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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Though this research centers on cis-women, additional people with clitorises and vaginal canals (whether congenital or post-operative) who participate in vaginal insertion with a phallic object or body part may find this information transferable regardless of gender identity.
In the same survey, 63% of post childbirth women felt their vagina was looser since giving birth and would consider a non-surgical procedure to tighten their vaginal canal, added the company.
Vaginal ruptures during intercourse make the girls vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases from older men, who have multiple sexual partners (Wanyoike, 2011), and birthing through a child's vaginal canal most often results in significant physical trauma.
The head is grasped with forceps, crushed and then removed through the vaginal canal.
Specialists in the field, such as Rachel Abrams, MD, who coauthored The Multi-Orgasmic Woman, and Saidia Desilets, who wrote Emergence of the Sensual Woman, report that "women who work with the Jade Egg could lessen or eliminate PMS and menopausal symptoms, aid in fertility and cancer prevention (of the breasts and genitals), and stimulate a much wider range of orgasmic experiences." This practice is also known to assist in reducing incontinence, increasing sexual pleasure, helping to balance hormones, increasing vaginal lubrication and dexterity, and supporting us in becoming familiar with the inner landscape of our vaginal canal.
The woman, who asked WKYC-TV to be identified only as Laura, says her doctor went to clean her vaginal canal with diluted vinegar, a common procedure.
With a new patient, Ghandour said he starts by examining her, measuring the width of her vaginal canal, checking for infections or pelvic or ovarian problems, and then sets a date for the operation and advises the patient on postoperation recovery.
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occurs when one or more organs in your pelvis--your uterus, vagina, urethra, bladder or rectum--shifts downward and bulges into or even out of your vaginal canal.
The bell-shape design allows for The DivaCup to be worn low in the vaginal canal for easy insertion and removal.
The technique, known as Natural Orifice Surgery (NOS), is a recent medical development that uses the human body's natural openings -- such as the mouth, urethra, anus and vaginal canal -- for a thin, flexible tube or endoscope to gain access to organs in the abdominal cavity.
The technique, called Natural Orifice Surgery (NOS), uses a thin, flexible tube, or endoscope, passed through the body's natural orifices like the mouth, urethra, vaginal canal or anus to gain access to the abdominal cabity.
In severe cases (for example, when a prolapsed organ causes the vaginal canal to protrude from the opening of the vagina), surgery may be the best treatment, and about three-quarters of women have a successful outcome.