Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Female Erections

  1. Oct 27, 2009 #1
    Do girls technically get erections?

    I remember reading somewhere that they did. ... lol I assumed they were talking about the clitoris. Has anyone heard of this? Am I retarded :P
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 27, 2009 #2


    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Your question is not retarded, and yes, they are referring to the swelling of the clitorus during sexual arousal.
  4. Oct 28, 2009 #3


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    The nipples also "erect" slightly.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook