The vagina is a mucous membrane, which means that the skin and tissue of a healthy vagina are always moist. Many factors can affect how much fluid the vagina produces. Typically, the inside of the vagina feels slightly wet. The vagina may feel very wet during arousal, while menopause can cause vaginal dryness. Vaginal fluids are essential for keeping the vagina healthy and for making sexual activity comfortable. However some people feel anxiety about their vaginal fluids. Bartholin glands are two small, pea-sized glands located just inside the vagina. They help lubricate the vagina to prevent excessive dryness.
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I am embarrassed at the large amount of vaginal lubrication I experience when I become aroused. I have been sexually active for seven years but it is only in the last year and a half that I've had this experience. I seem to suffer thrush symptoms quite regularly, though not full-blown thrush. I also notice my urine varies a great deal in smell and appearance and don't know whether I may have a sexually transmitted disease STD. You may be reassured to know that your symptoms are not uncommon and not necessarily abnormal at all. The amount of vaginal lubrication produced as a result of sexual excitement varies not just in different women, but also in the same woman at different stages of her life.
1. Why am I ‘wet’ down there, if I’m not in a sexual situation?
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. You're deep into the heavy-petting stage of foreplay when your partner slides their hand down your body and into your pants. As they push your underwear aside, they say, "Oh my god, you're so wet. Your Bartholin's glands are working extra hard today. But that's technically wrong.
Psychologist Robyn Salisbury helps a reader with a relationship dilemma. I get too wet when I'm turned on during sex and that means my partner just slips in and out and I can hardly feel him. He says it's not a problem and he still gets pleasure. I think he's got an average sized penis and he gets very hard so it's not him. I'm too embarrassed to ask my doctor.