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After my child's birth, my vagina has loosened. How do I get a tight vagina like before the child birth?

After my child's birth, my vagina has loosened.  How do I get a tight vagina like before the child birth?

Opening: The vagina is not supposed to be "tight" it's good to have a strong pelvic floor as this can prevent prolapse and incontinence. Kegels can be done to strengthen the floor. Narrowing of the vagina can occur with large reconstructive mesh, radiation andold age. Vaginal "tightening" as promoted by a small group of gynos is an interest driven primarily by porn. Biofeedback may help if keyes dont. ...Read more

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Between my anus and vagina looks to be swollen and blue looking is this due to child birth over a year ago? Still sore

Between my anus and vagina looks to be swollen and blue looking is this due to child birth over a year ago? Still sore

Not likely: Due to child birth. May be an external thrombosed hmorrhoid. Best to see your ob-gyn , pcp or a colon and rectal surgeon to make the diagnosis and offer any treatment if needed. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old and I'm going to give birth to my first child but I am so frightened I am going to get. Prolapse in my vagina?

I'm 19 years old and I'm going to give birth to my first child but I am so frightened I am going to get. Prolapse in my vagina?

Prolapse and birth: Don't be frightened. Although birth and prolapse can be associated, women that have never delivered also experience prolapse. Not only is it associated with trauma, it is also linked to support and may have genetic components. ...Read more

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Last night I my SO and I were having sex and a few minutes in, the inside of my vagina began feeling cold. Everything else is normal otherwise. Possible explanations? Note: We haven't had sex much since birth of our first child about a year and a half ag

Last night I my SO and I were having sex and a few minutes in, the inside of my vagina began feeling cold. Everything else is normal otherwise. Possible explanations?

Note: We haven't had sex much since birth of our first child about a year and a half ag

Gel?: If you used gel or lubricants, sometimes that can make the gel feel cold. It is an unusual complaint. I would recommend foreplay before intercourse to stimulate secretions and see if that alters the perception of cold/warm during intercourse ...Read more

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I had induced when giving birth 2 my 2nd child, but end up delivered by ceaserian. 2 month after, i felt pain in my vagina esp when have sex wif hubby?

Please see your OB: You may not be totally healed form the csection yet, sometimes it can take longer than 2 months to heal so you do not feel pain, your OB will be able to tell if anything abnormal is going on. ...Read more

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When im sitting down and I fart, i feel like air bubble leave near my vagina lips. Is this fistula? No surgery or child birth?

When im sitting down and I fart, i feel like air bubble leave near my vagina lips. Is this fistula? No surgery or child birth?

Not likely: A fistula is not likely in this situation. When you pass gas, it has to go somewhere. If you're sitting down, it's likely some of the air travels *ahem* forward and causes that sensation. If you're worried, your GYN take a look. FĂ­stulas aren't very common in young, healthy patients. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the vagina deform after childbirth?

I was wondering does the vagina deform after childbirth?

Probably: Childbirth is traumatic to the pelvic floor. The vagina is very elastic and will return to near normal after delivery. Some women have very little detrimental effect on the vagina and pelvic floor as a result of a vaginal delivery - others end up with significant utero-vaginal prolapse and eventually require surgical repair for the pelvic relaxation. ...Read more

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How big does your vagina get when giving birth?

How big does your vagina get when giving birth?

Vaginal size: Imagine that the baby is between a cantaloupe in width and a watermelon in length. Big enough! ...Read more

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How do you tighten your vagina after childbirth?

How do you tighten your vagina after childbirth?

Surgery: But be careful. So-called "vaginal rejuvenation" can have serious unintended consequences, including painful sex. ...Read more