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what is labia minora?

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Dr. Kim thuy Onufrak
7 years experience Family Medicine
Inner labia: The labia minora are a pair of thin cutaneous folds that form a part of the vulva (external genitalia). They function to protect the clitoris and urinary and vaginal openings.
Answered on Mar 28, 2017
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Little "lips": The female vulva has two lateral folds(lips) the larger of the two is the labia majora, and the inner two are the labia minora.
Answered on Apr 23, 2019

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They do it in Uganda: You may want to read about the practice of labia stretching and elongation as practiced in many African nations such as Uganda and Rwanda. See this me ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Considine
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Yes: Yes it is not abnormal for labia minora to show. Although, if they are swollen or red then you might want to see if you have an infection or not like ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Vanko
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Sexual satisfaction: The labia are filled with nerves and receptors that respond to pressure and vibration. Enjoy!j.
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Medically it's ok.: No significant medical concerns regarding a large labia minora. However, if it is causing you discomfort or if you are concerned about the cosmetic ap ... Read More

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