You've probably heard stories about people being born with two livers, an extra hand, or maybe even an extra heart. Medical anomalies do exist, but we've definitely never heard about someone like this before. This young woman, who shared her story with Reddit, has two vaginas — that's right: Two complete vaginas, each of which are in working order.
After sharing online, she did a Q&A to answer people's burning questions: How does it all look? How do you have sex? Can you get pregnant? We've got all the answers and more below, and what she says is actually pretty surprising. The best part is that she also got her boyfriend to join in the conversation, and he gives some pretty compelling insight on what it's like to be the partner of someone with two vaginas. Check out her story below, and prepare to have your mind blown — what she says about pregnancy is totally bananas.
So, what's it really like to have two vaginas?
To understand the following story, you’re going to want to have a solid hold on what it’s like to have ONE vagina — you know, the norm. Check out this diagram for a refresher, and to feel like you’re in health class again.
Aright, so now that you've got a handle on the one vagina thing, here's what it's like to have two.
The condition is known as uterus didelphys, and one Redditor claims that she has it — and also took the time to explain what it means
To have this condition isn't just about having a double uterus.
Nope, she’s got two uteri, two cervices and two vaginas. Basically, two of everything. Have questions? So do we.
For starters, the diagnosis took a lot longer than she thought.
She never thought of this on her own, and she found out when she was 16. She said she cried when the doctor told her the news.
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The diagnosis came with some other stipulations as well, but some thing were normal.
And although doctors told her to use two tampons at a time, she wrote that she only uses one. “I have two fallopian tubes, one connected to each uterus,” she wrote. “I menstruate once a month.”