All of Your Sex Questions, Answered
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!
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