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Does the G-spot exist?

Elizabeth Poynor, MD
Gynecologic Oncology

Researchers have been unable to locate a well-defined anatomical structure for the G-spot, says Elizabeth Poynor, MD, PhD, a gynecologist-oncologist in New York City. In this video, she suggest that the G-spot may be a convergence of structures.


Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Like aliens in Roswell, New Mexico, the Grafenberg Spot (better known as the G-spot) has often been reported, sight unseen. Named after Ernst Grafenberg, inventor of the IUD (intrauterine device), the existence of this pleasure-enhancing area has been debated for decades. Apparently no doctor ever examined a female cadaver to see if it exists. Now, based on a look at one elderly woman's anatomy, there's a gold rush to claim this valuable real estate exists.

Apparently the G-spot is made of erectile tissues and blood vessels. It's inside the vagina about two-thirds of an inch from the opening of the urethra (where urine comes out) and is about one-third of an inch long and one-sixth of an inch wide and high.

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