Vaginal Muscle Contraction

Vaginal muscle contraction is an involuntary response to sexual stimulation. Pubococcygeus is the main muscle involved in the contraction. It enhances pleasure during sexual activity. Vaginal contractions increase the chance of conceiving as it helps in transmitting the sperms.

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I have a tingling sensation near my vagina. Is it UTI with PGAD?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a healthy 44-year-old female. I have a rather strange thing that I hope you can help me with. About three days ago, I was getting an odd tingling sensation in the area where I think my bladder is. I keep having an orgasm, but I am not thinking about or doing anything sexual. I am ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The symptoms you describe can be related to a bladder infection (cystitis) and vaginitis. At present, I suggest you continue the antibiotics treatment prescribed to you for one week. If symptoms worsen, then a physical examination w...  Read Full »

I get pain on touching vagina. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an eighteen-year-old girl and I think something is wrong with my vagina. I feel pain everytime I touch it and I cannot have sexual intercourse because the pain is unbearable. Actually, I am a virgin and I am afraid I will never be able to have babies in my future because of this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Monika Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Let me assure you by telling you that the fear you are facing is not uncommon in many teenager girls. The condition of suffering pain in the vagina owing to the fear of losing virginity is nothing but vaginismus. It is a condition in which you voluntarily or involuntari...  Read Full »

I am not able to penetrate my wife. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I are unable to have intercourse as it is the first time for both of us. We recently got married and when we tried, we failed to do it as it was very painful for my wife. It has been one month and we failed every time. Also, we applied KY Jelly as a lubricant, but it did n...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is quite normal to have such difficulties while having coitus with an intact hymen. It is a painful condition for both partners, and an unsuccessful attempt further adds to the stress. For satisfactory coitus try the following:  Before coitus calm your partner by ...  Read Full »

Can the vagina close if you do not feel like having sex with someone?

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed that for the past three months, I have had vaginal infection. But, all the tests were negative including vaginal swab and urine, which was done last month. I would like to know whether the vagina closes due to psychological reason. For example, when one do not want to have sex w...  Read Full »

Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is called as vaginismus. It is muscle spasm causing contraction of vagina. It happens due to various psychological issues. It could be due to guilt of sexual activity and some unconscious unresolved issues. It could also be due to dislike of partner. It needs coun...  Read Full »

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