A woman in Arizona who was born without a vagina — the result of a rare condition — is speaking out about her condition, and raising money for a surgery to treat it. Kaylee Moats, who is 22, first learned she did not have a vagina when she was 18 and had never had a menstrual period, according to a video about Moats' casemade by Barcroft TV. An ultrasound performed at her doctor's office revealed that she did not have a uterus, cervix or vagina.
Vaginal discharge is fluid that comes from the vagina. You might see this on the toilet paper when you wipe, or in your underwear. Normal vaginal discharge has several purposes: cleaning and moistening the vagina, and helping to prevent and fight infections.
Back to Sexual health. Here are answers to some of the questions girls ask about their bodies. You'll probably start to notice changes from age 10 upwards, but there's no right or wrong time to start.
Foreign objects or forgotten tampons may cause a vaginal infection. Young girls might insert pieces of toilet paper, small toys, or household objects into their vagina. Teens and adult women may forget a tampon or a birth control device. The most common symptoms of a vaginal infection caused by a foreign object include a change in vaginal discharge and a bad odour.
Vaginitis is any inflammation or infection of the vagina. It's a common problem in girls and women of all ages. It develops when the walls of the vagina become inflamed because of an infection or irritant.
Welcome back to "Loving Your Ladyparts," a weekly series where we'll be discussing everything you need to know about what's going on below your belt, from why we wax to how you orgasm. Last week, we talked about why we're so freaked out about pubic hair. This week, we're on to figuring out what's coming out of our vaginas all month.
Image by Liubov Burakova via Stocksy. Body dissatisfaction is to teenage girls what involuntary boners and death-grip masturbation is to teenage boys: an inevitable part of growing up. But for young women growing up today, being unhappy with your physical appearance can even lead to surgical consequences.
Performing a vaginal self-exam at home can help you familiarize yourself with your own body, as all vaginas are different. It can also help you identify changes and abnormalities. A gynecologist can check you for symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases STDs and perform a Pap smear test to screen for cervical cancer.