Overstimulating your clit via masturbation might do you more harm than good. Here’s why

Overstimulating your clit can be a bad idea as this can often lead to painful sex and infections.
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Too much clit touching is no good ladies. Image courtesy: Unsplash
Nikita Bhardwaj Updated: 12 Dec 2023, 15:22 pm IST
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Vaginal stimulation or masturbation is without a doubt pleasuresome. Also, it might help in improving sexual response. However, keep in mind to not over do it, as overstimulating your clit has a flip side to it too. 

According to experts, stimulating it can help you in arousal and in achieving orgasm. However, if you are wondering if overstimulating your clit hurts, then the answer is yes, it can. The clit is very sensitive and aggressive clit masturbation and stimulating it way too often can actually have some major repercussions.

What does it mean to overstimulate your clit?

Overstimulating refers to a state where you experience an overwhelming level of sexual arousal. There are many nerves around the clit which you can stimulate. Overstimulating your clit means when you excessively rub and masturbate.

If you understand the anatomy of your vulva then you must know that clit is one of the most sensitive erogenous points. It feels like a tiny button which is located right above your urinary opening. The function of this organ is to give sexual pleasure. But when you overstimulate it, it can lead to painful sex and various other outcomes.

Five issues sexual overstimulation leads to

1. Vaginal infections

According to Dr Gandhali Deorukhkar Pillai, a consultant with the obstetrics and gynaecology department at Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai, too much clit masturbation, especially via external devices like a vibrator, can lead to bruising and cuts. Due to bruising, swelling can also happen in that area.

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Be cautious while touching your lady part. Image courtesy: Unsplash

Cuts can give a free pass to bacteria and fungus to penetrate within the organ, and lead to severe infections.

2. Urinary tract infections

Overstimulating your clit with a dirty hand or vibrator can also affect the urinary tract. That’s because the clit is very close to the urinary opening, and therefore there are high chances that the bacteria can spread around the area and can also lead to UTI.

“A burning sensation while peeing is witnessed in such cases,” she says.

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3. Vaginal dryness is another possibility

According to Dr Pillai, when you rub your clit way too much, the sweat glands in the area lead to secretion. Excessive rubbing every now and then clogs the pores in that region, making it dry. It can also lead to inflammation in that region.

4. Sexual dysfunction

“It’s like if you over exert an organ, then its response will keep dipping. It’s the same with the clit area. The clit area is full of nerve endings, and that’s the reason why it is so sensitive. Irritating those nerves time and again will hamper its working, and after sometime one may also experience loss in their libido,” she explains.

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Low sex drive and sexual dysfunction can haunt you if you play too much with your clit. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

5. Painful intercourse

You might end up with abrasions, if you stimulate the clit area way too much. This condition is also known as dyspareunia. In dyspareunia, the pain in your genitals can be intense and can happen before, during, and even after intercourse.

So ladies, have some fun but do not overstimulate your clit!

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