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What's the inside of a normal vagina look like? Is it bumpy and have ridges? Is it normal for me to not see all the inside of my vagina?

What's the inside of a normal vagina look like? Is it bumpy and have ridges? Is it normal for me to not see all the inside of my vagina?

Normal vaginal look: Yes a normal vagina has folds and ridges and it would be impossible for you to see all the way inside ...Read more

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What is a normal vagina supposed to smell like?

What is a normal vagina supposed to smell like?

Clean: Depending on the degree of hygiene it should not have a specific odor, just a fresh clean one ...Read more

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It fells like I have a lump in my vagina but im sure if its a lump or just my normal vagina but im sure if its a lump or just my normal vagina

It fells like I have a lump in my vagina but im sure if its a lump or just my normal vagina but im sure if its a lump or just my normal vagina

If: If you feel a lump, then please see a gynecologist or your primary care doctor to have this evaluated. It is important to be seen and have this evaluated. If you have pain, discharge, bleeding, or fever then you will have to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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Hey my vagina releases a kinda cream liquid substance doesn't have a bad smell has a normal vagina smell. Why does this happen is it normal?

Hey my vagina releases a kinda cream liquid substance doesn't have a bad smell has a normal vagina smell. Why does this happen is it normal?

Probably normal: The vagina produces fluids for lubrication. If the fluid you have is clear or white and you have no pain, itching, burning or bad odor then it is probably normal. If you are at risk for sexually transmitted infections and the amount of fluid you are producing has increased then please see a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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I am so worried about my vagina. Please will you describe a 'normal' vagina to me? I just don't know what to do anymore. I'm too embarrassed to talk

Not sure why: You would be so worried. Is it appearance, function? There are many good educational sites describing the female reproductive system, but the easiest way is to make an appointment with a gynecologist and discuss your concerns directly. No need to be embarrassed at all. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a women's virginia to be swollen at 38weeks pregnant is it normal vagina

Is it normal for a women's virginia to be swollen at 38weeks pregnant is it normal vagina

Yes,: Yes, by that stage in the pregnancy the baby has normally reached a good size and weight. Because of gravity that weight impacts the tissues below. ...Read more

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Am I leaking amniotic fluid or is it discharge? 38 weeks, sched C-section 5/6, clear fluid have to change underwear, smells normal vagina, very thin

Need to be checked: Although having an increased amount of vaginal discharge is normal in pregnancy, any pregnant woman near term with a continuous, clear, watery discharge should be evaluated to rule out amniotic fluid. ...Read more

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Can I use anything to make my normal lube go back to normal? My vagina is extra dry to the point where I want to cry.

Can I use anything to make my normal lube go back to normal? My vagina is extra dry to the point where I want to cry.

See your gyn: At your age that is not normal often seen in menopausal women, you may need estrogen cream or other lubricators but u neeed an exam by your gyn and u may need blood work or cultures. ...Read more

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Is it normal for vagina to feel looser or simply not as tight towards end of pregnancy?

Is it normal for vagina to feel looser or simply not as tight towards end of pregnancy?

End of pregnancy: The vagina is always a "potential space". Meaning the walls of the vagina collapse against each other. It is only a true space as something occupies or transverses the space such as in delivery. The ligaments that hold your pelvis together loosen closer to the end of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a normal for vagina to be itching everytime my period is finish. I'm not sexually active?

Is a normal for vagina to be itching everytime my period is finish. I'm not sexually active?

Yes: Some women will experience cyclic bacterial or yeast overgrowth, frequently this will occur at the time of the menstrual period. Often the symptoms resolve without treatment. Some female sanitary products (pads/tampons/etc) contain perfumes and/or deodorants which can cause an allergic reaction, which could also explain the type symptoms you are describing. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my vagina area to be a little darker than my body's natural color?

Is it normal for my vagina area to be a little darker than my body's natural color?

Yes, it's normal: The vulva and vagina area, like the nipples, are normally darker than the rest of body (except for the very sun-tanned areas). ...Read more

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Is a clear dischage from the vagina normal at 6o?

Is a clear dischage from the vagina normal at 6o?

No.: If you're 60 years old, you should have gone through menopause and the cells of the cervix and uterus shouldn't be stimulated to create any bleeding/discharge. It might be worthwhile to see a doctor to make sure one is up to date on pap smears, free of infection, has a normal vaginal exam, and maybe has had an endometrial biopsy to rule out anything bad. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a vagina to have bumps and discoloration?

Is it normal for a vagina to have bumps and discoloration?

Likely normal: The outside of the vagina--the labia majora often have different skin tone/darker comparing to your skin. Also, the hair follicles on these areas can appear as larger bumps than else where when the skin is "wrinkled-up" and smaller/smoother with arousal causing the labia majora to swell--similar to a man with erection. If your findings are new, then consult doc. If has always been so then=normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a vagina to have discharge all day. Going on 3 years?

Discharge: It's normal for the vagina to make discharge every day. The vagina is like a self cleaning oven that way. So long as discharge doesn't smell fishy or itch, it's normal. If you're worried you can go to a doctor and get checked for stds, but it's likely the vagina is perfectly normal. ...Read more

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During sex is it normal for the vagina to get dry very fast? Incorfortable sex

During sex is it normal for the vagina to get dry very fast? Incorfortable sex

There may be: Inadequate foreplay leading to inadequate lubrication. Some couples need to supplement with addition lubricant. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my vagina to smell like medicine whenever I'm on my pills? :/ thank you!

It's possible: The processing of compounded and/or synthetic substances can result in such a manifestation ; especially if by-products are involved. The temporal relation of the symptoms to consumption of the medicine is noteworthy. Having said this, if the symptoms are persistent, become malodorous and/or lose their temporal relation; evalution an ob/gyn is prudent. ...Read more

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Is daily discharge from the vagina normal? If so what color should it be & the consistency?

Is daily discharge from the vagina normal? If so what color should it be & the consistency?

No: A clear non smelly saliva like discharge is normal to keep the vagina lubricated.
Foul smelling, or cheesy, or yellowish discharge is not normal and needs treatment. ...Read more

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I'm only 20 and I was wonderin if it is normal for my vagina to be black inside and can it be changed also I don't know why I is clear slim coming out.

I'm only 20 and I was wonderin if it is normal for my vagina to be black inside and can it be changed also I don't know why I is clear slim coming out.

Get checked to know.: Hyperpigmentation can sometimes occur. The clear slime might be leukorrhea which is a normal vaginal secretion. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Is swelling of your vagina normal after sex?

Is swelling of your vagina normal after sex?

Yes: The vagina expands by 33% during sexual excitement to accommodate what 'goes bump in the dark of night.' the vulva can also swell from the friction of intercourse. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal for your vagina to be red and itchy all the time?

Please advise if it's normal for your vagina to be red and itchy all the time?

Not normal: Being red an itchy is not normal. It may mean you have an infection, an allergy to something or a skin condition, or something else. A yeast infection is the most common cause. If you want, try a non-prescription anti-yeast medication. If this doesn't solve the problem, see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal for the vagina to be moist and wet all the time? And smell? The wetness causes itching. .. How to I fix this?

Is it normal for the vagina to be moist and wet all the time? And smell? The wetness causes itching. .. How to I fix this?

Maybe: It is normal for the vagina to be moist but there should not be an unpleasant odor and there should be not itching. Your symptoms could indicate that you have a vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more