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All of Your Sex Questions, Answered

Health magazine expert Dr. Roshini Raj answers all of your most embarrassing bedroom questions.
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Can women get 'blue balls' too?

Sort of. For both men and women, blood flow to the genital area increases during sexual arousal. This can cause a feeling of heaviness or pressure, which goes by the unsexy term pelvic vasocongestion. It’s usually relieved by orgasm, but if a woman doesn’t come, she might feel mild discomfort. It is usually short-lived and not a big deal… or at least not as big of a deal as some guys make it out to be!

Next: I have orgasms all the time (at the gym, sitting at my desk). Am I a freak?

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