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No. 145472

Pretty self explanatory. Continued from >>113718

No. 145475

Well, I'll start us off. My IUD is MIA. My doctor couldn't find the strings during a pelvic exam, and I had an ultrasound to find it yesterday. Haven't heard the results yet, but from what I understand, I'll likely have to have my cervix dilated so they can get at it with forceps.
I'm kind of anxious about what the pain will be like during the dilation, and I loved not having a period anymore so I want to get another one in there ASAP, if possible. Has any anon here had experience with removal of a migrated IUD?

No. 145481

Anybody else get horrible side effects from most birth control options? I’ve tried a variety of pills and patches and the negative side effects always outweigh the good. I gain weight, completely lose my sex drive, and my emotions are cranked up to the highest notch.

I’m hesitant to try an IUD or any other form of bc because of these symptoms. I stopped taking any form of bc 3 months ago for the first time in 5 years and I finally feel at a normal state with my body.

Any advice on alternative bc options? Condoms are ok, but they make me a little nervous.

No. 145526

Dunno if this goes here or into skincare general.
Anyway: beside waxing, what's the best method for shaving pube and exterior labia?
I only tried trimming so far, but never get silky enough results.
I refuse to wax and feel pain down there.
Does a specific, non aggressive shaving cream for vulva even exist?

No. 145528

Holy shit, this makes me nervous as fuck. I've had a IUD for 3 years now and never a problem. This year I have to take it out and put a new one, I freaking hope my doc does not find any similar issue.

My experience with IUD so far is 10/10.
If hormones from pills fuck you up, try a copper IUD
>no hormones
>98% effective (more than condom and pill iirc)
>lasts for years
>have it checked from time to time in normal routine schedule, no pills to swallow everyday
>if you change your mind and want a baby you can have it removed and go for it whenever you please

The only side effect for me was to have longer and more copious periods for the first year, but then it went back to normal.
Speak to your doc for more info, you might want to give it a try.

No. 145529

I've had bad experiences with bc too. The pills I've tried gave me migraines, and the implant made me chubby and grouchy. I've been off it for a while now, but I'm thinking about trying the nuvaring next.

No. 145534

For anyone wanting ref on the copper IUD

I got mine about 2 years ago (after a condom came off inside me, went to get the morning after pill and it's procedure here in the uk for them to sit you down and ask questions, they said i could go to the clinic and get a copper IUD fitted the next day)
I won't say it wasn't painful to get fitted, it fucking was. Like i thought i was going to throw up/pass out, i can't believe they don't give local anaesthetic or smth for it. I was gonna get a 10yr one but i was coping so badly with the procedure they gave me a 5yr one, which is apparently smaller so easier to insert. I had cramps and felt dizzy when i got home, I just ate a bunch of comfort food and took some painkillers and it was fine.
Before the IUD my periods were typically not super painful and lasted 3-4 days. For the first year after the IUD my periods would be more painful and last about 10 days. Since hitting the 2 year mark the pain has been less (or i got used to it) and the bleeding lasts 6-8 days.
Hormonally i've not noticed huge changes, i've gained weight but that could be due to various other lifestyle choices, i've been trying to lose weight for the past 2 months and have been successful.
What i will say though is that my major decision for getting an IUD is that a year prior to having it fitted I had an abortion (by taking the pills and waiting for the pregnancy to 'pass') and fuck if that wasn't the most physically and emotionally painful experience ever. I'd rather have a painful period every month than go through that hell again, it's not worth risking it.
Obviously still use condoms if you have multiple partners etc etc but for convenience getting a copper IUD is a big weight off my mind.

No. 145546

You and me both. Laser hair removal is an option?

No. 145553

Laser removal is the best, it's painful and you'll need 5+ sessions to get all of the hair removed but worked better for me than any other method. Anything else would cause severe irritation and new hair growing back would be visible in less than 24h after. Now thanks to laser epilation i'm finally free.

No. 145556

I feel like shaving was more painful than waxing for me since waxing you go in expecting a world of hurt but it's not that bad and the pain goes away after a day or so. Shaving just takes a cut or an ingrown hair to ruin your week. There's no pain free way to do it, and I really wouldn't recommend putting Nair down there if that's what you meant.

No. 145611

Probably no1curr but I'm op, went to the doctor today and it turns out my IUD is in the right position still, just the strings are coiled up inside now. It's not that big of a deal until I need to get it out.
What's crazy is that on the ultrasound, they incidentally found that I have an cyst on my left ovary that's the same size as the ovary itself. So that's wild. Good thing I got my IUD checked out, so they can keep an eye on my fucked up ovary now lmao.

No. 145615

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>Laser removal
Too expensive.
I bought pic related and I started using it on my body a few weeks ago (no results yet, maybe it's too soon?) but imagine my disappointment when I read the instructions and they say IPL cannot be used on genital area.
So no cream for my specific needs exist, uh?
Fucking useless scientists put a dumbass driving a car in space but cannot get me a quick and safe vulva shaving cream? smh

No. 145618

oh shit good luck to you and your ovary anon

This has warmed me up to and IUD even more. I’ve been considering, but honestly the pain of the procedure scares me quite a bit. I’m kind of a baby.

No. 145624

I guess everyone reacts differently to the insertion procedure.
I took ibuprofen before undergoing the procedure, it still hurt but for me it was bearable, it's just the usual discomfort of a gynecological inspection + the pain of the doctor inserting a cannula in your cervix to put the IUD in place.
If the doc is good and experienced he/she will be fast and reduce the painful sensation with a quick insertion.
Afterwards you will have cramps for a couple hours, but you can take extra ibuprofen to ease the pain.
After that, you will not feel anything at all and you will be free.

No. 145628


Anon from >>145534 here
It's the kind of pain that you bare through whilst it happening and for a couple hours after, whilst it was being inserted there was a nurse holding my hand and being really supportive. If you're gonna do it maybe take a friend with you to take care of you after. Like i said in my last post it's so worth it if you're not looking to get pregnant.
Another note; and this might just be in the uk, but the doctor won't call you when it's time to get it removed/checked up, so keep a mental note of roughly when you got it inserted, i use the period tracking app 'Clue' and logged it in there. it's not like after it expires it's dangerous or anything, my mum is menopausal and hers expired and the doctor said they could leave it there forever without a problem.

No. 145635

You can totally get the pubes safely with one of these! I've done this, not the same device but a similar home IPL thing. The hair on the mons is just like doing your legs really.
All you wanna do differently for the genitals is basically cover the bits that you need to protect with your hand (you might need to sit in front of a mirror for this). So use one hand to cover your labia minora and use the other to zap the hairs on the labia minora. That way you can't accidentally laser any pink bits which will really sting and can burn you. Godspeed anon.

No. 145638

>zap the hairs on the labia **MAJORA
my bad

No. 145646

That's good to hear.
But then why do the instructions say it can't be used outside of bikini line?
Did it work for you? How much did the growth of hair reduce?
I am at second application but everything looks the same tbh.

No. 145676

God I had my period end ~4 days ago but I’ve been spotting and with cramps similar to ons so I went to my gyno and nothing is wrong?? Has this happened to anyone else? Like my vagina burns and I have a bit of pain in pelvis but I got so many tests(blood urine they felt my stomach ultrasound etc) and I’m completely healthy, only cause I was told could be stress?

No. 145755

They say not to use it on the genitals because the light is attracted to pigment, so darker areas of skin (like inner labia and butthole etc) can get burned. I'm 8 weeks in and I'd say at least half of the hairs are gone and the rest grows back really slowly compared to before! I used the Smoothskin Bare one and have pale skin and black hair, apparently light hair takes longer.

No. 146010

I just started using tampons and this is so fucking difficult. How am I supposed to know I pushed it in far enough? The instructions say to push until my hands touch my body, and that's exactly what I do. I can't feel it when I'm walking, maybe slightl, but the moment I lay down or sit it starts to hurt a little bit.
Should I just get a smaller size? My period is usually quite heavy the 1st 3 days and I don't want to keep changing my tampon every other hour, but maybe I have an extra sma vagina idfk
Maybe I'll just switch to pads again because even though they're more unhygienic they're easy to use.

No. 146014

Did anyone else have a septate hymen? Did you get it removed with surgery?

No. 146023

Yes and yes

No. 146028

Did you leave the applicator inside? Otherwise, for me it only hurts if the tampon hits the side walls or the pubis wall, which also makes the tampon not be deep enough– try pushing it in at a slight angle where it points to your back.

No. 146031

You might have a low set cervix? This happens to me sometimes, when my cervix gets low (yes, they move lol).

No. 146037

thanks for this info anon, considering this in the future

>Hormonally i've not noticed huge changes

I thought the copper IUD didn't have any hormonal side effects anyway? isn't that one of the benefits of the copper IUD?

>waxing you go in expecting a world of hurt but it's not that bad and the pain goes away after a day or so
wait why would it hurt for a day or so? I've waxed other areas of my body and its hurt just for a few seconds. is it a stinging sensation you get that lasts for a day?

No. 146045

My periods can already get pretty heavy, so even though I wanted the copper IUD when talking to the doctor I chickened out when she talked about the painful periods. I got the pill but I’m too scared to start taking it and fuck with my hormones.

No. 146214

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>have vaginismus, am technically a virgin (done plenty of other sex stuff, but can’t even get a finger in my vagina)
>have bf who’s taken other girls’ virginities before he met me
>we’re messing around this weekend, I’m very aroused, try to get his dick inside
>only like 75% of the head can get in
>he says it feels like he’s hitting a wall when he tries to go in further, and that it didn’t feel like that with any other women he’s fucked
>also feels to me like he’s hitting a wall inside me
>later we look at my vagina with a hand mirror, and the actual hole looks absurdly small (I tried to diagram it in pic related—the black part is the actual “hole”. Sorry for shitty ms paint)

I’m kinda wondering if I don’t have vaginismus at all, and if my vagina is just… physically closed off? I feel like if he was breaking my hymen, it wouldn’t feel like he was hitting a wall. Is this normal?

No. 146216

>hitting a wall
This is a very common saying from people with partners that have this disorder. You should definitely see a gynecologist. Also vaginas usually aren’t gaping open like in your pic.

No. 146217

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You should definitely see a gyno. Either your hymen is unusually thick or you have vaginismus, or both. I've attached a picture of what hymens can look like, but I got the hunch this is vaginismus

No. 146218

Anon stated in their post that they have vaganismus

No. 146219

They were also wondering if maybe they don't have it at all

No. 146222

I never had problems with tampons (minus the very first time) but whenever I go to the gyno it is super painful, so much that I feel like screaming and have a feeling of constantly needing to pee afterwards.
At my last visit she told me that it hurts so much because my vagina is crooked. What does that mean? I didn't tell her I'm still a virgin because that would be humiliating at my age, but it likely means that sex also would be painful right?

No. 146237

It will probably not be as painful, if you are comfortable with the person you want to sleep with in the future. Unless you were very aroused and relaxed at the gyno, which I doubt, it will be a very different experience. Just make sure there is enough foreplay, your partner is not a selfish asshole and have some extra lubrication on hand if you want that.

No. 146238

The doc already checked by himself that you are a virgin by inspecting your vagina.
I know it's not easy to stop feeling uncomfortable, but his/her job is to look at your medical issues, not to judge you.

No. 146243

I've heard of a tilted uterus (is pretty common) but never a crooked vagina. Do you think she meant your uterus is tipped? That can cause painful sex and one in every five women has it to some extent.

I have it to an extent where tampons are ok but it interferes with sex

No. 146249

I woke up this morning and had some sticky stuff leaking out of my pussy. I smelled it and it smelled like shit. Is it possible for the asshole to leak shit juice or did my vagina really just drop this foul smelling liquid? And I mean it smells like straight feces.

No. 146251

Yeast infections and bacterial imbalances can make your pussy smell pretty horrid.

No. 146252

Careful with these meme drawings anons. I've never seen anyone with "hymens" like c, d and e, and apart from them being unrealistic as fuck, b looks like a serious rare condition where you need surgical intervention just to let your periods out. The only one that looks like a realistic vagina is a).

In general be very skeptic about any online information about hymens. Chances are more likely than not that they are a massive patriarchal meme that comes from seriously hurting virgins in their first time and making them bleed ("something must have broken, it's her body being like this!!" so men can avoid taking responsibility for hurting their girlfriends and wives during sex and have an excuse to be as rough as they want). Fun fact your "hymen" never really goes away, it only stretches and opens a bit wider, hence why b, c, d, e, look absolutely ridiculous; it shouldn't be completely closed at all or to the point you can't get any fingers or tampons. That anon most likely has vaginismus rather than a "thick hymen".

No. 146253

I believe those "meme images" come from medical/anatomy books anon, it's not made by some japanese hentai artist.

No. 146255

Uhm, are you okay? These conditions are real, although rare. I speak from experience, as I had a septate hymen.


No. 146257

I had a friend years ago with shit coming out of her vagina, no joke. She had bad constipation from medication she was on and the compacted fecal matter caused a rectovaginal fistula

No. 146259

>apart from them being unrealistic as fuck, b looks like a serious rare condition where you need surgical intervention just to let your periods out
Surprise, b IS a serious and rare condition where you need surgical intervention just to let your periods out.

No. 146345

I'm sorry but this is the funniest conversation on whole Lolcow lmao

No. 147054

When I was young (maybe around 13 to 15) my mom noticed my long vag lips. I remember her making me lay down and touching them, then setting up an appointment at my pediatrician to ask him to also look at them and ask if they were normal (of course they fucking were). This was before I was even really exposed to porn and saw those ~*~pornstar vaginas~*~ and was self conscious about my vag lips. Finding out about women having smaller lips didn't help and I was definitely jealous.

Anyway, I looked at them today and thought they somehow shrunk lmao. I always thought they were horrendously long and huge, but today I just realized that they… really aren't. Kind of fucked up to think about how my own mom thought my vag was fucked up looking and made me self conscious about how they look. I love my mom but she didn't even fucking notice the beauty mark above my eyebrow until I was like in my 20s and we were in the middle of a facetime call.

No. 147064

Anon, that's super fucked up and weird. How did she even "notice" them in the first place? I don't think my mom has seen my vagina since I was like 8.

No. 147066

We used to take showers together. I’ve always taken long showers so at some point when I was young she just got in the shower with me and would get out before I finished (since she had to get ready for work or just to go out). We took showers up until I left for college. They weren’t very frequent though, maybe once or twice on weekends when I happened to wake up early on the weekend and she had to go to work that day too.

No. 147067

obviously I'm not the arbiter of what is "normal" and I know some people simply don't care about nudity around their parents but showering with your mom until you're 18 raises some red flags in my mind. She really had no reason to touch you or examine you even if she thought there was an issue. Sounds really stressful, I'm sorry you had to go through that.

No. 147083


Maybe read up on covert incest…

No. 147089

Seconding this. I showered with my mom until I was about seven or eight, and people told me that was weird. Showering with her when you're an adult and her touching your labia is… unnerving. I would ask a therapist what they think.

No. 147104

Is a bit of coital bleed normal if the guy has a massive dick, pounded the cervix, and caused some friction?
It stopped but he got a little freaked out seeing a little blood. I don't have any stds. I do have a nexplanon implant that could be making me more sensitive.

When a guy's dick is small to average I don't bleed at all. Does this happen to anyone else?

No. 147110

Are you getting enough foreplay and using lube?
It used to happen to me all the time when I fucked guys that I wasn't really into because I was young dumb and didn't know that things could be better.

No. 147111

I was fairly wet, we teased around a lot before getting to it but I think I tend to run dry after awhile due to nexplanon and the friction alone.
I'll just have to go buy my favorite lube again, I have some silicone shit but I fucking hate it. Anyways, thanks for the input anon. I just wanted to be sure.

No. 147114

I feel like shit for not having a pink coin purse pussy even though I know it's just bullshit porn standards

is there anything we can have and not be insecure about? I hate men

No. 147115

dont worry anon. men only shit on different pussy types because they cant get it. once you get a bf, its likely he wont care.

No. 147128

Men will shit on your pussy even if it is the ””perfect pink innie type”” that is promoted as the ideal.

Inner labia too big = ew roast beef, you have had sex with 1000s of people
Too small inner labia = you look like a child, I want a real woman

Literally cannot win

No. 147145

As long as you don't fuck absolute degenerate coomers no man is going to care what colour your pussy is or how long your labia are, they're over the moon to be near one at all
However if you're going to insist on shaving and keeping everything fresh for them then make sure to tell them if their dick smells or their balls need shaved, equality is important

No. 147153

I have literally never slept with any man who cared about this. it's basically only incels who even notice what you look like down there.

No. 147273

After having intense sex, does anyone else's vagina feel, like, it's sort of almost falling out? God, that sounds so bad, but I swear it's not as bad as it sounds. Like, the inside is so swollen from the sex that it kind of pushes out a bit. Not labia, I mean the actual vagina. And I'm not "loose" or anything either, I have the opposite problem where I'm too tight and it can be extremely painful for both me and the guy.

TLDR does anyone's vagina get so inflammed after sex sometimes that it slightly pushes outward

I think it only happens if I have multiple sessions. I've been limiting sex to once a day whenever I have it, and that's made a difference. It doesn't happen too often, but whenever it happens it really freaks me out and I can't really find anything fitting my experience.
Also, it always goes away within 12-24 hours and has never resulted in any kind of infection or change in discharge or anything like that.

No. 147274

saging samefag but for the sake of context I'm not very experienced and I never masturbate by inserting anything into myself, it could just be blowing the hell out of my vag because I'm not used to it and only have sex on occasion so it's overwhelming

No. 147278

another samefag, but after reading a bit and thinking I'm pretty sure the fact that I completely shave everything contributes too. Apparently being completely shaven makes internal inflammation way more likely and I already feel inflamed after shaving, even without sex.
Guess I'll stop fully shaving my vag and just trim, and be more careful with sex.

Still, if anyone relates please chime in.

No. 147279

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He shouldn't be hitting your cervix. Normally, the cervix isn't directly at the end of the vaginal canal; it's slightly on the anterior. During sex the penis is supposed to go a little bit past it. I think you should see a gynecologist, because it almost sounds like you have a retroverted uterus. They're pretty common.

No. 147281

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Have any of you sweet anons any positive experience with hormonal contraception?
I used the mini pill and the tricyclic pill (? English isn’t my first language) when I was around 18, the first one made me bleed a lot and both made my pussy dry up and my libido became lower. I haven’t used any hormonal contraception since then, but now that I’m pretty much sure that I don’t want kids, I want a more reliable method of contraception.
I also suffer from PMS for the two or so weeks between ovulation and the period. Some information states that hormonal contraception might make it better, some say it can become worse.
I might have a heightened risk of blood clots as well, so I’m thinking about getting an implant.
Any advice? And can anyone share any positive stories or is it just horrible and not even worth considering?

No. 147282

Have you thought about a copper IUD? I have one and it can fuck with your periods and make cramping worse, but otherwise won’t affect you like the hormonal stuff.

I got so so sick from my hormonal implant and basically any birth control pill I tried I’d just get the worst symptoms on the box for each one. The copper IUD isn’t perfect but I haven’t had any problems yet which is rare for me with birth control.

No. 147283

I’ve thought about it but I know some people who’ve had it, one of them had to take it out within two weeks because the pain was unbearable and the other one got a uterus infection from it. Maybe I should read up on it some more but I don’t know if I’ll be able to ever try it. I cringe at the mere thought of the pain and complications.

No. 147284

i use nexplanon (a etonogestrel bc that is implanted in the arm). i've had it 4.5 years, replaced once at 3 year mark. i still get my period, and it's really inconsistent and sometimes i bleed for like a month straight HOWEVER it's the only flaw (and everyone is different of course!!!). i still wouldn't trade it for anything. i got it because the pain was 10/10, i couldn't walk, leave bed, i was puking, and now i have none of that. my (serious, long term) bf and i also never use condoms and we've never had an issue thankfully!!! (be safe tho!!)
i recommend it to everyone and just advise to pay attention to your body of course.

No. 147286

I had the implant. It ruined my libido, made my pussy dry as fuck, and destroyed my mental health to the point where I wanted to kill myself. No emotions whatsoever, just felt grey and empty all the time. Ruined three years of my life and I am still struggeling with side effects like an irregular period two years later. I also bled for a year straight and my periods got worse and worse. It was alright for like half a year though.

Plus it was placed too deep so I had to have multiple attempts to dig it out of my arm. Fun stuff.

I had/have very heavy periods, horrible pms, migranes, nausea and horriblr cramping. I'd still chose that over hormonal birth control.

No. 147287

i've tried several different pills and every single one of them led to this:
- vomiting nearly every day a bit after taking it
- panic attacks every day
- developed severe depression, suicidal every day
- became extremely irritable and paranoid
- lost my period for a year and a half after stopping
- developed weird, isolated black hairs on my body and face

for me and other women i know, when one pill brings you hell, there isn't really any other one that won't be hellish too. women with "some" bad symptoms caused by the pill may have luck in trying others, but generally if the experience is super bad none will be friendly

get a non-hormonal option

No. 147290

Thank you for your replies!
I‘m gonna give the copper IUD another thought.
Anyone else who‘s had any experience with it?
I‘m kinda worried about the toxicity of copper and having it in your body for a prolonged time. Also, how exactly do they fixate it in your uterus?

No. 147299

I am getting surgery to remove an ovarian cyst, possibly the whole ovary, has anyone here gone through it? Kinda fucking bummed out, I just want the pain to stop though.

No. 147301

I got surgery for an ovarian cyst at 12. I thought I was going to die, so I didn‘t give a shit about the surgery, I just wanted it to end. The waiting was the hard part. They anaesthetised me and I woke up in a hospital bed. I had some pain after but it stopped after only a couple of days, as far as I remember. I have three tiny scars, barely visible. (My ovary is still intact though.)

No. 147311

my mother had her ovaries removed because she kept getting cysts. the surgery is a breeze, and you'll feel so much better afterwards. no need to worry, it will be worth it even if you just get the cyst itself removed

No. 147314

Does anyone else here have thick long pubic hair all the way down to their fucking thighs and ass cheeks or am I just gross
I'm not even Asian I'm white but I have brown hair sigh

No. 147315

not gross
is it actually LONG or does it just have more follicles that extend further than most people? i have pube follicles that kinda go down my thigh

No. 147316

I just have some patches where I clearly have thick pubic hair like the area of my butt cheeks close to my butthole and then I have a few long thick hairs on my thighs on the left and right.. Not as full as the front but still

No. 147317

I had that, went to laser epilasion a couple of times to get rid of it.
It really helped. Ididnt go there as frequently as i should so maybe thats why my pubic hair isnt completely gone, but it does make them thinner/shorter/less dense. If you're really disturbed by it, i suggest you save some money for it. Although trimming is enough imo.

No. 147318

das normal don't sweat it

No. 147319

No. 147328

Thank you ladies, I have gotten to the point where I am just wanting to get this fucker out, be it just the cyst or not but the thing is that it most likely will be an open surgery, which fucking worries me. It'll be quite a long car ride away at that but honestly, long wound would be better than this. I am still hoping for a uh the other option rather than open, taken its the fucking pandemic and all. I am also afraid I am gonna fucking wake up in the middle of it but mostly the healing + rona. Wish people would talk about this more!! My doctors haven't talked about the procedure itself yet and I am just too worked up to google right now.

No. 147329

I thought everyone had hair between their butt cheeks and a bit on their inner thigh? Don't worry about body hair, anon. If you don't like it, remove it. There's no right or wrong, it grows where it wants to grow.

No. 147331

my mother (sorry i keep mentioning her lmao) had surgery a month or two ago, i was so scared she'd get covid and give it to me but trust me, doctors are being extremely cautious and testing themselves constantly and dividing themselves up between covid and non covid patients. you won't get 'rona

No. 147333

just found out on /ot/ that some ladies don't know that we have glands outside the vagina that produce lubrication…gentle reminder i guess.

No. 147339

Hope your mom is well anon and thank you for real, made me feel better!

No. 147340

i had a labiaplasty last week and went to the check up yesterday. the doc said everything looked fine but I looked myself today… and it seems like he cut a part open that he shouldn’t and it looks horrible: (warning: gross) like a deep wound and there’s puss
I will call tomorrow but I’m scared I just ruined my vag forever

No. 147342

do you have feeling?

No. 147345


yes it hurts. I mean ruined it aesthetically speaking. That’s the reason I did the surgery in the first place. I just hope he has some answers tomorrow

No. 147353

This is kind of a lame thing to say but at least that area and tissue is quite quick to recover, I hope you'll get answers and a better outcome than you're expecting.

No. 147385

This is normal, don't sweat it. You know after you work out, you get kind of a pump on where the muscles you used are swollen? Your vaginal opening is surrounded by muscles that get worked out during sex, and it also becomes relaxed from arousal. Prolapse situations usually only happen in older women (who are also menopausal) and people using ridiculously enormous toys. Nothing bad's going to happen, you only need to be concerned if it's painful or it doesn't go away within a day.

No. 147401

thank you!! I've been worrying about it even though I know it's okay. your reply helped a lot, I'm glad it really is normal. prolapse was what I was scared of and that's all that showed up when I tried googling but I knew it wasn't that lol

No. 147406

If you're worried about copper go get tested for allergies before you implant a IUD.
I've had one for 5 years now, everything went smooth, never experienced any trouble and the insertion was painful but tolerable because my gyno was really quick and competent.
It gets inserted by placing a cannula through your cervix, the IUD slides from the cannula inside your uterus. Strings dangle out of your cervix for future removal of the IUD. You won't notice them inside of you, and you can keep using internal tampons without any problem.
I am going to insert a new one this year, best birth control decision of my life.

No. 147413

Forgot to add that it made my boobs saggier. Luckily still perky, they are just placed really low on my chest now.

No. 147417

Thanks for your reply, I am probably gonna get tested for allergies and save up for the copper IUD (when I can, which might take a year but anyway)!

No. 147502

Does anyone else's clit get numb when riding a stationary bike? Idk how to prevent it but I don't notice until I get off the bike.

No. 147512

how do you guys relax before sex? i have a real problem with tensing up so much that he cant get in at all without pain, but i dont think i have vaginismus because i am able to finger myself during masturbation. i really want this guy to fuck me but i get too tense!!!

No. 147513

I taught myself how to squirt about 4 years ago but I haven't been in the right mindset to do it again for awhile. It's quite a process and gets pretty messy so you really have to set aside time to do it, but holy shit does it feel amazing.

>in b4 iTs JuSt PiSs AnOn

1.) always peed before I started masturbating and didn't drink any other liquids after the fact
2.) it comes out it two clearly identifiable streams. seems to give credence to the whole skenes gland thing
3.) it actually feels distinctly different from peeing
4.) it's clear
5.) doesn't taste like pee
6.) tbh even if it somehow is still pee despite all this, idgaf. it feels great

would be really interesting to hear from any anon who can squirt spontaneously

No. 147515

how'd you do it?? i want to be able to but im always worried about piss

No. 147516

as dumb as this sounds, for me it was more of being in the mindset of "I can squirt if I just believe in myself enough" than anything else. It helps if you're really relaxed and happy going into it. Never been able to do it if I wasn't in that state. For me, I also have to physically like, push my vaginal muscles outwards to make it happen. It doesn't just happen spontaneously, although for some people it can.

If you're worried about accidentally peeing, make sure you go to the bathroom beforehand and don't drink anything until you're done. Put down a towel just to be safe, too. Even if it does happen, try not to be too hard on yourself about it. I do notice a difference between squirting and peeing, but tbh it's not that pronounced, so it's easy to fuck it up. You might just have to accept that while you're learning.

No. 147519

the squirting liquid comes from those glands I was talking about upthread lmao

No. 147534

No such thing as "squirting glans".
A vagina drool is one thing (it's just abundant production of the normal lubricant that vagina produces), "squirt" is an invention of porn industry.
It can easily happen to have pee stored in your bladder and the friction and poking by the dick can cause an involuntary release of piss (happened to me a few times, was really aroused and lost control of the bladder a bit); you can call it "squirting" if you like, but it's actually you pissing all over your man's dick while fucking.
Fun fact: even if you start fucking and/or masturbating with an empty bladder, it can easily get filled during action anyway. This happened to me as well.

No. 147567

This. Squirting is disgusting, it IS pee. Do you think your body keeps a little pouch of water as reserve, just in case you feel like squirting today? Please.

No. 147580

Diff anon. I had an ex who was obsessed with making women squirt using his fingers, there was definitely an orgasm involved but yeah as someone who drinks too much coffee and not enough water.. I could tell the liquid was at least partly urine

I'm pretty grossed out by semen though so tbh both sexes have gross shit come out of them mid orgasm lol

No. 147631

>No such thing as "squirting glans"
NTA, but nobody is using that terminology. In my earlier post, I specifically mentioned the Skene's glands, which are glands located on the anterior wall of the vagina, near the urethra. While female ejaculation hasn't been definitively proven as being distinct from urine, a prominent theory is that the Skene's glands are the source of the ejaculation, rather than the urethra.

>"squirt" is an invention of porn industry.

I can't find anything corroborating the claim that even just the term "squirt" was invented by the porn industry. The concept of female ejaculation has been noted for centuries, and has been studied (albeit not much) by the scientific community. To claim the notion in itself is an invention of the porn industry is objectively false.

>It can easily happen to have pee stored in your bladder and the friction and poking by the dick can cause an involuntary release of piss (happened to me a few times, was really aroused and lost control of the bladder a bit); you can call it "squirting" if you like, but it's actually you pissing all over your man's dick while fucking.

This seems to presume that the bladder wasn't fully empty to begin with. Are you suggesting that you and others who have "pissed all over their man's dick while fucking" are somehow unaware that they had a significant amount of urine left in their bladders, despite having gone to the bathroom prior to sex?

>even if you start fucking and/or masturbating with an empty bladder, it can easily get filled during action anyway

Again, how is this happening? Where is the urine coming from? Did the person drink something prior to sex? Did they not fully empty their bladder prior to sex? Is their bladder magically filling with urine during sex/masturbation for some other

>Do you think your body keeps a little pouch of water as reserve, just in case you feel like squirting today?
>a little pouch of water as reserve
>anybody with half a brain equating squirting to water

No. 147645

> don’t masturbate for a week
> expect masturbation to feel better
>feels worse

Godammit. I guess I should not masturbate for a month

No. 147651

Women don't ejaculate as there is no biological need for a woman to ejaculate. Sex as much as transexuals and idiots want to believe is an evolutionary construct and there are biological reasons for orgasms. A female ejaculating does not make any sense. Women piss yes, but they do not ejaculate. We get wet when aroused to ease the entry of a dick, when females orgasm they tremor, which is the muscles in the vagina contracting inwards to help with sperm flow up to an egg.

Why in the fuck would a woman ejaculate when the goal of fucking at least in a biological sense is for impregnation. Squirting outwards is counter productive. It is mental that this needs to be explained to women.

No. 147659

Was this supposed to actually counter anything I said, or are you just venting about a phenomenon you don't like?

No. 147660

What's the issue exactly?

No. 147670

Please explain the clitoris, I'll wait.

No. 147687

Stimulating the clit still involves an orgasm that effects the muscle to the ovaries lol.

I do kegels lady it doesn't bother me if other girls enjoy pissing while having sex, just don't fool yourself into thinking it's a special form of ejaculation.

No. 147697

It just didn't feel particularly good. When I was younger, masturbation would feel really good and last a while, now my hornieness fizzles out after a few minutes and it doesn't feel as good anymore. I should probably abstain for like a month, if not more, for me to feel any significant change

No. 147708

> I do kegels lady
Ntayrt but this cracked me up for some reason, like I can imagine you randomly screaming this at people mid-argument

No. 147729

>it doesn't bother me if other girls enjoy pissing while having sex, just don't fool yourself into thinking it's a special form of ejaculation.

Clearly it does bother you, since you took the time to reply to me in the first place, then ignored all my evidence/refused to respond to any of my points indicating that squirting may not necessarily be piss. The medical community hasn't been able to confirm what exactly is happening with women who supposedly "ejaculate," (I'll even put it in quotes, just to appease your sperging), so idk why you think you have all the answers regarding this topic?

