Female Masturbation/GYN visit


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Hey Doug,
I went to my annual GYN appointment today during my appointment we talked about my sexual history, how I masturbate and using different period products and checking boobs for cancer.  During my exam, she asked me to show her how I masturbated and I showed her how I circle around my clit.  I did that for a little bit and when I was close to it, she stopped me and told me to rub up and down the full length of my lips.  I felt a bit different than my usual method for masturbating but I was able to reach an orgasm.  This was my first time at this GYN, I use to have a guy but he moved away.  He never was this way with me.  Do GYN's normally want their patience to masturbate in front of them?  I don't mind just thought it was kind of different than what I am use to.  I started seeing GYNs since I turned 13.

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No, that is pretty unusual.  She seems like a very thorough doctor and you should be happy to have her.  Too many doctors just rush you through the office and aren't interested in helping with sex therapy.  I don't know why she'd rather you masturbate vertically than in a circle; many females use the circular motion.  I don't think there's anything wrong with you if you do.  You might have asked her why there's a difference.

I would be all in favor of more doctors (including primary care) asking their patients how they masturbate so dysfunctional methods (such as masturbating prone) can be avoided.  

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I have been answering questions about female masturbation, male masturbation, and other areas of sexuality for over 11 years on my web site HealthyStrokes.com, and I have been an expert in sexuality categories on AllExperts for over two years.

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