Psychologist Robyn Salisbury helps a reader with a relationship dilemma. I get too wet when I'm turned on during sex and that means my partner just slips in and out and I can hardly feel him. He says it's not a problem and he still gets pleasure. I think he's got an average sized penis and he gets very hard so it's not him. I'm too embarrassed to ask my doctor. Is there an operation to make my vagina entrance smaller so I can at least feel what's happening or are there exercises I can do?
Getting wet: discharge vs. cervical fluid vs. arousal fluid
How Does Your Vagina Get Wet? Here's A Closer Look At Where Your Natural Lubrication Comes From
Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. Vaginal discharge, cervical fluid, and arousal fluid: are they all the same thing? Not quite. Here, we explain how they vary, how to identify each one, and what you should do if your vaginal fluid starts to look, smell, or feel abnormal. Discharge is a generalized term, and is made up of cells from the cervix and vagina, bacteria, mucus, and water. People who are menopausal typically have less discharge as a result of lower levels of estrogen.
'My girlfriend gets too excited during sex. What does it mean?'
The vagina is a mucous membrane, which means that the skin and tissue of a healthy vagina are always moist. Many factors can affect how much fluid the vagina produces. Typically, the inside of the vagina feels slightly wet. Hormonal swings, fertility status, and arousal can change the amount, consistency, and color of a person's vaginal fluids.
Sure, your vagina has been with you your entire life, but how much do you actually know about it? Whether you've been too shy to ask or don't know where to look for information, chances are there are plenty of things that you've wondered about the area down there. From what to expect after childbirth to normal sexual functions, read on to find out surprising facts you may not know about your lady parts. When the pH of our vaginas is thrown off, it can lead to infections, bad odor, and more. A balanced vaginal pH should be in the range of 3.