There are many false myths on social media about vaginas, and one woman has made it her mission to correct them. She is a fierce advocate for women's health and has been described as Twitter's resident gynaecologist. Recently she took up arms against claims that putting jade eggs into vaginas supported "hormonal balance, menstrual regulation, and bladder control". Gunter showed that they were not part of any ancient Chinese tradition nor did they have any scientific backing. The claims were taken down.
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I'm 14 and still a virgin, but my boyfriend fingers me and gives me oral sex. For a couple of weeks, my vagina has been itchy and red, and it hurts when I touch it. I don't feel comfortable talking to my mom about this. What should I do? Friction and pressure from fingering or oral sex can cause irritation in the sensitive genital area. But itching and redness that lasts for a couple of weeks also could be a sign of an infection that could get worse if it isn't treated. So you should get checked out by a doctor or nurse practitioner. Don't want to get into details with your mom? Just tell her you're having itching and discomfort "down there" and would like to get checked out.
Vagina dentata Latin for toothed vagina describes a folk tale in which a woman's vagina is said to contain teeth, with the associated implication that sexual intercourse might result in injury, emasculation , or castration for the man involved. The topic of "vagina dentata" may also cover a rare medical condition affecting the vagina, in which case it is more accurately termed a vaginal dermoid cyst. Such folk stories are frequently told as cautionary tales warning of the dangers of unknown women and to discourage rape. The psychologist Erich Neumann wrote that in one such myth, " The legend also appears in the mythology of the Chaco and Guiana tribes of South America.