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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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Why is my clitoris black and tender to touch , i woke up yesterday and just that tiny area is black , i assumed it was a bruise but im reall worried ?

Why is my clitoris black and tender to touch , i woke up yesterday and  just that tiny area is black , i assumed it was a bruise but im reall worried ?

Congestion: This is one possibility. It is a highly sensate (increase density of nerves and blood vessels). Observe routine contact and perineal moisture precautions and see your ob/gyn if changes persist. ...Read more

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It's been a week since I last had sex and it burned when I peed, and now there are red bumps around my clitoris that are tender to the touch. Help?

Exam: If unprotected, you must be screened for STD exposure. You need a pelvic exam and a urine analysis with culture. This may be a UTI or urethritis related to sexual activity/foreplay or clitoral stimulation; however, abstain sexually until cleared by your physician. ...Read more

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My clitoris is swollen and tender/hurts when touched. No other symptoms. What can this be? And what is it cause by?

Clit: It could be friction from intercourse, masturbation, tight underwear. Urinary tract infection, vulvovaginitis. Reaction to chemical (lotion/gel used for intercourse). See doctor if not sure or worried. ...Read more

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My clitoris has been very tender for a couple of weeks, sexual activity makes it worse & crossed legs hurt it.What could it be and how do I relieve it?

My clitoris has been very tender for a couple of weeks, sexual activity makes it worse & crossed legs hurt it.What could it be and how do I relieve it?

Infection/inflammatn: It is not uncommon to get inflammation of the clitoris. Also your urethral opening is near your clitoris and can get inflamed or infected and cause pain. You can even get a carbuncle there that is very tender- i recommend you go see your doctor to eval further. ...Read more

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I am having pain and tenderness on my clitoris ?

Check for std: This could be from your cycle, orgasm, infection, or the type of clothes you are wearing, or trauma. ...Read more

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I am 63 and have never had a problem with this until now. My clitoris is hanging down and it is tender when I sit. Aging has caused it to lose its f?

Clitoral swelling: Clitoral swelling and pain can occur because of infection, medication side effects etc. This type of change requires evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have some tenderness to the top of my vagina above the clitoris. Its slightly swollen and feels like there's a cut there.

I have some tenderness to the top of my vagina above the clitoris. Its slightly swollen and feels like there's a cut there.

"cut": There may very well be a "cut" there. Any number of things could have caused it. To facilitate healing you can do twice a day sitz baths. In addition, you can utilize dermaplast spray to help with giving relief. ...Read more