What is the Meaning of Vagina Care

Vaginal care or Vulvar care means maintaining your personal hygiene against harmful bacteria or germs that can harm your vaginal parts and can ruin your life.

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That’s why we need vaginal care. time to time to maintain its unique shape and natural secretion. In medical terms, we use vulva care that matters for males and females. What do you do to keep your vagina healthy or fit?

Why are Vulva and vagina care important?

The vagina is the most important organ for any woman It is the symbol of feminism that gives us new babies for our generation. Most women, don’t enlighten themselves about these organs. They also neglect them and later they find many issues with their vulvar care. These problems may be itching, fungi infection, redness, and many more that irritate a woman and also create toxic elements in their personal relationship with their spouse.

Vaginal care is important because a woman's life is surrounded by a vulva because of this organ a man likes a woman for life. But you have to understand that all infections are not dangerous but they can lead to some serious issues if we ignore them.

There are many homemade remedies for vaginal care that can maintain your vaginal health. for fungi infection, you can use yogurt or coconut oil, and there are some ointments for vaginal health that you can use as per your doctor’s recommendation such as Clotrimazole-7

What is the structure of the vulva/ vagina?

in short, the vulva is a part of the female reproductive organs. And the name of the vulva is a Latin word that’s meaning is covering or wrapping.  If we expand the word vulva, then we will find that vulva is an outer part that covers the female genital organ against infection or other biological reasons. This is the real meaning of vulva in medical terms. This vulva/vagina is consisting of some other supporting organs.

Those supporting organ that completes the vulva is mentioned below.

Mons pubis – mons pubis is a rounded mass of fatty tissue that founded over the pubic bones. For females mons pubis is the anterior portion of the vulva,  it has two parts labia majora and labia minora.

Labia majora – Labia majora is the outer lips that extend downward and backward from the mons pubis to the perineum. This organ is homologous to the male scrotum.

Labia minora – this organ is just the reverse of Majora. This organ is the internal lips or smaller lips of the vagina. It covered your vagina. It has two flaps of skin on either side of the female vaginal opening in the vulva. This organ extends to the clitoris.

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Clitoris – The clitoris is an important part of the female genital organs that are also present in mammals such as ostriches and some other animals. It usually does not contain the distal portion of the urethra, so it doesn’t have use for urination. The clitoris is the female’s most sensitive Erogenous zone and helps to arouse female pleasure.

Vaginal opening- Vaginal opening is a later end of the vulval vestibule, that is situated just behind the urethral opening. This organ is covered by labia minora ( lips of the vagina) but you can see and observe it after the vaginal/natural delivery.

Hymen – hymen is a thick layer inside the vagina. The structure of the hymen is the membrane of tissue that surrounded or partially covers the vaginal opening that broke while we penetrate to enter at the time of intercourse. 

Vestibular bulbs – if you closely observe female anatomy, you will find vestibular bulbs or clitoral bulbs. It has two parts that elongated masses of erectile tissue which is situated on both sides of the vaginal opening.

Vulval vestibule – The vulval vestibule also known as the vulvar vestibule or vestibule of the vagina is a part of the female reproductive organ vulva situated between the labia minora and urinary meatus which we knew as the vaginal mouth.

Urinary meatus – we know it as the external urethral orifice. The urinary meatus is the face or mouth of the urethra. It is the point where urine exits the urethra in males and females and the place where semen exits the urethra in males. This organ is dependent on sensitivity while touching them. This organ is situated on the glans of the vulval vestibule.

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Bartholin’s – Bartholin’s glands have a few more names for their identity which are known as Bartholin glands or greater vestibular glands. They are two pea or gram-sized compound glands. This gland is situated slightly left and right of the vaginal opening. This gland releases mucus to provide vaginal lubrication during arguments.

Skene’s -  in female body anatomy skene’s glands are known as the female homolog of the prostate. This gland is situated at the lower end of the urethra. This gland is surrounded by tissues of blood that appear during arousal in the female. This organ is capable to release fluids during intercourse.


These all are the parts of the vulva. The vulva is not a single-cell organism that can be classified easily, but it is a group of multiple organs that are known as the vulva/ vagina for the non-medical person or for the common people. To maintain your vulva or vaginal health you should know all of them and then do as pre your doctor says about them. including these, all activities are called vaginal care for females in daily life.

What is the vagina and how to care for it at home?

For common people, the meaning vagina is a visible part of the female genital organ “called” the vagina. But in medical terms, the vagina is an elastic, muscular part of the female genital tract. That extends from the vulva to the cervix. 

This organ is covered with a hymen. At the deep end of the cervix. The vagina allows for intercourse and the birth baby. For your better understanding, the vaginal is just like a channel that allows menstrual flow, and intercourse and gives away for baby birth.

Why do vaginal infections happen?

There are many reasons that cause vaginal infection for detailed information you can read our article on causes of vaginal infection and solutions.

In short, the vagina gets infected due to multiple reasons. Such as yeast infection, yeast is quite important for your vagina. Yeast helps to maintain the pH balance of your vagina. But excess yeast damages your vaginal health and kills good bacteria that causes itching, burning, bloodshed, and many more infection you may see in the lower part of your body.

