What is the function of Mons Pubis?

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The sex and related organs are placed very discreetly in our body system as they are very delicate and open to an array of infections. The arrangement is different in both men and women, although some organs are common in both. But Mons pubis  is one organ which is exclusive to women and works as a protection pad during intercourse.


What is Mons Pubis?

The mons pubis is also termed as mons, mons veneris, or pubic mound. It is the fat pad covering on the pubic bone which segments to create labia majora. The main purpose of mons pubis is to give cushioning and protection to the pubic You do not have access to view this node, mainly during intercourse and also protect the bones and tissues lying beneath. In the girl child the mons pubis does not have any hair but as she reaches puberty the mons pubic too becomes thick and is covered with thick pubic hair. The anterior part of vulva is formed by mons pubis.


What are the other parts supporting mons pubis?

The mons pubis segments into labia majora also known as larger lips on both the sides of furrow and is termed as cleft of venus which also encircles labia minor, vaginal opening and clitoris along with other parts of the vulval vestibule. The fatty tissue which mostly composes the mons pubis or mons veneris is highly sensitive towards, estrogen and hence forms a visible mound when the girl child reaches puberty. Due to this the labia majora part is pushed forward and is placed distant from pubic You do not have access to view this node.


What is the function of mons pubis?

During the intercourse, the body experiences motion on the genital areas which can cause injury to the women’s delicate parts. Similarly, other reasons can too cause injury to this part and hence mons pubis is located there to serve as the security pad for protecting this organ from any harm. Apart from this, mons pubis also assists in stimulating olfactory aromas that enhances the sexual attractiveness. Sebaceous and sweat glands are present inside the mons pubis that creates sexually appealing smell to stimulate arousal.


What are the developmental stages of mons pubis?

As the girl child grows into woman, her anatomy too goes through different stages:

  • Before the occurrence of menstrual cycle the mons pubis has very small amount of fat and is generally flat
  • At the onset of puberty, the body of women starts releasing estrogen and progesterone due to which mons pubis starts growing hair and slowly develops fatty tissues in this area
  • After the menopause, the pubic hair become more thin, gray and coarse and also starts losing some of the fatty You do not have access to view this node.


How does pregnancy affect this organ?

Mostly after childbirth or even due to genetics, few women face the problem of excess of fatty tissue presence on or around mons pubis due to which they choose to go for plastic You do not have access to view this node, lipo suction or tummy tuck procedures. Some women also remove vaginal hair by different means like laser hair removal, waxing, shaving or hair removal creams. Since this area is very sensitive all the above treatments and procedures should be performed in consultation with a licensed professional.


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