Do you wonder why your body produces white discharge when you’re enjoying some great solo pleasure or having sex with a partner? My dear you’re not alone. Flo.health revealed that one of the most common Google searches is “white discharge during sex.”
Now let’s talk more about it. Getting “wet” during sex is a term you’ve likely heard in sex education, pornography, or while chatting with your friends. However, the white discharge that your body releases during sex is the same mucus-like substance that you might find in your underwear as you go about your day-to-day life.
Is she squirting, creaming or just plain wet, and when is the discharge abnormal?
The vagina is always moist. It is a mucous membrane, and so it secretes different types of liquids.
It appears in various forms; It might be thicker and more translucent, thinner and wetter, or something in between.
There are many caused why the vagina gets wet. Some of these reasons are arousal, hormonal swings, stress, ovulation and fertility status. Pulse Reports that It is normal to discharge about two to five millimetres of clear, white odourless liquid every day from your vagina.
The normal discharge women experience is called cervical fluid. But when is this discharge normal or abnormal? Continue reading to find out.
1. What is creaming?
Creaming is a colloquial term. It is the liquid discharged during sex, the difference is this is way thicker in consistency and whitish. It is not a bad thing to experience it at all. Women’s bodies react differently to sexual arousal. For some it comes quicker during arousal while for others, it comes slower.
2. Squirting is not always pee
Most women expel large amount of water during sex and it’s called squirting. Watching so much porn videos has made lots of people want to experience this feeling during sex because it is seen as an ideal stage during sex, but the question remains ‘is it pee?
It is a combination of urea (pee), uric acid, and creatinine released from Skene’s gland, which is at the lower end of the urethra.
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3. Getting wet is great
When a lady is aroused sexually either during sex or romance, her glands produce more fluids to make sex less painful and reduce any injuries. Sexual excitement causes blood to flow into her vagina, blood vessels to swell, and fluid to appear on the vaginal walls.
It mostly occurs during sex when a woman’s G-spot has gained climax. For most women, vaginal penetration does not cause orgasm but correct clitoral stimulation and G spot stimulation can cause squirting.
4. Bleeding after sex is abnormal
Bleeding during sex might be a sign of trauma, vigorous sex, sexually transmitted infections, Endometriosis and other health conditions. Just try and figure the difference between discharge from pleasurable sex and other types of discharges.
5. What discharge is abnormal?
Well, colour, texture and smell are a good pointer at what might be an abnormal discharge. Gonorrhoea or chlamydia can cause a green or yellow discharge with a foul smell. Yeast infection is thick and white and doesn’t smell. Bacterial vaginosis is thick, yellow and white or yellow.