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Female Ejaculation: Is It For Real?

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In recent years, the issue of female ejaculation has become a source of controversy among many people including feminists, researchers, and the general public.

Female ejaculation refers to the release of clear fluid from the ducts around the urethra. It happens right before or during orgasm. This expulsion has been described as "one of the most hotly debated questions in modern sexology."

Female ejaculation can be found in anatomical, medical, and biological literature throughout recorded history. Some claim it has been described in the early sex advice manuals, and discussed in medical literature since the time of the ancient Greeks.

Even though the entire topic of female ejaculation can be controversial, it is acknowledged that some women do release fluid during sexual excitement or orgasm. However the exact percentage of women is unknown. Some studies say female ejaculation is a natural occurrence for an estimated 10 to 80 percent of women. Researchers behind the studies say many women may not even aware of it, which could explain why there is such great variation in the numbers.

Most researchers believe the released fluid is not urine. They say the fluid comes from the Skenes gland or urethral sponge, an internal gland located at the same place as the G-spot.

All women have a functional prostate gland that surrounds their urethra. Just like the male version, it produces fluid. Within the prostate gland there can be an area of increased sensitivity (the G-spot). When the prostate gland is stimulated, many women experience female ejaculation and a vaginal orgasm, one that is different from that experienced during clitoral stimulation alone.

Some women ejaculate even without G-spot stimulation. There is muscle tissue that surrounds the prostate gland that contracts during orgasm, potentially expelling its contents.

Many experts say all women can learn to ejaculate if they want to do so. And some do it spontaneously. Some of these women feel embarrassed because of their ability to ejaculate. That is because it is normal for it to feel like one is about to urinate when one is about to ejaculate.

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