Italian Scientists Claim They Found G Spot Using Ultrasound
Posted on March 7, 2008The BBC reports that Italian scientists believe they can locate a woman's G spot using ultrasound. Dr Emmanuele Jannini, the leader of the research group, said, "For the first time, it is possible to determine by a simple, rapid and inexpensive method if a woman has got a G spot or not."
Other scientists disagree with Jannini's finding. They suggest that what he found isn't the G spot.The latest research, published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, was carried out the Dr Emmanuele Jannini at the University of L'Aquila, and involved just 20 women.
Ultrasound was used to measure the size and shape of the tissue beyond the "front" wall of the vagina, often suggested as the location of the G spot.
In the nine women who reported being able to achieve vaginal orgasm, the tissues between the vagina and the urethra - which carries urine out of the body - were on average thicker than in the 11 women who could not reach orgasm this way.
Yet another scientist disagreed with the idea of trying to search for the so-called G spot in the first place. Dr Petra Boynton, a sexual psychologist at University College London, told the BBC, "If a woman spends all her time worrying about whether she is normal, or has a G spot or not, she will focus on just one area, and ignore everything else. It's telling people that there is a single, best way to have sex, which isn't the right thing to do."However, Dr Tim Spector, from St Thomas' Hospital in London, told New Scientist that the thicker tissue might actually be part of the clitoris - another extremely sensitive area.
Another suggestion was that, rather than being the cause of more orgasms, having these frequently might actually lead to better-developed musculature in this area.