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Vagina Health: 10 Things You Didn't Know

12/08/2014 02:30 EST | Updated 12/09/2014 10:59 EST
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Our vaginas can often seem like unknown worlds to us, and once you start reading facts about them, you soon realize there's only a lot more to learn.

The infographic below, posted on IFL Science! and making the rounds on Facebook, was created by HB Health of Knightsbridge, a healthcare and cosmetics clinic based in London. The graphic highlights facts about the vagina's self-cleaning methods, its nerve endings and even how female genitals respond during sex.

A healthy vagina naturally has acid and has other beneficial bacteria that fight off infections while keeping a healthy pH level, according to Everyday Health. And while all vaginas are different, normal vaginas release small amounts of discharge.

To keep a healthy (and happy) vagina, experts recommend watching for discharge changes, washing it thoroughly daily and always wiping front to back.

If you're worried about your vaginal health, speak to your doctor or check out this post on common types of vaginal infections. But in the meantime, get ready to be wowed by facts on pubic hair and more.

Check out the full graphic below:

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