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Nodules On Clitoral Hood Lump
I have little lumps all over my clitoral hood and around labia minora. It makes my hood look huge and labia long and wrinkly, am I normal?
Hello, I am 22 years old. Last Wednesday I was checking myself to make sure everything was ok with my vaginal health. I noticed a whiteish bump when I pulled my clitoral hood back, and when I let the hood cover my clitoris, it appearesd on top. I squee
I have a hard pimple-like bump on my clitoral hood. Started 2 months ago after using a vibrator. Turned bigger and painful after using it again.?
Well: Common advice would be to stop using the vibrator. For specific diagnosis and treatment you really need to see a physician in person ...Read more
Hi I have a really large hard bump on my clitoral hood under neath the skin. It hurts like hell, especially when touched and it is now bruising help?
Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some folliculitis or abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running hot soapy water as often as it is convenient and should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?
Persisting "yeast": Was the yeast diagnosis certain? How severe was it? Initial genital herpes can cause yeast-like symptoms and could also cause a new painful genital area red bump 3 weeks later. Check it out with your doctor, especially if your apparent yeast infection had open sores, tender swelling in the groin, or headache or fever. ...Read more
Can a clitoral hood reduction be done by a woman herself, in her own home if she has sterile equipment and local anastethic.?
This isn't something that happened suddenly but my clitoral hood is very large, it hangs oitside of my labia when I stand, it hangs out by 2cm?
Appearances: There is a WIDE variation in the appearance of the female external genitalia. What you are describing is most likely within the regular norms of anatomy. However, certain situations, where there are larger than average labia or clitoral hoods, can result in irritation from constant rubbing on your clothing. The best way to answer your worries is to see a GYN who can take a look and evaluate it ...Read more
Have an red itchy little bit burning very sensitive almost can't even c tear on my clitoral hood. Very vsensitive around clitoris also and red no pain?
Then more sensitive: Clitoral hood is a fold of skin around top ; sides of clitoral glans. Clitoris is like a mini penis with regards to sensation ; hood is similar to foreskin. Head of clitoris (glans) is most sensitive part of clitoris ; cotributes most to sexual pleasure ; achieving orgasm. Removing part or all of clitoral hood increases sensitivity of clitoris ; can increase sexually induced pleasure. ...Read more
Need examination: This is one of those questions that requires an examination by a doctor. There are so many possibilities. Without an examination it's hard to say what it is. I would definitely not try to pop it. That may cause harm. ...Read more
Help docs? Why is removal of the clitoral hood mutilation even though it's counterpart of foreskin in males?
It isn't mutilation: Removal of clitoral hood increases exposure of glans clitoris which can increase erotic sensation of clitoris. Mutilation is "female genital cutting", otherwise called female circumcision because the clitoris is amputated or removed. This removes all or virtually all erotic sensation for a woman. Hence that procedure is mutilation. ...Read more
A small brown/black freckle appeared on my clitoral hood a few days ago. I feel a slight pinching pain with pressure put on it and burns using wipes.
What's the reason why a clitoral hood would suddenly cover the head of the clitoris (i'm a virgin and no known recollection of injuring myself there)?
It is normal: There are many variations to the clitoral anatomy. It also depends upon how you examine yourself in the mirror. If you pull the labia majora upwards near the clitoris, you can see the head of the clitoris (glans) better. You need not worry. Zk. ...Read more
Why is the removal of the clitoral hood considered mutilation even though it's the female counterpart of the male foreskin?
Here are some...: Clitoral hood poses no risk to produce medical issues like those for foreskin. So its removal is unnecessary and its forced removal for no medical merit is, of course, a humiliation. How do you think? ...Read more
I am a female and have smegma under the clitoral hood. I have to clean myself a few times daily; is there anything I can use to keep it away?
Use a washcloth: Smegma is desquamative skin trapped between two skin edges. This exfoliation of skin is a normal process and happens everywhere we have skin. In skin creases the exfoliated skin gets trapped and accumulates and that is the condition you described. Is using a washcloth to scrub in these areas helps eliminate the smegma. ...Read more
I think I have an embedded clitoral hood piercing. I"m not sure how long its been embedded but I haven't been able to see the bottom of it for a l...
Clit hood piercing: Probably best to see your doctor - they will be able to assess the situation and if necessary - numb the area up to figure out what is going on. Did the screw on portion get lost or is it still attached or unknown because its embedded?? - This is something best left to another person to be able to look and if necessary - expose the screw on portion and then remove the piercing. ...Read more
I've been msturbating for 2 yrs, it feels good nor bad. My clitoral hood came out twice, there's always sharp pain, then closes seconds later. Am I ok?
See an obgyn: The clitoral hood is a small covering over the clitoris. During sexual stimulation the clitoris engorges it sort of pokes out from under the hood. This should not cause a sharp pain. An obgyn can do an exam and go through all the anatomy with you to determine what is going on. ...Read more
I have a toxic nodular goitre on left side, but I have found another lump on right side is that normal? Thanks
Nodules thyroid: Multiple nodules are common it is also possible that only one may have incresed function. ...Read more
Pea sized lump under skin near clitoris? Had for a few months, can't move it much under the skin. What could it be?
Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more
I'm 17 and sexual active I have a hard lump under the skin of my clitoris. I don't know what it is, what could it be?
I'm 16 and have noticed in the last couple days a small internal lump like pea sized about my clitoris. I am sexually active and haven't been tested f?
Hi, my clitoris has become hard n swollen. There's like a lump on the left side. On the tip there's a boil, not painful to touch. Can u please advice?
Thyroid nodules: No, most thyroid nodules are not cancerous. A thyroid ultrasound is very sensitive at picking up tiny and often insignificant nodules. There are some features of thyroid nodules that make them more suspicious, such as large solitary "cold" ones, and other features. The best person to evaluate is an Endocrinologist who does his/her own U/S guided biopsies. ...Read more
No: The majority of lumps in the thyroid when noted to be multiple on scan represent the condition "multinodular goiter" These are almost always benign. When a solitary lesion is present that is "cold" on isotope scan, this is suspicious for possible malignancy and should always be removed. Bx has a certain degree of error especially if a follicular lesion looking benign has invaded capsule. ...Read more
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