It honestly sounds like you have some sort of issue with urinary incontinence and are assuming everyone who has ever purported to squirt has the exact same problem, and just can't own up to it. That may be true for some, but angrily insisting that ALL squirting is just piss, offering no evidence for this to be the case other than "I've pissed myself during sex before," just comes across as a cope more than anything else.

No. 147731

Are you taking any medications? Experiencing an increase in stress/anxiety lately?

No. 147738

Nta but I mean to there was an actual study that showed squirting fluid was mostly diluted urine so

No. 147768

I'm not on meds, nor would I consider myself particularly stressed

No. 147809

also nta but considering that it, uh, travels through part of the urinary tract or the general areas, I would assume the liquid to include trace amounts of urine related molecules even if it isn't actually urine

in any case it's an oversimplification to say it equals urine if it's a massively diluted version. This bothers me because moids already have so many complexes about normal female bodily functions being gross or shameful or whatever, I don't want them to start insisting it's actually pee omg haha ewww when it doesn't smell like it or really leave any other traces

No. 147820

this. it baffles me how women on this board are so quick to shit on it as a "pickme" thing or claim that the porn industry made it up when historically women's satisfaction that's not penis related has always been disregarded.

No. 147869

>I can't find anything corroborating the claim that even just the term "squirt" was invented by the porn industry. The concept of female ejaculation has been noted for centuries, and has been studied (albeit not much) by the scientific community. To claim the notion in itself is an invention of the porn industry is objectively false.

Never heard about "squirt" outside of the porn industry before - I believe modern scientific research were probably made just to "debunk" or at least clarify what is shown in porn movies, where actresses gush long streams of urine while being fucked.

>This seems to presume that the bladder wasn't fully empty to begin with. Are you suggesting that you and others who have "pissed all over their man's dick while fucking" are somehow unaware that they had a significant amount of urine left in their bladders, despite having gone to the bathroom prior to sex?


>Again, how is this happening? Where is the urine coming from? Did the person drink something prior to sex? Did they not fully empty their bladder prior to sex? Is their bladder magically filling with urine during sex/masturbation for some other reason?

Are you serious?
Pee in the bladder is not produced just as a result of drinking.
Never took a piss before going to bed and then waking up because you needed to pee despite it?
In my personal experience, I have "squirted" during sex in different occasions, a couple times because I did have a full bladder before starting to fuck (I literally felt my bladder releasing drops because of me being aroused and the dick thrusting in) but other times I peed before starting and bladder got full with new pee in mid action (same thing happened while masturbating, I usually pee before starting but after finishing the bladder is full).
You definitely sound like a man, you know nothing about how female genitalia nor bladder work.

No. 147902

Coming to terms with the fact that I just don't enjoy penetration all that much

I'm an oldfag, fairly experienced and after years of BSing about loving it (enduring it just so I could enjoy the other parts of sex) I'm trying to get more honest about what I like. I don't want to view this as something that's 'wrong' with me but it seems like every discussion I find on the topic just talks about ways to fake enjoyment or talks about exhausting every possible solution to the issue.. I want to move past the act tbh. I don't have any medical issues and I think 15 odd years of trying is enough to know that I don't like it. Has anyone else here dealt with this and got past the stigma of being treated like you're broken?

No. 147907

I don't have a lot of experience, but I also don't enjoy penetration. I keep thinking that maybe I don't do something right, maybe I'm too anxious, maybe I'm not good at taking things up there, but no matter how I try it just feels painful at worst and slightly annoying at best. Even when I masturbate, I get turned off as soon as I try to use fingers. It's weird because everyone else seems to find it amazing.
The thing is, what man will not want to have penetrative sex? I guess I'm bound to be alone or feel unsatisfied for life.

No. 147916

I don't like it very much either. I think I'm not very penetration-compatible with my bf either, it's probably something about dick size, the angle and tighness of my vagina, and other factors but I enjoyed it a bit more with my ex.
On the other hand he's great at making me cum orally or with his hands and he's into some other stuff to make him cum so it hasn't been an issue. I want kids later in life tho so it's with him we'll have to figure something out.

No. 147937

I'm unsure whether or not my period is starting/has started and I don't have any thin pads in my house atm. I guess I'll just wear the bulky pads and go to bed

No. 147938

Ever since I use soap meant for the vajajay and wash with cold water my vagina smells delicious and is healthier than ever.. Whoever says “wash only with water NEVER with soap, it doesn’t matter you have pubes btw haha” is a fucking liar even if they’re a doctor well that is unless you want a smelly pimply vagina that’s always infected.

No. 147939

Speaking of ejaculating I’m back to squirting and I have a feeling it’s because my pelvic floor is loose. How can I even train them? should I use wen balls?

No. 147941

Samefagging but
> This seems to presume that the bladder wasn't fully empty to begin with.
I read in a medical book that a bladder produces urine constantly and pretty rapidly

No. 147947

do you mind sharing which soap you use?

No. 147948

Girl you absolutely need to wash your vulva with soap, pubes or not. It's the vagina (internal canal) that is self cleaning, not the outer folds.

No. 147951

This discussion has happened a million times on here, the advice not to use soap is meant to be 'don't put soap inside your vagina' people usually aren't advising against soap on the outside of your body.

>unless you want a smelly pimply vagina that’s always infected

Was that you until recently??

No. 147952

Not OP but every gyno I've ever asked recommended using natural soap with as little additional ingredients as possible. All of these elaborate intimate hygiene products tend to be way too much for how sensitive the skin is in the vagina area.

No. 147956

>I'm not very penetration-compatible with my bf either, it's probably something about dick size, the angle and tighness of my vagina, and other factors but I enjoyed it a bit more with my ex.
Same. I feel bad but I struggle with repetitive intrusive thoughts from having OCD so I'm forever thinking this and trying my hardest not to say it out loud to him. I feel like finding this out would be a big deal to a guy.

No. 147965

Putting soap in a vagina sounds like a fetish. I’m sure they sperg about putting soap on the vulva too. And yes. I quit using soap down there because that’s what my doctor recommended when I used regular ol’ soap and still had a strong scent.
Chilly delicate wash emulsion works for me but when I run out of it i’ll experiment with more brands before i go back to it.
Fuck my gyno btw, she gave me always shit advice

No. 147987

stop being fucking retarded.

No. 148009

I either use no soap or some neutral soap without any alcohol or perfume, because I just get yeast infections if I use those highly fragranced soaps down there.

No. 148021

Every vagina washing post seems to be started off by the spergiest of tards, you're a perfect example of that. Congrats anon

No. 148076

Literally what was retarded about my post? Washing the vulva with soap is hated by gynos too and idk why. You’re just being weird.

No. 148116

On the second day of my period (and the second day only) I become weirdly aware of my clit, like it has an itch and I need to masturbate to get rid of it (despite not being horny at all). Does it happen to anybody else? It's not painful and I'm not very bothered by it, I was just wondering if there's any explanation for it.

No. 148121

>she doesn't know that the inner vulva (pink area) is self cleaning and has it's own bioload and ph

No. 148126

File: 1597791225103.jpg (135.91 KB, 400x519, 14988_415.jpg)

Not sure if it belongs in this thread, but I opened a pad today and found a fucking spider inside.

No. 148137

There's no deodorant in nature either, but that doesn't mean it's ok to go around smelling like a sailor's sweaty balls

No. 148140

File: 1597803163321.png (600.14 KB, 593x665, b84.png)

Who the fuck did you piss off to make a higher power put a spider in your pad?

No. 148184

How big of a spider are we talking?

No. 148185

Uh you shouldn't wash your vag with soap unless its like those special soaps made for it that doesn't mess with your ph level. Soap can seriously fuck up your vag, did you never learn this at biology?

Your vag shouldn't smell that bad either way, if you think it does smell you should probaly go see a gyo to ask for advice

No. 148187

Washing your vag with soap, especially perfumed ones, (unless it's a medical soap with a vag friendly pH level) can give you yeast infections and bacterial imbalance but ok.

No. 148189

Did I say wash it with soap? I assumed (although I see it was wrong) that it was implied I was talking about special soap for the hoohah, the outside. I cant remember the names but theres plenty.


Are you asian? A lot of asians dont have those…hormones or whatever they are called under the arms that produce the BO.

No. 148201

Me neither, and I'm not Asian, I'm Eastern European. I smell occasionally if I go on a multi-day hike and sweat a lot from the clothes and backpack but even then it takes several days of not showering.

No. 148230

you're thinking of apocrine glands! asians have fewer apocrine glands and around 2% of the global population has a gene which means you produce sweat which doesn't contain proteins that bacteria can latch onto and eat, which means they don't excrete and produce B.O.

so if you're an anon who can get away with not wearing deodorant for days you're probably quite lucky! but in the minority. the rest of us get stinky pretty quickly.

No. 148301

>tfw i have to apply 48hr deodorant every 4 hours

No. 148421

"Squirting" still contains pee. It might mix with fluid from the Skene's glands, but there's still pee in it. That's just what happens when all those muscles are in the same area. The substance produced by the Skene's glands alone are too mucus-y to "squirt." It needs to be mixed with urine to be watery enough to be ejected out like that.

Can we just accept that not all women orgasm in a super obvious way, and that if you want to be a good partner, you should try to pick up on the other indicators of an orgasm (like muscle contractions).

No. 148451

Does anyone own period underwear or cups?

I was looking at getting some underwear to try but I am worried reviews I found on various websites/forums could be disingenuous.

Brand-wise, I whittled it down to Modibodi and Thinx, but the critiques I found is the fabric is water proof so it can get really smelly and stay sweaty everywhere underneath, period or not. Additionally, I read that the materials might actually have compounds which are harmful to ones health, or that they are only supposed to last about a year… Since they are pretty pricy I am hesitant about buying a pair but would really love to stop using tampons.

For cups, I read that you are supposed to boil it prior to each use to reduce Toxic Shock Syndrome? They also seem SO big, I am a bit narrow so I am struggling on what size to get or how to expect it to feel? Also would love to switch to a method of managing my period that requires no insertion…

I am leaning towards just using washable pads, however my period is a monster for the first 2 days and basically 7 days worth of blood and clots come out in 48 hours, so I need washable pads that can take a beating, be really absorbent, not smell like blood, and maybe last a while before I have to discard them and drop more money on new ones? I was hoping period panties would be able to simplify things but now I don't know.

Anyone have any experiences/thoughts/preferences?

No. 148452

Been using a cup for five years now. Boiling before each cycle is good advice, but personally I just wash mine well with water and unscented soap whenever my period starts; I've never had a problem. I've accidentally dropped it on my bathroom floor maybe three times and that's the time I boil it for ten minutes.

There are plenty of online quizzes to take to determine what size cup is best for you, but the general rule of thumb is if your flow is regular and you've never given birth, size small should be just fine. If you consider yourself narrow, I'd recommend a small.

No. 148453

Yeah that! Sorry I couldnt remember the name.
There are also some asians that DO smell but they are never taught how to properly "take care " of the smell so they just dont do it.

Also I read somewhere that with age, you start getting some BO down in the vagina area, so thats why I said its good to wash it with (vagina-friendly) soap. Imagine if you washed BO with just water? It would just get worse.

No. 148455

I've been using cups for 10+ years, I boil them everytime before my period starts. They come in so many different sizes, shapes and grades of flexibility, you might have to try around a bit. Starting with a quiz like anon suggested is a good idea. Best investment of my life imo

No. 148456

Wow, thank you so much for your feedback! While I would prefer to stop using a product that requires insertion (I usually use tampons), if cups are this successful after so many years I would be willing to give it a try.

Can I ask what brands specifically you both like? Also at what point do you have to throw them away, from your personal experience?

No. 148460

Nta but I use pixie! It's very small compared to most cups. If you fold it like a taco, it's very simple to insert. I've been using one since September (and very often since my birth control is whack right now.)

Also, pro-tip when you're regularly washing them: Never wash in hot water or your cup will turn brown.

No. 148480

First ayrt here - I use a small local brand made in my country so I’m not sure if I can recommend it. But I would say a cup is good for 5-6 years: for example, I actually just recently replaced mine but only because the stem had broken off. The cup part still good.

I’m actually also interested in period underwear to wear on days when I think my period’s coming up, but yeah, the warnings about smell and stuff are making wary too.

No. 148491

I have this and it fucking sucks.

No. 148543

Thank you so much!

No. 148586

File: 1598163987982.jpeg (Spoiler Image, 20.39 KB, 231x334, help.jpeg)

Anons I can't tell if there's something wrong with me or if I'm just being paranoid. I feel like my urethra is too close to my vaginal opening, and also that it looks kind of swollen/puffy. Sometimes it burns while I'm masturbating. Wtf is going on. Is this normal? I got tested for a UTI and it came back negative.

Here's a diagram in that helps. The vaginal opening is colored blue and the urethra is green.

No. 148604

I've never seen a clit and urethra be so far from each other

No. 148605

Was just about to say

No. 148607

Is it also as swollen like it is in the picture?

No. 148665

No. 148717

You seriously went to a doctor and they told you you're fine? You need a second opinion. If your diagram is accurate, I don't know what's wrong, but something IS definitely wrong here.

No. 148718

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samefag, this is what a normal vulva is supposed to look like. Your urethra should be barely visible and a lot higher. I wonder if you have a birth defect or some kind of healed trauma? It's not going to kill you but you should definitely seek out answers.

No. 149066

Are you sure the green thing is your urethra? It honestly doesn't seem normal. Have you ever been to a gyno?

No. 149075

File: 1598467274765.png (Spoiler Image, 696.98 KB, 1524x950, 11930_2019_193_Fig1_HTML.png)

See now this is making me paranoid about my vulva situation lmao. What I've got going on looks similar to pic related which is apparently normal and looks somewhat like what you tried to draw, but I'm not sure if I'm misinterpreting your diagram?

No. 149156

File: 1598518366517.jpg (11.71 KB, 160x225, 20031225-jesus.jpg)

>Have vaginal fungus
>No money for meds
>When those cunts can kill their cancer with self-healing powers I can do that with a lil fungus.jpg
>Laying in bed
>Imagine how the sea flows out of my pussy
>Next day
>Shit I'm pissing myself
>It's just a lot of discharge
>Mfw my pussy feels a lot better

No. 149169

I've been to a gynecologist multiple times. I haven't had any medical issues with my vagina aside from BV a few years ago, which I took antibiotics for. None of them ever told me anything was wrong. It's been a few years since I've seen a gynecologist, though.

Idk anons, I'm kind of scared now. Maybe I should make an appointment.

No. 149179

I can put a dildo in my pussy and two - three fingers but I can still feel my hymen and its all fleshy, white and gross but it doesnt really hurt to insert? bleh

No. 149181

Why do I need to piss all the time? When I pee it feels like some is left over even if I pee for hours and my mom tells me to drink more water but that only makes me piss even more (i feel the piss fill up my bladder instantly) and I been to the doctors but they said nothings wrong I have no STDs or anything
am i crazy?

No. 149184

File: 1598531157152.png (Spoiler Image, 392.43 KB, 847x592, Screenshot 2020-08-27 at 13.25…)

Here's a diagram from one a medical textbook which might be useful

No. 149193

File: 1598534079123.jpeg (Spoiler Image, 97.32 KB, 1600x1513, cervix.jpeg)

anons I need some help. I think there's something wrong with my cervix but I'm not sure. It seems to be abnormally low, even when aroused. I can feel it by inserting my finger as deep as halfway through my first and second knuckle (~a bit over an inch) but the weirder part is that it's not in the centre, it sits on the left side of my pelvis. i can go "around" it with my finger and the virginal canal seems to be of normal length. I booked an appointment for a gynecologist but In on the waiting list for another 2 months. I'm very scared it might be prolapsed. Last time I had sex was years ago.
Pic related, it feels like that but more protruded. Has anyone ever had weird experiences with their cervix?

No. 149196

So what's your problem exactly? That it's on the side? I feel like mine moves a lot during the cycle. It's also mostly protruding. Tbh sounds normal to me.

No. 149197

I'm worried because it's so low and protruding during arousal as well. All the diagrams and photos I've seen show it to not be protruding, it looked like it snuggly fit under the uterus

No. 149208

how did you take a photo of that

No. 149209

Only ~an inch??? that seems seriously low. There's never a point in my cycle, personally, where I can feel my cervix without really jamming my fingers up there, it probably never goes lower than three inches and three inches is super low for me. I know everyone is built a little different and some people might have lower positioned cervixes, but even so, your description sounds abnormally low. It's good you set up a gyno appointment, sorry that it's so far away.

No. 149214

NTAYRT but looks like this was taken with a perspex speculum, it's what we use in gyno clinics for looking at the cervix

No. 149260

When your vagina gets sore because of sex, is there a way to fasten the healing process?

No. 149261

i get a LOT of discharge especially when i'm really stressed and i find it so embarrassing.

i've always been like that and for a while i thought i had an infection but there's no smell and it's white and thick. i always stress about it before, during and after sex lol idk what to do.

No. 149267

It's not her picture, it's from Google or something.

No. 149268

Not really. You could put a cold pack (covered with a cloth) on the area to help the inflammation, but you just have to give it a rest and let it heal on it's own.

No. 149274

Use lube/more lube during sex. Stops that from happening

No. 149278

File: 1598584737850.jpg (10.9 KB, 236x225, help.jpg)

I'm 80% sure I have a yeast infection, will the gynecologist have to look up my vagina to tell? I'm really self conscious so I want to avoid that as much as possible.

No. 149286

Probably, you can just get a 3 day OTC kit. If it works it works. If it doesnt you have something else.

No. 149304

…mine also looks like that. Isn't it normal? No gyno has said anything…

No. 149524

Why do I have such a hard time with penetration? Past year or so I can barely fit a finger in, and it hurts so much, only in the entrace area though, the inside feels fine. But the opening is so painful to get through, I have to brace myself before I carefully take a single finger out because it hurts even doing that. It wasn't always like this, I have had sex and used toys before but this had happened sometime after getting forced into a sexual act (not penetration) but my memory isn't too clear so I'm not sure. I don't put anything inside at all now because of the pain and I'm worried.

No. 149534

Really sounds more like a mental thing, sorry to ask but is it more of a you cannot stretch because it hurts and burns or more of a clamping, muscly sensation? The first one would sound more of a physiological issue but I am no gyno. Maybe bring this up with your gyno the next time you go, sounds worrysome.

No. 149539

Anon you really need to get past this mentality. It's very important to do a cytology at least once per three years but ideally every year. Gynecologist sees countless vaginas every day, they'll not think anything bad of yours. Look up the name of the doctor before going, possibly you will be able to find positive reviews from previous patients that will put your mind at ease.

No. 149540

I’ve still never been to a gyno and I’m far too old for that but I physically cannot brunt myself to do it…

No. 149547

if it makes you feel better most people don't go that often in countries outside of the US.

No. 149560

My aunt insists I go to a gyno, don't want to go but I am so fucking clueless at contraception and scared to death of getting pregnant. I never been on the pill, don't know how it works.

No. 149563

For the past few hours there's been this uncomfortable pressure on my vagina, almost like I have to use the bathroom, but when I pee it really hurts/burns and I'm scared that I have a UTI because I reaaalllyyy don't want to go visit the doctors, especially for an embarrassing condition like this.

No. 149565

Haven't had a uti in a hot minute but that sounds familiar. There's no shame in a uti, seriously its completely normal for women. You're just going to tell the doctor your symptoms and if it is a uti they'll give you antibiotics.
Maybe it's my country or something but most women I know talk about it like a fact of life because it pretty much is!

No. 149577

Me neither, in my country most girls go for the first time in their teens after losing their virginity or to get the pill to treat acne, and I'm a 27 year old virgin with clear skin kek. My coworker recommended me her gyno, so I should not fear about being judged for my lack of sexual experience, but I still have this mental hurdle which stops me from booking an appointment, I'd rather go to the dentist every week.

No. 149578

There's nothing embarrassing about an UTI anon. Woman's bodies are basically built in such a way that we get them terribly easy and any doctor knows that. But if you really don't wanna go, I have succesfully gotten rid of a UTI with a treatment course from the drugstore before though.

I'm in my mid-twenties and have never seen a gyno either but like, girls and woman in my country don't go to a gyno unless they're 50+ or have an actual concern/reason to go. We don't go for random check-ups when you're completely healthy and have no reason to go, so I'm not concerned. I didn't even know it was a thing for woman to get an annual check-up in other countries until I saw something trending about it on social media. And I'm from a rich western country with a decent health care system, so it's not like the average person can't afford it or whatever.

No. 149585

>in my mid-twenties and have never seen a gyno
I had my first gyno appt at 27 and I had precancer on my cervix

No. 149586


Thank you anons. I guess my embarrassment isn't really shame it's just that I really dislike going to the doctors for practically anything, I find it too invasive and awkward. The pain has definitely gone down, and when I pee it still hurts a little but nowhere near as much as before. I've been drinking a ton of water because I heard it helps, so I'm hoping that will eventually stop it. If it's the same tomorrow I guess I'll have to suck it up and go to the doctors lol. Ty again anons

No. 149587

If you think it's a UTI try taking lots of d mannose for a few days ASAP.
It has literally worked better for my chronic UTIs than anything the doctor has ever prescribed me. I used to get them twice a month and I'd be in terrible pain, then be put of some vicious medicine like cipro and get a horrible yeast infection. Since I switched to d mannose, at worst I get a twinge once every few months, I take a low dose and it instantly disappears.
You may need antibiotics though if it's been going on a long time, especially if your back starts to hurt.

No. 149589

This is what I’m worried about. Not going until I find out I have cancer.

No. 149590

lol i'm 28 and i've never been either
my friends keep trying to scare me into going and say i might have cervical cancer
there was a lot of pressure on social media a while back with everyone talking about their smear tests and talking down to women who didn't go
i'm sure they think it's very noble and i know that my way of thinking is flawed but it really sticks in my craw
i don't think anybody should feel bullied or pressured to have an intrusive test like that if they feel unsafe, i don't think trying to scare somebody with the threat of cancer is very understanding

also like, bold of you to assume i don't want to die

No. 149592

I don't know what age group first started getting the HPV vaccine but I never got it. Seeing as I had one of the two 'bad strains' of it that's what made my cervical changes more worrying. It was a stressful couple of years monitoring it for further changes.

Did most here get the vaccine?

No. 149593

I'm in a country where gyno appointments aren't common but at 25 you get sent a letter telling you that you're due to have a free cervical screening. Pretty good service seeing as most would otherwise never go

No. 149595

got the first one because they came into school to give it to us, but never got the other one (or two?)

No. 149597

It's not "social media pressure", it's raising awareness because there's a lot of women who died of cancer at young age, which could totally be prevented if only they went for a check-up regularly, and a lot of them just didn't know it's a thing they should do. It's for your own good, dying of cancer is a really shitty way to die; but in all honesty, if you don't care about your health and life, you don't have to go. There are chances you'll be fine anyway.

I got two vaccines for the HPV types that come with the highest cancer risk but not the rest; and the only reason I got them is because my mom who is a nurse learnt about the possibility to have these from one of the doctors. Otherwise it's really uncommon in my country for women to even know it's an option, and additionaly, it's really expensive to have these, unfortunately.

No. 149598

I didn't get it. My mother was convinced I'd be a virgin til marriage so "I didn't need it" and I think she said two girls died from it. I'm not angry though. I am terrified of shots and overall I'm pretty wary of new medicine.

If you're sexually active, please at least get tested for STD's. I never got tested because I didn't have symptoms, until a new partner insisted I get tested before we had sex. Thankfully I did, because I had chlamydia. Literally 0 symptoms of anything wrong, and I have no idea how long I had it for.

No. 149601

>i don't think anybody should feel bullied or pressured to have an intrusive test like that if they feel unsafe

well a pap smear shouldn't be considered intrusive, unless you have some sort of genital trauma. it is quick and painless. this definitely is an issue worth resolving

No. 149602

go to the doctor you fucking child

>uwu i want to die

then neck yourself

No. 149604

Some doctors are rough though. I think a good way to avoid trouble is to stick to a female doctor that has good reviews for being gentle, or going to planned parenthood.
I've read a testimony of a woman who went to the gyno when she was like, 15 and said she was sexually active, and when asked she admitted she had had multiple partners and the (female) gyno had a weird behaviour. Later she did her a pap smear that was especially painful and the woman suspects it was a sort of "punishment". Unfortunately I'm sure there's tons of doctors with shitty views who can't help but bring their useless morals in their work. Not that I think 15 year olds should have lots of sex but gynecological abuse is not the way to solve that.

No. 149606

How do you guys shave the "smaller" more "delicate" areas around your vagina? For example there is a bunch of hair on the outer vagina lips. I really don't wanna cut myself with the razor… Or should I just go and get it waxed?

Also I just looked into the vagina hole and for some reason there are some weird lumps right over the hole (like when you move away the inner lips and look into it). I had a surgery in the past were something had to be cut since I wasn't able to even fit a q-tip inside my vagina, could those lumps be leftovers from the surgery? My doctor never said anything and it also doesn't hurt.
I tried to describe it the best way I could and I'm too embarrassed to ask one of my friends.

No. 149609

I never could figure out how to effectively shave there so I've resorted to epilating.. it hurts a lot there but on the upside it stays gone a lot longer too so it's worth it to me.

No. 149610

I stretch the skin before I put the razor on. Sometimes I cover the delicate spots (like my clit) with my fingers to protect them.

As for the lumps, definitely get it checked out. If they're hard, they might be an STD/STI like HPV, but honestly there's no way to be sure if it's that or scar tissue or just normal vaginal lumps (I have them!) since you probably don't have frame of reference.

No. 149611

In my experience it's the one part of my body where no matter how rushed I am while shaving.. I never nipped or cut myself there. That might just be my anatomy though. I have what's considered an innie or neat vag. Probably worth asking your doc if those bumps are just normal old anatomy or something else. Could be scar tissue from your surgery?

No. 149612

Thank you all for your nice replies, anons.
I don't think that it is something serious - it might just be leftovers and general just feels like a little bit of weird skin hanging around.
I will ask my doctor about it regardless - just to make sure, like you suggested.

As for the shaving part - I equipped myself with shaving gel, a large mirror, the razor and will try getting rid of the hairs now.

Wish me luck lol

No. 149618

Lol tell us how it goes, anon!

No. 149831

life sucks so fucking much i cant jerk off without having a goddamn bartholins cyst pop up, i pee after i jerk off and i shower 3 times a day but the second i jerk off ill get a damn cyst for weeks
i just want to coom for fucks sake

No. 149927

I fucking have one of these now. do they go away on their own?

No. 149935

are those as big as they are when you google? Because damn. I read they're caused by the fluid getting blocked, so jerking off -> arousal -> more fluid -> glands block I guess. Sucks man

No. 149945

Whenever I put in a tampon it's like my vagina takes a sharp turn to the left when I put it in instead of going in straight. I haven't used tampons in years so I totally forgot until I ran out of pads today.

No. 149947

you'd think causing more fluid will eventually unblock it.

No. 150065

they take their time but yeah they eventually deflate on their own, i read hot water helps unclogs them too. hope yours goes down soon anon
mine have been around the size of a grape, they dont hurt or anything so am kinda lucky

No. 150103

Why does it take so long to get an appointment with a gyno?? It's always a month or 2 out. I need help NOW not a MONTH from now. Ugh.

No. 150185

Bro I looked at my vagina for the first time recently, at 21. I've got to sound fucking stupid but somehow it always grossed me out, thought I was trans/dysphoric but I think it's just cus I never got comfortable with it? I didn't even know the anatomy I swear… I should be ashamed it took so long but I honestly feel elated. Like hell ya I finally am learning myself. And it looks alright lol. Idk it still kind of icks me out so I'm trying to go slow but that was a big step. Fucking 21 years.

No. 150187

I'm happy for you anon! Appreciate what you have and don't feel like you're too late. I was even older than you when I did the same thing. Vaginas looked gross to me too but now that I'm in my 30s I did a complete turnaround and I find them hot. One thing I still have problems with is sticking my fingers up there for too long, for some reason the feeling makes me woozy, idk why.

No. 150190

Nta but
>still have problems with is sticking my fingers up there for too long, for some reason the feeling makes me woozy, idk why
Me too! I used to be able to insert and remove my nuvaring and that's the extent of how long I can stand the sensation. Like you said I feel woozy, squeamish almost. I'm not even young or inexperienced but I can't do it.

No. 150203

I’m getting my Mirena replaced next week and I’m so scared anons. Past 5 years have been great cause no more PMDD. But insertion hurt SO much last time. The doctor can’t offer me any pain medication (I’ve asked) and I don’t want to pay for a gyno so I have to do with ibuprofen. They’ll remove the old one and insert a new one in the same visit. Any experiences or words of advice?

No. 150243

Your pelvic floor could be too tight to empty completely. Whenever you're peeing try pretending like you're blowing out of a straw very slowly and relax.

No. 150244

It's probably just a tilted uterus. Mine does the same thing.

No. 150249

I'm 26 now, got the shot sometime in high school.

No. 150250

You will be fine anon. Its easier the second time around because you are used to having something inside you and you don't cramp like mad.

The removal does not hurt at all but is a bit uncomfortable - kinda like pulling a hair? Idk how to describe it.

No. 150255

i feel my period cramps in my vulva (as in, the external part of my vagina) and they get really sharp and painful, and make it harder to walk and sit. i'm wondering if anyone else experiences cramps there, because when i look up cramps online they are always near the abdomen and i'm worried there's something wrong.

No. 150256

Kind of. I get cramps around my vaginal opening. Like I can feel it tensing and contracting and sometimes it makes it difficult to concentrate because it aches. Is that what you mean?

No. 150272

I was about to get it but my mom said no because she's an antivaxxer and was "told by her friend who is a doctor" that it'll give me cancer instead. Now I'm 27 and when I asked about it they said I was too old.

No. 150273

I'm 19 and never got it

No. 150343

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Anyone else feels extremely uncomfortable and fearful with anything having to do with vags or even breasts?

I think i mitht be broken, i avoid gynecologists like the plague and even talking about anything vagina related makes me sweat and get anxious. In fact i cried reading this damn thread (don't know why i did it).

It's not like i've been raped, only groped by some men i trusted, but still any reminder of woman body parts like breasts or uterus makes me anxious and pregnancy talk makes me want to die. I'm not trans either, i have no desire to live or look like a man.

No. 150345

It could be a phobia maybe? And you say 'only' groped. Girl, that's bad enough. You don't have to have been raped to feel anxious about your body if it's been used in a way you didn't consent to. All I can say though is please, please, please try and go to a gyno for a check up. I struggle with getting my smear test done and it makes me faint, but it is so important to look after yourself anon. It is horrible, in my opinion, but it is over very quickly.

No. 150353

Idk, it feels like one but can someone have a phobia torwards genitals?

>Girl, that's bad enough

Thank you, but it feels like i'm overreacting though. If girls who were raped can still live normally i shouldn't be like this.

Thank you for the worry but i can't, i even have some yeast or bacterial vaginosis going on but i can't go. Maybe if it was just the doc looking but a smear is impossible. I would rather get sick even knowing the consequences (family member had cancer).

No. 150354

anon, I posted earlier in this thread how I never looked at my vagine before til recently, it's because of the same reasons you are dealing with. It fucking sucks and hard to say why this is a thing for us, but like other anon said the groping is enough to be super upsetting. So it could be that, but for me personally i think its cus lack of sex ed/society doesnt care for women to feel good/having to see how we are objectified 24/7. (And i was groped once too by a friend but just the thigh, still makes you hyper aware of your own body and how it is taken sexually). Imo that alone is enough to fuck us all up so this may not be so unusual.

