Are you worried about losing skin from your vagina?
[NetDoctor, 4/17/19] Unusual goings-on in the vaginal region can be alarming. Gynaecologist Sarah Welsh identifies the most common causes of vaginal skin loss to put your mind at rest.
Have you started losing skin from your vagina?
If your vaginal region sheds skin internally or externally, it can be alarming. But try not to panic! We lose skin from every area of the body and more often than not it is nothing to worry about.
We speak to Sarah Welsh, O&G SHO and co-founder of luxury vegan condom brand HANX about vaginal skin loss and when you should be concerned:
Is it normal to lose skin from your vagina?
Vaginas are complex reproductive organs and it is perfectly normal to intermittently shed skin from inside or outside this region of the body, so try not to worry. ‘The vagina naturally sheds skin, like many other areas of the body, at certain intervals,’ says Welsh. ‘This is more profound at the time of ovulation.’
‘Skin shedding is normal, and normally the life cycle of skin cells is around six weeks, explains Welsh. ‘The vulval is made of many layers, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris and different glands. The labia and clitoris are made up of erectile tissue which can become engorged with blood and are very sensitive. Some areas of the vulva can be subject to skin conditions like anywhere on the body such as eczema and psoriasis.’.….
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