the upper lips of the vagina (labia minora). ...Read more

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Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more


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Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Determine cause: It is important to first determine the cause of the inflammation: creams, soap, shaving, waxing, trauma, friction, Infection, etc. If you cannot identify, discuss with your primary care physician or gynecologist. Once the cause is identified, a treatment plan can be arranged,, ...Read more

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What exactly is a sexual orgasm?

What exactly is a sexual orgasm?

Sexual orgasm: An orgasm is a climactic, pleasurable sexual sensation experienced in both men and women. It usually arises after stimulation of physical sexual body parts to a particular point of intensity, and involves the sudden release of sexual tension. Masters and johnson describe the phases of sexual excitement very well. In orgasm, there are rhythmic muscular contractions accompanied by pleasure. ...Read more

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What is labia minora?

What is labia minora?

Little "lips": The female vulva has two lateral folds(lips) the larger of the two is the labia majora, and the inner two are the labia minora. ...Read more

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I know what hymen tags look like but what exactly is redundant vaginal tissue?

I know what hymen tags look like but what exactly is redundant vaginal tissue?

Unclear term: Redundant vaginal tissue is not a true specific medical term. It is a descriptive term that an Obgyn might use to describe changes in the vagina that we see This could result from prior vaginal deliveries or from vaginal surgery. The doctor that did you examination is the best person to explain specifically what was described. ...Read more

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Itchy vulva, sore clitoris, and burns when urinating. What to do?

Itchy vulva, sore clitoris, and burns when urinating. What to do?

Need exam : Number of things could be due to physical irritation, infection to the urethra and or to the vulva. Seek professional help if it does not resolve. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have pimples on the penis and testicles?

What exactly does it mean to have pimples on the penis and testicles?

Same As Other Areas: Pimples are blocked or infected sweat and oil glands or hair follicles. If they are red and painful, you may need treatment. Otherwise, wash with soap and water, rinse well, and dry. Do not squeeze them. Do not use acne creams on them, as the skin on your penis and testicles are more sensitive than other areas and it could cause severe dryness, cracking and infection. ...Read more

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Where exactly is hymen located?

Where exactly is hymen located?

Vagina: It is a membrane in the vaginal opening that all girls are born with. It was used as a check that women were virgins on their wedding night but that is flawed logic as the hymen can be broken innocently before marriage by certain positions or activities like bicycling. You can read the basics on the internet. Wikipedia (not usually a trusted source) has a decent introduction and diagram. ...Read more

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Inside of vagina really itchy, what to do?

Inside of vagina really itchy, what to do?

Yeast?: One of the more common causes of an itchy vagina is a yeast infection. You can try an Over-the-counter yeast medication but if that doesn't take away the itching you will need an exam to figure it out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does it mean when one vagina lip swells ?

What does it mean when one vagina lip swells ?

Inflammation: That it is inflamed. Could be from lots of different causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have 2 small painless hard bumps on labia majora?

What does it mean to have 2 small painless hard bumps on labia majora?

Fox Fordyce's spots: is a chronic pruritic papular eruption localized in the apocrine gland area. Histological tests are seldom necessary for clinicians and oral contraceptive pill is the major treatment. Surgical excisions are pure cosmetic in nature. Ask your PCP for more information. ...Read more

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What exactly is spermatozoa?

What exactly is spermatozoa?

The sperm.: Spermatozoon is a fancy way of referring to a single sperm. Spermatozoa is pleural, referring to many sperm. They carry the male genetic material in a cellular package that includes a head, a middle piece, and a tail called a flagellum. ...Read more

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What are bumps on genitals labia area called?

What are bumps on genitals labia area called?

Need examination: There are many reasons for labia bumps. Please provide a photo for us to better characterize and diagnose the bump. ...Read more

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Dry vagina, sore clit, hurting breasts, what to do?

Dry vagina, sore clit, hurting breasts, what to do?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Your doctor can do a breast exam at the same time. ...Read more

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What exactly is spermatocele?

What exactly is spermatocele?

Cyst of epididymis: Benign retention cyst of head of epididymis containing sperm. Can very in size. Only require treatment if large or symptomatic, i.E painful. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vaginal area bleeds after sexual intercourse?

What does it mean when your vaginal area bleeds after sexual intercourse?

Depends: There are too many possibilities to list them all right now, but if you just had sex for the first time and you bled during or after then that could be normal, from the hymen. If you've been having sex for a while, and now starting to bleed, that should be evaluated by your doctor soon. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when my vaginal area itches after using a tampon ?

What exactly does it mean when my vaginal area itches after using a tampon ?

Allergy to Tampons: It may be due to allergy to the tampon or any of the ingredient in it.You may try a different brand and that may relieve your discomfort, if no improvement see your gynecologist as you may have yeast infection causing the itching also do not use tampon when dry and super absorpent when just spotting. ...Read more