It may be that slow exposure to the female body (mainly your own) could help. Thats basically what i am doing. Trying to learn more slowly, observe/touch, and yes i did cry too when i looked at pics and diagrams of vaginas. Really want to hug you tbh cus it is a strange experience. But i have faith we can both overcome, and go from disturbed -> testing waters -> tolerating -> loving/appreciating our body parts. But then maybe theres other options like therapy? Honestly what you said about getting groped by men you trusted is enough to have some trauma imo. Best of luck<3

No. 150360

sorry samefag as >>150354 but also have you noticed how society treats women like a "secondary" sex? Like men = neutral, baseline then women = that plus boobs uterus women parts. Or I guess you could say a similar thing about being a kid, then growing up to notice secondary sex characteristics which feel out of place. Could this approach have something to do with your feelings? Apologies for all this theorizing but its important to see that breasts vagina uterus etc are not disgusting, it's part of being an adult woman.

No. 150367

Phobias can develop for anything. It's pretty much a case of if it exists, it is bound to frighten at least one person. I feel weird about my vagina because I am phobic of pregnancy and have been sexually assaulted in my life. I can just about deal with putting a tampon in so smears are like hell on earth for me. I always warn my doctor and honestly, they are very kind and mine said you can have a chaperone, or get a nurse to hold your hand. They are very understanding, anon, promise. I know there is nothing I can do or say to change your mind, but just know that I believe you have the power to do it.

No. 150381

Thanks anon. I'm sorry you feel this way too, it's really awful since we constantly need to deal with it, there is no break or anything, i hope you can move past it someday. Yeah maybe therapy would help in the future, i don't know if many therapists are equiped to deal with this though lol

I can look at mine (others freak me out), but touching or any feeling is weird.

We are treated as not default yeah. Another thing for me at least is that i find it digusting that i have certain body parts to attract a male and have kids and i absolutely DO NOT want that but i need to be constantly reminded of it since like 11. I hate that my body is designed for mens pleasure and for childbirth when i don't want to and that i suffer so much from it to be honest. Being a woman sucks and doctors don't help when they refuse things like letting me get my tubes tied.

Thanks for the kind words. That might be it, i'm the same way, but even small tampons are too much. I can't even stand touching myself there directly too much, it freaks me out.

Honestly, my experience with doctors has not been like that, mine years ago were very dismissive and impatient like they didn't want to deal wirh a difficult patient so i never even let them see much less touch. But even if they're sweet i won't be able to, i really don't know what my state would be after and i'm already mid key suicidal.

No. 150416

thanks babe. mine is pretty small but hurts a bit.

No. 150510

I am so so sorry you're suffering because of this bullshit lie men create for us. Your body is only so much for men's pleasure as theirs is for ours, but that's meaningless. It really is true that sexual harassment is about domination and control. When men walk behind a woman and make demeaning comments about her ass (my friend's experience), or grope you, it can leave a strong sense of embarassment and shame. But that's their true intention, to override women's boundaries and get pleasure from the humiliation. It's ingrained into us that our bodies are the reason they do this, that they can't help it if they see an attractive woman with sexy features!! That we're baby makers or sex dolls. But you have to realize, and replace that internalization- I think you've internalized that message and so did I and others. But your body is NOT men's, it's not those features' fault for existing that all these expectations and actions take place toward them. Expectations and behaviors are external, they are men's and society's, but your body is there to serve you first and foremost. Sorry if I'm getting preachy I just am so sorry you have to face this bullshit that's not even fair or true. I hope you can come to appreciate your body because it exists for you, and its functions should be your choice. If someone asserts that you have to have babies or that your parts are for their pleasure, that's men's perversion. It doesnt have to be your reality.

No. 150511

(samefag anon, sorry for the sperging) Also, the fact you feel your body is for childbirth and for men is a reflection of culture and history. Those ideas have been pushed because men were driving the narrative, and didnt even acknowledge women as full people til relatively recent. You are a full person with wants desires and needs outside of your body's capacity to have babies. Think about it, if the world were different the same could be said about men's bodies, they're just for women's pleasure and giving seed. Lol it sounds weird but so does the other narrative. I just want to stress this view is really skewed and unrealistic and that women are not some kind of separate secondary being

No. 150565

no need since you already talk about it 24/7 if we're going to generalize

No. 150604

>noticed how society treats women like a "secondary" sex? Like men = neutral, baseline then women = that plus boobs uterus women parts

Pretty rich considering the female IS the baseline. The default. In all of evolution as well as when we're fetuses. That's why they have nipples. THEYRE the ones that mutate into males in the womb.

No. 150631

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Idk if this is the right thread, but do you guys know how to deal with this? It's so ugly but I'm also too brainwashed to let my hair grow.

No. 150640

Have you tried waxing?

No. 150641

The only way is laser hair removal. You can use chemical exfoliants but it’s up to you whether you want them that close to your vaginal opening.

Some womens pubes are just too coarse, doesn’t make much of a difference with epilating and waxing.

No. 150665

I switched to just trimming. Couldn't find any other way around it tbh. I still have a couple of lil scar tissue spots that will always remind me of my shaving days

No. 150679

oof i wanna pull those out with a tweezer, so satisfying

but yeah exfoliating before and after shaving (with a more gentle exfoliator since you're using it twice) might work

No. 150682

Tea tree oil diluted with jojoba oil after shaving works great for me, and I have very coarse pubic hairs. Not shaving is what's really worked best in regards to having a healthy bikini area, though.

The tea tree oil has mild antiseptic properties and the jojoba oil mimics natural sebum without actually feeding/growing bacteria like sebum would. The jojoba also moisturizes the skin and hair. Just be sure not to apply any tea tree oil too close to your labia.

No. 150685

I am so glad I'm not alone with being fearful of vagina interaction. I really don't like doing anything with it because any form of insertion hurts like hell. Can't even do tampons.

I did, however, finally bite the bullet and had my first gyno visit today because I gave in to my need of needing to know if something is actually wrong with me. Turns out I have a ridiculously small vagina. Like, so small that the doctor couldn't even take a pap smear with the smallest… collector? because it made me cry and he couldn't get it in far enough. I am also still sore down there from the attempt and my appointment was 8 hours ago? Cool.

I was told that if I ever wanted to have sex or use even use a tampon, I would need to get a dialator (a very small one) and begin wearing that overnight but for some reason, that just feels gross to me because the only reason I know about dialators is because of trannies and their neovaginas. Never… did I consider real women used them.

but hey–at least I do have the knowledge there's nothing -actually- wrong down there–it's just fucking small and sensitive.

No. 150695

I once had a gyno tell me I had the longest vagina she'd ever seen in her 20+ years of practice. I've brought this up with other gynos but they all claimed I was normal and didn't know what she was on about. This was over 10 years ago and I am still moderately traumatized by the experience. I feel like the other gynos are lying just to make me feel better kek

No. 150763

Hey props to you for getting checked out, it's never pleasant but it's worth it.

No. 150838

I have a tiny vagina too! Same deal with Pap smears and tampons. On top of that, I have a very inflexible hymen. When I went to the gyno for the first time, she also said I might need dilators, but I never decided to bother using them. Penetration of any sort has always been painful and often felt practically impossible. Having PIV sex for the first time was highly traumatic because of how painful, uncomfortable and unsuccessful it was. I happily don’t date men anymore, and one of the many upsides is avoiding penetration. Clitoral orgasms have always been great on their own for me, so I don’t feel like I’m missing out on anything.

No. 150883

Update: >>150250 was totally right. The measuring hurt more than the insertion itself. I barely even felt the insertion. The cramps aren’t as bad as last time either. Really happy about how it went down.

No. 150892

>just feels gross to me because the only reason I know about dialators is because of trannies and their neovaginas. Never… did I consider real women used them.
Women who've had certain types of cancer use them too. I'm in my thirties, been sexually active for over a decade and am a tampon user but I needed to buy a set post-cancer. I can manage average girth now (thanks to the set) but I still have an issue with length that might just be permanent.

No. 150916

Does anybody else remember the pain and almost tear up/gag for a day or two after pap smears?

It's why I refuse to get an IUD even though I know they're the most effective birth control, but when I bring it up to my doctor she's like "Yeah, pelvic exams can be embarrassing!"

No. 150920

I've had a handful of pap smears and a colposcopy (twice I think?) and I never felt any pain during any of them

No. 150928

My pap smears and IUD insertion were fine? You should try to get your doctor to take that more seriously (easier said than done I know), neither should be so painful you’re nauseous over it.

No. 150954

Has anyone gotten laser hair removal for down there? I really hate shaving and if I could choose between having hair and not having it I'd definitely pick not. Wondering if there's any risks with that zone

No. 150957

I used to really want it. When I planned tattoos that went down that low I had to choose whether to get laser done first or go ahead with the tattoos which would make laser impossible. I decided to just go ahead and get the tattoos, mainly because saving up for laser was alot.

I'm glad I didn't rush to do it. My feelings about body hair have changed alot since then.

No. 150965

According to my general studies certificate, that means if you were born male you woulda had a LONG dick. Embrace your big dick energy.

No. 151091

I have pretty limited experience w sex (LDR for most of my adulthood, now married in person and only recently got over fear of penetration) so idk if this is normal or not, but I think the luve we're using is irritating my vagina? I notice itchiness after sex but only when we use the lube…its water based, and we're using condoms. Would that mean its just the lube and we should buy a different kind or could it be something else? We're only ever with each other so I highly doubt its an STD and I dont get it it when I masturbate or any other time.

No. 151153

I've always considered myself on the smaller side down there, even as an oldfag most of my toys are more like beginners toys because that's just what I can comfortably take. The last few months though I've noticed that when I use regular sized tampons..they leak before they are even full. Just start to leak almost immediately. Super tampons don't have that problem. I have a light enough flow but find myself using supers now just to avoid leaks.

I don't understand why smaller tampons would do that if its not an issue of 'fit'? But then I still struggle to take an average sized dick so I don't know what's going on there. Any ideas?

No. 151156

maybe you are sensitive to latex, even alergic. try use latex free condoms and see if it improves the situation. good luck anon!

No. 151161

Tampons expand to fit you snug, maybe it's just shape,the small one doesn't expand enough or something.

No. 151209

thanks for the tip, I hadn't even considered that I might have a latex allergy! We were just about to buy new condoms so I'll test out some non-latex ones and see how ut goes

No. 151217

You could just not be pushing them far in enough or you're dehydrated so they don't to expand enough to "plug" you.

No. 151463

I really don't like masturbating. I don't know why, I just don't really feel like I gain anything when I try and sometimes even get completely turned off. I am not asexual (I am sexually active) nor do I have vaginismus or anything like that that might cause discomfort, I just don't…care for it. At all. Never have.
This gave me such anxiety when I was a late teen and young adult, I felt like such a weirdo when I started seeking out sex positive spaces simply because I don't masturbate, there was so much talk in those spaces about how good it is for your mental health and stress but there I was not really getting the big deal.
Anyone else like this?

No. 151558

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This is SO embarrassing but I've been worried and insecure about my clit for my entire life. It's way too big and it looks so weird. Even as a kid before I even had any form of sex education I knew something down there was different, and at one point I thought I actually had a penis (lol). As an adult it's still huge and very noticeable and sticks out through my underwear. The hood is really big too, the same size as my labia if not bigger.
It's made me terrified of relationships because I'm afraid my partner would react badly or think I have a disease.

Could I be intersex, or at least have weird testosterone levels? Asking that specifically because I also have a lot of body hair but I definitely don't have PCOS, like I have a trail of hair that goes from my crotch up to the bottom of my ribs. I'm really worried there's something wrong.

No. 151564

nayrt but ty for this comment, gonna try this next time I shave

No. 151635


same here, I thought I was the only one!!! i hate to admit that I started masturbating at 17 but only bc i was dating my first bf. before then, i was extremely weirded/grossed out by masturbation. I’m not asexual at all, I very much enjoy sex. but when it comes to me pleasuring myself, it just feels…wrong and even scary, even tho folks always say it’s completely normal and even healthy. it’s kinda sad how im in my 20s admitting that..

No. 151638

Clits come in various sizes and you shouldn't be having sex with anyone that makes you feel insecure about the appearance of your vagina anyway. I'm no doctor but judging from the body hair situation you could have higher than usual testosterone levels. Some women just are hairy though. Have you talked to your gyno or doctor about it?

No. 151663

afaik, clits just vary in sizes and there's nothing weird about big clit or big hood. Doesn't it mean there's more pleasure-space exposed? Mine is tiny and very hidden and sometimes so fucking elusive I can't stimulate it when having sex. So there's a brightside to everything, anon.

not needing or liking masturbation is completely normal, BUT having feelings like fear or disgust tied to it is not. You should work through it and analize why and when those feelings appeared. Maybe you felt pressured (you said you only did it because of your bf?) and it's some kind of trauma now. If it bothers you, think about consulting a sexuologist. It can be really healing to talk about it with someone competent.

No. 151668

A bigger clit is generally caused by exposure to testosterone in the womb or just a higher than average testosterone levels

I have a big-ish clit after going through a gender phase and taking testosterone, men don't freak out over it. If anything it just makes it ten times easier for them to get you off. It's a body part made for pleasure so having one that protrudes a little.. comes with its benefits.

No. 151702

I'm so weird about my vagina. I never look at it. Only like top down when I'm shaving, but nothing sticks out although I do notice one lip can hang lower during certain times of the month. Which weirds me out a little but to be honest I'm just weirded out in general. Like I clean down there and wipe fine, I don't get issues. I just never inspect myself or ever touch myself down there. If I masturbate it's always through fabric, it feels better mentally for me idk. I see the gynecologist and just let her assure me everything is normal and fine, is anyone else like this? They don't really know what it looks like down there. I have no idea what my clit looks like

No. 151745

I was like that up to a certain age. After I got some of my first sex toys I was curious to see what was going on there. Got a hand mirror out one day and looked at myself while playing. Toys helped me to get really familiar and comfortable with myself.

No. 152090

not sure whether this should be here or in stupid questions over at /ot but is possible to like… not have a clitoris at all? i feel like i don't have a sensitive spot anywhere down there and i've never really gotten any enjoyment out of oral sex so i'm starting to wonder if i'm honestly missing something lmao

masturbation for me is pretty much just humping my pillow but i've never experienced an orgasm so idk help me dear anons is there something wrong with me

No. 152092

I just had sex with my fiancé and have the worst pain of my life. Feels like extreme cramping in my pelvic area. What could cause this? My ovaries are swollen and hurt as well.

No. 152096

Is your period due?

No. 152102

I don't think so? Have you looked at yourself in the mirror and tried to find it?
It could be that you are just not sensitive in the tip, i'm the same way. And this method of masturbation can make you kind of numb because you will need a lot of pressure to get off.

No. 152103

anon i had something similar happen, had sex with bf and got intense cramps after, then pain that just continued and continued for several days. turns out i had developed an ovarian cyst even though im on the pill. do you have a gyno that can check you for cysts?

No. 152107

I'm going to second the anon that said it sounds like an ovarian cyst? I've gone to accident and emergency with a friend who thought her appendix was bursting

No. 152108

Does anyone have any advice on stretching out/breaking your hymen? I’m at an age where it’s embarrassing to be a virgin and I don’t want my first time (if it ever happens) to be a bloody mess.

No. 152111

Buy a dildo?

No. 152114

My hymen bled the first three times I had sex, never gushing blood or anything but enough that the condom would come away a little bloody so honestly you could always lie to a man if you ever have sex and just say it’s been a while, or that this is only your fifth time having sex or something. If you really need to stretch your hymen, get a dildo.

No. 152205

Simply masturbate vaginally. I started with one finger, then two, then vibrator. Use a lot of lube. Putting the vibe in wasn't easy, but because I was already pretty stretched there was no blood or anything. After that you're pretty much done. I had sex comfortably and the guy had no idea, I'm probably the only girl I talked with who had no problems during her first time - thanks to preparing

No. 152213

not everyone bleeds the first time (i didn't)and all my friends that have bleed, said it wasn't that much either. like anon above said, just a slightly bloody condom and that's it. Also, it's not shameful to be a virgin at any age, anon! good luck!

No. 152357

Is there such thing as having too small of clit? I always thought my clit was normal but I had sex for the first time with my boyfriend and he was trying to find my clit and help get me off and he told me it was really small and he never had any issues with his exes and that theirs were bigger and he was unsure he could get me off with it being so small. Ive been with a couple other men before and they never made any comments about my clit but I do remember both of them kind of having an issue with touching it properly in a way that felt pleasurable with me but they both did eventually figure it out and get me to orgasm. It feels dumb but I'm starting to feel a bit insecure lol.

No. 152363


Don't let stupid boys make you feel insecure, I'm sure if you told him his dick was smaller than all your exes he wouldn't like that either, but it's not like you would say something negative about something someone is born with and can't change because… Why would anyone do that?
It's not your fault, he's just trying to blame you because he's bad at what he's doing without trying to learn how to do it right. You deserve kindness sensitivity and respect in intimate situations, not someone who makes you dread it.

No. 152371

I'm sorry but who in their right mind thinks it's ok after you've just had sex with your partner for the first time to then compare their genitals to the genitals of all your exes!!?… what the hell is wrong with this man?

Clits are small, even as a lesbian I need to get to know what works for each new partner that I have, it's not an anatomy issue, different strokes work for different women and it can just take a bit of communication to learn what works. You don't give up on the idea of them ever coming after one or two sessions. I'm way more concerned about the way he's talking to you (when you've only just started being intimate) and I'm less inclined to think you have some anomaly going on with your genitals. He sounds like a selfish lover if he's so quick to say this
> he was unsure he could get me off with it being so small
I'm going to say this is a red flag for him being a selfish lover and someone who is quick to misplace blame onto you, it reads as
>I'm probably not going to get you off, I've given up already, but that's your fault
Isn't that just too convenient.

No. 152382

Late reply but, I used a dildo before ever having sex. The first 5 or 6 times using the toy I still bled. It wasn't alot and it wasn't bright red either. It was pink (blood mixed with my own natural lube I guess) I wasn't expecting to bleed beyond the first time but everyones hymen stretches a little differently and mine was a tough one. I had pain for the first few sessions too but I liked that I had both control over it and privacy in that moment? It's not something I would've wanted to share with a partner.

Totally up to you whether you want to stretch it by yourself or wait.

No. 152408

Follow the advice other girls gave you, but also let me tell you from personal experience there was no blood for me when I broke my hymen, all me and my bf at the time noticed were tiny bits of skin. You know that type of skin where you bite the inside of your mouth and a piece of skin falls out? If you ever took it out of your mouth to see what it looks like - that's what a broken hymen looked like for me kek
So once you break your hymen yourself it might not be that big of a deal after all.

No. 152625

I got into a mild bike accident today and suffered from a straddle injury. I basically crushed my whole weight onto the cross bar and fell. It hurt so much and there's so much blood - swelling has started and there's a hematoma. Any other anons ever had this? It hurts a lot to touch the labia majora and I have two incision-like wounds. Any advice? I put on some cream and let it breathe so far.

No. 152665

Did you go to a doctor? Sounds dangerous, hope you feel better, my instinct tells me to ice it but idk would that be safe

No. 152852

this happened to me when i was a child, go to a doctor

No. 152922

Ive been dating my boyfriend for 6 years. He was my first everything and I his. I always needed alot of preparation for PIV but when I was wet enough it fit and didn’t hurt (sometimes a bit oncomfortable). I did bleed a Little bit often even though it didn’t hurt. I did feel like I was a Little bit too small but it worked.

Now last Year we couldnt have sex for a few months and now ever since it doesn’t fit. When we try with hours even of foreplay and lube it hurts too much. He doesn’t pressure me at all and doesn’t mind but I feel like a failure. I seem to rip at the bottom where my vagina ends and the border to my asshole starts. It also feels dry on the inside when i know its not. Sometimes i also rip after pooping or find blood there for no reason at all.

Even though my boyfriend is super sweet about it all I get more anxious every time we try which makes it even harder. These days we try maybe once every 3 weeks and fail every time. I once pretended it didn’t hurt and went through and I bled like hell…

I have a shit diet, IBS and a generally dry skin. Someone save me from this celibate hell? (Yes I get oral but I want to be normal)

No. 152924

Ok, clarify this for me.. you're ripping in your vaginal opening after having a poop? Or your anal opening is ripping a little?
I used to have problems with the bottom of my vaginal opening getting wrecked constantly during sex.

No. 152925

Yes my vaginal opening seems to get damaged during pooping! Maybe it’s healing and the pressure opens it again. But even if I left it all alone it feels like that happens. Maybe the skin between the holes is what’s damaged but I just generally can’t touch anything there without it stinging like hell even during a shower

No. 152929

Have you ever had a pelvic exam? If your IBS is mostly constipation based that can sometimes cause other problems in that region. Or endometriosis on the bowel can cause all of those effects too. I'd get looked at.

No. 152935

You need to talk to a gyn about this. It sounds like you might be bearing down a little bit too hard when you're pooping.

No. 153175

How much vaginal discharge on a daily basis is considered normal / average? I pretty much have to use a panty liner every day but it feels odd, like no one else have to live like this

No. 153176

I don't have days where my panties are clean at the end of the day. They're not totally coated but there's always always a smear in the middle, more or less depending on my cycle. As I understood it, most women are like this.
Are you using panty liners to protect your underwear from discharge? (Isn't that what underwear is for? I don't understand panty liners tbh)
I'm willing to bet you're totally normal. If it's not stinking or itchy you're good.

No. 153178

Go to a gyn for sure but in the meantime drink a lot more water and take a fiber supplement. Find out what triggers your IBS and avoid it. It will probably help support healing if you're not constipated. You can get a footstool to use while on the toilet as well, it will help to relieve pressure on your sphincter.

No. 153184

I used to wear liners every day but I stopped bc I heard that makes it worse somehow bc it’s not breathable or whatever. Anyway, there are definitely days where it’s a lot more than usual (ovulation/nighttime) and when I go to the bathroom I can push some out so I guess it’s just preference if you for sure don’t want to risk that wet feeling. I would say try going without liners for a while and save them for times where you really feel it’s wet af. It’s totally normal though and for some reason it’s not really talked about in the whole puberty/vagina discussion so for the longest time when I was younger I thought I was pissing a little bit lol

No. 153191

I find that I discharge a lot more when I'm doing or more of three things:
>I'm wearing tight pants/underwear
>I'm doing strenuous activity like walking all day, without regular bathroom breaks
>I've been sitting forward for long periods of time

No. 153207

I just took a mirror down there and got confused for like an hour by something. I could point out the obvious parts, labia majora/minora, clitoral hood, etc. but then it seemed like in a lot of photos and diagrams, when you pull apart the labia it just straight up leads to the vaginal and urethra opening. But my openings were covered by what I think is hymen remnants? Any anons got any ideas? I feel like a dumbass teen in sex ed.

No. 153209

Yep, that's the hymen, it's supposed to be there occluding the entrance (it's purpose is hygiene) and look like that.
It's different among diff people, some have less of it some more. Mine completely covers the entrance. One less sexually experienced guy I dated was as baffled as you when he saw my hymen for the first time, he started going down on me then went "um, what is that" all confused, kek.

No. 153210

Samefag, but that guy thought hymens just sort of disintegrate after having sex for the first time, had to educate a grown man that they don't. It doesn't even make sense.
Definitely would help in the fight against ignorance to start including the hymen in diagrams, you're right, it's never shown.

No. 153212

Men's lack of education on vulvas/vaginas is breath taking considering how much they think about them. My first proper boyfriend was touching me and was really focusing on one of my inner labia (it peeps out a bit from the rest of me) and I was just lying there thinking what the fuck is this guy doing?? I remember grabbing his hand and asking him what he thought he was doing and he said 'That's your clit, right?'. I felt so much second hand embarrassment I made him stop and we never did it again. The bit he was touching looks or feels nothing like a clit and it's about an inch lower. I swear to god.

No. 153213

Yeah, I have them too. I actually asked here about what those were with a drawing of them attached. My opening is covered by two of them, looks kinda weird to me but eh.

No. 153214

The first (and last) person I was sexual with tried to finger me and he just vigorously rubbed the fuck out of my pusdy opening and it was starting to hurt so I made him stop and he had the nerve to ask me if I orgasmed, insanity. He was in his thirties. He didn't even know women didn't ejaculate like men. And he had had sex with at least 4 women before me.

No. 153221

I've been on SSRIs for a month and my clit has been completely numb since day one. Have any of you regained sensation/the ability to orgasm after enough time on them? I still get horny and wet but it's driving me mad that I can't get off.

No. 153222

With Fluoxetine, it stayed this way for me, until I stopped taking them. Citalopram made it harder for me to orgasm but it didn't completely take away all sensation in my clit like the Fluoxetine did, but even here it only got better when I stopped taking them.

No. 153223

Try eating more fish or fatty cuts of grass/pasture raised beef/lamb, as rare as you can enjoyably eat it. Healthy animal fat helps bowel movement and dry skin, and essential nutrient help reapir. If raw milk products are legal in your country, try that. If not, regular probiotics like yoghurt also work. Good bacteria helps calm the gut and vagina. Try cutting out or limiting grains, at least wheat, that really worsens ibs and dry skin in my experience. Reducing sugar intake also helps vaginal dryness in my experience, maybe it stops feeding the yeast idk.

I used to struggle with the exact same things. Dryness, tearing, blood, utis, yeast and bv. Always pain. Also have IBS, dry skin, and used to have a pretty bad diet, still pretty shit. But even just doing a little help a lot in my experience. Getting off hormonal bc also helped me, I suspect(know) they made me dry and thinned my mucosa, making me rip and get infections. So if you use hormonal bc, maybe try a different brand if thats possible? I can only use progesterone, so I couldn't try.

Also get a squatty potty if you haven't already, it will literally change your life.

No. 153227

I was on Citalopram for all of my teen years (12 to 19) and it's like I never went through the sexual part of puberty because of it. I never masturbated, couldn't understand the appeal at all. Came off it at 19 and omg I had a sexual awakening, I bought a bunch of toys and discovered orgasms and what it was like to have sensation in my genitals.

Fast forward a few years and I go back on it and become unable to orgasm again. Went numb like you said and didn't orgasm for the 8/9 months on it or for the first few weeks off of it. The sexual side effects are pretty shit.

No. 153253

OK, I know this is weird and insane but I have to confess. I'm literally turned on by my own vulva. When I look at it in a mirror I get aroused. I also often sniff my own panties at the end of the day and enjoy the smell. I have even fantasized about eating myself out and lamented about the impossibility of this act.

I don't consider myself a lesbian or even bisexual at all, I really do like men and I'm not really interested in other women, except this one actress, but only because I was told I look a lot like her. What the fuck. Maybe I'm just really vain.

No. 153262

I feel like it's definitely not as common in women but there's 'straight' men out there obsessed with ingesting their own semen…

Have you been single or celebate for a while? Just wondering if it's that's a possible cause, having no sexual partner for a while you could start to look inwards for that attraction?

No. 153266


Have been single for a long time, but never done anything with anyone else. All my other attractions are either fictional or celebrities…

No. 153311

I'll be real I'm embarrassed in even asking this, but is it normal for penetration for make you feel like you need to pee? I straight up have googled masturbation guides in the past & as far as I can tell the G spot is in fact the piss spot for me.
Usually this wouldn't be a big deal, I have a fairly low libido and when I do flick the bean, the bean is what I focus on. However, my girlfriend recently bought a strap on… I'm really worried I'm just going to pee all over her 10 minutes in. Help!

No. 153314

ngl if i was your gf id be into that lmfao

No. 153339

That’s basically how girls are able to squirt

No. 153370

With a bit more experience the sensation might grow on you, but if not.. what shape is the strapon? If you're particularly sensitive and you find that 'urge to pee' feeling too unpleasant try to stick to very straight shaped toys. I have an issue with my bladder so I just hate that sensation full stop. All my toys are straight to avoid it.

No. 153373

There are quite a lot of theories about the G-spot, one of them links it with Skene glands, which are around the urethra area. It's an erogenous zone and they produce the female ejaculate, which comes from urethra. It's all linked basically. Personally, when I stimulate this area intensely I also feel the urge to pee - if you keep the pressure, you may ejaculate. For me it's a bit embarrassing because you never know when the ejaculation turns into straight up pee lol.
Don't worry about the strap on though. There's a chance you won't get the squirt-sensation from penetration. I only get it through external stimulation. But if you will, well, a lot of people are into that, communicate with your gf before. It's really nothing to be shy about, it's normal anatomy

No. 153380

Differentiating the different fluids that help in the regular maintenance and health of the vagina doesn't make it ejaculate anon. Women do not ejaculate, that would go against the evolutionary function of sex. Everyone who seems to experience squirting are also engaging in the muscles with the bladder and aware of the pee. It's peeing. You're peeing. You girls could stand to do a few kegels, you don't want to be in your 40s and wetting yourselves.

No. 153412

Is it true that clit stimulation also stimulates urine production? Is that why squirting is usually far more clear/diluted than regular pee?

No. 153468

yes anon, you're more knowledgable than doctors studying it and fuck years of research, because you said so. Just open a book. It has the components that are found in pee and it has many more, than are not pee. I'm not even gonna engage more because we've been through this so many times lol
I recommend you read about it yourself, there's plenty credible sources on the internet, before the squrting shitstorm begins. Like it always does

No. 153522

Huh, that's interesting, I had the opposite. I had orgasms, albeit weak ones on Fluoxetine, but I was completely numb on Citalopram

No. 153523

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Anons who cured themselves from vaginismus, how did you do it?? Is there like a trick for relaxing yourself?

No. 154144

Frequently but not always, when I’m aroused I get a mild stinging pain in my vulva. Anyone familiar with this? I googled and there were several articles about pain during female arousal, but it described the pain as deeper in the vagina and more like a pressure or squeezing pain, which is not my experience.

No. 154161

I've only experienced it after a ltr with my highschool sweetheart. We broke up for a period and I had sex with a few guys at college. When we got back together I think sex lasted good for a month or so then he disengaged. I don't know if it was because I slept with other people and he didn't, but our intimacy was way off and eventually it resulted in me never being able to take his dick. We tried. He could finger me and get me to cum, but I was in agony any time I tried to let his dick inside me. He wanted me to go to the doctor. I was too embarrassed. Cut to a year or two later and we had broken up and I was having sex with other people with no issues. I don't know if I ever had vaginismus but if I did it seemed to be mental. My highschool boyfriend ended up being a massive turn off to me before the shit sex, just his personality etc. He was 3 years older but once I left school and started working idk I must have overtook him in growth and he just seemed so unappealing. We lived together and he was unemployed the majority of the time, played xbox and did fuck all around the house even though I worked 40 hours a week with a weekly 8 hour commute time. That'll dry any vagina up.

No. 154266

Does anyone else ever have a lot of discharge through the day? To the point of having to change your underwear mid-day because of the wetness being gross and uncomfortable? Like when I go to pee I hate pulling my underwear back up and feeling the wetness so I go change them into fresh dry ones. Or I'll get up in the middle of the night and change my underwear. I don't have any STIs or yeast infections or anything, I've been tested lol.

No. 154284

>most people have genital herpes
jesus christ anon ofc you should tell people you have it beforehand. wtf

No. 154295

the therapy for it is just using small dildo kinda things daily and working your way up. lots of lube, lots of relaxation, practise makes perfect type of thing. if its trauma based see a therapist first

herpes anon come back its ok
just tell people beforehand i guess. it fucking sucks but in reality herpes isn't the end all be all, people with aids are still having regular sex and getting married and shit

No. 154299

I do. I have high ph too so it's like thick yogurt. I wear reusable panty liners sometimes because of it.

No. 154318

anon, sorry to disappoint you but most people have non genital herpes. the one that you get on your mouth.

No. 154320

im not herpes anon im just saying they don't need to delete

No. 154321

ya my b i was trying to respond to her but i misclicked cause her post died.

No. 154332

What are other people's experiences on the pill? I read several damning pieces and anecdotes about it and came away thinking that messing with your hormones is pretty fucked up but recently my doctors think I may have PCOS and prescribed some to me. I've been taking them for a month and a half and I feel fine, if not a little better and slightly less dumb-aggressive and vicious at everything. Just a few expected changes with discharge and sore boobs but no acne or major psychological things, that's it. If you were 'normal' and healthy before but had to take BC pills for whatever reason, did you feel significantly better or worse?

