Dr. Oz's All-Star Advice
What is a vulva?—Ross Matthews
Dr. Oz: All right, vulva. If you're getting into a shower and if you're a female, and you take a mirror and look at your private parts—that's the vulva. So it's the labia majora, the labia minora, that runs into the clitoris on top. And then, down below there is the vestibule, or entryway, into the vagina. That whole area is called the vulva.
Your guide to the female anatomy
And it's important for us to understand that because if you don't understand your own anatomy, you're not going to be able to understand how to make the most out of it.
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Published on January 07, 2011