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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Enlarged Clitoris

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What can cause an enlarged clitoris on a child?

What can cause an enlarged clitoris on a child?

Ambiguous Genitalia: Another consideration would be ambiguous genitalia which includes the adrenal hyperplasia scenario mentioned above but also includes various intersex entities. Determination of the child's genotype (xx or xy) would be a good first step in the evaluation. See: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1015520-overview a bit complicated but lots of info. ...Read more

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The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more


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Enlarged clitoris is there anything I can do?

Enlarged clitoris is there anything I can do?

Clitoroplasty: Depends how much it bothers you. An operation, reduction clitoroplasty, is a possibility if problem is sufficient for you to consider surgery. I have he'd considerable success using operation described by dr. Stanley kogan (reference: kogan sj, smey p, levitt sb journal of urology, 1983, vol 130 (4) pages: 746-8). This operation preserves nerves ; sensation to clitoris. ...Read more

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What is treatment for an enlarged clitoris?

What is treatment for an enlarged clitoris?

Clitoroplasty Surger: Reduction clitoroplasty is the best option. God forbid a clitoridectomy (amputation).Not many surgeons have experience with this surgery & are mostly experienced pediatric urologists as we take care of girls with adrenal hyperplasia which can cause a greatly enlarged clitoris.Glans clitoris must be preserved, whilst removing some erectile tissue from the shaft on each side. Please comment if u wish. ...Read more

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Please describe a good treatment for an enlarged clitoris?

Please describe a good treatment for an enlarged clitoris?

Depends how large: Girls with adrenal hyperplasia can have a very large clitoris & pediatric urologists are experts at performing reduction clotoroplasties whilst preserving most of the glans clitoris with it's nerve supply. So called clitoral recession is a rotten procedure as subjects later have painful "erections" of the confined clitoral shaft. Mild to moderate enlargement-> no problem, partner may find exciting. ...Read more

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Enlarged clitoris in pcos. What is the best way to treat this?

Anti- androgen: With pcos the testosterone level can be elevated. If that is the cause of the enlarged clitoris, the anti-androgen drugs could be beneficial - see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pregnancy and enlarged clitoris, does it reverse?

Normally yes: Most pregnancy changes are reversible with exception of abdominal wall stretch marks ; possibly size/tightness of vaginal opening. ...Read more

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Is it normal for there to be discomfort around my clitoris? I have polycystic ovary syndrome and have been told that an enlarged clitoris is a symptom. Every once in a while I have a slight amount of irritation (itching/pain) that comes without warning.

Is it normal for there to be discomfort around my clitoris? I have polycystic ovary syndrome and have been told that an enlarged clitoris is a symptom. Every once in a while I have a slight amount of irritation (itching/pain) that comes without warning.

The: The itching and pain could be from a fungal (yeast) infection localized to this area. You can try to use an over the counter vaginal yeast infection cream to the affected area twice a day for one to two weeks. If that does not work try vagisil cream. Again if no relief see your doctor because you should not have this kind of "discomfort." lastly an enlarged clitoris could be secondary to increased male hormones (testosterone) however there should be no associated itching and pain. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hi, I hv an ichy clitoris. What could be the cause?

Hi, I hv an ichy clitoris. What could be the cause?

Needs to be checked: Itchy Clitoris can be due to several reasons like Infection with yeast Localised infection Dermatological problems like lichen sclerosis.contact dermatitis from bath products or cosmetics used in genital area So get it checked by your Gynecologist ...Read more

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What causes large clitoris?

Genetics, hormones: Or arousal. Some people are tall ; others short, same with size of clitoris. Arousal makes blood filled corpora (rods) erect ; thus large. Girls born with adrenal cortical hyperplasia can be born with a very large clitoris which can initially present as an ambiguous genitalia problem. Women who develop an androgen (testosterone-like) secreting tumor can experience clitoral enlargement. ...Read more

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What causes clitoris to be itchy?

Yeast infection: Commonly causes itchiness of clitoris. So can thong panties or reaction to washing detergent. ...Read more

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What are some causes of a large clitoris?

Androgens: Any disorder with increased androgens could cause this. An ovarian or adrenal tumor, or even pcos could do this. However, it is also possible, and likely, that it is simply who you are and there is nothing wrong. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause the clitoris to itch?

Can dehydration cause the clitoris to itch?

No: Schedule a visit and investigate other causes such a herpes, yeast, other infections, skin disorders and contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of an abnormal large clitoris?

What is the cause of an abnormal large clitoris?

Possibly normal: Great varuiation in normal clitoris size from tiny nubbin to about 1/2size of normal pinky finger. Markedly enlared clitoris is seen in in females with adrenogenital syndrome, in which case the clitoris can be confused with a penis and even the vagina is sealed. When severe is considered an ambiguous genitalia problem + needs a pedi endocrine dr + urologist. Androgenic tumors can cause enlargement. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of having large clitoris?

What is the main cause of having large clitoris?

Depends: This depends on whether you mean large but in the normal range or abnormally large. Also whether it's present from birth or comes on later in life. Possible causes include birth defects, genetic issues, adrenal disease and testosterone secreting ovarian tumors. ...Read more

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What causes itching and dry white patches in the area above my clitoris?

What causes itching and dry white patches in the area above my clitoris?

Itchy, white patches: Itchy, white patches in the genital area and, at times, also in the anus are seen with a dermatological disorder called lichen sclerosis et atrophicus. This condition, if present, is best treated with corticosteroid creams to relieve symptoms and prevent long term complications. A dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat this disorder or any other skin pathology. ...Read more