No. 154340

I've never been to a gynecologists do you guys go to female or male one? My mom goes to a male doctor cuz she says they're better while my aunt goes a female one. Don't want to go, but have to check if there's anything wrong after twenty years without going.

No. 154342

Look at 3rd party reviews (Google, doctor rating sites). Check several doctors covered by your insurance if you have it and also look at reviews for the overarching medical center they're at. Shop around. Quality is entirely dependent on the individual regardless of gender. I happen to have a male gynecologist which I thought I would dislike, but he is a total pro and never makes me feel weird. Chats with me/generally distracts me while he does tests so I don't end up stressing over it, and for things like pap smears which I've heard horror stories about, he's never caused me physical pain. (Of course that's partly dependent on your body and not just a doctor's skill.) Anyway, point being he has excellent reviews on Google from women who have had to go through much more complicated procedures than me.

No. 154351

I see women exclusively. I need to know that someone can empathize with me and understand how uncomfortable it is on a personal level to have a stranger gazing into my twat

No. 154359

Hated it, anon. I was on it from 14 to 22 (for periods at 14 then sex from 17 onwards) and it made me feel like I was going insane. I didn't realise it until I took a break for a few months and I felt this clarity I hadn't felt in years. For so long I thought I was a crazy bitch, turns out it was the hormones. I ended up on the implant from then on, which did the same, but I just didn't want kids so I kinda negged myself into thinking it was okay for me to feel like this, just because I didn't want children. I have had enough of hormones now though, and next week, I am finally getting my implant removed and taking a long break from it all, to find myself again and let my body be in it's natural state. I dread to think of the long term damage it could cause, physically and mentally. That, and my family has a history of women getting human reactive breast cancers, so I want off it, ASAP. Good luck to you, anon. I hope it serves you well!

No. 154406

My clit area has been really itchy these last few days. As of when I checked today, there's also been a new lump that appeared next to my labia/clit. It's a little soft and squishy. Wtf is this? How fucked am I right now?

No. 154409

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Sage if this has already been discussed, but holy shit Monistat 1 is the fucking devil. I stupidly assumed the pharmacy wouldn’t sell me literal vagina poison but that’s what I got. It’s a little weird creepy egg thing that you put in your vagina. Everything’s fine for the first hour. Then I started itching so badly. It felt like little gremlins were trying to scratch out my insides. I ran home and got in the shower. There were tears.

And there are hundreds of pages of reviews saying the same damn thing. Monistat 1 is too powerful. Scientists shouldn’t have created it. Stick to Monistat 3 and 7.

No. 154428

For the first 6 months I got prescribed a pill that I suspected to cause me more headaches, brought it up with a gyno, he changed it to a different one and ever since I had no issues whatsoever, taking it for about 4 years now.

No. 154431

Is there a point where your cervix is too low in your vag to have safe sex? I can easily touch it with my index finger with the third knuckle not even in, I'm aware it can go down during or near periods and it can go up when aroused, but I'm still worried. I haven't had sex yet and I fear I'll have to find a dicklet not to hurt myself kek.

No. 154439

i was on the pill from age 15 to 27. while i was on it i didnt experience anything bad, but when i got off it, i realized that it had fucked up my mood and my libido a lot. i guess i didnt realize it before cause i was used to feel that way. i'll never take it again. either the guy wears a condom or i'm not fucking him, as simple as that. but i didnt take them for medical reasons so maybe talk to your doctor about your concerns.

i prefer male gynecologists. in my experience they have a gentler touch and are more sensitive.

No. 154692

Scratch that, there isn't a lump. But my clit is insanely itchy. That's it. I have a feeling its a reaction to something but I don't know what. It is fucking unbearable. Trying to take a look is almost impossible due to the itch.

No. 154779

what even is a fat pussy? is it a good thing?

No. 154781

Have you just been reading the Shayna thread or something?

No. 154786

It's a retarded name for full, puffy looking outer vulva lips. Some people like them, others don't, but I think it's mostly seen as either neutral or positive.

No. 154792

Okay anons, once and for all is squirting urine? I've only done it once years ago and it definitely felt like I needed to pee during and afterwards. I believe it's the muscles being overstimulated this creating a spasm that results in a small amount of urine coming out, but I'm only guessing and speaking from personal experience. I see so many conflicting opinions on LC so I'm genuinely curious about it now. Pls no argue, I'd genuinely like to know for my own sake.

No. 154801

I had an ex who was obsessed with making women squirt and I did a handful of times… but I didn't actually orgasm during it. Like you said it was a kind of spasm from having too much pressure placed upon my bladder from rough fingering. I didnt tell him the truth given he had bragged so much about his skill.. (really wish I had told him) but yeah def no orgasm when I 'squirted' and it seemed to be urine.

No. 154986

it's urine.

No. 155001

The amount of discharge I produce is embarrassing (and it also smells which is the worst part). I’m assuming it’s because of my anxiety but it’s getting worrying. Should I think about visiting a gyno?

No. 155002

its pee. drink lots of water beforehand if you want to pretend like its not piss

No. 155003

if it smells it's best to go. it could be healthy discharge that just has a strong scent (some people are prone to pungent bodily fluids in general) but best to check. if it turns out fine, then some things you can do with your normal but overly wet ass pussy are

>avoid synthetic fabrics or at least fabrics that don't breathe or dry easily

>change underwear more than once a day if you hate liners, it does wonders for your comfort
>stay on top of your hydration
>cut back on caffeine and spicy food

No. 155004

also i find that not shaving helps, i notice far less discharge in my underwear when i have a little bit of bush.

No. 155011


I had this problem and it turned out to be chlamydia. Curable with antibiotics. WAP was my only symptom so I didn't realize I had an STD until my partner got checked for more serious issues. Not trying to diagnose you or anything but it would not hurt to get it checked out.

No. 155027

Thanks for the responses anons, I had thought as much. It's not really something I practice or have even done multiple times, I just keep getting brainwashed by the moid logic I see floating around… totally makes me second guess myself.

No. 155048

Do you wear panties that aren't completely cotton and tight pants from bad materials?
You could have an infection, should def go to a gyno.
I used to get yeast infections from stress also so that's possible. Also my discharge smells like hell after my period, could be something like that too.
I heard that if you wear pantyliners all the time it makes you produce more discharge and that was kind of true for me, when I stopped wearing them I'd get significantly less wet which was awesome.
I just wrote down all the things I've learned/experienced after dealing with abundant discharge during my teen years so hopefully something helps. Anyway gyno is the best option and I definitely recommend yearly checkups..

No. 155091

why is it so triggering to examine my vulva and vagina
I cant be sure im identifying anything properly even with a diagram. I straight up second guessed if my butt hole was my vagina for a second this is so sad. I cant find my god damn clit and i can't open anything wide enough. honestly i have this chronic fear that something is wrong with me down there. When i tried to have sex in the past i couldnt. It wouldnt fit in and i cant do my fingers, my most success was fitting a bullet vibrator but it mostly felt weird and alien, not arousing at all. Even if I get turned on and wet apparently its never enough. I dont bother touching there because it's a turn off and makes me cry because it wont work. I dont want to accept it like this though! I feel like a broken person and that i cant be in a relationship or have sex ever. It would be misleading them because my vagina doesnt work. What the hells wrong with me im crying

No. 155092

same anon I need to add that i am scared of the feeling. Like if it will hurt even my finger (especially the nails even though I clip them), and i hate how the texture feels. With an instinct like that Im an impossible case

No. 155093

I'm pretty sure bullet vibes feel strange to most women when inserted into their vaginas.

No. 155105

you're not supposed to insert a bullet vibe lol

No. 155197

how much is vagina cleaning actually about making your vagina clean, rather than making it smell nice so people eat you out?

No. 155201

how do i unread that?

No. 155204

You're technically not supposed to douche or use those insertable scented cooch films because it fucks up vaginal flora. Cleaning the outside is just normal hygiene.
Most people are paranoid and feel shitty enough to talk about this kind of thing as it is. Fuck off with that.

No. 155206

i imagined anon cleaning her vag for the sole purpose of sex instead of normal everyday hygiene. no need to wk her but ok

No. 155230

>insertable scented cooch films

No. 155243

I find myself wearing pads and panty liners every day and it's fucking awful. Does anyone else suffer from just being…. moist. All the fucking time. I can't stand it. It's uncomfortable. Doctor just said it's normal but I don't think she really understood how uncomfortable it is to just feel moisture 24/7. Can other ladies tell me for real if this is normal because I feel far too shy to ask anyone in real life. And is there anyway to fix this?

Plus trying to have a night with someone, particularly when it's unexpected, means quickly going to the bathroom to remove panty liner and that's a fucking awkward feeling.

No. 155252

Give up the liners. It's possible they're making you actually produce more discharge. Also, they're much less hygienic than just "wetting" your panties. I'm also very "moist" and I don't like the feeling, it stays in underwear, gets cold, ugh. But that's how pussies are, I deal with it. If it's very uncomfortable I just change underwear. Just let it happen, don't sweat over it, it's how it is.

No. 155255

I used panty liners all day every day throughout high school because I felt so moist and uncomfortable all the time, then I read somewhere online they actually make you more moist and I ditched them. Ever since then I've definitely been less wet and when I "leak" it feels like the amounts are smaller and they dry faster.

No. 155258

>trying to have a night with someone, particularly when it's unexpected, means quickly going to the bathroom to remove panty liner
I've never needed to use liners personally so I've always wondered about this. Do daily liner users typically try to keep them out of sight of their partners?

No. 155261

I've asked about very similar thing just recently, seems like it's far more common than we think and completely normal. If I was to sleep with someone for the first time I would not wear a panty liner and just suffer through moisture if so happened because its preferable to explaining that no, i'm not on my period but with my long time partner now I don't care. And I try to not wear them daily as >>155252 suggested, since I've stopped I've realized most of the days are not as intense as I thought and daily use is not justified anyway.

No. 155262

>It's possible they're making you actually produce more discharge.
I don't use liners personally but I heard that in commercial ones they put irritants that cause you to produce more discharge (so they can make more money off you). It's worth trying reusable cloth liners or give up on them completely for a while to see if the discharge becomes less.

No. 155263

Stop wearing panty liners and don't wear underwear at home/at night. Don't wear tight pants or underwear for a while.

Used to have hevy discharge and panty liners just made it worse. Airing my pussy out made it go back to normal

No. 155267

I used to be like this, I wore liners everyday. Since quarantine I stopped wearing them for a couple months and noticed that I was getting "drier", so maybe the liners really are making you produce more discharge. These days I only wear liners a few days a month, usually during ovulation when it gets heavy.

No. 155324

Ah I relate 100%, I wear them everyday too. The worst is when I'm ovulating - sometimes the discharge soaks through my jeans and it looks like I pissed myself

No. 155341

>don't wear underwear at home/at night
Omg the moisture, thoooough. I don't know, it's such an awful feeling. I don't know if I could handle that. If I don't have something, I legit use a bunch of toilet paper. I have no idea why this just started one day like 2-3 years ago, I never did it before then.

No. 155437

>>155001 Same anon,thank you guys for the advice, I just finished my first gynecologist appointment. That was kind of the worst experience ever lol, he had no bedside manner. Cried a bunch.

No. 155544

I feel like I'm going to end up like this 72 year old woman who barely knew her vagina, minus the part where she found her clit and I don't really know how to feel about that


No. 155635

Holy shit, why? It has vagina in the title, not even "women's monologue".

No. 155766

Is it normal for your hymen remnants to be sensitive to touch sometimes?

No. 155773

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Did I experience an orgasm or was it some other bad experience? If it was, why do they suck? it was like a year ago so I don't remember it exactly but, normally when I masturbate, it feels good until a certain point where it peaks and then stops, but this was slightly different, I remember that after I 'peaked', I ending up feeling like I was having my period in slow motion and my pussy felt extremely warm but not in a good way at all (I was also experiencing things that I usually experienced after I masturbate, like fatigue, warmer body temperature, high heart rate) and I just wanted it to end, I felt genuinely uncomfortable

No. 155776

ot but hymen remnants would be a cool band name

No. 155778

Sometimes after I orgasm I have cervical pain. I think your experience was probably an orgasm but they vary greatly. I'd give it a try again sometime if it's been a year.

No. 155860

i have this rlly annoying bump in my pubic area. its kinda hard, like a big pimple you get on your face. it swells and reduces but it doesnt go away i want it to fuck off… pls anons how fix omg it makes me feel gross. also i have a rash around my ass HOW DO I MAKE IT NOT SCAR im screaming i feel so foul ladies

No. 155861

I would like to try again, but I have no clue how to actually cum again. At the time, I just did the same thing I would usually do, but now it doesn't work for some reason and idk why

No. 155873

Probably a cyst anon. Those are extremely common and sometimes go away on their own. Most of the time, they are absolutely harmless. Just annoying.
I have had one for about 4 years hoping it would go away…I think you can also drain them somehow, but it seems painful.

No. 155884


Is it where you'd have follicles? Could be an infected ingrown, the hardness/swelling/reducing was how it felt when with MRSA. Needed antibiotic ointment. (and gross, but if it is that, put some of the ointment in your nose. that's where most ppl carry the bacteria)

If you're having multiple issues, might be best to see a doc. Navigating this kinda stuff alone sucks

No. 156006

Don't really know if it fits more here or in the masturbation thread, but I'm probably going to (finally) have sex for the first time in the following weeks/months, would you recommend getting a dildo so I can prepare myself for it? Based on pics of vaginas I've seen, I'm pretty sure I don't have a hymen (or it barely covers anything) and I've been using a cup for 8 years, I'm probably not super tight either.

No. 156009

dildo may help but not that much, you don't really need to "stretch it out". the main issue with losing virginity as a woman is that you're nervous and that tenses you up.

No. 156091

Anons is it true that masturbating can help bring on your period faster? I tried googling it but I didn't get any answers, but I've seen a few girls on here say it's happened to them, so what exactly about it causes your periods to start?

No. 156092

Regarding masturbating and periods I only heard orgasms stimulate your muscles and then relax you and stuff which helps with cramps. But I never had my periods come faster because of masturbating.

No. 156105

I don't think it's really a thing. I know that if I masturbate with a dildo right before my period I sometimes get mild breakthrough bleeding but that's about it.

No. 156117

Try upping a dosage of your vit C supplements if you want your period sooner but please read more about it before you try it.

No. 156133

having an orgasm can cause your period to start but only maybe a day before (it happened to me several times) like >>156092 anon said, it stimulates your muscles and that can make the period start

No. 156134

I tend to get hornier than usual the day or so before my period starts so I end up masturbating, I don't think it speeds up the process, just my hormones telling me it's time.

No. 156265

I think they’ve got it the wrong way around, anon, lots of people get really horny just before their period due to the shift in hormones. For me being mega horny was a sign I was due for mine always a couple of days after (and it kinda sucked being so low libido then getting off just once before a new monthly cycle)

No. 156273

Tend to agree. I'm exactly like this too. No libido all month and I usually know my period is coming because my dildo get it's once a month use and then bam, period arrives. It's the hormones driving the need to come, not the other way around imo

No. 156367

Is it normal to only have one labia minora? Is this something I should see a doctor about? It's never caused me issues or anything I'm just confused why my body made this bold decision lol

No. 156379

Woke up to a wet dream orgasm, then went to pee and my shit cramped so hard, what the fuck. Has this kind of foolery happened to any anons? It quickly went away but gave me a spook.

No. 156399


Do you maybe have two but the second is just really small? My right is like twice the size of my left so it kinda looks like the left isn't there.

No. 156466

I have a hard time peeing after an orgasm because of the tissues swelling with blood down there, but it isn't painful, so I'm not sure we're talking about the same experience.

No. 156520

So I’ve just started having sex this year with a guy I’m seeing. We’ve been dating/having sex for almost a whole year, and every time after we have sex, I am so Itchy and irritated in my vagina. The itchiness is what was the most uncomfortable part, I went to PP ago even get a STD test/ check up and it was actually just a yeast infection.

Problem is, that was a couple months ago and I’m STILL getting yeast infecting seemingly every time we have sex. I pee before and after sex, but I’m not sure what’s wrong?

If anyone has any kind of advice I’d be very thankful. Is it anything I’m doing.I’m going to the doctors soon because the itching is just constant at this point,

No. 156522

Are you wearing condoms?

No. 156525

You could just be extra sensitive to ph balance and semen will throw it off.
Is his personal hygiene sufficient?
Do you use lube during sex? Many contain ingredients that put you at risk of yeast infections.

No. 156531

I saw an article on this recently, I wish I could find it. I had this too, for different reasons, I had to go on an antibiotic, then a probiotic after. It comes back every so often still.
But back to the article, she got a pap smear done and the doctor identified a bacteria common in patients with reoccurring BV/yeast infections. There are some women who naturally produce this bacteria more, which leads to unstable levels of pH. Depending on HOW you're getting it (sex, tight clothes, swimming) I believe the treatment is different. Explain all your symptoms to your doctor and journal them. Also, mention any medications you are currently taking and what form of protection you're using… Also personally I thought I had a yeast infection for several months and the treatment never worked. Turns out it was actually vaginitis, and I had been giving myself the wrong treatment and making it worse. Sometimes if yeast infections go untreated they can progress and lead to BV or vaginitis. Make sure the doctor is giving you the right treatment plan and they know all of the factors that could possibly affect your current situation
t. tired me

No. 156537

No condoms, but I know he takes care of his personal hygiene.and it can’t be the semen because he’s never finished inside me. And we’ve used lube sometimes, but even than I’ve been getting them way before we started bringing it in.

Thank you for the info anon! I’m going to the doctors this week, I really hope it isn’t too serious , but I’ve only ever had a yeast infection once before all this and that was like in the 8th grade so maybe my PH balance is just more senses than I thought

No. 156559

I've had similar issues (even tho we were in the habit of having sex right after he showered) No matter how clean we were, the only fix for me was using condoms.

No. 156563

He might be carrying yeast in small amounts and giving it back to you.

No. 156564

I've said it before and I'll say it again because this simple factor can be overlooked: when you say he takes care of his personal hygiene, could it be he washes his dick too much? We are drilled about how we're not supposed to put soap into our vaginas but guys usually don't know this fact, they may soap up their dicks and wash it improperly and thus the soap particles get into you and cause you problems.

No. 156708

is getting a UTI during my lifetime just inevitable? I'm so weirdly terrified of getting one but all my friends have had them at some point before

No. 156714

I had one when I was like 9 or 10 because I didn't use the toilet properly, while unpleasant there's no reason to be terrified of it. Better that than an STD.

No. 156740

Unpleasant is really minimizing it lmao, maybe it depends a bit on the person but without painkillers it's probably the worst physical pain I've ever experienced. It was excruciating. I love sex but have at times considered whether it's even worth it due to how much it increases UTI risk. I've went through 3, and learned during the first one to just ignore painkiller max doses and shove as many as needed down my throat with that sweet placebo cranberry juice and sit in a hot shower until they kick in. I'm honestly not going to deal with that type of pain, and since it isn't very frequent, probably it isn't too detrimental. So yeah, as long as you have lots of painkillers in your cupboard and aren't afraid to use them, it'll be fine. If you don't, prepare for hell

No. 156782

AYRT and I had no idea it could be so painful, I'm sorry for minimizing it. I guess there must be different types of UTIs depending on if you get from sex or from other ways, and it's something none of my female acquaintances talked about (despite being open with their pill issues), I didn't even know you could get UTIs from sex before coming to lolcow.

No. 156789

If you are sexually active then it seems likely to happen at some point. Just try and catch it early when it happens. Some women end up in a cycle of catching them and my doc explained that being slow to act on the first infection can play a role in it becoming an ongoing issue?

I had a series of them and couldn't always afford treatment right away so I was in a pretty bad way. I stopped having sex a couple years ago because I'm so insanely prone to them that it's not worth it.

No. 156798

what does it mean when a kissless virgin keeps getting UTIs, and since childhood too

No. 156804

Could be an issue with wiping?

No. 156809

i always do front to back though

No. 156831

If you bathe too much it could cause some. If that's your issue try showering more and bathing less. >>156798

No. 156832

Yeah I think it just varies a lot between people, I know some women for whom it was also basically on par with a bad headache but for others it's straight up kms territory.

Cracks me up and rustles my jimmies that men can just go about their lives never thinking about this. Like it doesn't even cross their minds that all of this is going on, they're free. I unironically believe that if sex had to men even half of the downsides it has to us, most of them wouldn't even bother. Straight men are actually the least sexual beings kek, sex is just easy for them so they might as well.

No. 156834

Nta but yeah the fact that men can stick their dicks into assholes raw without having to even fear something like a UTI is.. strange to think about. Meanwhile most women I know have had a spell where they got a few almost back to back UTIs from regular old sex. I remember my mom telling me they used to call it honeymoon syndrome (or something similar) years ago because back when women waited til marriage they got the pleasure of catching their first UTI after going nuts during the honeymoon lol

No. 156892

My friend has just been diagnosed with genital herpes, she is of the opinion that she doesn’t need to tell any future partners this because she can’t spread it??? I don’t know much about herpes but I’m almost postive she can spread it right? Assuming that she is wrong does anyone have any suggestions on how I can tell her that she needs to disclose this to others without upsetting her lol

No. 156894

It is very rare for it to shed and infect someone through that route. She mostly needs to worry about herself getting another outbreak and then having sex - but that would likely be painful for her with an outbreak, anyway. She can get medication to reduce the percentage of shedding even further.

If she takes the medication for it, I don't see why she needs to disclose it given how low the percentage is that it would shed.

No. 156959


maybe because people might not be ok with being consciously put at risk by someone they're getting intimate with? sounds scummy af and probably strictly speaking illegal, opening her up for a lawsuit.

No. 156990

If you have an incurable STI and don't tell someone yoi have sex with, that's a crime- even if they have it themselves or another incurable STI.

Not telling people just because you're scared of being seen as "dirty", or whatever embarrassment you're trying to avoid, is essentially rape by deception.

I would press charges if I found out my new sexual partner had herpes and simply decided that I didn't need to know. There are people who are terrified of catching an STI who get tested before and after every new partner and take extra care to stay disease free, so trying to undermine that to avoid the consequences of not being certain of your partner's status before you rawdog is beyond just shitty or unethical.

No. 156998

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wat do if my discharge tastes uhh really sour? is this yeast infection or what the devil?

I think I constantly have mild yeast infections despite sometimes treating them, they don't really itch so it's not life-destroying but now I'm in a relationship and I noticed the taste ughhh so embarrassing

No. 157014

Kinda wondering if I have vaginismus?

I got fingered for the first time and it kinda hurt, and the guy said I was reeeeeeaaaaallly tight. I've been able to masturbate and use my own fingers comfortably before though. I've also never been able to insert a tampon comfortably (only tried twice).

Not sure what this means, maybe I'm just not comfortable enough in these situations? Idk any tips or insight would be appreciated.

No. 157015

Sour can be normal depending on pH. It varies wildly depending on diet and where you're at in your cycle, hormones and all. If you're treating a yeast infection you don't even have you're likely fucking up your pH even more.

No. 157017

Thanks for your input, I completely agree if I found out a partner had herpes and hadn’t told me I’d flip. I never thought about the legal repercussions of her behaviour, I’ll suggest this to her

No. 157021

If I could describe the taste of it in one word it'd be sour. Varies a little from partner to partner but ime that's normal

No. 157040

If it's your first time, I wouldn't really worry, it's probably nerves. It's also a "foreign body", so obviously he won't move his fingers as carefully as you do. Just take it slow.

No. 157043

Seconding what anon said, most likely just nerves cause it was your first time. Plus tampons take a while to get used to so the first couple of times you insert one is going to be new and weird and make you tense up without realizing it.

No. 157064

You're talking about your first time, I wouldn't worry unless it's an ongoing experience. This sounds perfectly normal

Don't be afraid to tell him to ease up if it hurts, one of the things that will lead to vaginismus is just ignoring pain and enduring it. Have him slow down, add lube or switch to a different form of stimulation if it's too painful to carry on

No. 157234

Is it common to lose a tampon or the string inside of you? I'm scared of this because I've never been able to put my finger inside of me because it hurts and feels really disgusting the texture feels like a dry very bumpy peach it makes me super uncomfortable physically, so I have no idea how I would get a lost tampon out on my own..

No. 157237

It happened to me just once in my life (recently) and i've been wearing tampons for 10+ years. i kinda freaked out but eventually
got it out. it's not a common occurence and if you are careful (i wasn't) it shouldn't happen

No. 157259

In nearly two dacades of tampon use I've never lost one or broke the string. But I do have the same squeamishness about having to finger myself (tried the nuvaring before and felt childish for struggling so much) Having latex or nitrile gloves on can make it easier to tolerate the feeling

No. 157345

So I got my period recently and wondering what are others go to guide for period cramps, like what works for you to help the pain and actually works?

No. 157358

Heating pad and warm baths help me a lot. Take pain meds when the pain starts, not once it’s so bad you can’t uncurl from the ball you’ve become. Make sure to consult your doctor if the pain makes it difficult to do day to day things, it could be something that needs checking out.

No. 157387

How did it happen?

No. 157396

tbh i dont really know, the string just went up my coochie at some point and when i went to remove the tampon i couldn't find it. i guess i wsnt paying much attention when i first put it in cause i was at work and in a rush

No. 157397

sorry for samefagging but the string didnt break, it was tangled around the tampon when i took it out

No. 157429

Serious answer, masturbating in the shower (to deal with the mess). I notice when I get cramps there's almost nothing on my pad, like my uterus is pushing hard to let the blood out. After I masturbate the flow becomes heavier and more consistent and the cramps go away for a couple hours until I have to do it again. Also, idk if it's just me growing old but my periods only last 3-4 days since I started my "habit", compared to around a week before.

No. 157670

Slightly OT, but I didn't know where else to take this:

The menstrual pads I use keep wearing down my underwear, eventually leading to small holes and ruined fabric. I try to peel the pads off slowly and gently, but this still won't let me take them off. The wings will simply bunch together around my underwear and only scissors could be the substitute to a hard pull. My underwear isn't big enough for the wings not to overlap. I was considering wearing boxershorts when on my period to lessen this problem, yet I don't always feel comfortable in them and the constant friction and glue still harms the fabric. The brand of pads I use is yoni, which is more on the expensive side and of better quality. Does anybody else have this issue and any tips on how to save my underwear from my pads' betrayal? Thanks in advance

No. 157676

If I have to wear pads, I use the infinity flex shit or the massive phonebook sized overnighters. It's adhesive, so it's going to fuck up your panties anyway over time. Just get some shitty Hanes or something that you can wear just on your period, then it won't matter if it gets stained or holes

No. 157688

Try reusable pads, they have a button clasp on the wings and don't attach to your underwear at all. Plus they don't reek, get musty, or cause a rash like the disposables.

No. 157713

Is there such a thing as angled vagina? I think my vagina is asymmetrical because when I wear pads it always bleeds on one side that is far left it even bleeds outside of the area that absorbs best and when I use cups I've noticed that I have to go sideways a little to be able to insert correctly.

No. 157716

Try period panties, like Thinx or Bambody! They're super comfortable, easy to use, and take the fuss out of the whole thing. (I'm a menstrual cup bitch myself, but I have several friends who swear by their period panties and refuse to go back to pads.)

No. 157717

Oh my goodness, thank you so much! Those are all very good tips which I did not even consider. Going to have a look at reusable pads especially, as I know nothing about them and how they work when out and about. I'll definitely be investing in some period-panties, though. Thanks again!

No. 157734

Yep. Mine is some kind of labyrinth and is I guess the equivalent of a crooked dick. I bleed right the fuck around tampons, so I use a disc during the day time usually. Cups made it hard to pee because I need the larger mL capacity ones and my stupid vagina is angled weird, so it presses on my bladder.

No. 157742

So I started using a dildo for the first time, and noticed that every-time I've used it there appears to be some blood.It doesn't hurt and clears up very quickly, but not sure if it's something I should get checked.

No. 157751

Did you have penetrative sex before, or is it the first you've put something in your vagina?

No. 157756

no, but I'm pretty sure it's not my hymen.

No. 157809

I wouldn't freak out, try more lube and being more turned on when penetrating and if it still happens, maybe go get a check up just in case. Might just be dryness you haven't noticed, it doesn't require you to be dry as a desert to get bleedinh after all.

No. 157814

My goďdamn labia minora on one side keeps getting this zit the size of the head of my pinky. It doesn't really hurt but whenever I apply lube or wash myself, I notice it and by that time it's always at its biggest and I end up drying down and popping it. Satisfying as fuck but it's always around that one spot no matter what, I keep my vag clean but not over clean it with anything bad, wear good quality underwear and so on. A fucking mystery, at least it's fun and easy to pop I guess.

No. 157821

I don't know but they always say you shouldn't pop them cuz the bacteria can cause another one to pop up so maybe that's why it keeps happening
Fucking weird tho I hope for you it really is just a zit

No. 157822

I had one of those only once and I still remember that disgusting satisfaction nearly a decade later…

No. 157834

If it happens every time it's probably the type of dildo you're using. If you're using one made of Silicone/PVC/Realskin, I recommend glass or ceramic instead. I hate synthetics personally.

No. 157853

I know but it also pops sometimes just by washing and touching it so welp. Same, but I realised my post made it sound like it happens 247, moreso like every few months, last time was in the early summer

No. 157855

Resist the urge to pop it. Popping it spreads bacteria underneath the skin and it'll come back (I had to learn this the hard way on my face unfortunately).

No. 157860

It's made from body safe silicone, and I like the squishiness of it. I'll keep that in mind though as an alternative if this keeps happening.

Most likely it's this, lockdown is really not helping at all.

No. 157999

Is my vagina normal? Fingering/inserting things has never done anything for me. At worst it's painful and at best it was just uncomfortable. Like having a finger in my ear. I thought I had vaginismus for years but learned I don't actually struggle with getting things up there just with feeling anything pleasant.

Weirdest part is when I have something inserted I just stop moving. Like I don't even tense up it just causes me to freeze and wait until its over. I've never been sexually abused (except for someone trying to grope me through my clothes) I don't have any trauma from this that I know of but maybe its a subconscious thing. I'm worried I'm never going to feel anything good there and just going to have to give up.

No. 158006

A lot of women don’t get anything out of penetration. You didn’t mention whether you’ve had sex before. By myself I’ve never been interested in dildos or fingering, it doesn’t do anything for me. When I’m with a partner there’s a psychological element that’s hot, but that’s it. I think many, if not most women feel the same.
> when I have something inserted I just stop moving
This, and what you said about feeling uncomfortable at best when something’s inserted, is concerning. Does this happen in situations where you’re already turned on? When there hasn’t been enough foreplay I’ve felt some pain or been uncomfortable, but if it’s all the time then that’s abnormal. If you feel like this even when you’re aroused and with a partner you’re comfortable with, then something’s up. You should see a gyno if you haven’t. I don’t think you have vaginismus either because a friend of mine has it and she had to use tiny little dilators every day, but it could be some other vagina problem. If it’s not medical then you could get therapy, but don’t feel like you have to. It’s fine if penetration just isn’t for you.

No. 158032

I haven't had penetrative sex because it would just be terrible for me and the other person. I have done hand stuff with someone I liked, I was attracted to them but the act didn't feel good to me. The feeling something moving around inside makes me feel sick but I didn't want to do anything to ruin the moment so I just…let it happen awkwardly. I can get wet when I touch my clit but even after that I can't seem to feel anything nice. I really want it to feel nice and keep going after clit stuff but I guess I have a mental block about it.

No. 158039

It could definitely be a mental block. My friend with vaginismus I mentioned was raised Catholic and had a neurotic mother. Even though she wasn’t religious anymore, the sex = bad thing was so engrained in her brain that her vagina locked up. Past painful experiences could also be making you nervous and tense up your muscles. I still think you should see a doctor to rule out a medical issue. Some women are born with different anatomy like an imperforate hymen, where the ring around the opening is thicker than usual. Just don’t stress about being somehow abnormal, because tons of girls have been in the same situation.

