Is Female Ejaculation Pee

Is Female Ejaculation Pee?

No topic in the realm of female sexuality is as misunderstood as female ejaculation. Why does it happen, why don’t all women experience it, and can you control it? But another common question is this: Is female ejaculation pee?

Are you, or your partner, concerned about this issue? The stress about the way your body responds to sex and orgasms will only prevent you from enjoying yourself. But we understand your need to know for sure. So it’s time to cut out the myths and the misunderstandings and get to the facts. 

If you are looking for straightforward answers to this and other questions regarding female ejaculation, read on.

What this article covers:

Is Female Ejaculation Pee?

No, it is not, and a lot of the confusion may stem from a misunderstanding of the terminology. Female ejaculation is not, as many people believe, squirting. 

They are two different processes that can happen independently of each other, or even together. Some women may not even experience it either. That does not mean that anything is wrong, as all women experience sex differently.  

Female ejaculation is the secretion of a milk-white substance, often accompanying orgasm. The contents of female ejaculation are similar to men’s ejaculation and are not related to urine. 

Is Squirting Pee?

So then, what is a squirt in sex? Is that pee? No. As with female ejaculation, female squirting is also not pee. Squirt is visible as a clear spurting or gushing substance triggered by g-spot stimulation, arousal, or orgasm. 

It is not the urine, but because it is believed to be expelled from the urethra, there is a misconception that squirting is the same as urinating. 

Why Some People Think Squirt Is Pee

The urethra is situated near the Skene’s glands, which are the likely trigger for female ejaculation and squirting. This is fluid that is expelled from the urethral opening and looks as if it is a forceful spurt of pee. 

But most of this belief that squirt is pee stems from the long-held opinion, now disproved, that females could not ejaculate in any way. In recent years, we have learned more and more about female sexuality, in all its complexity. We now know that a girl can cum without having an orgasm, too.

Very few people now believe that squirt is just pee, although opinion is divided as to whether it contains a bit of urine. Even if it does contain quantities of urine, though, it is not the same as pee. 

It would be normal to pick up traces of urine as it passes through the urethral opening, as this is where urine is expelled from, too. 

Why Do Women Squirt?

So, why does squirting happen?  Squirting can be triggered by engorgement surrounding the Skene’s glands, or G-spot stimulation. It often accompanies orgasm, but not exclusively. It can also occur in response to intense sexual arousal before orgasm, or even shortly after orgasm.

It can be frustrating if you hear about it and have never experienced it. Don’t stress about it though, it is just as normal not to squirt, as it is to squirt. Everyone experiences arousal and orgasm differently, and as long as you are enjoying mutually consensual sex, it’s all good.

That said, some women can squirt through masturbation alone. Also,  you can squirt and not have an orgasm. Once again, this may not be the norm for you, and if doesn’t happen, that’s okay. 

Where Do You Squirt from?

Squirting produces a watery, colorless, and odorless liquid that ejects from the urethra, once triggered elsewhere in the body, most likely the Skene’s glands. These are tiny glands that are located around the lower end of the urethral opening. 

During sexual arousal, the tissues surrounding these glands become engorged with blood, and this swelling triggers secretion. 

Women differ in their reports of what squirting feels like, with some just saying that it feels pleasurable, and others not noticing a perceptible difference.

Is Squirt the Same as Female Ejaculation?

No. Part of the mystery surrounding this issue consists of confusion between the terms female ejaculation and squirting. They are not the same. Squirting is closely related, but female ejaculation can occur without what is known as squirting. 

Non-squirt female ejaculation is a creamy, milky substance that is released in a much more gentle fashion, from the Skene’s glands. Some of its contents are also found in men’s semen. Like squirting, female ejaculation is real, but not all women experience or notice it. 

A woman may experience both at different times, or even at the same time. Whether you do or don’t it’s perfectly normal. All women react differently to orgasms, at different times. 

Does Squirting Ever happen Without Orgasm?

Squirting is just one of the possibilities that happen when a woman reaches orgasm. But you can have an orgasm without squirting, too. 

What Percentage of Female Squirt Is Urine?

Some scientists believe that female squirt is in fact urine, while others believe that it makes up a small percentage of the substance that we know as a squirt. This is probably due to the pressure on the urethra, which may trigger a full bladder. In this way, some urine may make its way into the squirt.

In a study conducted in 2015, squirting was found to contain urea, creatinine, and uric acid concentrations along with prostate-like secretions. An exact percentage was not given. Therefore, squirt does seem to contain an amount of diluted urine, but results may differ between women. 

Studies into female squirting have produced mixed results, and scientists are divided on the facts about the chemical makeup of squirt. As the need for more information on this topic increases, so will the number of studies on it. 

Does Squirt Smell Like Pee?

Anecdotal evidence suggests that squirt does not look like, nor smell like pee. Even in the few studies that have been done on squirting, it has always been noted as colorless and odorless. 

This suggests that although a percentage of squirt may be urine or components of urine, it is so watered down that it does not produce an odor. Squirt itself has never been described as having a unique odor.

What Is Squirt Supposed to Smell Like?

Squirt is not supposed to smell like anything. In scientific studies, and through at-home observations. Squirt has always been described as odorless. 

If you or your partner are noticing an odor, there may be other underlying reasons for this. Medical issues such as a urinary tract infection, or another gynecological issue, could also be the origin of a smell when squirting. 

But Why Does My Squirt Smell Like Pee?

This can actually be easily explained. In cases where squirting smells exactly like urine, chances are that’s what it is. Coital incontinence, the temporary loss of bladder control during sex or orgasm, is fairly common and may mimic the experience of squirting. 

As many as 10% to 27% of women experience this, but the true numbers are likely to be higher. The reason for this is that many women are embarrassed to report this to their doctor. As it is vastly underreported, the statistics may not portray an accurate picture of the incidence of coital incontinence. 


The questions surrounding female ejaculation and squirting have mostly been answered by scientific studies in the last ten years or so. But, there is still much to be learned. While scientists are divided on the issue, it would appear that squirting is not pee, but may contain small amounts of diluted urine. 

This should not be seen as an abnormality or detractor from sexual enjoyment, though. Many people find that female ejaculation and squirting enhance their pleasure. So, whether it contains some pee or not, if it feels good, don’t stress about it and just enjoy it. 

Is Female Ejaculation Pee? (FAQs)

Why do I squirt so much?

Most women who squirt report the volume as being roughly 2oz. But not all women are the same, and the amount can vary. Squirting almost always produces more noticeable volume than ordinary female ejaculation. 

Is coital urinary incontinence the same as squirting?

No, coital incontinence happens when you are unable to stop the emptying of your bladder during sex. It is not the same as squirting, although some women and their partners may confuse it for squirting. Coital urinary incontinence generally affects women who suffer from other types of incontinence as well. 

Is female ejaculation more common than squirting?

Squirting appears to be more common than female ejaculation. This may just be a matter of perception, though. Thanks to its higher volume, and spurting nature, squirting is more easily noticed than other ejaculatory fluid.

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