Do all women have a G-spot?
Maybe not - anatomical differences may be the reason
If you’ve been searching in vain for your G-spot, it may be that you don’t actually have one.
This finding comes from new research by an Italian scientist who may have found physical evidence of the existence of the G-spot, according to news reports.
Thicker tissue discovered in some women
Emmanuele Jannini at the University of L’Aquila used ultrasound equipment to research the G-spot in nine women who reported experiencing vaginal orgasms and 11 who had not been able to. He found that those who could had thicker tissue between the vagina and the urethra. This may mean that a simple scan can reveal whether or not a woman is capable of having a G-spot orgasm.
Origins of the term 'G-spot'
The term ‘G-spot’ was coined in 1981 and named after German gynaecologist Ernst Grafenberg who discovered in 1950 that some women had intense vaginal orgasms – which differed to orgasms resulting from clitoral stimulation – when a sensitive point on the front vaginal wall was stimulated without simultaneous stimulation of the clitoris. However, the isolation of the G-spot has remained controversial as many women have found it impossible to locate.
Cushion of tissue
The G-spot is thought to be a cushion of tissue wrapped around the urethra and this urethral sponge is stimulated through the front wall of the vagina to provide intense whole-body orgasms. While all women have a urethral sponge, not all will have an orgasm in response to its stimulation.
Stimulating the G-spot
Certain positions are easier for stimulating this area, such as rear-entry intercourse, while curved vibrators and dildos are often handy for exploring the spot. A light touch is not sufficient as the G-spot is stimulated through – rather than on – the vaginal wall. Some women ejaculate a clear fluid with continuous stimulation of the urethral sponge.
Can some women not have G-spot orgasms?
Jannini’s research findings may go some way to explain why the G-spot remains elusive for many women. For the first time, he believes, there is physical evidence of the existence of the G-spot.
Why some experts disagree with Jannini
His findings have been questioned by other researchers, however, some of whom query whether the area he located as the G-spot is a distinct structure or simply the internal section of the clitoris, as the size of the clitoris varies greatly in women. Others challenge the idea that the G-spot is missing in women who don’t experience vaginal orgasms.
All feel some sensitivity
The US-based team of researchers who coined the term G-spot said that all women report sensitivity in the area where the G-spot is located. As this area swells with pressure, women should first stimulate the area and then have a scan to determine whether or not they have a G-spot.
Yet another possibility is that women learn through practice to experience vaginal orgasms, and that this changes their anatomy in the same way that exercise develops muscles.
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