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Does menstrual cycle effect the loosening of vaginal muscles during arousal?

I have this question because I think it has to do something with it, I mean I got my period a day after having sex. Does the amount of arousal depends on menstrual cycle?

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Robin Lee
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Hi Purpletemptation,

I'm a little unclear about what you're asking here, since how tense or relaxed vaginal muscles are is separate from sexual arousal. That is, the vagina does change shape with arousal, but arousal is a lot more than just the vaginal muscles relaxing and the vagina expanding and lengthening.


One thing to clear up though is that sex didn't make your period arrive. Your period would have arrived anyway, whether you'd had sex or not. sex doesn't change anything about the menstrual cycle all by itself unless we get pregnant as a result of the sex.

Some people will find that their levels of arousal are different at different times in their menstrual cycle. People may feel more aroused at some times and less aroused at others.

This is a really individual thing though, since everyone's hormonal patterns are going to be a little different, and there's more that goes into arousal than just hormones, such as the kind of sexual stimulation (mental, physical, or both), how relaxed someone feels, how they feel about sex, and so on.


Vaginal muscles can also feel more tense or more relaxed at different times just based on how tense or how relaxed we're feeling in general.

So, if you feel more aroused during your period, that's okay. There's nothing wrong with that. It doesn't make you unusual or abnormal in any way. Likewise if you don't tend to get aroused during your period, or only do sometimes or only in certain situations.

Does this help answer your question? If not, please let me know and I'll do my best to answer what you're wondering. [Smile]

Here's an article on sexual arousal that might help you out too.


Sexual Response & Orgasm: A Users Guide

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Ah, I DO know that my periods would have arrived regardless of sex.
Anyways, I got my answer. I just wanted to know that does menstrual cycle effect the amount of arousal. As you said that that's an individual thing, and it doesn't really matter, I am carefree now.
*Question solved*
thanks a ton. [Smile]

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You're so welcome. Glad that solved things for you. [Smile]

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