No. 158474

Does anyone know how long an episode of "breakthrough bleeding" is supposed to last? TMI warning for gross period details.
I take the birth control pill and I've probably skipped maybe 5-6 months worth of periods with these pills because my period is super heavy and painful and stressful and I hate it. Like, the bleeding would last for 2 more than weeks and I ended up becoming anemic because of it.
Anyway, it's been smooth sailing for the most part, but I wanna say about 2 or 3 weeks ago when I started bleeding again. It's nowhere as heavy as it usually is, but it's accompanied with a fair bit of cramping, and the color of the blood ranges from dark brown to deep red. There's also the fact that it's shown no signs of stopping for a while. At first I thought it was because I slipped up on taking pills and missed a couple / took some later than I should have, but because of all the bleeding I've been very diligent about taking my pills at the same time every day. And yet, the bleeding won't stop.
TLDR; Am I dying?

No. 158482

i just noticed a tiny bit of bright red spotting and i'm on birth control. i've never had spotting before, should I be worried?

No. 158485

I had bad periods and anemia but when I went on the pill for it I was told to still take a week off 4 times a year. I didn't think docs let you take it continiously for that long?

No. 158511

What counts as an irregular period? I'm gay so I never used to keep super close track of it. Got a period tracking app this year and my cycle often varies by 2-3 days each month.

No. 158513

I've tracked mine for a few years now and a 2/3 day variation is pretty normal ime

No. 158516

You're probably fine, it may be breakthrough bleeding. If you're worried at all about being pregnant/it being implantation bleeding, then you can do more research on that as well, but if not, then yeah, generally fine. Call your doctor and see what she suggests. Mine had me change BC and I haven't had issues since.

No. 158797

My coochie kinda smells like chamomile is this weird anons?

No. 158800

hmm idk lemme sniff and i can work it out from there

No. 158803

No using the word coochie is definitely not normal

No. 158873

Pretty sure it is. It’s also a term used mostly by women so.

No. 158878

It was just a joke..

No. 158985

probably more for the stupid questions thread, but is there a trick to less discharge? i dont know how normal it is, but i feel like it lasts so long, at least at least a week after a period and im just so done with it

No. 159034

If I can't penetrate myself with toys, does that mean that I'm not going to be able to have sex as well?

No. 159067

You must be an adult to post here, anon. Not all sex is about piv, but yeah maybe you are just anxious and using wrong kinds of toys for your body or it can be even worse with dicks.

No. 159145

My boyfriend's dick is average and it always hurts when he sticks it all in, because it hits my cervix. But I could find positions where it felt okay. But now it hurts no matter what position and it's unbearable. I've never liked vaginal sex. In fact, the only dick I liked in me was Korean micro peen.

Can I make myself like penetration? Do I have a short vagina?

No. 159279

Should I see a doctor if I sometimes get a dull pain in the ovaries when I'm peeing/pooping? I'm ovulating right now so it could be a case of mittelschmerz, but it doesn't feel like mittelschmerz. It feels dull and makes me lean forward when I go on the toilet. Maybe a mild case of an ovarian cyst?? I am finding I am breaking on my cheeks WHICH NEVER USED TO HAPPEN but now I do. I have no idea what this is. I'm 26, not on any birth control and no real health concerns.

No. 159289

Oh my god same, I just started birth control and my bleeding haven't stopped since the initial menses. What the fuck. Why nobody says that birth control is literally eternal bleeding?

No. 159291

Nta, but I don't see why you find it hard to believe it's an adult asking this, especially if they're on the younger side lmao. A lot of women don't have their bodies completely figured out yet, not to mention asking silly questions is kind of what this thread is about.

No. 159315

There's this soft foam cock ring (cock donut?) thing that you can make your partner wear so that they don't go all the way in, it acts like a bumper.

Also if it used to not always hurt before maybe you have a vaginal prolapse? Like your vagina shifted out of position or something, it can happen even to younger women.

No. 159328

This. It's called the ohnut ring

No. 159384

I'm too embarrassed to ask this anywhere but here, but does anybody else like to taste their own discharge and juices? Occasionally I'll stick a finger inside and see if I can scoop anything out and taste it. I like it when I'm near ovulation best, I hate that stretchy egg white texture in food but somehow I really like it when it's my own stuff. It doesn't taste especially good, mostly like sour yoghurt, but I'm the same with snot too. I did this today but now I'm reflecting in the bath wondering if it's abnormal to do this or if it's a secret thing everybody does.

No. 159386

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No. 159389

i think most women have tasted our own stuff at least once (mostly through kissing a partner that was eating you out before) idk about doing it intentionally tho

No. 159390

I've never done that nor do I have any intention to but if any of the posts on this site are be believed, you're far from the only anon here who does it lmao.

No. 159392

I've tasted myself just by putting a dildo in my mouth to wet it mid-session. Not a great taste tbh. But then I also hate the taste of semen, semen tastes way worse,

No. 159417

No you're disgusting. Even snot too? Yeah nope.

No. 159422

I'm not nosepicker anon but when you think about it our noses and throats are connected and we swallow snot all day long. It's in our mouths and in saliva already. Scooping the discharge out of yourself to eat is worse imo

I love this place, what did I just type lol

No. 159443

my bf and i have been having unprotected sex during the last few months and in the last week i've noticed
>excessive vaginal discharge that literally reaches my ass while i'm sleeping (every time i wake up i feel like i'm on my period)
>color of the discharge hasn't changed but now it smells exactly like bo (my private parts only really smell 1. right after sex and 2. right after a long workout so that's unusual for me). doesn't smell fishy but more like a really sweaty body part
sometimes i can smell the odor even when i'm wearing pants and it's so disgusting. the last time that happened to me was like… during childhood when i didn't know what a bidet was

i already made an appointment with a gynecologist for later, but have any of you experienced this? was it an sti or something like bacterial vaginosis?

No. 159446

most likely a yeast infection, usually easy to treat! but good for you to already have an appointment booked.

No. 159477

Anons tasting themselves got me thinking, what is a healthy pussy even supposed to taste like? I've kissed my partners right after they ate me out and I definitely don't taste sour at all. If I had to describe it I'd say it's sweet but it's so so mild it barely tastes like anything. I've had partners compliment the taste. Aren't vaginas supposed to be mildly acidic though? I feel like sour is the logical taste to something thats acidic. Is my pH balance fucked or does it just come down to your diet?
This is the weirdest thing I've ever typed.

No. 159479

what form of birth control made you gain weight and / or increased your libido? how much weight did you gain?

I’m tired of being borderline ana-chan and having such a fucked low sex drive

No. 159486

Almost all hormonal contraception will nuke your libido, unless you're lucky enough for it not to affect you. Maybe try non-hormonal methods.

No. 159497

Nuvaring killed my sex drive, the patch did too, all 3 or 4 forms of the pill that I tried also killed it. I've never had BC do anything good for my sex drive.

No. 159507

pretty much same. i dont taste sour or sweet. i taste like nothing and thanfully smell like nothing as well (maybe the faintest sweet smell) i thought that was the standard? im a straightfag (kek) so i dont have anything to compare first hand, ya know

hormonal birth control killed the little libido i naturally have, as other anons said. worst part is that i didnt even notice until i got off the pill and my libido slowly started to come back, it was a weird feeling after 10 years on that shit. i didnt gain any weight from it but i had more water retention around my period (basically cankles and "bloated" arms and legs)

No. 159508

To me it tastes like natural yogurt. I've been with other women and it's always a lil sour, some more sour than others.

I had one ex who tasted a bit like creamy mashed potatoes which I thought was cool, but I should've kept my mouth shut because she felt weirdly self conscious when I told her that lol

No. 159531

Same, but there's lactobacillus there so that makes sense I guess. It's smelled like cake batter before, which is fucking weird, but I noticed nothing all else about it so I guess it could have been food that translated over into sweat/discharge?

No. 159546

My libido is actually higher now because of BC(nuvaring). Now that I'm not so afraid of becoming pregnant I can enjoy sexual activity again. Not that I've had vaginal sex yet because reasons but I'm actually looking forward to it knowing that I likely won't get pregnant.

No. 159735

help so i went to the doctor to tslk abt my pimple and it went away but there's a hard discolored bump and they said there wasnt anything they could do abt it. does nayone have diy rememdies on how to make it go away i thnik its like an insanely deep ingrown but im just scared ill b sexually active with someone and they will think i amdfucking disgusting HELp

No. 159755

Are you using the nuvaring alone or with condoms? I've been on it before and personally ended up not trusting it enough to rely on it as a solo method. I have two friends with nuvaring babies already and I felt like at times I wasn't getting a steady dose of hormones on it.

> If you use it perfectly, NuvaRing is 99% effective. But people aren't perfect and it can be easy to make a mistake — so in reality the ring is about 91% effective. That means about 9 out of 100 ring users get pregnant each year.

No. 159814

Does my vulva even exist. I swear, every time I look in a mirror, all I see is a thin strip of a pink and charcoal black (my body hair) blur. Maybe it's because I imagined the area to be bigger because of diagrams

No. 159818

You need to be 18 to post here anon, you might wanna skip fucking someone who judges your pussy pimple.

No. 159826

With condoms, for sure. But how could you screw up using the ring besides not putting in a new one every 3 weeks and going a week without the ring in between, which I do? Is there a "wrong" way to put it in your vagina?

No. 159856

When I was on it I remember setting an alarm for when I needed to put the new one in. I had it set for sunday evenings so I'd always be at home. My guess is that putting the new ring in a little late is the typical screw up. That or not keeping it refrigerated. Those are some scary failure rates within a year though.

Where I live we didn't have abortion at the time so given I had a partner bitching about not wanting to double up and wear condoms.. I didn't take it for long. Happy ending was when he stepped up and got a vasectomy

No. 159919

Wait, you have to refridgerate it?

No. 159920

Yeah you keep them in the fridge, pharmacies store them in fridges and when you get home you should too.

No. 160051

The nuvaring website says to store it at room temperature though

No. 160054

If you collect a few months worth of it all at once you should keep them in the fridge, if you only collect it by the month you should be ok.

The pharmacy I worked at explained it that way. They used fridges because if a ring sits out for months it definitely does affect effectiveness. It's a matter of how long it's sitting out.

No. 160055

I swear every time I change my pad it gets uncomfortably damp in like 20 seconds. Anyone else fucking loathe the feeling of an even slightly damp pad? I swear to god period swamp crotch is a special kind of hell

No. 160058

Are tampons or a cup not an option for you? This is exactly the reason I don't use pads myself.

No. 160059

I haven't used a pad in years. I hated it as a teen and my mom just wouldn't allow me to use tampons. The second I moved out it was all tampons for me.

No. 160060

Dunno what is happening. I'm on the last year of my nexplanon and I'm bleeding all the time. I'm also uncomfortably thight, so much so that wearing a tampon is painful. It feels irritating and I have to get it off asap no matter how deep I try to shove. I never had this problem before and I didn't have the bleeding problem on my previous implant nexplanon.
Any anon who had this problem?

No. 160118

I switched to the cup years ago and I had to use a pad as an emergency once, never again, it was as if I was wearing a diaper, I was never more aware of my crotch than on this day. I can't believe I used them all the time before.

No. 160287

Can I get tips for getting my first Brazilian wax? I already know I should exfoliate beforehand but should I cut it shorter? What's a comparable pain to getting waxed?

No. 160300

You don't need to cut it, as for the pain, imagine a big sticky blister plaster that's been on there for a while, now on top of hair.

No. 160359

I get random sharp pains in my vagina sometimes after I masturbate or when I'm just laying down. I'm really scared that it's something serious

No. 160477

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I recently switched to zero waste menstrual items and I'm having an absolute shit time. Please help.

I bought reusable pads and I've bled through into my underwear each time I've worn them (no cup/tampon), even when changing them at the same frequency as the disposable pads I've previously worn. I've been going through three to four in day. I only own 6 reusable pads at the moment and don't have a washer/dryer in my apartment so I've been washing them by hand in a sink with color-safe bleach. How many should I expect to own? Is 6 a reasonable amount? I'm also unsure of how to handle a soiled reusable pad if I'm out. I haven't encountered an instance yet where I've worn it out of the home because of quarantine.

I also bought a Saalt menstrual cup in small and soft, and I have not been able to insert it correctly once. I've struggled with vaginismus and have a smaller vaginal canal with a low cervix, so I'm sure my anatomy is a contributing factor. The closest I've gotten to success is having the cup uncomfortably hang half-way out my vagina. Every other time has been so painful and frustrating I've been in near tears and insertion was totally unsuccesful. I can't seem to get it in deep enough, and most of the time the cup is slipping through my hands because I've lubricated it with water and the folds are prematurely unfurling. I'm considering switching the Saalt Teen cup in hopes that the smaller size will help with successful insertion, but I'm not sure how useful it will actually be.

Does anyone have any tips/suggestions/etc for zero/low waste period options?

No. 160479

re: soiled pads, usually just stuff them in a baggy until you get home.

you should be able to wear just the pads unless your flow is super heavy if you have vaginismus, but are you sure you got the right kind? which manufacturer was it?
the maxi kind are supposed to have several absorbent layers as well as be larger but i know some etsy sellers just make them bigger and still say they're for "heavy days" when they're not.

how many pads you own depends on you, how many times would you need to change a normal pad per day? for reference, i got three of two kinds (liner and normal) to use over two days and wash/reuse as needed, but my flow is not heavy at all.

re: cup, the issue seems to be that you're not inserting it deep enough rather than the size of the cup itself. it's not supposed to sit that low, and you should also trim the stem so it doesn't irritate you. if it unfurls prematurely it could be too stiff? a good clue is if you can't keep it folded and it presses on your bladder/makes you want to pee.

try this site:

No. 160482

Does anyone else get random tingling sensations on their vulva? It's kind of like the feeling of starting to go numb but it doesn't get numb.

It's really starting to freak me out because it happens for no reason and is usually pretty brief, like 2-5 seconds. It's not arousal because I don't get wet nor do I feel horny.

No. 160493

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If you haven't cut the stem on the cup that's usually the first recommended step. if it opens up too early try a different fold method the one that usually works for me is the punch down fold since that's the one with the smallest insertion. The smaller sized cup will most likely be the best bet or even googling to see if you can find a more shallow mensural cup/disk like the lumma.

No. 160501

Lumma disc with the string are great for low cervix, it's slimmer going in and has an easier learning curve

No. 160526

Sorry I’m not the original anon but as a fellow newb to menstrual cups I’d appreciate advice as well if you don’t mind. I can insert mine all right (I’ve used the first two methods shown) and when I take it out it’s like 2/3 full after an 8-hr day so it seems like it opens at least to some extent. But I still get pretty bad spotting and I hate having to scrub my undies to get them out after every use. Do you know what I might be doing wrong/what’s causing this even if the cup is still collecting blood?

No. 160535

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You need to make sure that you are inserting it deep enough. It needs to be directly underneath the cervix.

No. 160570

The Lumma Unique in large works for many people. If it's okay to make a little waste before buying something that may or may not work, get a package of instead softdiscs to see how you like it. The Lumma Unique is very similar to the softdiscs (if the discs don't work, you can at least pass the unused ones on to a friend).

No. 160594

cup user anons, how long does the cup last before leaking? esl here so i hope y'all understand what i mean. im away from home most of the day and the thought of removing the cup/washing it/ putting it back while not being at my own home is what is preventing me from making the switch.

No. 160595

sorry samefag, i have a somewhat heavy flow the first 2 or 3 days, i have to change my tampon after roughly 3 or 4 hours sorry if it's tmi

No. 160596

I can only leave a tampon in the same amount of time as you for the first few days of my cycle yet I can have my cup in for a full 8 hrs and it still won’t be full. I always thought I have a heavy flow and maybe I do, but seeing it all gathered in a cup puts in perspective how it’s really not that crazy, it’s just more than a tampon or pad can absorb. I do use the large cup size for those first days from the company June, but it’s not painful or uncomfortable to get it in. The first few times were definitely odd and took a while (I would say be comfortable with putting a finger or two inside yourself since you have to push them in a ways) but after that it became less of a struggle.

No. 160605

Thank you, I'll give that a go! I admit I still get nervous about pushing it too far in, I have to reach a ways to pull the stem as it is. I'll keep messing around with it though.

No. 160659

This is gonna sound dumb but - I've been a menstrual cup user for some years now and in the day I can handle it pretty swimmingly. I've gotten a sense of how often I should empty it, especially on my heavy days. What I STILL can't get a hang of is my heaviest night. I have awful leaks even if I usually only sleep 8 hours which is what most cup guides say is safe. When I pull the cup out in the morning it's pretty full, which tells me it still catches blood but I'm guess either I still bleed more than it can handle, or at some point in my sleep my muscles relax enough that blood gets past. I've read a couple sites suggest I should just buy a larger size cup for a heavy night, but I'm not sure. Should I just tough it out and keep wearing a safety pad?

No. 160660

For the past month or so, my pubic mound and the outside of my labia have been so itchy. I can see that the skin gets kind of dry and flaky, similar to how my skin looks when it's dry and I have an eczema flare up, but I'm not really sure what to do since I don't know if using cortizone cream around that area is a good idea. Also is it even possible to get eczema flare ups around your pubic area? I also occasionally get these inflamed bumps around the area and I can't tell if they're ingrown hairs or a result of me scratching so much. I don't shave, so it's not an aversive reaction to shaving, though occasionally I do pull out my pubic hairs because it gets so damn itchy and sometimes that makes the itch go away (weird I know). Have any farmers had a similar experience? Why is my skin around that area so itchy and what can I do to make it stop?

No. 160692

it shouldn't leak at all anon. the blood should just continue to collect inside the cup, you can keep it in for 8 hours too. you might have a little blood spotting in between changing the cup in and out but I just wear a thin liner for that

No. 160735

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What other knowledge is the world keeping from me that might kill me

No. 160741

I knew a guy years ago with a fetish for pussy farts. He told me he would do exactly this to his exes all the time, force as much air into them as possible using his mouth…

Told him this and his first reaction was not believing me. His second reaction (after Google backed me up) was him declaring he was still going to do it. That he wasn't scared..blah blah his pleasure was important too.

No. 160750


No. 160755

I'm pretty sure you would need to be part air compressor to kill a woman in this way.

No. 160757

Increased risk with pregancy, read about this in so many pregancy books.

No. 160758

Do you guys prefer tampons or pads when you're on your period and why? I wear pads. I tried using a tampon once, couldn't get it in, didn't bother with them after that

No. 160759

Cup, but if I had to choose between these two, definitely tampon, pads make me feel I'm wearing diapers.

No. 160779

Cloth pads. I have worn tampons before (small ones, like half the length of my finger) and I don't know how women use the huge long ones we have at work all day.

No. 160811

Tampons. I used pads for my first few years because my catholic mom thought tampons were for slutty women?…. moved out and switched to tampons. Sometimes find them a bit uncomfy when I'm already cramping but I'll take that over the wet/clammy feeling of a pad, personally.

I tried two menstrual cups (one firm/one softer) and my pelvic muscles just won't chill with one in. I had issues where I couldn't empty my bladder with the cup in and given I have an overactive bladder that meant taking the cup out loads of times in a day.. wanted it to work but back to tampons for now.

No. 160818

I don't understand how the vagina being full of air could cause an embolism. how does that work?

on a sidenoet, my pussy filled with air the other day just from my position, I put a finger inside and I was seriously surprised how much potential space is up in there, crazy amount of room. never experienced that before

I use a cup and a washable cloth liner. if I'm at home I'll just use a thicker cloth pad. I switched for eco friendly reasons but tampons suck, they're bleached and have all sorts of nasty shit in them that are unfriendly to the vagina, very drying also. disposable pads are awful too, like a big sweaty plastic nappy. I could never go back.

cup took some getting used to and hurt myself a couple times with first use but once you get the folding method down for insertion and removal, it's plain sailing.

>pads make me feel I'm wearing diapers
exactly, I wore these as a teenager and looking back I wish I'd had/known about cloth pads back then

No. 160829

Hey, I don’t think I have a normal vulva or something. Right above my labia minora where my clitoris is supposed to be I just have a tiny hole. And it’s not my urethral opening because I’m pretty sure it’s not supposed to be that far up. I am sensitive around that area and feel pleasure when I touch it, so I thought maybe my clitoris is buried inside that hole or something. I couldn’t find anything about it online. Does anyone here know why it’s like this?

No. 160835

Could that be the clitoral hood?

No. 160875

This is embarrassing to ask, but how do you properly clean yourself? All I've learned from the internet is that you're not supposed use soap on your vagina and not to douche.
Sorry for the phrasing now, but the way I do it is squatting in the shower, spread everything, point the water there and "wipe"(???) everything off with my fingers until I feel I'm clean. Is this wrong? That's not what douching is, right? Also, is it fine to use bodysoap on that area as long as I don't put it directly in (I'm so sorry omg) the hole (which I think is actually the vagina? Instead of like…the whole area…?) down below? Or should you just use soap on the area where your hair grows? Again, so sorry, I'm so confused about all the terminology….

This might be really tmi but I wash my rear the same way. Is there some kind of risk of like…particle contamination or something like that? Or can I keep going like this lmao

No. 160876

Just using water to clean regularly should be fine for your vagina (I also use just my hand to rub clean between my vulva/labia and that’s worked fine my whole life). A mild soap or wash is fine on the outside just be careful not to let it go in your actual vagina because that messes with the ph and you could get an infection. Something like a gentle baby soap is your best bet overall compared to something with a lot of fragrance and ingredients. But yeah main thing is to leave your actual vagina alone because it’s self cleaning anyway!

No. 160878

I have severe cramp pain/heavy bleeding and the last time I used a tampon was in high school, I bled through it in about an hour and almost passed out from pain in the hallway so that experience ruined it for me. Half the time I use tampons I can tell I put it in wrong because I have to push it in at a weird angle so that it sits deep enough and I hate dealing with that (idk how people use the ones with no applicator). It’s definitely nice to not deal with a bulky pad but with my flow I’d have to wear one anyway so there’s no point really.

No. 160933

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Porn and vaginismus have fucked my perception of what a vagina is supposed to be like. I avoid porn now and the vaginismus has completely gone, but still have questions.

How big is the vaginal opening supposed to be? Confused why some holes are almost invisible and some are around the size of the woman’s nail.

What level of tightness is normal? When my muscles would seize up it was impossible to get a finger in and now I can without resistance, it should feel like an achievement but I feel loose lol.

I know I should just accept myself but I’m really curious to know what’s standard.

No. 160939

I have an uncomfortably tight vagina, thought I had vaginismus but the doctors never said anything, just that some holes (sorry) are tighter than other but I agree: porn fucked me up, I have no idea how easy it is for normal women to just slide stuff in. I am not into dicks but sometimes use toys and whenever I do get something bigger than 3 fingers in, it just feels so draining that it kills it for me. Yea yea I have been wet and horny enough, enough lube and so on but can the average anon just hop on a dick with no discomfort?

No. 160940

Would you Anons who shave your pubic hair, please tell me your process of doing so? I get bumps each time, not as bad but still. I would love to achieve a smooth, clean shave. Please do tell me your routine so I can see what I am doing wrong.

No. 160943

>How big is the vaginal opening supposed to be?

there aren't any hard and fast rules anon. i think it depends on the tissue surrounding the opening. i rarely watch porn anymore but it seems some women have more of a smooth appearance with a clear opening, others, like myself don't, cause of the 'tissue'. sorry this is hard to explain. basically though there's no such thing as how a vaginal opening is 'supposed' to be. we're all different.

>What level of tightness is normal? When my muscles would seize up it was impossible to get a finger in and now I can without resistance, it should feel like an achievement but I feel loose lol.

i can keep a finger out if I tense my muscles too but when I'm turned on it'd slip right in lol. you're not 'loose' if you can do it without resistance, you're just relaxed/turned on, how it's meant to be

>can the average anon just hop on a dick with no discomfort

for me personally, no. even if i'm incredibly turned on/have been working up to it for a long time and am super wet it still hurts on first insertion, like a little sting before, but after that it's fine. always need lube too to help things along. tbh i think i have some stubborn leftover hymen (like I was mentioning above, calling it 'tissue'??

No. 160945

my routine is super simple and basic but I get no ingrowns, which is a miracle because i get mad ingrowns on my legs

step 1. trim my pubic shorter
2. grab one of those exfoliating gloves, get it damp with hot water and just rub the entire area i'm gonna shave, pretty thoroughly too. i want all those dead skin cells gone
3. use a shave gel (currently using one from kiss my face but have used simple bar soap before no issue) all over where i'm gonna shave
4. shave! some people say always use a fresh razor each time but i find that so wasteful/expensive so i use the same disposable one maybe 5 times.
5. i try and shave with the grain but shaving your labia majora can get tricky so i often go in all directions lol
6. hop in the shower and use the exfoliating glove again (i swear exfoliation is the most important thing)
7. once out the shower i use an oil, like coconut or jojoba and just kinda hang out before i get dressed so the oil can absorb

that's basically it. now and then i will get a little itchiness as the hairs grow back and maybe an ingrown but nothing serious. hope this helps in some way, anon

No. 160946

Thank you so much for taking the time to write that anon! I do all of the steps apart from using an exfoliating glove! Oh and instead I use aloe gel afterwards! Thanks again anon!

No. 160953

Thank you!

No. 161023

nta but i have a question, dont you get like cloged pores or pimples when applying oils afterwards?

No. 161059

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Curious, has anyone here ever actually managed to look at their cup after pulling it out and see what measurement their blood reached? I always pull mine out on the toilet so my hand instinctively just tips it downward to empty it. I feel like if I tried to lift it up to read it i’d just slip and drop the cup in the toilet bowl. Should I just practice not automatically emptying it?

No. 161066

sorry i don’t have an answer but, as a cup user, does the cup actually go all the way in you? I’ve been trying for months to use a cup, have two sizes actually, a small and a teen sized one, and i can’t make it work.
I’m afraid it’ll get stuck inside me. I haven’t had sex so maybe that makes it more difficult but still it’s super annoying.
Does the stem of the cup go in too? Or is it supposed to stick out of your vagina? And removing it seems extremely hard, i can barely get my fingers in there while inserting it.
Sorry again for sounding like a minor, i swear im 25 im just a huge loser lol

No. 161077

Same worries here, I've always worn pads and have never worn a tampon ever in my life. But I wanna give cups a try.

Uhh do I have to go knuckle deep in my vaginal canal when removing or inserting it? cuz thats pretty daunting tbh. I'm pathetic ik.

No. 161080

If your cup doth not overfloweth, then I see no reason that you'd have to examine it before emptying it. Unless you're just curious about the amount collected? In that case then just be conscious of… not tipping it out automatically? Idk why you'd think it would slip, just do whatever you normally do to reach the stem and break the suction, pull it out until you can grasp the bottom of the cup with your other hand, then hold it up for examination.

Look at the picture in >>160535 response, that's how far it has to go in. The stem has to be inside you, yes. It cannot get lost inside you, your cervix is the "end" of your vagina and the farthest a cup can go is to sit right against it. If pulling the stem isn't enough and it feels stuck you just need to push against the base of the cup to break suction. You will likely at least be up to the first joint on your index finger, probably not to the knuckle but you do have to push it in a ways. Make sure you're relaxed, your vagina can expand more than you'd expect to accommodate a cup.

Pad-only anon, this will likely take more time as you need to get used to the initial sensation of being "up in there" but I promise you're not going to damage anything so long as you go slowly.

No. 161091

I got a paper for cervix cancer detection and I wanted your opinion on if I should do it. I'm 27 and I never had sex, which is the main factor in cervix cancer, and cancer cases are non-existent on both sides of my family (I don't even have an obgyn lol). I don't really want to do it but is it still worth it to get checked? (I live in a country with free healthcare so money is not a problem)

No. 161093

Word of warning, everything >>161080 said is correct but for some women, menstrual cups can worsen your cramps. I really loved my cup at first (convenient, less waste) but it made my cramps 10x worse and it was weird and painful fishing around for the cup. It was hard to break the suction and get a grip on it for me, the stem gets really slippery and the edges of the cup sometimes expand too far and scrape my walls when removing or inserting. I don't know if I'm doing it wrong or if it's just not for everyone, but I would advice practicing with it while not on your period to avoid getting a handful of blood and to find out whether it's comfortable beforehand.

Yes, always get stuff like that checked just in case. If you're talking about a pap smear, it will only take five minutes and it's not nearly as uncomfortable as I was led to believe. If you have good healthcare, then go for it!

No. 161094

Do it. Never put off looking after your body. I absolutely hate getting smear tests done, but I will never not get one. Tell them it's your first time and ask them to use a small, plastic speculum, that helps a lot with the situation. Please go, anon.

No. 161101

Also depends on what brand you're using anon. Sounds like you might've had one that was way too firm? I can recommend June as one that feels pretty soft and non-irritating to me. Softer cups may need more coaxing to open up once they're in, but they're less likely to feel so uncomfortable.

No. 161102

Do it, i am a virgin yet had cell changes (shit english, I guess that's what they're called in english) and had to have biopsies taken thrice, pap smears thrice or 4 times. Apparently it's most likely just me being prone to cervical and vaginal infections/irritation, that also gave the false alarm in the bloodwork for cancer screening. Still have to go for screenings every few months for biopsies and shit but you never know, I didn't really have any issues but they also told me that being a virgin never rules that shit out, you could get hpv even as a young kid from no sexual contact and blah blah blah.
Tldr; go, virgin or no, previous issues or no.

No. 161111

You know what, you made me change my mind, thank you gals! I've been way too apathetic concerning my health because I'm lucky enough to never get sick, and an appointment with the gyno is long overdue (kinda wish I had sex at 17 like everybody else to have some kind of gynecologic history). A coworker gave me the number of a gyno a few months ago, I'll try to set up an appointment asap, the paper I got doesn't seem to expire.

No. 161138

Kek, yeah, I know it's simply a matter of practicing the motion of bringing it up. Thanks for the tip about using my other hand, I hadn't thought of that, duh! I asked mostly because I was curious if the measurement lines actually served a use to anyone/if they make checking it a habit, because I've never really given them much thought.

No. 161154

>I really loved my cup at first (convenient, less waste) but it made my cramps 10x worse
I had the same experience. I had a job for a few years where I would get all sorts of both sex toys and other intimate products for free to test so I've tried 5 or 6 cups aswell as buying a couple of brands I couldn't get for free. For me the dealbreaker is the extra cramps. I'm lucky in that I get pain free periods or just a few hours of cramps most months. When using cups I cramped the entire time of my period and I was miserable trying to manage pain that I usually don't have.

I've experienced it the odd time that I buy super-plus tampons too. I guess some of us are just extra sensitive. I'm back to using tampons and I use the smallest ones that I can to minimise cramping. On my period right now and I haven't needed one painkiller this month because I'm at home using light flow tampons and just changing them often.

No. 161180

I can't remember where I read the post but I saw an anon talking about how shaving meant she had thrush all the time, or like about-to-have-thrush irritation all the time, which was my problem. I wasn't getting laid anyway so now I'm furry and thrush free! I've been using a trimmer for years and never thought to get bushy for my health. Just wanted to say thanks for sharing nonni

No. 161186

I don't think I'm the anon that posted about it but
>about-to-have-thrush irritation all the time
I used to have this back when I shaved, took me a long time to actually connect the dots there but I stopped shaving and it all went away. That and I've been UTI free for a record amount of time! I also just love my hair now that I'm used to it. Win win

No. 161195

i do that too and one time i found my own hair inside my vagina (like a couple long hairs from my head, tangled up into a small ball) so i now do it sometimes to make sure that nothing accidentally ended up in there
i also do eat my own snot though and dont mind my poop smell and such so i think i am kinda weird.

No. 161196

Uh, anon, what's that image attached?

No. 161197

its just a girl talk move on

No. 161203

Centipedes? In MY vagina?

