The perineal area (also called the perineum) is the space between the vaginal opening and your anus. During a typical vaginal delivery, the skin of your vagina prepares for childbirth by thinning out. This part of your body is meant to stretch and allow the baby’s head and body to pass through without trauma.
What is the perineal area?
The perineum is the region between the thighs, bounded by the scrotum and anus in males and by the opening of the vagina and the anus in females (Figure 22). Figure 22. Male and female perineal regions.
What does the perineal area look like?
The perineum is an area located at the lowermost aspect of the pelvis just inferior to its floor and between the thighs. It is diamond-shaped and can be divided by an imaginary line drawn between the two ischial tuberosities, into an anterior urogenital triangle and a posterior anal triangle.
What is the definition of perineal?
: an area between the thighs that marks the approximate lower boundary of the pelvis and is occupied by the urinary and genital ducts and rectum also: the area between the anus and the posterior part of the external genitalia.
What is a perineum male?
In males, the perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum.
What is a taint?
Other definitions for taint (2 of 2) noun Slang: Vulgar. the area between the testicles or vulva and the anus; the perineum.
How do you wash the perineal area?
Assist client to clean or wash the genital area with warm soapy water or the disposable wipe.
- Females should be washed from front to back, a cleaner area first, more soiled area last.
- Males should be cleaned around the penis first and then the scrotum.
- Rinse the genital area in the same, thorough fashion.
Why does perineal mean?
1. The portion of the body in the pelvis occupied by urogenital passages and the rectum, bounded in front by the pubic arch, in the back by the coccyx, and laterally by part of the hipbone. 2. The region between the scrotum and the anus in males, and between the posterior vulva junction and the anus in females.
What is the F spot on a male?
The head of the penis (glans) has about 4,000 nerve endings which makes it one of the most erogenous zones of the male body. That’s not all, though: the frenulum (v-shaped part under the head, before the shaft begins) is another extremely sensitive part, as is the foreskin, in cases of uncircumcised penises.