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How can I reduce the size of my labia major without major surgery?

How can I reduce the size of my labia major without major surgery?

Probably cant: Labiaplasty sounds awful but the recovery & pain is usually not awful. It takes 8 weeks to fully recover & resume intercourse. I can't think of any other way to reduce labial size. Are you sure you're not talking about labia minora? I've not really had to reduce the size of the labia majora. ...Read more

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Vulva (Definition)

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


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Wondering why some girls don't have labia minora and some have, do they remove it by surgery?

Wondering why some girls don't have labia minora and some have, do they remove it by surgery?

Variable: The size and shape of the labia minora varies naturally from patient to patient. In some third world cultures, it and the clitoris is removed surgically, in theory to prevent promiscuity. It is considered abuse. ...Read more

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I am 22 years old single girl my labia become long since two year, is there any medicine to cure it without surgery?

Not but...: Patients who present with “enlarged labia” may have problems wearing certain clothing, exercising, riding bikes/horses, and/or with sexual activity. These patients may be candidates for labia minora reduction surgery (labiaplasty). Careful selection of surgeon is important; ask to see lots of examples of his/her work. ...Read more

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I have oversized labia on both sides. They are very uncomfortable and they hurt a lot. Also it's embarrassing to wear certain clothing or a swim suit. I'm very insecure from this and wonder if there is any surgery available?

I have oversized labia on both sides. They are very uncomfortable and they hurt a lot. Also it's embarrassing to wear certain clothing or a swim suit. I'm very insecure from this and wonder if there is any surgery available?

The: The procedure has been called a labia minora reduction, labiaplasty, labioplasty, or partial vulvectomy. You may want to discuss with your gynecologist or seek an individual experienced in this procedure. To see samples of before and after photos click on the link below. ...Read more

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I'm unmarried and not virgin. My labia minora are deshaped and vagina is loosen. What can I do to make it narrow and tight without surgery????

I'm unmarried and not virgin. My labia minora are deshaped and vagina is loosen. What can I do to make it narrow and tight without surgery????

Kegel's: Pelvic exercises, are useful,
however I recommend you see a doctor to discuss your concerns, variations in normal can be discussed. You may get reassurance from an exam and discussion. ...Read more

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Lymphedema on the loose skin of the labia after vulvar abscess surgery. It looks like a bartholin cyst but painless. How can I make it shrink?

Lymphedema on the loose skin of the labia after vulvar abscess surgery. It looks like a bartholin cyst but painless. How can I make it shrink?

Heat packs and time: Healing is promoted by blood flow which can be enhanced with warmth and continued good health and exercise. Don't smoke and give it some time. Your body will reabsorb the fluid. Some compression to the area or a pillow to lift your bottom when you're sleeping may help the fluid travel back up. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a laser vulva surgery and healing the inside is healed together can I pull it apart myself with lidocaine?

I had a laser vulva surgery and healing the inside is healed together can I pull it apart myself with lidocaine?

See your doctor.: Even without details about what kind of surgery you had and for what reason, I can tell you that trying to pull something apart that appears to be healed together is a bad idea. Follow up with the provider that did the procedure- they want to hear about any problems you are having with the healing process, and will likely want to see the area! ...Read more

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4yrs ago I operated a painful bump on the vulva. Since then it appears every summer on both lips, always removed with surgery. What can it be?

4yrs ago I operated a painful bump on the vulva. Since then it appears every summer on both lips, always removed with surgery. What can it be?

Path report: Since you have had surgery on this spot before the best thing to do it is to ask for a copy of the pathology report. The diagnosis will be listed. If there is no pathology report then ask the surgeon what the diagnosis was. This is the most accurate way to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Bladder sling surgery for incont. Started vaginal and vulva itching burning stinging and redness dr did swab. No infection. Could I be allergic to mesh?

Bladder sling surgery for incont. Started vaginal and vulva itching burning stinging and redness dr did swab. No infection. Could I be allergic to mesh?

Possible: Rare allergic response to mesh is possible, mesh has polyglycol is inert but other binding chemicals may produce allergy. Speak to your surgeon for other possibilities before attributing it due to allergy. ...Read more

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How big is big for a women's labias?

How big is big for a women's labias?

Only you know: Labia come in all shapes and sizes and have different coloring. There really is no "too big" or abnormal so if you're bothered by the appearance or if they are bothersome in swimsuits or exercise, then see a specialist for an evaluation as genital plastic surgery can improve appearance and function dramatically. ...Read more

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What causes the labia to swell?

What causes the labia to swell?

Anything...: ...From an allergy to a lubricant or condom component to simple friction. If this is a significant and/or persistent problem, you'll need to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I don't like my labia, its so long!?

We are all unique: Including our labia. Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that alter the appearance of the labia. ...Read more

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What is labia minora?

What is labia minora?

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. ...Read more

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How to treat hanging labia?

Labia Reduction: Patients who present with “enlarged labia” may have problems wearing certain clothing, exercising, riding bikes/horses, and/or with sexual activity. These patients may be candidates for labia minora reduction surgery (labiaplasty). Careful selection of surgeon is important; ask to see lots of examples of his/her work. ...Read more

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Why does my labia smell weird?

Many reasons: There are a variety of reasons that may produce an unpleasant odor of the female genitalia with bacterial vaginosis and candidal vaginitis as the two most common reasons. You should meet with your gynecologist for an exam. ...Read more

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