Vaginas are great. Behold, 17 actually useful tips for keeping your vagina clean. But your anus and rectum contain very different bacteria than the rest of your body. This bacteria could cause harm read: yeast infections , UTIs , etc. Okay, obviously you should be washing your hands all the time, but you and your partner need soap up especially before sex. Fingers are going in all sorts of places, and the last thing you want is bacteria fingered into you sorry for the visual. Need some proof?
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Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to vaginas. So we put together a bunch of totally true facts about vaginas and vulvas to help you navigate the labyrinth of lies and appreciate your body in all its glory. The vagina is a 3- to 6-inch-long muscular canal that runs from the cervix , the lower part of the uterus , to the outside of the body. The vulva is all the outer stuff — including the labia, urethra, clitoris, and vaginal opening. Language is fluid after all.
2. Most people can’t orgasm from vaginal penetration alone
If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor. Read our information about coronavirus and cancer. Your doctor or specialist nurse might prescribe or suggest gels and creams to moisturise the vagina and prevent soreness. You will have an early menopause if you have your womb and both your ovaries removed. You might be able to take hormone replacement therapy HRT to help with symptoms of menopause. HRT means taking a tablet, wearing a skin patch, or having an implant every few months to give you the female sex hormones that your ovaries are no longer producing. Your doctor and nurse can give you vaginal dilators to use.
More surprising to visitors might be the statistics and facts displayed in the museum. For curator Creed, who has 10 years of experience in museums in the U. It has a rich events program planned, ranging from plays about enjoying sex while living with the medical condition of vaginismus, to a dinner in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, an internationally-observed day each year in memory of transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Creed says there has already been interest from several schools about visits. Given that the number of people attending cervical cancer screenings has hit a year-low in the U.