Contrary to what most people believe, the vagina does not lose its elasticity because of too much or too little sex. Only two things affect the elasticity of the vagina, age and vaginal delivery. You can maintain the vagina's elasticity by strengthening your pelvic floor muscles through Kegel exercises, pelvic tilt exercises, vaginal cones, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (electric current is introduced in the pelvic floor muscles through a probe).
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Why is my vagina very loose with a gap?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old and five months postpartum. I have an embarrassing problem that my vagina is gaping open and very loose. I cannot move without air getting inside. My husband called me an empty pringles can and left me. It is that bad. It actually was that way already before I gave b... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures which have been uploaded and there is indeed gaping of the vaginal orifice with perineal laxity and also decreased mons pubis and labia mayoral fat pad (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Ideally, after postpartum, one is advised ... Read Full »
How Can I Tighten My Loose Vagina?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a loose vagina and I am 20 years old, female and I am sexually active. I used to have sex always with toys so it became loose. Please help me. I need to tighten my vagina again. Once I used Everteen vaginal tightening gel for a month and I stopped its use as I was afraid of its... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Everteen vaginal gel is an herbal product used for the same purpose but the efficacy of this is not well established. This may help some but not all. Kegel exercise are a good option for you. You can do this exercise daily and will see good results. As of now stop ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I got married before 18 months. But, I am still a virgin. I am not able to take it inside. I do not know whether it is due to fear or what. I badly need to be out of it. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are likely to be suffering from vaginismus. Please follow up with detailed history. Revert back with detailed history to an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist Read Full »
My vaginal lips are closed and I wonder why other women have open vaginas. Is this normal?
Query: Hello doctor, I do not know if this is a dumb question to ask. But I do not have any adult females in my life to ask comfortably. I am a 19-year-old female, and I wondered why other women had open vaginas, and you could see their vulva and vagina. My outer lips cover my whole vagina and vulva. I hav... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A sitting position may cause an opening of the vagina. Those who are used to sex, women with children, and older women will have somewhat loose vaginas, which can easily open while sitting in some positions. In your case, it appears to be normal, but I cannot be sure w... Read Full »
Will lubricants help in case of painful sex?
Query: Hi Doctor, It has been three years of my marriage and my marriage is still unconsummated as sex is extremely painful for me. I am able to reach orgasm, but not penetration. I have not tried lubricants. Shall I give it a try? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to learn of your troubles in the sexual area. As you have not tried any lubricant I would suggest you do the following things: Take time with foreplay and stay relaxed and loose. You should be quite wet from below. Try inserting one finger i... Read Full »
What is the reason for bleeding in my fiance after we had first-time sex?
Query: Hello doctor, About eight months back I got intimate with my fiancee. As it was her first time having intercourse, I penetrated her very slowly. Afterward, I noticed small spots of blood on the head of my penis. After she went home, she rang me to say she was bleeding so much, she had to use a ... Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The rupture of hymen during first-time sex can cause bleeding. Sometimes tears in vagina due to tight introitus can also cause bleeding. Rarely it may require suturing to stop the bleeding. Another possibility is that she had been menstruating when you had s... Read Full »
How to ease vaginal tightening and pain during sex?
Query: Hello doctor, I have vaginal tightening during sex. It is very painful. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain and tightening of the vagina during sex are common during the first few times of coitus (sexual intercourse). Make sure that you have sufficient foreplay to stimulate the vaginal secretions which will act as a natural lubricant. This helps in reducing the vaginal... Read Full »
I have pain during penetration and could not do sex. Kindly help with medications.
Query: Hello doctor, My query is related to my first-time sex. I got married for four months, and since that time, we are trying to have sex. But it is painful for me, so I do not allow my husband to enter fully. Please suggest some medication or some oil/gel for use. I am not seeking permanent medicines... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a tight vagina or dyspareunia. A tight or narrow vagina causes pain or discomfort during sex, especially in virgins. If there is pain or difficulty with penetration, it may be due to inadequate stimulation and arousal. Additionally, pain during penetration... Read Full »
How to get rid of condom allergy?
Query: Hi doctor, My husband often goes on long trips for work. We have sex normally in an interval of 15 to 20 days. We are together for two years, but I still cannot satisfy him. The problem is whenever we have sex the first time it goes smoothly, but after that I have so much trouble to get intimate. I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A lot of females have allergy to condom and they develop symptoms like you develop. But, that should not be a thing to feel guilty. Your problem of poor intimacy is because of that allergy and consequent rashes on vagina. This has resulted in repulsion and a fear which re... Read Full »
Please suggest some way to reduce pain during sex.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old virgin female. I am experiencing pain during penetration. As a result of which I have not been able to have intercourse. Please suggest some ways in which I can reduce the pain or make it easier. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. You have tight vagina. So, give more time to foreplay. Change the position to woman on top or on knees and penetration of vagina from back. You can put one finger inside vagina with some gel as lubricant and rotate ... Read Full »