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What is the cause of an abnormal large clitoris?

What is the cause of an abnormal large clitoris?

Possibly normal: Great varuiation in normal clitoris size from tiny nubbin to about 1/2size of normal pinky finger. Markedly enlared clitoris is seen in in females with adrenogenital syndrome, in which case the clitoris can be confused with a penis and even the vagina is sealed. When severe is considered an ambiguous genitalia problem + needs a pedi endocrine dr + urologist. Androgenic tumors can cause enlargement. ...Read more

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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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What causes large clitoris?

What causes large clitoris?

Genetics, hormones: Or arousal. Some people are tall ; others short, same with size of clitoris. Arousal makes blood filled corpora (rods) erect ; thus large. Girls born with adrenal cortical hyperplasia can be born with a very large clitoris which can initially present as an ambiguous genitalia problem. Women who develop an androgen (testosterone-like) secreting tumor can experience clitoral enlargement. ...Read more

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What are some causes of a large clitoris?

What are some causes of a large clitoris?

Androgens: Any disorder with increased androgens could cause this. An ovarian or adrenal tumor, or even pcos could do this. However, it is also possible, and likely, that it is simply who you are and there is nothing wrong. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of having large clitoris?

What is the main cause of having large clitoris?

Depends: This depends on whether you mean large but in the normal range or abnormally large. Also whether it's present from birth or comes on later in life. Possible causes include birth defects, genetic issues, adrenal disease and testosterone secreting ovarian tumors. ...Read more

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What is the name of large clitoris condition?

Enlarged clitoris: I believe that would be clitoromegaly or macroclitoris. Usually due to endocrine problems. ...Read more

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How to indentify the large clitoris of female and of hermophrodite? Any clue to identify wheather she is hermophrodite or a female? Please help...

How to indentify the large clitoris of female and of hermophrodite? Any clue to identify wheather she is hermophrodite or a female? Please help...

Organs: This should be done by a specialist and would not be hard at all. A doctor would do an exam and if needed an ultrasound or MRI to determine if ovaries are present. ...Read more

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Are women with large clitoris have more powerful orgasms?

Are women with large clitoris have more powerful orgasms?

Orgasms: Chances are if you have a larger clitoris it may be easier to orgasm but it seems unlikely the character of your orgasm would be any different than someone with a smaller clitoris. That's not to say that all orgasms are created equal. Men and women both experience different perception of the quality of their orgasms. This usually tied to the amount of arousal within your brain prior to orgasm. ...Read more

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My 2 yr old has quite a large clitoris. It kind ok pokes out when we do a diaper change. Should I take her dr and have her checked out?

YES....,: Let her have an exam. Depending on the exam, the doctor may order some hormone study. Make sure your daughter is not being exposed to exogenous hormones, e.g. Hormone cream of family members. ...Read more

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Near my clitoris is a vain that gets very large every time I get aroused it hurts & causes me to remain uncomfortable for quite sometime after?

Vascular engorgement: Vascular engorgement is part of the normal sexual arousal. If you have a varicose vein in the area from weight lifting, pregnancy, or such, it too will become engorged and may take longer to return to normal after the sexual excitement ends. If this is a problem, a vein specialist who works on varicose veins could be of help. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my clitoris is so big?

How can I reduce my clitoris is so big?

You can consult with: A plastic surgeon or urologist regarding cosmetic surgery. ...Read more

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What causes clitoris to be itchy?

What causes clitoris to be itchy?

Yeast infection: Commonly causes itchiness of clitoris. So can thong panties or reaction to washing detergent. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause the clitoris to itch?

Can dehydration cause the clitoris to itch?

No: Schedule a visit and investigate other causes such a herpes, yeast, other infections, skin disorders and contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Unusual clitoris discharge. What could it mean?

Lots of options: The clitoris can become swollen and inflamed from an infection, allergic reaction, rough sexual play etc. Unless it develops an abscess the clitoris does not make a discharge. It may be covered with a vaginal discharge. If you have a persistent discharge that is not normal for you, it is time for an exam, call your family doctor! ...Read more

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What can cause an enlarged clitoris on a child?

What can cause an enlarged clitoris on a child?

Ambiguous Genitalia: Another consideration would be ambiguous genitalia which includes the adrenal hyperplasia scenario mentioned above but also includes various intersex entities. Determination of the child's genotype (xx or xy) would be a good first step in the evaluation. See:

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1015520-overview

a bit complicated but lots of info. ...Read more

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What causes itching and dry white patches in the area above my clitoris?

What causes itching and dry white patches in the area above my clitoris?

Itchy, white patches: Itchy, white patches in the genital area and, at times, also in the anus are seen with a dermatological disorder called lichen sclerosis et atrophicus. This condition, if present, is best treated with corticosteroid creams to relieve symptoms and prevent long term complications. A dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat this disorder or any other skin pathology. ...Read more