No. 161204

It's been posted before a month ago and I think it's 4chan cp bait but idk. Either way, it looks creepy and I don't like it.

No. 161220

Does anyone else get discomfort or pain around their ass basically around their period? I'm not young so I'm many years into having periods but it's something new that I've been noticing in the last few months. In both the lead up to my period and during it it's like I get aches or cramps in my back passage. My stomach isn't upset, I'm not constipated and the only thing it coincides with is menstruation.

Endometriosis has come to mind but then my periods aren't the worst so I don't know if you can have mild forms of endo or what else it could be

No. 161230

If the sudden change has you worried, just ask your doctor at your next checkup. Personally I've never had classical menstrual cramps. Mine are pure ass pain with some sudden anal cramping. It's a common symptom if you look online. I've brought it up with several doctors and two different gynos in the last 14 ish years and none of them thought it was a big deal.

No. 161248

I definitely notice sensitization of all my pelvic muscles, ass included. Progesterone does it I think, but it's normal in the grand scheme of period symptoms. Keep an eye on it, maybe in your period tracker app if you have one, but if its consistent and not agonizingly painful it's probably fine.

No. 161318

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no problem! glad i could help!

no i don't, i've used coconut oil on my face before and got clogged pores as the oil is high on the comedogenic scale but never from using it on my pubic area. so even if you tend to break out from oils on your face you should be okay. if you're worried about it I'd sa go for an oil low on the comedogenic scale

this whole comment and picrel is making me uncomfortable

No. 161443

Lol anon I’m with you, I told my bf the other day that he got lucky since it’s 2 weeks into my cycle, that’s when I taste best. If I have anything I can scrape off my panties I will, same thing with picking my nose. I know the snot thing is gross but whatever, nobody in my life will ever know.

No. 161454

I’ve just been prescribed Gedarel for PMDD symptoms heavy periods and acne, and I started it 1st day of my period. Well that was a week and 5 days ago now and I’m still bleeding, when usually my periods only last a week. The blood is really thick and dark and disgusting too. My symptoms have cleared up but I don’t know how much longer I can take this bleeding every day or how long it will go on for. I’m just really frustrated because I hate being on my period so much and my dr assured me it would shorten them. I can’t get a face to face appointment because of CoRoNaViRuS so they’re gonna keep prescribing me random pills until I stop complaining.

No. 161460

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Anons, could I get some help identifying the name of the birth control tablets I took a few years back? All I remember is that it probably had a row of peach-colored placebos for the last week… Sorry for the dumb question, it's just I'm having trouble getting the records from my pharmacy.

No. 161485

Hmmm most of them come with peach colored placebos, do you remember any distinctive markings like any letter or numbers on the tabs themselves?

No. 161493

Anon, the signs you described are expected especially if you have history of irregular period. You should consistently take it for at least 3 months until your cycles stabilized.

In the mean time, start documenting how many tampon/pads and duration of the bleeding.

You should see your doctors if you start having shortness of breath, chest pain, severe postural dizziness, swelling of legs, etc.

If you’re still concerned, ask your doctor if they can do a hgb/hct to check if you haven’t lost too much blood.

A pregnancy test would also be done to r/o ectopic pregnancy.

No. 161560

I have discoloration on my vagina and near my vagina. I'm super insecure about it but I've been constantly told that it's normal because of my dark skin. I've been considering getting surgery to even the color out even though there are tons of risks. Should I try to save money for it? Or should I just try to live with it?

No. 161604

Thank you. It’s actually gotten a lot better since yesterday and now there is just trace amounts of blood on my toilet paper. Hopefully this is the end. I’m not sexually active so does that mean I won’t have ectopic pregnancy?

No. 161605

Just live with it anon. It’s hardly a big deal.

No. 161633

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I remember nearly nothing, but I think I managed to narrow it down to Sronyx based on my memory of the packaging alone! I wanted to shop around for birth control that had pleasant side effects, but the actual side effects I read about were horrifying. Now I don't dare to try anything other than the pills I took before. Farewell, dreams of bigger boobs and softer skin…
I promise you no one cares or even notices. Nobody's genital area is ever completely evenly toned.

No. 161668

>> 161604
Glad to know you’re doing better.

And no, it’s not possible to have ectopic pregnancy if you are not sexually active.

If you continue to have persistent bleeding after 3 months of consistent OCP usage, I would recommend a visit with your doctor. They may want to do some work-up in that case. Again, keep a diary of bleeding (day, duration, amount of tampon/pad, associated symptoms) as a record so that they don’t send you home for observation.

No. 161670

Discoloration how? It’s super normal and natural for girls to just have darker skin around their genitals. Don’t feel bad because of the expectation that you should have a ~pretty pink pussy~ or some shit. I don’t think any procedures would be worth the money or hassle unless something is really impacting your way of living.

No. 161671


What do you want OCP for? If it’s for cosmetic effects, you’re better off saving money for a breast implant.

If it’s for contraception, the side effects of scronyx are not bad. Most common side effects are nausea, no period, and headache. [Also, OCP (oral form) does not cause weight gain]

The nasty sides effects you’re thinking of are not that frequent unless you are a smoker, have history of uncontrolled hypertension, migraine, uncontrolled diabetes, DVT, etc.

Otherwise, just pick one and sticks with it.

No. 161672


Hmm. I say leave it be. No gyn surgeons would want to cut anything unless they really want your money for a non-existing problem.

It’s a different story if the area is severely itchy, skin thinning, or recent onset of change in color. They may want to get a sample of that.

No. 161905

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I’m genuinely terrified to take my birth control. I picked up ortho tri-cyclen on Monday and I’m supposed to start on Sunday according to my gyn, but I regret not telling her I don’t want to go on it. It felt like she was hoping I would say yes, so I did. I stupidly felt like I “owed” it to her for making my pap go smoothly after I was traumatized by a previous attempt by a different practitioner. That actually felt like a horror movie. I know they tried to do it carefully but it felt like they weren’t and the pain distressed me so badly I couldn’t move past the experience for a few days, and was very lethargic. Anyways my period is messed up, but for the most part I don’t even mind it. It’s bearable. But I can’t shake this worry that the pill is going to fuck me up even more, or I’ll react badly to it and will never recover.

No. 161917

You shouldn't force yourself to take any medication you don't want! If there's no medical reason for you to go on birth control and you really don't want to do it, just don't do it. You don't owe your gyno anything, and I don't think she has any expectations of you going on birth control really. Still, next time you should bring up your worries and discuss, this is what doctors appointments are for

No. 161919

It's your body, so if you're worried don't take it. Just make sure to talk to her about your fears, so she can give you better advice.

No. 161948

Don't know where else to ask about this so here goes: I've had three days worth of ovulation discharge that's dark brown and has blood clots in it. I've never had this before but googling said that it's very common. I've been stressed and depressed lately and not eating well, can stress levels affect how my reproductive system works to this point?

No. 161961

Totally can, but just to be safe make sure you note down every thing happening differently in your cycle and if happens more than once, would be good to consult with a gyno even if just for the peace of mind.

No. 161974

What the fuck? Me too. I wonder if you were one of the anons I had shark week with a week and a half ago. I wish I could offer advice, but I can commiserate and that's something at least.
I was so mad when it got slightly heavier today. I was helping my grandfather with a project and just felt that disgusting sensation of a gush, and awkwardly waddled away as soon as I could to clean. Peak nasty.

No. 162125

This is a bit embarrassing to ask, I'm sorry. So, anyway: Today was the first time I actually took a mirror and tried to look at myself (yay for me i guess). Main reason for that is, when I try to touch myself I sometimes go over this part that feels kinda as if it's scraping(????) me. From what I've seen it's directly in front of/next to the urethral opening. And like…is this normal? Or common? Or does at least some other anon know what I mean?? As stupid as it sounds, it literally feels like some small kind of thorn or claw, even though it's just skin it feels "sharp" also, i've been feeling incredibly squeezy since i've directly touched it, idk what that is. I don't think it's something to be worried about since I've noticed it like one or two years ago the first time and neither am I dead yet nor have I had any troubles down there except letting water sometimes, but when I google anatomy stuff about the vagina and the whole area around it I don't think I ever saw it mentioned even if they describe every other little detail in the text.

No. 162126


Sorry I have a hard time understanding your concern. Is it a mass, lump, or just skin tag sticking out around 10-3 o’clock? Change in color? Do you have pain or itchiness associated with it? Any discharge from it? Any history of risky sexual contact in the past?

Some of the thing to consider: skin tag, wart, herpes, dry skin, cyst, and of course cancer.

It’s not urgent so if you have a PCP, just bring up the problem and get checked out. Wouldn’t worry too much about it.

No. 162137

I once had a really irritated urethra and it also felt weirdly hard which really freaked me out. I'd be willing to get it's that.

No. 162152

This deliacte af skin down from the vag opening, fourchette (just googled it), keeps tearing up after sex. Dick isn't girthy but anything a bit faster and this bitch hurts like hell. It doesn't even tear visibly but god it hurts for days. How do I deal? Is there a way to avoid it? My sex habits didn't change, yet I wasn't experiencing that before so why.

No. 162164

Are you wet before the dick goes in? Does it happen more often in the winter season? Does it get better with lubricant? Are you feeling stressed lately? Got tested for STD yet? Recent childbirth? Recent trauma to the area?

The fact you feel pain after sex makes me think it’s secondary vaginismus 2/2 lack of lubricant. I do not recommend lubricant cuz some people get itchy from it. If you need it, try the water-based not the oil-based.

It could also be psychological. Are you having sex with a new partner of the same one.

Lastly, could be infection. STD like vaginitis and herpes could cause pain that is exacerbated by sex.

Either way, try lubricant, try not to tense up during sex. If neither works, maybe it’s time to see your doctor to get checked out.

No. 162172

Along with stuff the other anon said, it also could be his thrusts rub up against it too much (happens to me when bf does doggy).

No. 162193

Is there a way to get rid of skin tags/flaps? I got three, it looks like there's a pretty little pink clover leaf right on top of my dark ugly unbleached asshole

No. 162194

you can get them frozen or tied off, however I'd recommend you talk to your doctor before trying anything

No. 162218

Oh, I feel you anon. That little skin thingy hurts and bleeds for me if I go a little too fast. Maybe see into which positions lessen the tearing the most and use more lube? The lube thing helped me enough. But I haven't done any penetrating in a year so I'm hazy.

No. 162219

So I never have had penetration in other forms than with toys and even then only the skinniest dildos went in without it being absolutely awful, no matter what I did, it just wasn't doable for me. Fast fucking forward to me being subjected to gazillion different ultrasounds, biopsies, pap smears all on a monthly to every 3 months basis, first it was always 100% awful, bleeding, post cramps that lasted for days, sometimes even week. Found out I just have a chronic tendency to have an irritated cervix BUT I noticed when wiping that I felt looser. Like, tmi but I would sometimes hear like fart-y sounds when wiping and was worried that it was a sign of something sinister. Asked my gynoncologist and she told me that it was absolutely a possibility my shit just got stretched by all of this, especially with me not having any regular penetration past. Things have sucked and will suck for a while but at least I don't think I have some extra grip pinhole pussy anymore, even all of my examinations are going so much more smoother these days!

No. 162224

Has anyone had any experiences with the patch?

No. 162677

I'm experiencing a kind of painful burning around my vag and I feel really wet, like there's a lot of discharge right now. Should I be concerned?

No. 162684

The ortho evra patch? Don't recommend.

I took it for almost a year. The hormones on this method are STRONG and the risk of a blood clot in your thighs is increased, take note.
WHILE I was in it everything was fine, but the patch is disgusting. This was 5 years ago so idk how much it's improved but the glue would attract lint and slide around. Hot baths will make it slide off. It might just slide off your back if your shirt rides up when you sleep. Not convenient and cute like the mid 00's ads for it made it look.

AFTER: insurance called and said they don't cover it anymore so I just stopped. 4 months later my acne went from mild to severe. (Not cystic but insanely inflamed and riddled with white heads).

It went down by the summer but the state if my acne has not fully recovered, and I may some day commit to going on Accutane.

(Note: individual reaction to the hormones can differ, I have also experienced the 1 in 10 bleeding reaction to the implant) soo maybe im a horror story.

No. 162707

Yeast infection? Notice any difference in odor?

No. 162725

Why does my clit become so sensitive on the second day of my periods? It only lasts for that day and it gets weirdly itchy, not like I need to scratch it but more like I need to masturbate to stop it. It's my only period symptom that's consistent over the cycles.

No. 162733

Well, sounds like STD. Ever got tested for herpes.

Sounds like overstimulated clit after too much masturbation. Keep the area clean and dry. Don’t wear tight underwater. Lastly, avoid too much sexual stimulations (e.g. watching porn).

No. 162737

I masturbate less than five times a month, and I said it only happens specifically on the second day of my period, it's not even sore like after a masturbation session, it's an entirely different sensation, I really have no idea what it could be.

No. 162746

As preteen-ish this question sounds but how tf am I supposed to get of touching my vulva/vagina? I can’t find my hole (at least with just my hand. I need to look into a full body mirror and roll really back to even see it) and Ive been just touching above my underwear and I can’t feel anything, not even if I touch it directly. Idk how to get any pleasure at all

Is it even worth it to learn? It’s really frustrating and turns me off immediately. Should I practice when I’m not horny? Should I just give up and stick to bed humping?

No. 162753

Just flick the bean

No. 162759

Uhh, can you stop touching yourself for 1 month and see if you still have that sensation. The fact it goes away after masturbation doesn’t ring a bell. .

No. 162763

does anyone have any advice on how to train myself to get really wet? even when i’m aroused i feel like i’m too dry and i only get really wet when i think of weird stuff (which i am trying to stop)

No. 162765

First, you should stop trying to force it
Second, you need to get the hell out of the site and imageboards in general, it will completely ruin your perception of sexuality, and if you follow bad advice, your entire life.

No. 162771

I have no idea about "training yourself" but make sure you're hydrated and maybe you can try aphrodisiacs? I've read very good experiences from consuming maca. Also, don't force it too much and you might need a few weeks without sexual stimulation (even thoughts)

No. 162773

I experience the same thing, I just assume my clit skin gets sensitive during my period and leave it at that.

Have you never had sex, anon? It's not really a sensation that you know until you stick something in there, preferably dick.

Stay hydrated. Stop watching so much porn. Don't be afraid to use lube.

No. 162788

Can vitamins affect the PH of a vagina, lately when I masturbate I've been having such a strong garlic/onion smell I've tried googling but my only change of diet is trying out a new vitamin B complex and a lot of the other possibilities aren't possible since I'm not sexually active with a partner and I usually make sure to wash my hands before I masturbate.

No. 162839

Uhh I used to get properly wet only during ovulation and right before my period, but have now been having sex every day after starting a really nice relationship and I have gotten noticeably wetter. I mean of course this would be the case, in a new relationship you'll be more likely to be a bit wet if you're kinda constantly in a state of arousal throughout the day, but it feels more like my bodily responses changed due to frequent sex. Even at my most aroused I wasn't previously this wet and so on. For a few years before this I didn't really have regular sex bc useless coomer bfs or single or stuff, so maybe the factory shut itself down so to speak

No. 162853

Vitamins alone? No.
>vitamin B complex
Depends, what else is on the pill? What else have you been tracking? e.g. is the smell constant? Does it happen always? Day or night? etc.

No. 162860

How do I learn to tighten my pelvic floor muscles without tightening my stomach muscles? I just can't do it at all not even once

No. 162865

Stopping your pee mid-stream will help you identify the correct muscles. Can you do that without tensing your stomach? (Keep in mind you shouldn’t do this repeatedly)

You can get kegel balls for pretty cheap which might help you isolate and focus on the pelvic floor. It’s a mental hurdle that can be hard to overcome but it’s like learning to ride a bike. Keep practicing and you’ll eventually get there.

No. 162871

Ever heard of vaginosis, anon?

No. 162873

>Sounds like overstimulated clit after too much masturbation.

Shit like this is why anons shouldn't get advice from this thread. This is some Victorian era bible belt scrote level bullshit.

No. 162884

>basic understanding of friction means you bow to scrotes
You're unironically brainwashed.
>anons shouldn't get advice from this thread
That's true nevertheless.

No. 162887

No while peeing I can tighten them but still only with my stomach muscles at the same time. Should I buy a set or is one enough? So far the sets are too expensive for me

No. 162888

Muh sex bible

No. 162971

I've never used sets and I can still do a death grip. Imho you don't need them at all. A lot of people mention "try to stop peeing" but what help me get it was to pucker your butthole and then move "downwards" into the muscle(s) around your vagina. It's one of those things that it's hard to explain to another person and you'll just get it when you get it, like making a bubblegum bubble or whistling.

No. 162995

You mean like clench your butthole? Do you think I'll eventually get the hang of it even if I don't get it or do it right at first?

No. 163085

When shaving yesterday I noticed the inside of my vagina is white looking in places It’s not something I’m able to wipe off and my discharge is completely normal. Is that just the colour of my skin or am I completely fucked lmao

No. 163086

Do you have any pain, itching, swelling or nasty smells?

No. 163148

Yes, you have to "feel around" to find the muscle, and what it help me was clenching by butthole and the move the control upwards towards the vagina.
>Do you think I'll eventually get the hang of it
100% sure.
> Is that just the colour of my skin or am I completely fucked
How is anyone here supposed to answer that if they haven't seen your vagina before? Go to your gynecologist. Even if there is nothing like what >>163086 mentioned you should still check it out. For us your description may seem innocuous, but we don't know what your skin tone is, nor how much difference is there between that and what you're describing.

No. 163367

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Ugh, fuck it, I'm anonymous, I'm just gonna post it. Sorry for the stubble/weird lighting, I'm obviously not planning an OF debute.

What is wrong with my labia majora? Why is it so weird/asymmetrical? Why doesn't it transition smoothly into my mound? It used to be worse but I'm so insecure about it I paid nearly 2k for fillers to try to make it more even. I'm considering paying more. Obviously none of my partners have ever said anything but I never really let them down there. Ive always refused to be eaten out and everything, won't do positions or nudes that would show that area.

I've never been able to find anything online describing this kind of problem and obviously I've never seen anyone else with it.

I know it shouldn't matter but it's something that really bothers me. Even if I was the only person to see my own cooch for the rest of time I'd want to fix it just so I don't have to notice it's weirdness when I shower or something. Looking at the pic it seems like I'm being extra dramatic but it's way worse seeing it proper, I'm just not willing to try to take another pic to better display my weird fucking genitals…

I know emojis are against board culture but vagina BDD gotta warrant a free frown face goddamn

No. 163373

I think that as long as it doesn't smell funky or taste weird basically no guy is going to care.
>this kind of problem
Is it a problem though? It does look bloated to me but you also said you paid nearly 2k to put whatever the hell you did there so we don't know how it looked before and whether your description was accurate then. It would have been way cheaper to go to a doctor who would would have probably tell you that it's just the way your bajingo looks and there's nothing abnormal about it.

As usual: If it's something you think it's a health issue, go to the doctor.

No. 163385

Like other anon said, it just looks a bit swollen but that’s to be expected with fillers. There’s nothing wrong with it; it’s a normal vulva, look up those “normal women’s vulvas” projects and you’ll find similar. Stop fucking about with it before you do some damage and start loving yourself more.

No. 163386

discharge smells normal, isn’t itchy but it’s clumpy. white fucking clumps. I’ve taken diflucan before so I know the drill, I just want to know why it keeps coming back?

No. 163388

Could be any number of things: Hygiene, partners, choice of clothing, etc.

No. 163391

Any man who has a problem with your absolutely normal vagina does not deserve it.
Stop fucking around with your genitals anon, it's really not weird and you shouldn't spend money on this non-problem.

No. 163413

It looks normal to me anon, and wow i didnt even know you could get fillers for your vagina? I don't think you should feel so insecure about this, its only your vagina not many people will see it and the person who will see it probably wont care because they are attrected to you anyway. And if they do care then they're a dick and not worth your time

No. 163443

Is it necessary to test for BV every time you have symptoms? Is there any harm in just assuming you have it (the smell is really distinctive) and going straight to treatment?

I did a self-test the first ever time I had it to be sure, but it feels pointless spending £10 on a test every time on top of the £12 treatment. I only get it maybe twice a year but it just seems like a waste of money.

No. 163479

How big is a "big clit" or a "small clit"? I have never been with a woman and don't watch porn. Just want to know where I lie

No. 163486

You don't have to watch porn to see a woman's vagina (not like that's very accurate to many women, anyway). Just look up a medical, anatomy diagram for a vagina. After that, compare your clitoris to the one to the diagram and however much bigger/smaller it may. If it's around the same size, then you probably just have an average sized one.

No. 163487


The diagrams aren't helpful because they always show it full-on or obscured by outer labia. Not many medical pictures of people pulling back their labia to show the full clit. I am looking for some intuitive frame of reference like finger length or even technique relating to masturbation

No. 163488

Sorry, I mean head-on, frontal

No. 163489

If that's the case, I believe an average sized one would be the same size as a pea.

No. 163490

Oh wow, even while maximally stimulated?

No. 163499

How do you deal with vaginal odor from herpes, there's no outbreak and I don't know when the problem started honestly but I think there is an odor. Or could something else be causing it, is it possible to have something like BV/a yeast infection with HSV2?

No. 163526

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Could you be talking about the clitoral hood instead of the clitoris? I used to mistake those terms all the time (Sorry if it's not the case). The clitoris itself is very small, like the other anon said, and the clitoral hood generally has an length of 2-4 cms I think, but there's no "normal"

No. 163527

I'd consider it a big clit if it covered the area of a fingernail.
Go to the doctor.

No. 163536

You can have bv and other situations on top of the herpes, but it sounds like you should at least phone a doctor. Don't mess with things like these.

No. 163545

For the past couple of months my pelvic area keeps feeling… weak? I feel something that’s not like full cramps, it’s like numbness like I overdid it with the vibe but without the greatness. It’s in my bladder/vagina like I’m going to wet myself out of either holes. I’ve never had this before and this has only started since I was put on birth control. Has anyone else ever experienced this before? My leaflet doesn’t say anything about this on the list of symptoms.

have you changed your diet recently? Started eating things like asparagus, garlic, or lots of junk?

No. 163549

I’ll be honest, I don’t really know what you’re talking about, but doing kegels is a good starting point if you feel weak down there.

No. 163557

Tbh if you're young, healthy, and haven't given birth or lost a ton of weight recently (like gone from a good weight to underweight really quickly) it's not likely that you've lost pelvic muscle tone.
Is it accompanied by bleeding? I get an uncomfortable pressure like I'm gonna wet myself before I start to bleed on birthcontrol (I have the rod thing). Maybe worth bringing up with your doctor if it's worrying you

No. 163564

It sounds like bladder irritation to me, but I'm not a doctor. See how you feel if you take NSAIDs. If that helps, something might be inflamed and could be infected. You should probably see a doctor to rule out infection.

No. 163569

No bc/previous pregnancy/sex. I have not gotten my period in months, I am in my mid 20s. I'm constantly dry and I have little sex drive. Seems like not matter what I do, my period will not come back. Recently my vagina has started to feel unusually and uncomfortably tight and dry. It hurts a little. Is it time to go to a doctor, a gyn, or both?

No. 163575

are you underweight? Since it hurts, I would definitely get it checked out by a gyno

No. 163591

I’m unable to see my OBGYN currently, so please help me out

I noticed what I can only describe as a weird growth on my labia, near my clit. it’s like a piece of my labia somehow got cut and separated from itself- it’s the same color/texture as my labia and it’s not painful, but not attached to the rest of my labia, just dangling on its own. Think like a split tongue.

Has anyone else experienced it and can I get it removed?

No. 163597

Labias arent perfectly shaped, little indents or irregular shapes are normal. Are you sure it wasnt there before?

No. 163598

>I have not gotten my period in months
>Is it time to go to a doctor, a gyn, or both?
Dude you are months overdue wtf are you doing? go ASAP!!!

No. 163599

Take a picture now, then another after a month. For now nobody here can help you about it because no way of knowing if it appeared naturally (i.e. you're still developing) or if your labia it's mutating to take revenge on you for something.

No. 163600

Also, by take a picture I meant for you to be able to compare changes, not to post it.

No. 163639

It’s been the same for awhile (not bigger or smaller) but I did just randomly notice it one day. My crazy theory is I somehow cut my labia it while shaving and it healed weird.

No. 163661

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my pootang has been so weird lately, checked it out with my phone camera or whatever with the flash on and i noticed this brown streak on my labiaaaa.
wtf is going on?

No. 163690

File: 1608387239356.jpg (89.21 KB, 840x833, 52d19f4e-d70b-4bb3-9fcb-83ab7e…)

Just freaked myself over when I felt something hair like inside my vaginal canal and I thought it was just a lost pubic hair or something and when I got it out it was a small piece of the fibers of the broomstick we use. Whats going to happen if I didn't get it out?

No. 163695

leftover period blood or pre period spotting. its normal

No. 163737

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Anyone ever had an issue with not being able to use a menstrual cup because they have a septate hymen? Like, it's kinda awkward but I've been told that to "fix" it I'd have to get it surgically removed so it doesn't wrap around my menstrual cup when I pull it out. The first time I tried to use a tampon my hymen got suck/wrapped around it and I thought I was going to have to go to the ER or something.

No. 163738

How the hell did it even get near your vagina, much less inside of your vaginal canal?

No. 163747

It's true, it usually needs surgery to fix. Just Ctrl+F in this or previous threads.

No. 163764

File: 1608465755785.png (129.35 KB, 344x342, no signal.png)

I recently started tracking my period. When do I consider it to be officially started? I have some minor spotting and cramps a few days before I have a full bleed.
Is the technical start at the spotting or full bleed??

No. 163765

Your body would have just naturally flushed it out. There may be rare instances where it get stuck somehow, and you'd probably get an infection and have to go to the doctor.

Your vagina is like a perpetual slip and slide so it's hard for fibers and various crumbs to stay inside for long.

No. 163769

oh god that's scary… you were tugging on the string and couldn't get it out?

No. 163771

So.. dumb question. Is there any way to delay a period from starting? Just for a day.. I think it's going to start soon and it's like 5-ish days early. I'm only starting to spot- fluids on toilet paper were super light red.
You know why.

No. 163773

Full bleed for me

No. 163782

Does the app record for spotting? I use clue and it has 4 recordings for bleeding, spotting, light, medium and heavy. Just record what's happening to you. If you're spotting record it. I love my tracking app lpl

No. 163805

Is this a one time thing? Give it up anon. If you don’t want to bleed, just get an IUD, pills, or patch. Your menstrual cycles are more fickle than you think.

No. 163827

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I use Flo which allows you to record spotting. Idk what other apps are like but the list of things you can select is exhaustive. I don’t even bother with most of the categories.

No. 163840

Yeah, just a one time thing- doesn't need to be forever or anything. It's just trying to start early when I had a dick appointment lol.

No. 163859

Just convince your guy that menstrual blood has natural antioxidants and it's good for their peep.

No. 163907

Nope, I'm like that, too. Thank goodness my mom was cool about it and let me shave early. Once I was in college, I started getting Brazilian waxes, which have been a godsend for me. They wax your hooha, the butthole, and the line up between your cheeks. You can also get your cheeks waxed. I prefer it over shaving because I don't have to maneuver the area, no cuts/razor burn, and it doesn't itch as much when growing back.

No. 163910

Flo sells your data. Clue is better.

No. 163915

Is there a way to import data from other apps with any of these? I'm using a basic-ass period tracker atm (and have been using it for a couple of years) and looking for something with more options

No. 164054

Out of pure curiosity, do you anons shave? why or why not? I shave, I always feel so fresh and clean but now I can’t imagine not shaving completely. again, just curious

No. 164057

I couldn't imagine ever shaving again, I would get ingrowns and rashes and after 2 days it'd just be prickly and ugly.
Now I only trim whatever's too long. It's soft and comfy.

No. 164058

Yes, I leave a pretty big patch in the middle though. I haven't had sex in years so nobody expects me to, I just like how it looks and feels. I've been doing it so long that I don't get any irritation or problems even if I shave every 2nd day.

No. 164114

Never shaved since I got my first hair. I do trim and have used removal cream to rid of any excess when I wear a swimsuit.

No. 164126

I used to but tbh it's more work than it's worth, it's nice for a few days then you get ingrown hairs and stubble. I get sick of full growth as well though so just trimming it a bit is what I like best.

No. 164140

I lasered it off, but shave whatever's still growing. I exfoliate and moisturize so i don't get ingrowns at all

No. 164159

I trim and then whatever would peek out of underwear gets removed (shaved).

No. 164171

i shave whenever i plan to have sex, but other than that i leave it there and keep it trimmed

No. 164180

I only shave if I'm planning to have sex. My preference is clean shave around the labia and especially butthole area, but I always keep short trim on my mons pubis. I hate the full bald look on both men and women.

No. 164204

same. I like labia bald and short hair on mons pubis, it gives me the "clean" feeling without looking prepubescent. In my case, labia shaves perfectly while mons pubis is always bumpy and red after two days, no matter how I try to care for this bitch.

No. 164273

How do you exfoliate your crotch? As in, specifically? I didn't know that could prevent ingrown hairs.
I get what you're saying, but for me shave balls are licked balls. I don't go anywhere downstairs on a guy if he's hairy or prickly, and some guys can even have hair on the shaft, THE SHAFT! It's gross.

No. 164317

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I use an exfoliating cloth on the mons pubis while taking a shower. If I bother to, I then stretch out the skin on my labia (not the soft tissue that feels like the inside of your cheek, but more like the part closest to your thighs) until it's taut and gently rub the cloth in circles. Rinse, moisturize my mons pubis (not on labia pls), optionally oil.

No. 164343

Yes, I know I'm not supposed to but I just like my pussy shaved.

No. 164347

I just trim. I shaved for about 15 years and now that I've stopped I feel healthier and less prone to irritation. Stopped getting UTIs too.

No. 164360

>I'm not supposed to

No. 164363

Can I make my period end in 2 days by jerking off a lot and drinking gallons of water? Ik this sounds stupid but I really can't stand periods even though mine are light.

No. 164364

anon, its impossible. you cant stop a period by drinking water

No. 164366

Unfortunately anon really the only way to stop/shorten your period is through birth control

No. 164555

I have a question about this, does trimming pose the same risk as shaving and waxing? Also, is shaving around the womb area and thighs (but not around the vulva) just as bad as shaving/waxing the vulva? I tend to trim/shave those areas because my period blood often clots within my pubic hairs

No. 164561

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realized I forgot to drop pic

No. 164565

Trimming is OK since you'll still have hair around. Also this mostly goes for the lip hair anyway, shaving/trimming your mons pubis does not affect your genital health that much, at most it can get irritated with ingrown hairs. It was actually a replacement teacher/medical student doing afternoon lessons of computer sciences in high school who first warned young girls not to remove our pubic hair for health reasons, for the same reason the article you cited. He was also teaching guys about the existence of the clitoris, he was a weird one, that guy. But I did not get pervy vibes from him, he was liked to educate and had no sense of boundaries.

I only trim back enough for it to not resemble a jungle. When I shaved it completely for a few months (for a boyfriend…) I always just felt slimy and uncomfortably wet, not fresh and clean.

No. 164571

That article is bogus and was debunked already, nothing more than feminist propaganda (i.e. "REEEE how dare you do things men might enjoy!!!":
It never even accounted for checking of correlation vs. causation (genital groomers tend to have sex more and therefore tend to get STDs more).
To answer your question, the only thing trimming poses "less risk of" is ingrown hairs, everything else is not true.
>just as bad
It's not bad at all. If you want to shave or wax, go for it.
>because my period blood often clots within my pubic hairs

No. 164573

Thank you, Damn. I have one partner that I'm married to, so my risk of STDs is going to plummet. Fuck getting crusty disharge/period goop leavings in pubic hair. I'll take my strip and occasional ingrowns.

