Ask A Gynecologist: 'What Is The G Spot?'

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Here's what you need to know about satifying your sexual appetite.

Finally, we're bringing you very public answers to some of your most private questions. When sexual and vaginal health concerns arise, OB/GYN and nationally known women's health expert Dr. Jessica Shepherd wants to ensure you have the answers you need to feel at ease. As the founder of Her Viewpoint, an online women's health forum, she uses this outlet to focus on addressing taboo topics in a comfortable setting.

Q: What Is The G Spot?

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A: If we think of the clitoris anatomically where it is, the G spot is going to be on the inside portion of the vagina, rather than the outside. The clitoris is on the outside and there's a lot of nerves that are connected to the clitoris. As the nerves descend into the vagina, you have an allotted zone on the inside portion of the vagina, which is called the G spot. Some women do have increased sensitivity in that area, or in certain positions during sex, that would allow them to have more stimulation, I guess, internally than some other woman may. But, I don't think its something that every woman, let me put it this way, every woman has that area, but it doesn't necessarily mean that every woman is going to be stimulated the same way that others are. Or have as much area or region of their anatomy that's devoted specially to this sensory area. I think the most important part I would love is at the end of this, women would definitely feel that every woman is different. So, what another woman can do sexually or how they experience sex should not be a guideline of what they have to and that will make women definitely feel a little bit better about their sexual experience. There's no pressure. The pressure really is to have a connection with your partner. So, whether you can do a certain position or levy or not, levy your G spot, you know your G spot, it doesn't necessarily mean that you are having a bad sexual experience. It just means you do need to investigate, pretty much positioning well, the connection then the actual physicality of it.

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