ONE in five women think you pee through your vagina - and doctors warn the confusion could lead to delays in cancer diagnoses. A worrying new survey by YouGov found that 18 per cent of women didn't know that menstruation and urination involve different holes. Medical professionals said that helping patients to express their thoughts or clearly describe their symptoms results in better care.
I also have a heavy, yellow discharge and an unpleasant smell down there. Despite being in no position to make a diagnosis, I would agree with your comments and concerns. Rarely, as a result, an abnormal communication channel fistula may form between the bladder or the urethra and the vagina, so that urination occurs abnormally from the latter.
Pain in the inside of your vagina when you pee or pass urine can have many possible causes. Urine is typically acidic so if there is any irritation near the entrance to your vagina, when urine leaves your body through the urethra, you would likely have discomfort, such as burning. Vaginal irritation is most often caused from a yeast infectionbacterial vaginosis or a sexually transmitted infection.
One user, a nurse, recalls how a year-old patient 25! She was wrong but, alas, she is not alone. Men in particular seem very shocked to learn this information.
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Peeing after sex may help prevent urinary tract infections UTIs. UTIs occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract, usually through your urethra, and travels to your bladder. If you have a vagina, your urethra — the opening where urine is released — is close to your vaginal opening.
A recent survey conducted by YouGov found that a large number of women don't actually understand their own genitals. You might think that a person would be completely clued up on their own body and the way in which it works. But it turns out that a lot of females don't actually know all that much about their genitals.
If you have a vagina, you've probably heard many times that you should always pee after sex. But given that running to the bathroom isn't necessarily what you want to do after a hookup, you've probably wondered if peeing after sex is absolutely necessary. We spoke to Dr.
What exactly IS a vagina? It's a surprisingly commong question, and one a good old vagina diagram can sure help out. You might think you've got it all down pat down there, but we use a lot of code words to talk about it, and we use the technical word itself in the wrong way — after all, it's not entirely accurate to call the extended network between your legs just the "vagina.