No. 164576

I shave/wax between taint and mons, since I have very thin blonde hairs and fortunately they cover a short and norrow range, almost like lanugo. But yeah, I hate wearing tampons so if I don't get those labia hairs I'll get little "balls" of coagulated blood that then will hurt to pull off.

No. 164692

Where are some websites online where I can anonymously seek advice regarding the immense distress I feel about women’s genitals and masturbation ,preferably from people who have some experience related to therapy?

No. 164707

I’m not sure if my hymen is broken or not? I’ve never had sex/only have been fingered and was told I was really tight, plus it kinda hurt. I also have a hard time using tampons.
Is it possible to feel your hymen on your own? If so what would it feel like?

I’ve been seeing mixed sources about whether or not you can feel/see your hymen and idk what to believe lol, honestly kinda confused and feel weird for having trouble with tampons because everyone around me easily uses them. I just wanna know why it’s so tight lol

No. 164708

idk where you live but if not the US just ask your gynaecologist at your next checkup. If you don't have a gynaecologist even though you have health insurance, get one.

No. 164710

Tough question. I'm assuming that if you're here to begin with you're not exactly a pious/ascetic/similar person, so I'll assume you're talking about something extreme that borders on addiction in which case you should seek therapy itself.
>some experience related to therapy
If you mean experience having had therapy, I'm sure plenty here qualify. If you mean giving, then probably zero in this entire site.
First, >>164708 it's just by far your easiest and quickest option. But if you can't wait..
>Is it possible to feel your hymen on your own?
>If so what would it feel like?
Hard to say because there seems to be a considerable variance of size (coverage), thickness, texture, shape, elasticity, etc. In my case it felt most similar to cooked poultry lung (e.g. like Christmas goose which we don't use stuffing for here) - it's soft, slimier than inner labia, vulva, etc., and when you press it on both sides it feels much more elastic/bouncy than the rest of the vagina. Allegedly, it's supposed to be "in principle" like a natural membrane that is supposed to come off from its periphery, and now that I don't have I can definitely pinpoint its original "boundaries" through touch.

Ultimately, there's A LOT of misinformation regarding the hymen, which is a damn shame for both cases at the end the spectrum: Ignorant male doctors that can't really perceive it with accuracy (e.g. no matter how much you tried you'd never know what having a penis feels like), not enough studies that encompass all the variations, and feminists who try to make it an ideological issue (e.g. virginity - inb4 derailing). Point being that there isn't a "perfect" guide that you can find online, afaik, that will give you the exact answer you're looking for, which means a lot of what you'll find outside of very strict literature will be anecdotal.

>feel weird for having trouble with tampons

DON'T BE. Never ever believe the pretension that tampons are this default natural option that all women somehow should be immediately used to and be comfortable with. I absolutely hate tampons but I have no issue with sex. Some women are very tight until they are aroused. With that said, that doesn't mean the reason isn't that you have your hymen intact.

No. 164712

Yea, everything I found online seemed to focus on virginity a lot and I just really wanted a “scientific” answer that focused on anatomy, nothing societal. Thanks for the input tho anon!
Also I do have health insurance but haven’t seen a gynecologist yet.

Also I’ve done some personal investigating and I think it’s still present (???) just not fully broken/torn? Like I’m pretty sure there’s some opening it’s just small? I also have pretty light periods and I read that can be due to still having your hymen (???)
Honestly all the misinformation about the hymen sucks. I’m definitely over analyzing myself but recent situations have just been making me question myself/body more lol

No. 164721

I've heard and read of hymen breaking partially, so that could be a possibility.
>light periods and I read that can be due to still having your hymen
I don't see how that would interfere unless you get one of those extremely rare imperforate hymens of legend, but I'm not a doctor. I don't recall much change in quantity before and after my hymen broke.
>I’m definitely over analyzing myself
I think it's normal to want to know.

No. 164751

Is it really that abnormal to bleed the first time being penetrated? I told my ex fwb about it and she said I was crazy and disgusting for it and that my vagina is abnormal if I bled and she never wants to touch me again. We haven’t ever had sex since.

Don’t know if it was her being an abusive alcoholic shithead because she’d be mean to me randomly and was often drinking, also said she finds vaginas disgusting despite claiming to be lesbian. Or if my vagina really is/was abnormal.

No. 164759

it's not abnormal at all, it's super common and even expected

No. 164781

>her being an abusive alcoholic shithead
It was this entirely.

No. 164802

Some women do, some don’t but that shit she said? Disgusting and not your fault, dump her and love yourself.

No. 164823

>vaginas are disgusting
>still wanna fuck tho
Yeah watch for her to troon out in a bit. She may be a lesbian but she has the heart of a scrote.

No. 164847

I'm very active and I've yet to meet a man who has even remotely clued me into they thinking they dislike vaginas, except for faggots, but that's unsurprising. Don't make this a "this is a scrote thing" because you're poisoning anon into believing men will find her vagine, which they're already insecure about, objectionable. Jerk.

No. 165383

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Idk what’s going on but my inner thigh has this awful kind of irritating rash. It’s slightly painful and kind of tingles lol idk wtf is going on

No. 165389

cute picture queen

No. 165390

Looks like a standard rash. Did you already try putting any kind of intent or cream for a couple days so friction doesn't affect it?
>It’s slightly painful and kind of tingles
How is that any different from a rash, for you?

No. 165391

Lol autocorrect. I guess I miswrote "ointment".

No. 165415

Sometimes when I go to pee after sex there's this super tiny red spot on the toilet paper. It looks like fresh blood and is sometimes kinda pink, presumably because of being mixed with semen. There's never more than that little dot and it doesn't feel like there's a tear or anything, it doesn't hurt. It's obviously not period blood either.
Should I be worried about this?

No. 165426

I got my perineum slightly torn (like a papercut) every time after sex. It did burn slightly tho. Might be worth checking out on your own next time?

No. 165462

Is it where your skin or clothing rubs?

No. 165538

I feel like one of the most exaggerated tips I always read in teen girl magazines was the warning to not take a bath while menstruating. I've almost always take a bath while on my period, never had uterzs lining swimming in the bathtub (I rinse out my labia and asscrack with a little water before) and never had bathwater seeping out of my birth canal, because I don't sit there with legs and labia spread lying on my upper back like some human vacuum cleaner. I don't really get why it was mentioned all the time. But I'm also a very light bleeder, so others might have had accidents.

No. 165542

File: 1609700372374.jpg (45.37 KB, 1280x720, ok.jpg)

I think I ruined all sensitivity because I grew up doing a lot of horseback riding and bmx/mountain/dirt biking; pretty much all of my hobbies included straddling something hard and rigid for long periods of time lol. I have memories of improperly landing in the saddle on a bucking horse or landing really hard on my bmx bike and essentially crushing my pussy on the saddle or seat. I don't have any memory of breaking or even having a hymen though it would make sense if it broke when I was mountain biking around 7 or 8. So now I don't feel sexual pleasure when I touch my clit or vagina. It's not painful or uncomfortable, it's just the feeling is a neutral as picking your nose, maybe even more numb. Ever since I started masturbating I can only have an orgasm by laying on my side and pressing down really hard on my clit with very minimal motion. I can also have an orgasm by using a vibrator, but I wish I could just feel good during sex. I enjoy sex for mostly psychological reasons. There are fleeting moments when penetration feels sexually pleasurable but it's kind of random when it happens. I've been with different sizes and it's all similar. I've tried relaxing and closing my eyes and touching my clit while aroused but it just feels like nothing. I've tried running a shower/faucet over myself and it feels like nothing. I know a lot of women can't get off via penetration but I wish I could at least feel it.

No. 165544

i guess it is chub rub, holy fuck, this sucks

No. 165551

I have really heavy periods and still have no trouble with baths during my period. It's not like anybody loses pints of blood in the space of an hour. What little blood does come out generally disappears into the water. I usually have a shower too tbf, mostly because I have the baths to soothe my cramps and the shower to actually get clean.

This may be a silly question, but are you lifting your clitoral hood up to masturbate? Some people don't need to and for some people it will make them too sensitive, but if you don't feel anything at all it might help.

No. 165552

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I can orgasm only if my bledder is half full. Idk if it's psychological or physiological or both. I've been masturbating by grinding against a chair with a half full bledder since I was like 10. I'm in my 20s now and I can't cum any other way. It's not a problem for me personally but I can't imagine having a girlfriend or a boyfriend, knowing I would have to fake I feel something nice down there without receiving the only kind of stimulation that works

No. 165553

Masturbating yourself feels very different from being masturbated and you shouldn't give up and assume things without even trying.

No. 165611

File: 1609736934199.jpg (62.15 KB, 402x274, mirena.jpg)

So I got an IUD, Mirena, seven years ago when I had insurance. I live in burgerland and lost my insurance unexpectedly a few years after having it inserted. Basically it expired a couple years ago and it's still in me because I can't afford to see a doctor to get it taken out. How dangerous is this for my body? I plan to use my tax return this year to pay to get it out but I'm wondering if I've fucked my body permanently for leaving it in so long? I haven't really had any problems except my period started again once it expired and I got terrible pms symptoms which I've never had to deal with before.

No. 165624

Fucking hell, go to a planned parenthood and explain yourself. They will work you on discounts/payment plans. I'm just imagining that it fused into your vagina since it's been so long and it now needs to get surgically removed.

No. 165625

Well you see, I called planned parenthood and they said they don't offer services based on income anymore and that all they could give me was like a 5% discount. They didn't even mention the payment plans. When I asked more about it the discounts and how much the visit would even be they just kind of were like "look you need to come in to learn anything more" and hung up on me. So yeah, I'm not too keen to go there.

No. 165647

Try to call another location? That's extremely shitty of them, I'm sorry

No. 165649

IDK how to phrase this but my vagina muscles are tight all the time to the point of pain even when I'm not moving.
I'm a virgin and I don't masturbate, I don't think it's vaginismus as it has nothing to do with penetration, it's just all the time (especially in the actual vaginal opening area, it feels so tense and painful, especially when I have my legs together). It may be unrelated but I've been having pre-menstrual cramps for about 2 weeks with no signs of a period which is very unlike my body.
Has anyone experienced this before? Am I dying?

No. 165652

The five year limit they give is not scientifically supported, it is a very conservative limit based on: the financial incentive of replacement and women's age.


Internet search "Mirena iud seven years" to find more information yourself.
TL;dr most IUDs are effective anywhere from 2-5 years after their "expiry date", especially so for women over 30. Always do additional research before fully trusting what your medical care provider or the internet says, especially about women's health.

No. 165685

Are you drinking enough water daily? How's your nutrition? How sedentary are you? How do you sit in your seat of preference?
>Am I dying?
If you were, I doubt the most pressing symptom would be vagina-related.

No. 165868

Is there a way to decrease frequent urination on your period? I already take ibuprofen but that doesn't do much.

No. 165870

Avoid caffeine, teas, coffee, soda, etc. Also avoid pain medication labeled for periods like midol because those usually have diuretics in them and caffeine which will make you pee more often.

No. 165872

Might be pelvic floor dysfunction? Are you particularly stressed out right now? That would also explain why your period is late.

No. 165895

Yes, but you don't want to. There's a reason why the body wants to ditch the extra fluids. Stay off diuretics like anon suggested, but keep hydrated. If you start taking antidiuretics you'll start feeling bloated and it's bad for you in the long run. If you're on the pill though, that might be causing to pee extra due to messing up with hormones.

No. 165938

i had a really weird thing today where i was trying to insert a tampon and it felt like there was a literal stopper in the entrance of my vagina. i could get maybe the very very tip of the tampon in, but after that, it would hit something that literally felt like a blockage. it didn't necessarily hurt, it was just really uncomfortable (which was made worse by me panicking, ofc). after i forced myself to calm down and purposely relax, it went in as usual, but i have no idea what the fuck the whole issue was. it definitely wasn't anything like a tampon in there already that i forgot about, because i'm super OCD about when i put my tampon in/when i take it out, etc, and i've never left one in there before. i also explicitly remember taking my last one out.

i have always had issues with having a very tight vaginal cavity (i struggle with inserting anything bigger than a finger/tampon unless i'm super wet, and even then, i still really struggle). could that be the issue? i'm kind of freaked out i guess because not only has it never happened, but when i tried to google it, next to nothing came up. i would put a finger up there and root around to check if everything is okay, but i'm worried if there's a real problem i'll hurt myself. it's just so weird

No. 165988

It could be tightness, it could be something else. Why not go to a doctor?

No. 166044

I'm not able to masturbate without my panties on? Like, I can't rub my clit directly, skin to skin, i have to rub it with soft fabric in between. Like, my fingers have to be over my panties.

When I try to rub it without the panties in between/directly I stop after like a minute because i don't like how the skin there feels, I would keep going but it doesn't feel good, just meh, like if I were touching any other area of my body. Granted it also takes a while with panties on, so maybe I'm just not horny enough when I masturbate? Should I be moisturizing/wetting that area or something? like lubing, or oil? I don't really get too wet, only after I orgasm.

Also, is this a result of being too sensitive or not sensitive enough? I think I'm not sensitive enough, because it doesn't feel like anything for a while even with panties on, which should add friction right?

No. 166054

trying to get appointments right now is hell bc of covid and i would likely have to do an online appointment bc of restrictions, but i have no privacy where i’m living rn so it’s not really an option. either way, everything went okay today, so i’m assuming it was just tightness or something!

try using lubrication and buy some lube, i wouldn’t try with oil or anything. it seems a lot more to me like it’s a lack of sensitivity or a lack of lubrication. kind of related but focusing on rubbing the clitoral hood (like right above the clitoris) instead of going directly for the clit might help you. i find that helps warm me up and get me used to touching there, so maybe it’ll help you to get used to it a bit more. def use more lube though, it always helps!

No. 166073

Do you think it might just be the angle, anon? When my tampon gets blocked on the way in, it just means that I angled it towards my bladder too much instead of my spine.

No. 166091

My vagina smells weird tonight even though I just showered. I just sat on the toilet and got a whiff by accident. I'm taking birth control so haven't been getting a period for months now, but it smells like I'm on my period. There's no rotten or fishy smell but I hate this.

No. 166113

Does anyone know why my vagina can suddenly feel 'dry' and painful randomly? I could just be walking and suddenly I feel like keeling over because there's suddenly sandpaper rubbing me between the legs. Is it something to do with my cycle?

No. 166137

I might be going absolutely crazy and I know but please hear me out… my period blood looks different than usual for some reason. Like it's a different red. It's almost like it tends to have an coral/orange/brown tone to it. It looks like usual in the toilet but on the paper it's weird. Can this be possible? Am I dying?

No. 166249

I’m finally starting to learn the names of parts of my vagina. I can now say that I have 3 labia minoras, with one taking up the place where my clit is supposed to be, and I have no clue where my clit it supposed to be

No. 166251

It may be that your vulva is shaped differently but are you sure that isn’t a cause for concern? I think you should see your gyno

No. 166299

Maybe you’re confusing your clitoral hood with labia minora?

No. 166309

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Have you tried gently pressing and pulling the skin where your mon pubis ends towards your belly button? It should reveal your clit. Your inner lips always merge at your clit, some has it more obvious than others– it looks like a nub for some, but it can also just look like this

No. 166342

nta but good to know this is normal, mine looks like this

No. 166369

kinda late to this but blood can definitely change colour during your cycle, and you'll likely only notice a difference when wiping/on a tampon or pad. towards the beginning of my cycle mine is pink and then it turns bright bright red, middle it's very dark, almost brown, at the end it's brown.

it's nothing to worry about unless you also have weird discharge/a bad smell/something realllly out of the ordinary!

No. 166440

Something have been causing me to be really itchy around my clit area and idk what can be, I've tried to change my shower gel, use a different brand to wash my clothes, use different pads, and I have no idea what has been causing this, any ideas? It seems to be random too, like I'm good and suddenly iuehwejhffk

No. 166443

Have you gotten new clothes lately or bedding? Could be a budding uti as well

No. 166447

no new clothes or bedding

No. 166517

Maybe try to get an over the counter lotion, usually itch is caused by irritation or dryness and the lotion can't really make it worse unless you don't practise good hygiene. You could get a uti and yeast infestion test otc as well, hope your vag gets better anon

No. 166542

Depending on your anatomy this might not be a thing for you but have you pulled back your clitoral hood to look? Sometimes women with larger clits or more skin around it can get a build up that is similar to what men get under their foreskin. It's dead cells mixed with something else but the tiniest build up can be really irritating.

No. 167611

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Is it possible to be born without a clitoral hood? I checked down there and I have literally NO traces of a clit hood my clit is exposed and shit. I don't come from a community where circumsion in girls happens so I doubt that happened. Anybody else?

No. 167621

It's possible. Is it really small or actually non-existent. Has a doctor never mentioned it during a physical? The main issue is that it can cause irritation and pain to the clitoris through rubbing and chaffing because it's not protected. Talk to a doctor.

No. 167625

its literally non existant
masturbating is hard

No. 167628

hard in what way? too sensitive? not sensitive enough? do you notice it rubbing on clothing?
when guys are cut they lose sensitivity as the skin hardens a bit maybe the same as happened here if it has been from birth. any sensitivity from that would have worn off through childhood. can you touch your clit directly easily is there any movement near the base?

No. 167661

I've been using pads for all my life without issues but in the last year and a half or so, each time I get my period and use pads I get extremely sore and itchy around my vaginal opening, sometimes when I have no restraint I'd itch myself till blood came out.
I change pads every couple of hours, always have clean hands, I wash myself every night, I tried different brands and nothing helps. I'm thinking of finally getting a period cup because I think the issue just might be moisture but I was wondering, did/does anyone else have this issue?

No. 167726

I used pads for all of my teens (my mom had weird views around tampons and virginity so wouldn't allow them in her house) It was ok for a few years but I reached a point where they irritated me too. I already stayed away from those fragranced ones so I assume it's just because the plastic backing on them makes them so non-breathable?

I switched to tampons as soon as I moved out and in a way I feel like I cramp more when I use them (even worse with a cup) but if I have to choose between a lil extra cramping or the wet and irritated feeling..tampons worked out better.

Some women report that extra cramping with a cup in and others don't so you might try it and find it's all positive. There's cloth pads too if you feel up to washing them every month.

No. 167727

Yes I got this issue. People talk a lot about cups, but consider a disc. You can buy (in the US) a box of disposable discs to see if insertion and fit is good, then buy the a reusable later if you want. The rim on the reusable disc is softer. Lumma Unique is the most similar to the disposable discs.

No. 167850

Thanks for the input anons. I'm really glad this isn't an isolated case. Generally my periods are light and not painful so I think a bit of cramping is a worthy exchange, I'll definitely be making a switch.
Sucks because I always liked pads due to how low effort they were.

No. 167859

In the meantime - try diaper cream to deal with the itchiness. It's literally formulated to help with this sort of thing.

If your periods are light, as you say, period panties are also a good option. Low-effort, cute, and reusable.

No. 167901

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So is eating pineapple to taste better a meme?

LDR boyfriend is coming over for a week help

No. 167918

i cant rub my clit i feel almost nothing and there is NO skin around it its exposed but vibrators are very sensitive for it and it doesnt rub on clothing strangely enough???
i wanna ask my mom but im scared it might hurt her feelings or gross her out. :(

No. 167922

Are you talking about him eating it?

No. 167926

I just want to thank my body for getting me off so easy. I have a clit that is very small and it is covered by the hood completely, even when I'm aroused, (it's kind of similar to a belle delphine in that it looks like the clit isn't exactly there at all) so all I have to do is make the minute-est of movements with my hips to make myself cum when I'm having sex. I also cum from penetration.

The only downsides is it can't handle any movement from the outside. Light flicks feel like a tongue punch, so does any manual stimulation with fingers. I just have to do my thing while the finger/tongue is resting on me.

No. 167930

The bromelain in pineapple breaks downs the proteins in semen, ostensibly improving taste. Outside of that, sugary tropical fruits might make you marginally sweeter. You're better off avoiding things that make you taste bad. Onions, garlic, too much red meat, too much junk food, alcohol, and smoking. Stay hydrated, too.

No. 167932

for him, unless you are into cum play/ swallowing/cum in mouth you will notice little difference.
for you its doubtful he will notice much, just stay hydrated.

how different is the piv orgasm? can you go several times? with clitoral once I climax I have to rest and piv doesnt do much for me

No. 167959

Why does this sound like a larp

No. 167982

because it probably is.

No. 167986

Thanks for sharing Belle 2.0

No. 167994

Sorry you have to rely on scrotes to get you all off instead of using your scrote to get you off.

PIV orgasms tends to feel like these fluttery, "deep" feeling orgasms that build up. They tend to overlap and aren't as taxing as a clitoral orgasm. Usually they build up to an amazing clitoral orgasm, but when you get a very succinct, non-fluttery piv orgasm, that in of itself is quite the experience. I'd say for me that clitoral orgasms are still stronger and more intense, though. The piv orgasms enhance it.

No. 167998

Some of us are gay tiny clit anon

No. 168015

not sure if this has been discussed here before but has anyone tried using plain greek yogurt up their vagina?

No. 168020

Curiously enough, it has been discussed before. There is more than one person willing to seriously consider putting food in the wrong hole.

No. 168021

sorry for newfag and being morbid but I’ve been experiencing extreme discomfort and pain during penetrative sex ever since I was raped and abused as a young teen. It seriously feels like someone shoved hot coals in my cunt 99% of the time, and I’m sick of it. I’ve tried figuring things out with my gyno, but he always insists that I try weird and mundane methods that never actually end up working. I’ve also been to therapy for 5 years to cope with this period of abuse, but no matter what my body and mind cannot move on. I feel real stuck. sorry if this post is formatted off

No. 168035

what the fuck?

No. 168037

Actually using plain yoghurt to wash your vagina - granted you wash it out later obv - can help keeping up healty bacteria microbiome, which is especially important when, for example, you're taking antibiotics for yest infection. Not at all as weird as some anons seem to think.

No. 168038

Sorry you think everyone is a hetero

No. 168041

I noticed I had a pimple on my crotch last week, it was weird as fuck since that's never happened to me before. It cleared up now, though.

No. 168042

I did it when I had symptoms of a yeast infection after taking antibiotics, I took medicated pessaries at first and they didn't do a thing so losing my mind with the itch at like 1am I sent my partner to buy live bio natural yoghurt and I dipped a tampon in it. Did that a couple more times leaving it in for a while each time. I was okay after that but I know the effectiveness of that method is disputed.

Pretty sure I actually had a repeat of that a year or so later, again on antibiotics for dental stuff. I assumed that the yoghurt working the first time was just a fluke so I spent money on pessaries and my relief was short lived with symptoms coming back days later. Again live bio yogurt did the trick.

I don't know about other countries but Canesten brand pessaries are the go-to thing pharmacists give you here and I've never heard of any friends having success with that treatment. They usually waste money on that first and then either go to yogurt or pay for a doctor to prescribe even more expensive treatment. Between UTIs and thrush I wish OTC treatments were more effective. Where I live docs tend to be booked up weeks in advance so it's desperate times when you have even those simple complaints.

No. 168045

For thrush yes

have always used a generic fluconazole pill from chemist, costs about 3 bux OTC. the cream never really did much

No. 168070

My discharge is really thick and white and whenever I check down there it’s just constantly coming out or on the sides of my inner labia, I also usually kinda smell down there it’s not a bad smell but it’s a smell idk if it’s a yeast infection or not but I hate it so much makes me feel insecure. It goes away when I wash but when I check a couple hours later it’s back

No. 168109

Has any one on here used mensural panties before or currently use them? I'm thinking about getting a couple of pairs as back up for just in case my cup leaks but I don't know where to start/which brands are the best.

No. 168117

I just use the cheapo AliExpress ones. I'm not paying $30 for panties I'm about to bleed on and China has been doing period panties way before Thinx did. I've never had issues with leakage, but I'm also a very light bleeder to begin with. The one downside here is that it might take forever for the panties to get here right now because China shipping is still kind of fucked and you're going to want to make sure you pay attention to those size charts.

No. 168120

Thank you anon i didn't even think to check there I was about to be a dumb ass and spend 60 bucks on 3 thinx panties.

No. 168125

How do they work, can you wear them all day or you have to change them the same way you'd do with pads/tampons?

No. 168126

This -extremely- anecdotal so please take with a big spoon of salt: I used to hate the smell of my own discharge (it's like citric flour) and I too used to think something was wrong with it, went a few times to my doctor and she said the ph was normal and culture showed nothing. Eventually went I got my first boyfriend he used to say the smell drove him crazy and once when I expressed my insecurity he said it smelled like honey and lemon to him. Maybe buy a ph test? Or if you have good insurance have it checked out.

No. 168189

A couple days before my period I tend to get this irritation around my vaginal opening.

Thismorning I woke up with it and also back pain and the need to go have my first 'period poop' of the month (I'm not on my period yet but due in a couple days) Seeing as prostaglandins are meant to be the cause of that change in your bowels.. I'm wondering do they change your ph balance?

No. 168656

Any advice on what to use to bleach my brown sheriff badge?

Preferably stuff I can buy in EU online.

No. 168810

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When I bleached it, I used this. It worked really well so try not to get it on anything other than your booty hole.

No. 168816

I think it might be that thing where your vagina tightens and goes dry caused by mentally shutting down during sex. I think it might be a mental problem

No. 168835

i thought this was a meme…

No. 168836

I really dont want to wax or get laser treatment. I just want to shave like a classic bitch. How often do you shave? Because my stubble grows back daily. And how do you keep it from coming back? Also my puss aint nice and flat coloured it has little red dots on it always which I am dying to get rid of.

No. 168845

My stubble used to grow back daily, to the point it would be already there before 24h pass, and no matter what I've tried, shaving creams, post-shaving hydrating creams etc, the skin would always be irritated, gave up and went for laser and honestly, I wish I've done it sooner. Did just a few sessions, hair still grows back but much less and much slower.

No. 168861

I got an IPL device and now shave once every 3 months. It's pretty great, but might hurt to use on your vajeen.

No. 169148

Considering doing this honestly. Care to share your brand/model?

No. 169149

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I legit thought you said "your Valjean" and was thinking this was the way quirky theater kids called it

No. 169209

Have you ever used a dildo? At least to check if penetration is an issue with someone else or alone. Small cucumbers and brush handles can work too if you're too embarrassed to buy a sex toy.
Does this work on nipples? I'm pale as an egg but my nips are REALLY dark and I've always wondered if I could whiten them.

No. 169213

NTA but would that work on the piece of skin above where my buttcheeks connect? I hate that it's darker than the rest of my skin, it's disgusting

No. 169215

You mean that little dimple right about the cheeks? or like your lower back?

No. 169235

i think the dimple above cheeks

No. 169247

Hey, dark nipples are beautiful! I have them and I think they're lovely against my pale skin. If you do end up trying it though, just keep in mind that it has the consistency of coconut oil so I'd be careful not to clog the tips of your nips. Start using it daily, and then when you see results wind back to once a week.

I used it for that too, but use it sparingly. I'm not kidding when I say it bleaches everything. I ended up having the line lighter but so was the surrounding skin… it was like I had butt vitiligo lol, so in certain lighting it was completely obvious I was using a bleaching cream.

It's been a few years since I used it and my butt cleavage looks naturally lighter. I think the key is gentle exfoliation, not sitting too much, and butt exercises so the skin is pulled taut.

I think anon is talking about the butt crack line

No. 169248

>clog the tips of your nips
Wait, what?

No. 169256

Your nipples have "pores." They're your milk ducts and they can get definitely get clogged. The more you know!

No. 169281

Hopefully this isnt retarded but Im having my first Pap Smear tommorow. I had a Vaginal ultrasound the other day because i have been experiencing really bad pains in my pelvis. I was very shaky and i felt nauseous but it wasnt that bad. I am more scared of the Pap smear than I was with the Ultrasound because its interactions with my cervix. I wanted to ask if anyones first pap smear was painful and if anyone has ever felt nauseous while vaginal examinations happen to them. Im terrfied lmao

No. 169285

Good for you that you like them but I think dark nipples are disgusting and I hate them. I wish they were pink, or at the very least as colourless as possible. Thanks for the advice, I will try it.

No. 169293

I have had 5 smear tests and each time it is horrible, not to put you off any further. But like you, I react with panic and nausea. I am assuming it is because it can trigger vasovagal syncope (nothing to do with the vag, but the vagus nerve which branches off all over the body), which is effectively fainting episodes. It can be triggered by lots of things, and for e.g. people have had it while trying to remove menstrual cups, getting injections, standing too long etc. It can make you feel very shaky and nauseous too, and especially with something as invasive as a smear test! Just make sure you let your doctor know, ask them to use a smaller, more gentle speculum and keep them aware of how you are feeling. I find it helps if I focus on wiggling my toes, and clench and unclench my hands and force blood around the body to help stop me passing out.

No. 169298

just to counteract the other anon, my first pap smear was fine, a bit uncomfortable but nothing unbearable.

No. 169300

anon it probably isn't like this for everyone but i legitimately don't feel pap smears. yes theylll use that clamp to stretch you out a bit so it's cold and uncomfortable but the pap smear itself is painless for me
relax, it's normal and everyone goes through it

No. 169458

Anons taking birth control pills, have it ever happened to you to have bleeding come few days earlier?
For about 3 years now it was always the exact same day (after 3rd placebo pill), today I'm expected to take last hormonal pill of the month and realized I'm already bleeding. It was a shitty month for me in terms of diet but would that be enough to cause such irregularity?

No. 169467

iirc breakthrough bleeding occurs when you take a low amount. I had to go on a higher dose when this happened to me. (Are you on the kind of pills that wind down throughout the month?) Weight gain can also cause it because again the lower amount of hormones compared to your mass.

No. 169522

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Not sure if the correct thread but.

All vaginal ring guides mention that some women get the ring stuck in their bladder through the uethra… How?! Its such a tiny hole, how do you push a big plastic ring through it?

No. 169531

hi /g/, i get UTIs basically every fucking month. i do the most to prevent it–drink tons of water, pee after sex/pee immediately when i have the urge, keep clean down there (front to back), no baths with products in them… yet i still get them without fail.

i'm starting to think that having sex at all might be causing it but i can't even know for sure. is anyone else in the same boat? what is there to do?

No. 169533

I am 100% never going to have a baby because the space between my vaginal opening and anus is so fucking small that I KNOW pushing a baby out would tear me right down the center like an exploded hot pocket. They try to stitch you back together but I know my case would be so severe that I'd be shitting out of my cooch for the rest of my days

No. 169542

If you’re doing all those things with no results, maybe it’s not a UTI. I thought I had recurrent UTIs until I went to the doctor who referred me to the gynaecologist and then on to pelvic floor physiotherapy. Turns out I need to pee all the time because I struggle to relax my muscles so can never fully empty my bladder. One thing I’ve learned the hard way is do not pee as soon as you get the urge, as this will fuck you up long term as it reduces your bladder capacity as well as training your brain to “need” to pee as soon as there’s any there.

Obviously what’s wrong depends on your symptoms but just thought I’d point out that there’s more that can go on down there than UTIs. Ideally you need to go to a doctor, but if that’s not possible you could try kegels at home to see if that helps.

No. 169544

Anon above might be right. But I'll add my two cents, since I've also experienced this.
Main question, do you have a new partner or started having sex after a longer break? This is what usually happens. It's like, our bacterial flora has to get used to new person's bacterias all over the pussy, sorry for crude explanation. I'd get UTIs constantly with my bf, I figured it's getting a bit dangerous at this point (frequent UTIs fuck you up longterm so don't hesitate to medicate!), so I did full antibiotic therapy (before, I'd stop taking pills when symptoms stopped - don't do that! It's not cured yet) and now I'm free of it. So, what I want to say is, it may be one huge untreated UTI that keeps coming back when the bacterias from sex are "supplied". You need to treat it properly.

No. 169562

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Start taking these and see of it helps, also drinking cranberry juice is very good for UTIs.

No. 169566

That mostly happens when giving birth while laying on your back, which is not at all the only way or even the best way. IIRC, women always used to squat or stand, sometimes in or over water to give birth, but some fuckboi English king decided he needed to see the gorey details at his leisure so he ordered them to lay down and spread eagle so he could have a front row seat.

