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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Enlarged Clitoris

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What causes large clitoris?

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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Clitoris (Definition)

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


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What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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What are causes of a swollen labia minora?

What are causes of a swollen labia minora?

It depends: The level of "trauma" to the labia minora can be minor or more severe. Sex that is too long, too rough, too dry etc can cause severe swelling. It is also possible that you have developed an infection, std or some other problem. If the swelling does not resolve, you need to be examined, call your doctor! ...Read more

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What are the causes of painful ln enlargement on axilla?

What are the causes of painful ln enlargement on axilla?

Infection, but...: They are probably related to infections. You report having been tested for fanconi's anemia. Do you have it? Fanconi's anemia usually results in low blood counts that would increase risk of infection. These patients also are at increased risk for cancer at early age. I would recommend seeing a doctor soon. ...Read more

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What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

Multiple things: An enlarged uterus can be caused by pregnancy, fibroids (benign muscular tumors of the uterus) or by adenomyosis which is where tissue from the lining of the uterus grows into the muscle wall causing it to enlarge, become "boggy", tender and may bleed more heavily. There is also a rare cancer, leiomyosarcoma, that can cause rapid enlargement of the uterus. ...Read more

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What is the cause of enlarged or swollen urethane opening?

Urethral caruncle: A fleshy mass at the urethral opening around menopause are not uncommon. See this site for more info. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/urethral-caruncle. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of prostate enlargement?

What are the possible causes of prostate enlargement?

Age. : The most common cause of prostate enlargement is age-related, called benign prostatic hyperplasia. This is generally not a health problem, unless it begins to restrict urine flow and cause bothersome urinary symptoms. Prostate infection & cancer are other potential causes. If you have any concerns, or if you have a family history of prostate cancer, speak to your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What causes Enlarged prostate?

What causes Enlarged prostate?

DHT: Testosterone is converted to an active form Dihydrotestosterone in the prostate tissue by an enzyme , 5 alpha reductase. It is postulated this process leads to or causes prostate hypertrophy. ...Read more

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What could cause lumps that grow below the head of penis?

What could cause lumps that grow below the head of penis?

Pearly papules?: One man in about one hundred is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules" along the corona (the back part of the glans). They are a normal variant and might be considered something of a plus. If for some reason you don't like them, they can be removed using a laser. Check the online photos and see if this matches what you have. ...Read more

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What causes painful intercourse and clitoris swelling?

What causes painful intercourse and clitoris swelling?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes enlargement of muscles below the ears?

What causes enlargement of muscles below the ears?

Minor mystery: Some people have very large masseters, famously the late president nixon. I suspect this is genetic. Some folks attribute some cases to grinding the teeth or chewing gum. Masseter hypertrophy is treated nowadays with Botox is the person wishes. Photoguy may love it or hate it. It's his choice, and the wife's. ...Read more

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Could an enlarged prostate cause painful ejaculation?

Could an enlarged prostate cause painful ejaculation?

ONLY IF PROSTATITIS: Benign prostatic hypertrophy does not cause painful ejaculation, but it can happen if the prostate enlargement is due to prostatitis. ...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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What causes the swollen of the urethra?

What causes the swollen of the urethra?

Infection, trauma or: Inflammation. Infection ; inflammation can be from a urinary infection affecting the urethra or an std. Trauma can be from instrumentation, self or medical or from a straddle injury or pelvic fracture or vigorous sex. ...Read more

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Causes of enlargement of testacles and remedies?

Causes of enlargement of testacles and remedies?

Scrotal: Enlargement has both testicular and peritesticular causes. Best to see a urologist to sort out the possibilities. Ultrasound is often performed as an adjunct to the clinical evaluation. ...Read more