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Another reason for vaginal infections is periods you find that unfertile eggs are moving out from your vagina which can create some biological bonds with your sensitive skin. and you may infect so keep hygiene all the time and take care regularly.

Third, the reason is unprotected intercourse or mating with an infected person can transfer infection from one to another so keep it in mind and always prepare a safe relationship to protect yourself to be getting infected.

Pregnancy and delivery can cause infection in your vagina. After the baby's birth (vaginal birth) you find that your vagina is torn and stretched those all are some common reason that leads to vaginal infection. Vaginal care or vulvar care depends on your thought about your awareness of your body. I mean how much do you care or aware of your body. when you enlighten yourself about your body-conscious you will be able to care for your vagina.


What is the meaning of vulvar care?

Vulva care means maintaining its hygiene and keeping your vulva free from any type of infection. Vulvar care is related to multiple support systems that are called vulva care or vulva hygiene. For instance: vulva care means checking your vulva regularly and observing it. Is there any redness mark or you are feeling itching or you are getting wet all day or dry. Sometimes you may find product allergies. these all are parts of vulva care. You should consult your doctor if you find any symptom that creates doubt in your mind about your vulva hygiene?

 Read also: uses of coconut oil for vaginal health.

Vulvar care tips for a younger woman?

·        Maintaining good hygiene is an art, not a duty. Use warm water to wash the vulva. Dry thoroughly with a clean towel.

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       Vagina has its own mechanism to maintain its hygiene so you don’t have to think more about it but you have to be aware of changes.

·       Wear only white, 100% cotton underwear

·       Rinse underclothes carefully after washing or double-rinse. Avoid using too much laundry detergent.

·       Wash new underclothes before wearing them.

·       Use mild soap for washing unclothes.

·       Use soft toilet tissue (white only)

·       Use tampons instead of sanitary napkins to control menstrual bleeding.

·       Take sitz baths daily, if prescribed by your healthcare provider.

·       Don’t scratch.

·       Avoid wearing nylon pantyhose or panty girdles. They can lock heat inside and causes irritation or itching so it is recommended that users only cotton fabric for the good health of the vagina.

·       Avoid these feminine hygiene products, which can irritate the vulva: sanitary pads, feminine spray, deodorants, scented oils, bubble bath oils, or powder.

over-the-counter products can be used for vaginal lubrication?

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These can be water-or silicon-based products:

ü Replens (warner welcome)- using the applicator, apply three times a week at bedtime to maintain normal vaginal moisture.

ü Gyne-moisten (Schering-Plough)

ü Crisco vegetable shortening

For use during intercourse (vaginal lubricants):

ü Astroglide (Astro-lube, inc.)

ü Lubrin  Vaginal Suppository (Upsher-Smit Laboratories, inc.)-Develop for a postmenopausal woman.

ü Condom-mate Vaginal Suppository (Upsher-Smith) –developed for use with condoms; same as Lubrin, but smaller.

ü Today Personal Lubricant (made by manufacturers of the Today sponge)

ü K-Y Liquid  (Johnson and Johnson)

Final Word…

Vaginal care is an art that teaches us how to maintain good hygiene. Without learning these steps you won’t be able to maintain good vaginal hygiene and without hygiene, however, you can do vaginal care.

There is a number of products available on Amazon that help you to maintain your vulva hygiene and support caring for your vulva health. but before buying anything from the supermarket you keep one thing in mind I have to maintain good hygiene and then buy don’t buy anything just for play. they can harm your private part. I hope you have gotten my point on how to do vaginal care at home.


FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

How can I take care of my private part at home?

There are multiple methods to take care of your private part. 1 use hot water 2. Don’t touch 3. Don’t use soap to wash it 4. Use yogurt to soothe your sensitive skin. 5. Use gel while shaving. These are some common steps that help you to keep healthy your vagina and irritation-free life.

How do you keep down there fresh?

A woman’s freshness always hides. If you are a woman you can get my word. Hygiene means maintaining your body and awareness about any changes that can cause any infection. So keep fresh down there you should keep in touch with yourself to understand what changes are going on and how to balance them for more information you can read the entire article.

Is it good to air out your vagina?

Sometimes it is good because we have found while mating sometimes the air is stuck inside that out with a sound that is normal and there is no need to worry about this.

Why does your private area dark

You know, your privet parts are energy center and because of excessive heat it turns to black but you can change their color with ointment.

why does my vagina become dry all the day 

How many inches can a girl take?

This depends on reason or country because there are some people who have a shorter size than them but they are able to make a healthy relationship. But you can increase your size if you are not satisfied with them.

A woman or girl doesn’t care about the size, they can handle up to 10 inches with little practice but it can open a big mouth of the vagina that can cause later in their personal life.

How do I smell good down there on my period?

Periods are a natural cycle that indicates you have the ability of fertility but in these cases, you also experience bad smells that are all because of infertile eggs. To avoid a bad smell you can frequently change your pad or you can use a pad that has the ability to lock odor.

Notice- All the information is just for knowledge purposes.



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