Just How Much Do You Actually Know About Vaginas, Though?

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    Which of these is the correct term for the body part that includes the labia, the clitoris, the opening of the vagina and the urethral orifice?

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    The visible outer part of the female genitals is called the vulva, even though it’s often mistakenly referred to as “vagina.” The actual vagina is the muscular canal connecting the vulva to the uterus!

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    True or false: it’s possible for a woman to have sexual intercourse several times and still have her hymen intact.

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    What were Kegel exercises invented for?

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    Kegel exercises became popular in the 1940s as a way to treat incontinence after childbirth. Today, they’re often used as a way to improve sexual gratification and treat stress incontinence.

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    How long are your Fallopian tubes?

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    The Fallopian tubes connect the ovaries to the uterus, and they’re each about 4-5 inches long.

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    What is the correct term for the visible part of the clitoris?

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    The glans clitoris is the only visible part of the clitoris, though it is often partially or totally covered by a fold of skin.

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    How many nerve endings does the clitoris have? (Hint: the penis has 4,000!)

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    True or false: you can accidentally get a tampon stuck in your uterus.

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    It’s impossible for a tampon to reach the uterus — the cervix is so narrow that it only allows for the passage of fluids.

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    True or false: the vagina cleans itself.

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    Finally, how much can the vagina expand during intercourse?

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    The vagina can expand by 200 percent when it’s sexually aroused.

This post was translated from Spanish.

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