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Intercourse & bleeding

06 May 2009 Posted by womentc in Menopause & Painful Sex, Painful Sex (Dyspareunia), Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus, Women's Health

An updated version of this post dated November 11, 2020, is available here Not all bleeding/spotting after intercourse suggest a medical crisis. Common, everyday causes may include: Chafing irritation because of dryness/insufficient lubrication. You have vaginismus or dyspareunia -- your vagina is tight (nervous), causing chafing irritation. ...

Clitoris & lubrication

25 Mar 2009 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

The clitoris is the female's organ of sexual arousal.  We can only see its tip - glans clitoris - which is situated above the urethral and vaginal openings.  In other words, the clitoris IS NOT inside the vagina, a common misconception. The clitoris is shaped like...

Flavored lubricants

10 Mar 2009 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

Why use a flavored lubricant for oral sex? To add fun - who wants boring sex? To add variety -  different flavors, colors, and packages To improve sexual communication - try new things, tell what you like, fantasize if you wish To mask the genital...

Constipation & sex

19 Jul 2008 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

In basic terms, the vaginal canal runs parallel to the urethra (urine tube) that is above it, and to the anal canal that is below it. In other words, the three tubes run parallel and touch each other, with the vagina being in the middle. If...

Vagina – endless?

15 May 2008 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus

Can anything get lost in the vagina?????? Does the vagina continue into my abdomen? Chest? Throat? Interestingly, many women perceive the vagina as a long, continuous canal that starts at the genitals and continues into the body...