It makes no sense that having a baby should rip you in half like that from an evolutionary standpoint, nor does it nake any sense to lay flat on your back and try to push 5-8 pounds against gravity horizontally when it makes a million times more sense to get veetical and let gravity do the work. That tearing happens in horizontal births because there's so much prolonged pushing and stretching going on that the skin just gives way, but it doesn't have to if you let gravity assist- the baby comes out smoothly and quickly (unless there are complications) with minimal damage. Horizontal births take way longer than they need to usually, which helps the doctor, but doesn't help mom or baby very much.

No. 169591

I had horrible chronic UTIs which turned into a pretty serious kidney infection at one point, even when I didn't have a sexual partner (though sex made it much more frequent). I went through tonnes of antibiotics but the thing that has consistently cured and kept UTIs away is taking d-mannose powder (not the tablets, they're full of filler and not potent enough). Try some from Amazon, three or four doses a day for a week and see if it helps. I just take it when I feel any kind of tingle (which is rare now!) and it works very quickly without wrecking my digestion or giving me thrush like antibiotics did. I don't suffer anymore. Way cheaper than the prescriptions I used to get too.
Literally changed my life anon, please try it if you haven't already. I know women who've been able to come off long term antibiotics because of it, and others who've treated antibiotic resistant UTIs too. If it doesn't work, try to get the specific type of bacteria causing the infection confirmed because it could be more serious or complicated than an e coli infection (the biggest cause of bacterial infection).
Also, consider using a bidet! I wash my parts every time I use the toilet and I think that helped reduce the incidence of tingles.

No. 169594

>It makes no sense that having a baby should rip you in half like that from an evolutionary standpoint
Funny you say that because it has been all but confirmed that women who gave birth through c-section had descendants with narrower hips, elasticity, etc. Also I really find amusing how giving birth vertically is not the norm nowadays when it's so obvious.
Reminder that contraceptives also make you more susceptible to UTIs despite what pharma says because of hormonal imbalance/swivels leave you open for infection. Go off a pill for a while and see if it changes anything.

No. 169601

It's all about $$$$$. An episiotomy adds thousands to your hospital bill, and all the complications caused and resources used by srawn-out horizontal births cost a fuckload too. Literally the only point to it is to make giving birth slower, more paiful and more dangerous so the doctors can feel more involved in the process and profit from it. Women don't need much help giving birth without complications, these days we have good enough hygeine and living standards plus prenatal care and monitoring that it literally is retarded to continue forcing women to lay down to give birth just to makeit easier and more profitable for eveyone except her and her baby.

No. 169607

Adding to this because I forgot, but hospitals also now charge you for "skin to skin contact" which is literslly them letting you hold your baby after giving birth. When she had her son, my cousin requested skin to skin contact without gowns or blankets after he came out and they charged her $980 for it.

There needs to be a push for women-operated birthing clinics or home births, because horizontal hospital births are just a scam to make money anymore.

No. 169618

Now I'm even more scared to have kids. I still want the option of an epidural but I wish everything else was able to be done as the mother wishes, no mansplaining doctors, with the safety net of a hospital incase of emergency.

Another gross detail: doctors used to go from autopsies to birthing rooms without washing their hands and thought it was inconvenient and unmanly to wash them if they'd just get them "dirty" again. I read that in a history book about disease and poisons.

No. 169628

How often did you apply? And do you still use it? How fast does that shit work?

No. 169641

>I wish everything else was able to be done as the mother wishes, no mansplaining doctors, with the safety net of a hospital incase of emergency.

You can! You may have to travel to a bigger city for it though depending on where you live. Natural birth with modern safety nets is da wae.

No. 169642

>no mansplaining doctors
You're delusional if you think women in obgyn aren't also shameless crooks.

No. 169645

I applied daily until I saw results, which happened pretty fast– like a few days iirc, then I tapered off to 1-2x a week.

No. 169649

Could it work on labia minora? Would that even be a good idea lol… I have dark purplish brown labia but I'd like pink if I could get it.

No. 169658

Do you want a yeast infection?

No. 169678

I’ve searched wide and far and it seems like no one sells that shit anymore. Everything few obscure webshop is out of stock. fml

No. 169692

Oh dang, I'm sorry. Fwiw I bought it at Rite Aid in person, I heard you can buy it from a convenience store and had to try a few stores before I found it

No. 169784

Just google 'anal bleaching kit'. Loads of results come up with reviews.

No. 169786

Why the fuck are you all bleaching your nether regions? Humans managed to reproduce just fine for thousands of years with dark coloured genitals.

No. 169790

Same reason some people want to do labiaplasty and stuff with nasolabial folds

No. 169804

Yeah I have a pink pussy and I've never been showered with compliments about it or had any comments about it full stop. You're not going to get any positive feedback or get fucked any better.

It's the same as women worrying about having inner labia that hang a little…women with 'neat lil innies' aren't getting treated or fucked any better than you. He's not going to eat you out for longer or reward you for this shit you're putting yourself through.

No. 169811

I've been using a menstrual cup for close to 9 years and I'm considering buying a new one soon, back then I got a beginner friendly one so I've been looking for other options, and on many descriptions they recommend using the bigger sizing when you're 30 and older regardless if you had kids or not. I've recently turned 28, is it better to buy a big size for the future? I have a rather light flow and I must add that I never had PiV sex but I use a dildo and it never made any difference when wearing my "virgin friendly" cup, I'm wondering if I should stick with the same brand and sizing or go for a more "mature" model.

No. 169829

This post deserves a gold star, I'm putting this in the lolcow's caps thread, thank you for such truth.

No. 169830

Honestly if you're happy with your cup, keep it or buy a new one at the same size if you need variety. No reason to buy a bigger one when your flow hasn't increased.

I got over bleaching my anus (I gave less of a shit with age) but if people want to, then let them bleach. Personally it was less of "I want my genitals to look pretty" and more of "I want to not look like I shat myself"

No. 169864

Why do women use make up then? You can always reduce anything to its basics.

No. 170198

people do it because of porn. really no other reason.

No. 170253

Exactly. Forget the porn, love yourself and spend your money on something better than anal bleach.

No. 170527

Lmao this thread, there are the anons talking about natural birth and there are the anons talking about sticking chemicals on their asshole to bleach it.

If you have a light flow and the cup doesnt leak there is no reason to buy a bigger one. It is weird how they talk about "virgin/older woman/after giving birth" sizes when it is more about your flow and anatomy. I bought a small cup because I was a virgin and when it didnt work I swithed back to tampons for years. Should have just gotten a big one.

No. 170529

>unironic choice feminism
i hate this site. bring back pp threads.

No. 170565

If you have ever used make up beyond playing with it as a kid, then you have absolutely no say whatsoever regarding what people do for vanity. Get over yourselves.

No. 170570

You deserve anorectal violence

No. 170576

ntayrt but I have never worn makeup and I agree with them, there you go now the argument is worthy of your time.
seriously though bleaching your genitals is fucking retarded, nobody will look at your asshole close enough to make it worth bleaching it and if someone actually cares about bleached genitals you shouldn't even be with a pornisck scrote like that.

No. 170577

Putting chemicals on your ass is on a whole different level from makeup

No. 170580

Imagine thinking putting on lipstick is the same thing as chemically bleaching your asshole

No. 170581

Nta but it sorta is? Putting chemicals on a sphincter to color it.

No. 170582

people can see your face in public but you shouldn't be flashing strangers your asshole so there's no need to bleach it

No. 170583

Ayrt bleach is literally different than removable makeup…

No. 170584

Will you coomers stop unironically promoting anorectal violence with skin bleaching and leave your brownie roundie assholes alone already?

No. 170585

Ok, yes. Both are still equally dumb to me, regardless of permanence.

No. 170590

My BV won’t go away and it’s killing my quality of life. Anyone else struggle with this? I’ve tried those shits you shove up your coochie but it always comes back after a week.

Maybe antibiotics will help?

No. 170608

Maybe you need some heavy duty medication, those shits you've mentioned (I feel ya, I hate those too) combined with oral pills or something. If you absolutely don't want to visit your gyno (again, I totally understand) try calling and asking for an online prescription based on your consultation through phone. Worked for me last time, all I had to do was walk to my nearest pharmacy to pick the stuff up.

No. 170629

I have an app tomorrow, should I ask for antibiotics? Are those better than the BV oral pills? I read Metronidazole would be good.

No. 170630

Does D-Mannose powder also work well for vaginal thrush?

No. 170773

I dont wear make up, but the difference is everyone sees your face, usually only the people you have sex with can see your asshole. And with those people you should feel like your body is accepted as it is. If even the hole you shit from should be "pretty" you are being threated like a sex object. Even if the choice is yours, if your scrote is happy about the ass bleaching, I have bad news for you.

No. 170777

>you have absolutely no say whatsoever regarding what people do for vanity
Pretty sure you were the same sperg bitching about your ban in ot lastnight. You manage to fit the word vanity into all your posts which gives you away. That and you mass tagging other posts. Give it a rest

No. 170822

Why is my vag always crying?
When I don’t wear underpants and am just in my pajamas at home sometime my vagina will just randomly decide to be wet as hell and start dripping down my leg. It’s legitimately annoying and I have to wipe it off 2-3 times a day with toilet paper if I choose not to wear underwear.
This has been going on forever, it’s not a yeast infection, it’s a constant thing and never burns, itches or smells.
Sick o’ dis WAP

No. 170828

normal vaginal discharge, your vagina has to stay lubricated and self-cleaning means sometimes it'll be a bit wetter than other times. Also the consistency of discharge varies depending on where you are in your menstrual cycle. You could try paying attention to where you are in your cycle when you notice it most, and wear undies those days and have the 'dryer' parts of your cycle be for commando days.

I thought there was something wrong with me for the first like 15 years of my life because no one explained to me.

No. 170839

I need to get over my fear or whatever it is, I can't put my fingers inside my vagina without feeling incredibly faint sometimes to the point of nearly passing out. I am ok with someone else and can handle tampons to an extent. And I guess the extent is when the string breaks. I had to ask my bf to help me get the tampon out. He is understanding but I feel embarrassed about being so uncomfortable about my own body.

No. 170841

I had precancerous cells in my cervix and ever since that whole deal, I am in the same boat as you. I feel like I am gonna ruin it even more, it feels kind of different now and more sensitive. For me it feels very similar to the fainty feeling you get when you jiggle a loose babytooth, or rotate a new piercing, try to change earrings for the first time and so on? I guess you could just place a finger in there for a few moments at a time, just to get used to it, i mean it kinda feels similar to your mouth so maybe that helps?

No. 170946

You may both be triggering a vasovagal (nothing to do with the vag but the vagus nerve) response, but can be a response to stress and some physical stimulation can set it off too. It can cause you to feel faint, shaky or nauseated and can cause blackouts. I get it if I put my finger inside of me and whenever I get a smear. I also had it when I tried a cup once. I passed out and spilled my cup everywhere so I totally believe what you guys are saying. Maybe look into that? If it's just the sensation of your own body you don't like then that is fair enough too! Maybe you just don't like it and that's okay.

No. 170962

What color is it?

No. 170973

I’ve heard of that, nt og anon but i am mostly fine with the paps, biopsies and zaps so i think mine is just the result of all them, maybe even something psychological. Man, i wish science gave an actual shit about women though.

No. 171039

i started shaving my pubic hair in my early teens idk why as i'm from a liberal home (my mom doesnt shave her legs and has always been like "u dont need to shave!") i just did so. i have tried growing it out several times, but if i don't shave for like 1.5 - 2 weeks it starts getting extremely itchy. like it's unbearable to just walk around and it's to the point where i can't bear the itchiness so i end up shaving (i never feel itchy after having shaved). how do you guys do it? i have very little & v fine body hair in general so i don't get itchy if i dont shave my legs or under my arms.

No. 171059

is it bad to not have gotten my period for three, almost four months now? I'm definitely not pregnant, just haven't gotten it at all. I'm eating fine and taking iron pills so idk what's up. I'm getting a copper IUD inserted in a couple days, so maybe that'll kick start it? I've taken plan b too since I stopped getting my period (condom broke) and even that didn't start my period, I just had bleeding from the plan b.

No. 171068

My discharge has been unusual for the past couple days, it's usually gloppy and cloudy white, but now it's liquid almost like piss and completely clear. I'm not worried yet because my vagina doesn't hurt and it does not look or smell weird, I just hope it's not some early sign of vaginal dryness.

No. 171081

Shave or not shave if you want to, don't let anyone shame you either way. I get itchy if I don't shave but sometimes I dgaf and deal with it. (Often I keep it bare though.)

>I'm definitely not pregnant
Have you taken a test?? I know stress and losing weight can halt it sometimes, too.

It could be that you're more hydrated or you're at a different point (pre-ovulation) in your cycle and just noticed. My normal discharge looks like this half the time

No. 171104

have you tried inserting your finger and kinda scraping at your walls? for me the very liquid discharge is a sign of a yeast infection but when the thick nasty clumps are still hiding somewhere wayyy up. sorry for gross.

No. 171127

Best way to treat BV without prescriptions?

No. 171142

So I scooped around my vagina a bit and found some clumps, not thick or nasty like you said but it's the first time it's looked like that for me. Another unusual thing is that my cervix is way higher than usual, like when I'm aroused, otherwise it sits lower at finger's reach. It's happened right after the end of my period after a masturbation session, maybe I haven't cleaned the dildo as thoroughly as I thought I did. I'm going to wait one more day before doing anything, it doesn't look red or swollen and it doesn't hurt when I pee.

No. 171254

Probiotics, but antibiotics work way better and make it go away for good.

No. 171282

Pretty sure I masturbated in a very wrong way for all my life but especially the past year or two and feel like I'm way less sensitive now. I'm planning on just not doing anything for the next one or two months or so, but to those of you who've had a similar problem, do you know how long it took you until it got better?

No. 171307

I had the same problem around a year back. I did absolutely nothing for four weeks to fix it

No. 171319

I used to be very reliant on vibrators to get me off, I took a break from them for a few weeks and let the sexual tension build up for a while..then finally had my first manual orgasm. So a few weeks might do it.

No. 171345

I just had BV and treated it with over the counter suppositories meant to restore your vagina's normal ph balance. Worked like a charm, all of my symptoms were gone literally overnight.

No. 171368

I go through periods of low sensitivity just naturally every month, like rn I feel basically nothing but last week I was super sensitive. I know some medications can contribute to low sensitivity, like SSRIs I think. Could that be it?

In any case it's not because you "masturbated wrong", I don't even think that's possible unless you're poking around down there with a meat tenderizer or something kek

No. 172237

So, couple questions…

My periods are always irregular, like I've gone a full year without discharge at all and then two or three days of spotting, then back to nothing for months. My mom is a nurse and she says I most likely have PCOS, but I'm waiting for an appointment with a doc to find out for sure. Most recently I started spotting but all my discharge was clumpy and brown with little specks of red, and then that continued to come out for a good month. I ruined some good panties because I thought it had stopped for a day or two and then had to make a rush to the bathroom only to find it flooding my panties. Does this sound relatively normal for PCOS? I'm not on any bc or anything and haven't had sex in almost four years. I also haven't had a "normal" period since middle school so I've had this issue for a while, it only recently got bad enough that I had discharge for that month.

I also have a patch on my labia majora that is just constantly itchy. Like to the point that I'll itch it raw and wet or bleeding and peeing makes it burn. It's just on the one side in one big spot and I've had it for about a year now. I use anti-itch cream and the sensitive lady vag soap and it gives it some relief for about a day before the itch comes back. Is this something I can bring up with a family doc or should I see a gyno or dermatologist? I have thick latina hair that's very persistent so I don't shave or anything, and I wash down there every time I shower so it's not like I'm dirty… I just want to stop itching!

No. 172241

For the itch, are you dry? Whenever my lips start feeling itchy despite normal hygiene and no other changes in discharge etc, I drink more water and use a lotion meant for vaginal dryness. It helps almost instantly.

No. 172291

I don't necessarily feel dry, but I probably am because I'm itching so much. A never-ending cycle I guess. I drink water all the time but I suppose I can try a specified lotion on top of that. It's really just concentrated in that one spot which is what's odd to me and the itch is horrific. I also get dry patches along my bikini line that get kind of itchy but nowhere near as often or as bad so they don't concern me.

No. 172484

so i am a bit worried that my genitals are underdeveloped due to incomplete puberty. when i look at my vagina, it looks wrong. i cannot see a clit no matter what i do, i have almost no labia, and the hole (sorry) is very small to the point that my doctor commented on that during my physical exam. she also said my cervix position indicates that i may be infertile. i've always known that it looked very different from "normal" vaginas but i didn't think it was that bad until dating my current bf. he told me that he is always a bit confused while giving me head because he genuinely can't find my clit, and i can't either. it must be there but just very tiny? sex is painful, i can't wear tampons either. my period is only regular while on birth control and lasts 2-3 days of mostly dry blood. i was diagnosed with mild hypothyroidism in high school and i have a few other symptoms of my not going through proper puberty, including very short torso relative to leg length and short fingers. have any other anons experienced something similar? i want to ask a doctor but you can't go in for things that aren't pressing matters atm due to covid.

No. 172529

Could you try booking an appointment with a gynecologist? If you think your genitals look abnormal, I think you should get a proper diagnosis, there may be more issues that you haven't realized (like with the uterus), it could be a pressing matter since you have no idea what's going on.

No. 172586

I feel like when I wear tight underwear I get discharge a lot more, is there any correlation or is it just coincidence ?

No. 172590

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Not sure if this is the right thread for this (is there a masturbation/sex toy thread?), but I just bought my first vibrator and don't really know how to use it. Mine looks like pic related, and I find it to be way too stimulating if I just put the suction thing directly on my clit. Is there a technique I'm missing??

No. 172604

Maybe try putting it more on your clitoral hood rather than directly on the clit

No. 172623

Experiment, put on the side of the clit etc. It extends under the skin, the tip can be too sensitive to touch for some.

No. 172665

What I did with mine was dab lube on myself first and make sure my clitoral hood was also in the suction area. That seems to stop it from irritating the area or leaving me raw afterwards.

As amazing as suction toys can be, I'd probably recommend most beginners to try out a regular vibe first.

No. 172678

I have nothing to contribute but wow that is literally the most beautiful vibrator I've ever seen

No. 172713

Friction. This is completely normal.

No. 172728

does anyone else have an extremely small clit? mines maybe 2/3 the size of those balls on the end of pins.. it works but i prefer penetration, cause unless im already horny my clit is just too small, my hood is just a hole with a tiny pimple sized bump inside.. is anyone else like that? sometimes i wonder if i got into some sort of an accident when i was too young to remember and it got cut off lol

No. 172810

I’ve been walking around with BV and didn’t even realise it. It’s been months, if not over a year. I’m really scared I’ve developed pelvic inflammatory disease since my periods are more painful now. Is there anyone with PID here?

No. 172834

Anons, I'm going to the gyno for the first time tomorrow and I'm terrified. It doesn't help that it's the same one that my mother sees. I'm a perpetual virgin with normal periods and no need for birth control, so I really have no reason to be going. How do I get over this anxiety?

No. 172849

Your gyno has seen thousands upon thousands of vaginas, many busted from STDs and women shoving stuff they shouldn't up there. She knows what's she's doing, she's a professional.

>no reason to be going

Not true, it's very good to have checkups to make sure you don't have a reason to go. Be proud of looking out for your health, anon

No. 172905

No but I’m the opposite, mine is really visible and becomes really large when I’ve orgasmed a lot from clit stimulation.

But everyone is different, I love my micropenis.

No. 172917

Sounds the same as mine, but it also very sensitive so just rubbing the clit hood can make me orgasm so I dont really mind.

No. 172925

How much buildup is normal between the labia after 24 hours? Each day when I'm in the shower, I scratch off like a pea-sized amount of it total. (Sorry, gross I know.)

No. 172927

I've been trying out the menstrual cup for the first time, I'm on the second day and it seems to be ok so far. However I can kinda feel the cup in some positions, such as sitting cross legged, no pain though. Is that normal? For reference I got a meluna classic size M, not sure if I should have gone with a S instead

No. 172931

Sounds pretty normal to me, maybe a bit more than average but nothing to worry about. I think it also depends on the size and shape of your labia how much gets caught in there vs in your underwear.

No. 172965

Same here but i don't think it's anything serious as I run around gynos and they say my labia is a-okay. Some people just produce a lik extra, sometimes quality underwear can have something to do with it but mine is always like that, if you're otherwise okay, you'll be okay anon

No. 173202

what does it mean if i can't fit more than two (of my own) fingers inside even at my most aroused? i know about vaginismus, but apparently that's more of a psychological condition, which i don't think is the case for me.

No. 173214

vaginismus is a psychological condition which manifests physically.
Have you ever had dick inside you? If not, this is totally normal. Take it slow, get a dildo and lots of lube

No. 173490

Weird question but the past few days my vag has felt like it’s twitching every so often. When I google it the results always say vaginismus but it’s not like that, it’s like the feeling when your eye twitches kek. I stopped taking birth control, could it be related? Does this happen to anyone else?

No. 173513

Im on bc but I know exactly what you mean, anon. I don’t know what it means but I’m assuming its normal.. maybe dehydration, sitting/squishing it too, just random nerve spasms, etc

I wouldn’t worry, honestly

No. 173558

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i have this annoying scratch which hurts whenever i pee. sometimes it goes away but every now and then when i'm wiping i feel it and i'm like oh son of a bitch.

it hurts esp when i get wet like it stings so much? the annoying part is i cant even see the scratch in the mirror and neither can my boyfriend?? wtf have i managed to conjure up a wound? im suffering here

No. 173570

sorry if this seems presumptuous but it could be irritation from that part of your labia/vaginal entrance being stretched during sex or masturbation with insufficient lubrication, sometimes it just happens, even with foreplay, arousal and sufficient fluids or lube.
if you've been itchy or wearing any scratchy fabrics or sitting on something unclean after showering (idk, the floor or something, maybe a bath with water that's gotten dirty from soaking or week old sheets, lol. not saying you're dirty but pandemic has got some people kind of slob mode sometimes, i'm just rattling through potential causes you might remember thinking back) it could also be nonsexual irritation or a reaction to bacteria. i used to get that once in a while (sensitive vagina i think, i have very sensitive skin too) and it generally clears up on its own. sometimes a doc can prescribe an ointment if it burns/is sore but isn't infected and doesn't require treatment
you can also get something similar from wiping very hard with toilet paper or if you sleep with a (clean!) pad on and have very heavy flow but it feels different, more of a dry painful burning sensation when you pee or when discharge comes into contact with the irritation
if you don't have symptoms of a yeast infection, no need for STI panel and it's not in actual pain i'd just give it a few days and see how you feel. you can also soak a clean cloth in warm water and press it to the area whenever you're in bed or chillin at home for some relief
not sure if you take baths but it's good to avoid bubble bath or epsom salts or any scented products if so. maybe switch to showers so you don't get soap residue on the site of the irritation
if it's still sore or scratchy or burns when you pee after that period you can call your gyno or GP and make sure everything is alright

No. 173616

thank you anon! my boyfriend and i have been having a lot more sex due to the pandemic and always being at home so many we just haven't been using enough lube.

i don't go for baths because i have sensitive skin and it makes me break out in hives every time. i really hope it is just me being autistic and too heavy handed when wiping, but i'll try everything you told me to, thanks again.

No. 173643

I always had a regular period, but two weeks after the last one, I first got spotting with brown blood. Now it's mixed with red blood and it's the same amount as if I had my normal period. What the fuck? I'll see my gyno tomorrow, hope it's nothing bad. Also had headaches and I feel bloated. Has anybody experienced something like that? Please calm my nerves lol

No. 173651

Whenever I orgasm I get horrible sharp abdominal pain around where I assume my uterus is, but everything I can find online about this problem assumes that I’m having penetrative sex… and I’m not. I graduated college last year so I have yet to find a gynecologist outside of my student health network and I’m really dreading having a conversation about this. I know it’s irrational because it’s their job and I’m sure they’ve seen and heard worse, but I’ve spent my whole life having my reproductive health problems be dismissed by so-called medical professionals.

No. 173667

My outer labia itches really bad 10-14 days into my cycle for a few days. It doesn't happen every month, but has been going on for like 2 years. I assume it has something to do with my hormones since it only happens around this time and there's no weird smell or discharge. I've used an anti-itch cream but it doesn't always work. Does anyone else deal with this?

No. 173703

Sorry this might turn into a mini-vent, but does anyone use a non-hormonal birth control that isn't the IUD? How does it work for you?

I'm sick to death of my bc pill. I can only use a low estrogen one, otherwise I'm off the rails with my emotions. I've been on birth control for a little over 10 years, never any breaks. I noticed when I was around 22 I suddenly was getting no period at all, despite the fact I've been taking the same exact pill brand for years. Around that time I also noticed I was getting less and less wet. Now I can't even produce ANY lubrication anymore years later, even though when I was younger I was constantly fucking wet and always had a lot of discharge. I have no discharge whatsoever anymore. All these things bother me and make me wonder what's up with my hormones but I've seen 3-4 gynos and none of them seem to think it's an issue. I'm sick of never being wet, I'm sick of constantly wondering if my birth control failed. I'm a little skeptical of not letting my body do its thing naturally, like I wasn't even old enough to have a consistent period when I got on bc but I was put on it anyways so I have no clue what my period is even like without it. But I'm also absolutely terrified of being pregnant and the more and more I research alternatives I'm worried I'll just go off of my birth control and wind up pregnant and feel like an idiot for thinking I could not get pregnant without the pill.

No. 173704

Wtf anon, your gynos don’t think it’s an issue that you can’t get wet at all anymore? I don’t have a PhD in vagina but that sounds very concerning. I think you should go off your bc for a few months and see if anything changes.

No. 173711

i think i've been misestimating my vagina size. i've always thought i was "loose" and was ashamed of it because i can fit two fingers inside easily even when i'm not that aroused. however, even at my most aroused three fingers feel a little uncomfortable and four must must be agony (too scared to try). i recently bought a menstrual cup and realized it's actually too big for me

No. 173713

already replied to an anon here recently and i don't want to play internet gyno because it's obviously no substitute for actual medical advice but you might want to look into dysorgasmia, it's a type of pain that can occur during or just after orgasm (can last for anywhere between a few moments to hours). it's not… common per se, but it falls within the realm of a healthy female body that might not have some medical/reproductive health issue causing it
i get it a lot and i don't have penetrative (or any) sex, either. don't penetrate myself when masturbating either. sorry if TMI but relevant, i feel?
pap smears and testing have all been normal, as well. there could be another cause but maybe it's the same for you. hope you can find a gyno you feel comfortable with who listens to you and gives the care you need. i like to research any doctor i see or seek a referral to on those "rate my doctor" websites or relevant communities if it's a specialist of any kind, maybe that could set you at ease and help you feel confident shopping around for someone helpful and compatible

No. 173723

Can't help you, but I've got that too. Never took any kind of birth control though.

No. 173778

I recently found out about pmdd and I’m wondering if this is what I have. I’m really fed up with my pms symptoms because 2 weeks before my period starts, I get terrible mood swings that have me feeling extremely suicidal. The remaining time my boobs hurt so bad, I can’t even walk without pain, have headaches and want to binge on everything. No one around me takes it seriously, saying it can’t be that bad. Except I feel like pure shit for 2-3 weeks a month.
Does anyone else have experience with severe pms symptoms/pmdd? And if so, what has helped you? I’ve read about chemical menopause, so I’m interested in whether someone has tried this method.

No. 173787

I had some small wax strips that I tried using on my pubes today and I was surprised how quickly the pain went away, so I think I want to start waxing my vag area instead of trimming/shaving. Is it better to remove a little at a time to avoid irritation or try to get it all off at once?

No. 173804

Vaginas are hardly "loose", even on women who had kids

No. 173887

Okay embarrassing but I’ve always struggled with masturbating. Penetration doesn’t do much like it doesn’t feel like much and I definitely couldn’t orgasm from it. My clit is the only way I can orgasm but it is often painful to touch. I’ve read that it could be over-sensitive, but even touching around it can be painful too. As far as I know I don’t think I have any medical problems down there but yeah I’ve never talked about this with anyone because it’s too awkward. I’ve tried a vibrator before and could never orgasm from it, it felt overwhelming. -sigh-

No. 173890

Have you tried touching your over panties or clothes? Sometimes I find this helps me. Also when you get really aroused, does your clit poke out? This is when it really hurts for me, I have to "readjust" so my lips are fully covering it. Sorry if that's tmi.

No. 173892

No no don’t worry not tmi, yes i have found touching it over something or putting the lips over it does help reduce the sensitivity but I guess I’m just wondering if I’m always going to have to do this or if I can somehow fix this and be ‘normal’ I’ve always felt broken in a way like I can’t orgasm normally

No. 173922

I feel like "looseness" is just one of the things scrotes invented to make women feel bad about themselves. The vagina can stretch a lot but it also goes back and doesnt turn into some fucking cavern.

No. 173930

What they're describing as "loose" is just how normal vaginas are when the woman is relaxed, comfortable, and wet. Men break their dicks through deathgripping and porn, so it's no surprise it's not enough for them. If a woman is tightening up enough for a man to feel it that means she's anxious and not fully aroused (unless she's orgasming ofc, then there will be spasms)

No. 174321

I will be having a cervical screening/smear test soon, I was sent a letter from my GP just because I am in the age range not because I have problems/symptoms of anything. I am a little anxious though! Have any of you ladies had one?

No. 174326

I've had 4 and I can give you my obnoxious list of what to expect/what you might wanna do:
-eat, drink and sleep well beforehand but nothing too heavy in case you feel faint or nauseous
-let your gyno know if you have any concerns about the speculum, the scraper or anything really
-pop a painkiller you would take during your period half an hour or so prior
-it doesn't hurt, I had a few done when I had something bad going on and it hurt about 50% more than with a healthy cervix and even then it was 2/10
-you may spot afterwards up to 2-3 days depending on your body and bleeding tendencies, usually you get a pad from the office just in case
-you may get instant period like cramps that last anywhere from few hours to few days, it's completely normal
Hope this helps, anon, it's not scary at all!

No. 174327

Thank you so much anon. I am very grateful for your advice!! Hugs!!

No. 174330

No bitch, thank you for asking so I could spread my tips! It's just a lil scratch and done so quickly, hugs to you too, b

No. 174486

24hrs ago, I had sex with my bf and this was the first time he got all the way inside me (recovering from vaginismus), and he hit a pretty deep part of my vagina. Now that deep part feels like it has an ice cube in it. It's felt cold, and so has the corresponding part on the front of my groin, for about 5 hours now. Not cold to the touch at all,just feels cold. I don't have enough experience with PIV to know if this is normal. It can't be, right?

No. 174489

I'm slowly realizing it's not normal for a clit to hurt when touched directly. If I pull back the hood and touch, yes wet or with lube, it's just miserable. I don't think it's overstimulation, it's pain. No excitement. Touching it with the hood over is more tolerable but I wouldn't really say it's pleasant. Oral sex is generally painful and unpleasant no matter how gentle. Plus the fear of the guy accidentally brushing the clit with any dry part of him like his chin or lip keeps me on edge too much to relax. If something dry passes over my clit it's fucking agony and I feel like I'm going to pass out from the creepy feeling, it's like nails on a chalkboard. Anyone else like this? Is there a cure or reason for the pain? I almost wonder if it's some kind of female phimosis since I dont really know how far back you can normally pull back the clitoral hood. There isn't exactly an easy way to find videos of women just pulling back their shit for science.

No. 174491

I'm pretty much like this too. I only feel pleasure if it's touched through the hood. It shocked me when I learned there are girls who like their exposed clit being touched, it makes me cringe thinking about it because that would just be painful for me. Thankfully oral sex isn't painful for me and I can enjoy as long as they're not touching the clit directly, that being said it does take me a long time to orgasm.