Dr. Goldstein explains what women should know about the G-Spot.
I am asked frequently about the G-spot, and the myth that there is no G-spot or that some women have a G-spot. It would be unusual for a woman not to have a G-spot. All women have G-spots, as far as I can tell. Every examination of every woman done in my office, we actually localize the G-spot, photograph the G-spot, show it to the patient and if the partner is of interest, we can show it to the partner.
The G-spot is that tissue on the anterior vaginal wall just one or two inches in underneath the urethra that actually protrudes into the anterior vaginal wall. It consists of the anterior vaginal wall in that triangular region just above the anterior vaginal wall is the 15 cm or 6-inch long clitoris. Clitorises are six inches long, and they pass on either side of the vagina so as you go to the anterior wall of the vagina, the border would be the inside part of the clitoris which moves a lot during sexual activity.
There is the urethra, the part that eliminates the urine, is in this anterior vaginal wall. Around the urethra is prostatic tissue, tissue that is engorged during sexual arousal and makes a fluid, and that fluid has prostate-specific acid, this enzyme, this chemical inside the secretion.
There is lots of blood vessels, especially veins that get engorged. This is a real phenomenon, and I don’t know why people have such great difficulty with it, and maybe the word is G-spot like there’s this one micro little spot; it’s a region. It’s pretty much one or two inches long, the anterior vaginal wall, very sensual.
Men have an external prostate spot, if you like, between the anus and scrotum. Elevation of that region will cause similar pleasurable feelings.
About Dr. Goldstein, M.D.:
Dr. Irwin Goldstein is Director of San Diego Sexual Medicine at Alvarado Hospital, the Secretary of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, a former President of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and a Clinical Professor of Surgery at University of California at San Diego.
Dr. Goldstein has been involved with sexual dysfunction research since the late 1970s. His specialties include penile microvascular bypass surgery, surgery for dyspareunia, physiologic investigation of sexual function in men and women, and diagnosis and treatment of sexual dysfunction in men and women.