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What is the top of vagina called?

Mons pubis: The outer/external part of genitalia is called the vulva. Anterior part of vulva where the pubic hair starts is called the mons pubis. ...Read more

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What do you call the outside part of the vagina?

What do you call the outside part of the vagina?

Vulva: The area immediately around the opening of the vagina is the vestibule. The entire area of external female genitalia is termed the vulva. ...Read more

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What is surgery on the vagina called?

What is surgery on the vagina called?

Vaginal surgery: Surgery on the vagina is just called vaginal surgery. There are some other names for specific types of vaginal surgery, such as vaginopexy, colpopexy, vaginal fixation, and vaginoplasty. Sometimes an episiotomy is cut and then repaired, by the doctor delivering a baby. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have something called a septate vagina?

What does it mean if I have something called a septate vagina?

Anatomic Variation: Women with a septate vagina were born with a wall or band of tissue which divides the vagina vertically or horizontally. These septum develop before birth and may but not always require surgical removal for childbirth or sexual activity. ...Read more

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I have a cut in my vagina when I spread it I can see it outside of what I think is called a hymen. It is like a corner, should I be worried?

I have a cut in my vagina when I spread it I can see it outside of what I think is called a hymen. It is like a corner, should I be worried?

Cut on vagina: Genital skin usually heals relatively fast if there is no repeated trauma or infection. If there is a superficial cut or tear, treating the area gently is usually sufficient for it to heal. If there is redness, pain or swelling, the cut may need to be looked at by a doctor to make sure there is no infection. ...Read more

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Yest me n my gf had oral sex, I fingered her vagina, n she complained of pain, I stopped it? Nw in morning she called me n said it's still paining,?

Vaginal trauma : Finger nail can cause trauma. If there is no bleeding, it can be observed. If bleeding continues, gyn should be consulted. ...Read more

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An erection is when a man's penis gets hard, what's it called when a woman's vagina gets swelled up and wet?

An erection is when a man's penis gets hard, what's it called when a woman's vagina gets swelled up and wet?

Arousal: What you describe are manifestations of sexual arousal. Erection has been used to indicate arousal in men. ...Read more

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I found something in my vagina. I browsed google images until I found an identical picture, it was called vestibular pappilomatosis. Should I worry?

I found something in my vagina. I browsed google images until I found an identical picture, it was called vestibular pappilomatosis. Should I worry?

No: If your diagnosis is correct, the finding is a variation of normal vulvar/vaginal anatomy and is not a disease. When you see your doctor next time discuss it with her/him. You may consult this site for information on this topic.
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm076056
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is rubing finger on vagina also called masturbation or something else?? Plz tell me briefly

Is rubing finger on vagina also called masturbation or something else?? Plz tell me briefly

Could be called M.: Any rubbing, stroking or massaging any area of genitalia could be called masturbation. Usual form of female masturbation is stroking or rubbing clitoris. ...Read more

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Why is the opening of my vagina which I believe is called the labia itching with no other symptoms?

Why is the opening of my vagina which I believe is called the labia itching with no other symptoms?

Irritation: There are several common causes. Yeast infection can be a cause even without any discharge. Moisture can be a source of irritation. The 3rd possible cause would be an allergic reaction to something, soaps, detergents, or even pads. There are also some skin abnormalities but would be unlikely at age 20. ...Read more

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During sex or foreplay a women's vagina gets wet this lubricant is called orgasm or what's the difference between orgasm or just getting wet?

During sex or foreplay a women's vagina gets wet this lubricant is called orgasm or what's the difference between orgasm or just getting wet?

Response Cycle: Vaginal lubrication during the excitement phase is different from orgasm. It is good that you have an interest in learning the phases; your future partner will appreciate your attentiveness to these details.

Here is a link to an excellent medical webpage describing all these responses.

http://www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/guide/sexual-health-your-guide-to-sexual-response-cycle#1 ...Read more

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The opening of my vagina is very irritated and itches. I've been using the monostate or what ever its called for yeast but it makes it itch more.?

Reevaluate: Yeast infections classically cause itching, but if it is not responding to the Monistat you need to consider other possibilities. Other types of infections and reactions are possible, including a reaction to the Monistat itself. ...Read more

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Doctor wants to scrape off growth on vagina. Chart says it's a partial vaginectomy. He just said that's what the procedure was called. Should I worry?

Doctor wants to scrape off growth on vagina. Chart says it's a partial vaginectomy. He just said that's what the procedure was called. Should I worry?

Doubt it, ask again?: A funny thing happens in medical practices and that's that insurance companies only recognize certain general classes or disorders and procedures. Often a doctor may have to "round off" to the closest procedure that has an insurance code. This is common, ethical, and legal (I do it daily.) If still worried ask the doctor again. ...Read more

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Hi I have noticed that I have a thick white discharge deep in the vagina. Not sure what area its called. No ordor or discharge in my underwear though?

Hi I have noticed that I have a thick white discharge deep in the vagina. Not sure what area its called.  No ordor or discharge in my underwear though?

Yeast vs Normal...: Depending on the amount of discharge, this may be something worth getting treated for, such as a yeast infection. That being said, further evaluation may be needed prior to saying if this is normal with changing hormone levels or whether this is truly something to be treated. ...Read more

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What do you call the visible part of the female reproductive system? Is it the vagina or the vulva?

What do you call the visible part of the female reproductive system? Is it the vagina or the vulva?

Vulva is external: The Vulva is external and visible. Only the opening of the vagina is visible. ...Read more

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My vagina is in great pain. It has happened now twice after. Using a lube called "gun oil" what are immediate pain remedies. So I can go yo my gyn.

My vagina is in great pain. It has happened now twice after. Using a lube called "gun oil" what are immediate pain remedies. So I can go yo my gyn.

"Gun Oil" contains: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimenthicone, Dimethiconol, Tocopheryl Acetate & Aloe Barbadensis Leaf. It is primarily a silicone lubricant. You may have developed an allergic reaction to one of the ingredients. I would encourage you to stop using this product. Your gynecologist can provide accurate assessment & treatment plan. ...Read more

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When they do a breast exam and check outside your vagina, what is that called?

Routine Exams: Breast, vulvar and internal examinations are routine for women who are concerned about their sexual health but most especially for the first time among those young women who are planning to get married and start a family. If there is family history of cancer or suspicion of std, then a more thorough history and pe are indicated with additional radiologic and laboratory tests. ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin lump/vagina. It's a painful lump when touched just above my clit? I think it's called Prepuce the area above the clit?

I am experiencing groin lump/vagina. It's a painful lump when touched just above my clit? I think it's called Prepuce the area above the clit?

Unclear...: Without a detailed history & a direct look at, it is hard to tell what it may be although it is an infected sebaceous cyst. How to Handle Sickness? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More? Contact me & I can help to clarify. The Best wish to health... ...Read more

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I have a skin condition called lichenfication etatropics which causes an irritation around my vagina after intercourse. Is there any help?

I have a skin condition called lichenfication etatropics which causes an irritation around my vagina after intercourse.  Is there any help?

I'm guessing...: I'm guessing that you're referring to lichen sclerosus (formerly known as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus). If so, yes, there are treatments, but they're all prescription strength, so you'll need to see a dermatologist. Don't wait too long, because it gets harder to treat the longer it's there. ...Read more