vaginal canal


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vaginal canal

The cavity of the vagina. The vaginal walls can expand but are normally in contact with each other; thus, this cavity is a potential space.
See also: canal
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This form occurs when the vaginal supports weaken and the vagina drops into the vaginal canal after a hysterectomy.
Very elderly age, comorbidity, and disinterest in maintaining sexual function make a woman an ideal candidate for having POP corrected by surgery to close the vaginal canal.
Wings held the transmitter inside the vaginal canal and dimensions of wings were 6.
However, the conclusions drawn from reviews about the use of chlorhexidine for cleansing the maternal vaginal canal and newborn skin are that a randomised controlled trial, preferably done in a developing country, is needed before this intervention is accepted globally.
Lacking support, these organs press upon the vagina and can eventually protrude through the vaginal canal.
This strengthens the vaginal canal and pelvic floor muscles, helping control urine flow and enhancing orgasm.
Neuromuscular function should be assessed by eliciting perineal sensations with a light touch near the anus and an assessment of pelvic muscle strength, facilitated by asking the patient to isolate and squeeze pelvic floor muscles while one of the physicians' fingers is inserted 3-4 cm into the vaginal canal.
Your labia, the petal-like flaps of skin outside your vaginal canal, follow the same rule.
Internal evaluation of pelvic floor muscle strength involves wearing sterile gloves and lubricating the middle and the index fingers which are then gently inserted into the vaginal canal with the finger pads turned towards the sacrum.
Then the fetus can be transferred via the vaginal canal to a woman who cannot conceive but desperately wants a child.
More tragic figures include Italian Nina, still a degraded sex toy after she's had removed the large breasts that had objectified her; the Beverly Hills wife who has surgery to narrow her vaginal canal, only to find sex with her deliriously re-excited husband now excruciating; and an African woman starving herself to death because she wants to be like "a pretty skinny girl on your (American) TV show.