Living

Interesting Vagina Facts You've Never Heard Before  

Candice Darden
7k votes 2.3k voters 419.3k views 15 items

List Rules Vote up the most interesting facts you learned from this list.

Do you know what your vagina has in common with a glass of wine? How about what commonality it shares with a shark? Can you guess how many different types of climax it's capable of, or how common it actually is to be born with two of them? If you're wondering any of the answers to these questions, then check out this list of facts about vaginas and get the important info about how it works. 

Many have wondered if the "myth" of pineapple juice making you taste "sweeter" down there is true. This list has the answer! It can also tell you if it's possible to lose anything in your lady parts (hint: you can't), or whether or not "dentata" is an actual medical condition. Make sure to vote up the most interesting "flower" facts you haven't heard before, and appreciate the vaj for all it's magical abilities!

1
Penis captivus is a real thing.
Penis captivus is a real thing... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Interesting Vagina Facts You've Never Heard Before
Photo:  nick ford/Flickr

Although extremely rare, there have been documented cases of penis captivus, which is when a vagina contracts around a peen, making it impossible to withdraw. But not to worry - not only is the condition rare, but male junk is unlikely to be trapped for longer than a few minutes maximum. Any longer, and you might find yourself on an episode of Sex Sent Me to the ER.

Is this fascinating?
2
The distance from the clitoris to the opening matters.
The distance from the clitoris... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Interesting Vagina Facts You've Never Heard Before
Photo:  judyboo/Flickr

Distance matters, at least when it comes to climax. That's according to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Basically, it boils down to this: the further away the clitoris is from the vaginal opening, the more trouble a woman has reaching her peak.

Is this fascinating?
3
Having two is more common than you think.
Having two is more common than... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Interesting Vagina Facts You've Never Heard Before
Photo:  Eli Brody/Flickr

"Uterus didelphys" actually occurs in 1 in 3,000 people, making the condition not so rare. However, few who are born with the double-vag condition have two that are fully functional. One woman, Faye Wilkinson, shared her story with the New York Post and revealed that she delivered two babies from her two separate wombs.

Is this fascinating?
4
A "normal sized" vagina doesn't exist.
A "normal sized" vag... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Interesting Vagina Facts You've Never Heard Before
Photo:  judyboo/Flickr
Like a unique snowflake, every single one is different. There's no such thing as a "standard" size -- they come in infinitely different sizes and varieties
Is this fascinating?