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A Philadelphia woman with two vaginas details what her life is like and the questions she gets when people learn about her anatomy.
Paige DeAngelo, 20, has taken to TikTok to explain what it’s like to have two vaginas, two uteruses and two cervixes.
The 20-year-old student has uterine didelphys, a condition she’s had since birth that basically means she has two fully functioning reproductive systems.
In one video, which has nine million views, DeAngelo explains that she experiences two periods a month and can get pregnant in both sides at different times.
But if that’s not bonkers enough, DeAngelo will never know for sure if she’s pregnant — unless she takes a pregnancy test — because the other side can still get a period.
The downside is she’s also prone to miscarriages and, if she does become pregnant, a premature baby is likely.
DeAngelo had irregular periods for years — sometimes every two weeks — but she wasn’t diagnosed until she was 18, the first time she visited a gynecologist.
“People’s reactions when I tell them are always funny – it’s like shock, and then, ‘What did you say?’”
In another video, DeAngelo busts out an anatomy chart of a typical uterus and what one with uterine didelphys looks like.
She says the biggest misconception is the anatomy of the two but she clarifies “they look very similar on the outside.”
So, no, she doesn’t have two separate vaginas.
DeAngelo, who’s also a dancer, started her TikTok channel to educate people who have questions about her condition, according to SWNS.com. She now has over 304,000 followers.
She shared that many other girls have DM’ed her to say they have the same issue, adding that 1 in 2,000 girls have the condition.
“I knew I felt really alone and really scared when I found out,” she said.
“I’m glad I’ve created a safe space for other females to reach out for help.”