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What Does It Mean When Your Labia Is Enlarged
Normal: Skin, when pushed together can stick. It is normal. ...Read more
Varies: There is a branch of cosmetic plastic surgery dealing with labia that are enlarged. This is probably an issue in the mind of women discovering this and wanting what to their minds is a more pleasing cosmetic appearance. Men largely have no issue with this either way; there is a sub set of men who actually prefer that appearance and would be disappointed if altered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Veins: The veins under our skin carry de-oxygenated blood and under skin can look blue or purple. We do have veins in our labia so this could be what you are seeing. Sometimes purple color means that there's a blockage or constriction of some kind, but i don't think that's the case with your labia. If you're worried, see your doctor for an exam. Best of luck! ...Read more
3 Major causes: Labial swelling can be due to an injury(trauma) such as a bicycle fall on a crossbar, an infection such as a Bartholin gland cyst/abscess or a pelvic growth blocking the venous flow from the pelvis. These are not the only causes, but a GYN MD office visit can determine with more specificity. ...Read more
Majora or minora?: The labia minora or majora can be cosmetically reduced using a variety of techniques. The first step is to discuss if there may be a medical condition causing the enlargement by seeing your gynecologist or family practitioner. If all checks out and you simply do not like the cosmetic appearance or find the size to be undesirable, see a plastic surgeon for your options. See labaiplastydoc.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I seem to have a enlarged swollen looking labia. Is that normal? How do I get it down to a normal size?
What causes a labia to "overgrow"? Mine personally was never large as a younger child (obviously) but grew very large and long during puberty.
Tissue receptors: The overgrowth of the labia minora is a selective growth response to your hormones of puberty. When they protrude to a significant length(elephant ears), or one side exceeds the other in length,surgical reduction can be preformed by someone with experience in the procedure.If this is producing pain or dictating your clothing choices, set up a visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If after sex...: If it happens after sex, then too hard, too long, too dry, too rough, vagina too small, penis too big, not enough foreplay, infections, trauma, etc. If the problem does not resolve, you need to get examined by your doctor, don't be shy...Go! in the future, be gentle, use lube if needed (astroglide or pjur), go slow, if it hurts, stop and cuddle and try again later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The color of the labia is not indicative of sexual activity. ...Read more
Many variations...: It doesn't really mean anything. There are many sizes and shapes. its normal variation. If the labia minora are extremely long, to the point that they interfere with intercourse, or prevent wearing a bathing suit, they can be surgically shortened. Best wishes! ...Read more
Means thats the colo: It means that is the color of your labia minora and there is nothing wrong with you. ...Read more
Probably normal: Probably normal but if it changes or grows, have your doctor take a look. ...Read more
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