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What do you suggest if my labia majora is wrinkley! help!?

What do you suggest if my labia majora is wrinkley! help!?

Labial "wrinkles": Unlike facial wrinkles labial wrinkles develop as one ages or has multiple vaginal deliveries because of stretching and loss of fat content and elasticity. There have been surgeons who "face lift" the labia, but the medical necessity of such work is questionable. Given the lower labial unseen location, it might be time to put away the critical "mirror". ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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What to do if I have a large labia majora, is there any way to naturally fix it?

What to do if I have a large labia majora, is there any way to naturally fix it?

No natural fix: To my knowledge there is no natural fix to shrink large labia major. However, there are gynecologic surgeons, who specialize in "vaginal rejuvenation", who would have the technical expertise and experience. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my labia majora is so large and what to do to make it smaller?

Could you tell me why my labia majora is so large and what to do to make it smaller?

Just happens: Labial size may be hereditary, but there is no known cause for it. It can be reduced surgically, but you run the risk of scarring, which can cause painful intercourse. Discuss this with your GYN. ...Read more

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My frnd is complaining that her labia majora&minora are black.is there anything to change the colr?is it normal?plz suggest

My frnd is complaining that her labia majora&minora are black.is there anything to change the colr?is it normal?plz suggest

Little confuse: the genital organ usually are slightly darker than the rest of the skin so if the area your GF concern about significantly darker than the rest of her skin she need to show it to her doctors so they can decide if it is normal or not if it is not normal they will advise her of a best treatment if it is normal then i think it is hard to go against nature good luck thank you for using health tap ...Read more

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Hi i just recently had my baby on christmas. And I have noticed two weeks ago that my labia majora has begun hurting badly. What should I do?

Hi i just recently had my baby on christmas. And I have noticed two weeks ago that my labia majora has begun hurting badly. What should I do?

See your OB provider: Giving birth is traumatic for vaginal and perineal tissue as well as external genitalia. This trauma can cause bruising, swelling, bleeding because the tissue has been stretched and is very fragile. You may also have a vaginal infection such as a yeast infection causing a lot of inflammation. Hormonal changes may also contribute. See a doctor for an exam, tests, and effective treatment options. ...Read more

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I have bumps on labia majora, what can I do?

I have bumps on labia majora, what can I do?

See your doctor: Abnormalities of the vulva need examination to determine a differential diagnosis. This presentation may be something simple or could be something much more complex. See your doctor for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a way to moisten the dry skin of the labia majora?

Is there a way to moisten the dry skin of the labia majora?

Why it's dry: It could be "dry" because of too frequent bathing. It could be low hormone levels, like menopause. It should be examined by a health care professional. ...Read more

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My labia majora is very wrinkly. Is there anything I can do?

My labia majora is very wrinkly. Is there anything I can do?

Augment or reduce?: In many instances this can be associated with loss of volume whereas in other instances it may be associated with skin laxity. The options are to peform with a labia majora augmentstion where you can restore volume with fat grafting or fillers whereas the latter may benefit from resection of redundant skin with a labia majora reduction. ...Read more

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Does a biopsy of the labia majora hurt? How long until results?

Does a biopsy of the labia majora hurt? How long until results?

Biopsies : Usually before a biopsy your doctor may use a topical or local anesthesia to numb the area. You will probably have slight discomfort, but no severe pain. Pathology results can sometimes take up to a few weeks to come back depending on where they are processed. Good luck! ...Read more