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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

Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more


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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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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 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 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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Is having a larger clitoris a disease?

Is having a larger clitoris a disease?

No it isn't: There is great variability in size of clitoris as there is with penis size in men. There are some medical conditions where clitoris is abnormal as in congenital adrenal hyperplasia. It is possible for clitoris to enlarge if a woman develops an ovarian or an adrenal tum or which secretes androgenic hormone (similar to testosterone). But an enlarged clitoris, by itself, is not a disease. ...Read more

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My clitoris is abnormally big, should I be concerned?

My clitoris is abnormally big, should I be concerned?

No: Not unless you overly concerned about it. There is considerable normal variation in size of clitoris as there is with penis size in men. Might be of concern if an intimate partner objects to it or if it sticks out and is noticeable if you are dancing or physically close to someone. Only of concern in rare case of recent enlargement due to a hormone secreting tumor of ovary or adrenal gland. ...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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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

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She was masturbating and she said her clitoris becomes painful, what might be the cause of this? She is new to masturbating. Is this normal?

She was masturbating and she said her clitoris becomes painful, what might be the cause of this? She is new to masturbating. Is this normal?

Irritation: If she is new, perhaps it was overdone, done with poor technique, lack of lubrication or maybe there is some other cause for irritation. Could be normal or expected for a beginner. Perhaps needs some friendly advise or some good reading material. Purchase a good lubricant. Wait a while for things to settle down before resuming this activity. If in doubt, get things checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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Hello im 22 going on 23 and this morning I pressed on my clitoris instead of scrarching cause it itched I rubbed it instead but idk if I pressed too hard but my clitoris felt like it hurt and started to get smaller. My clitoris has always been out more a

Not sure of question: Not sure of exact question. The clitoris contains erectile tissue just like the male penis, therefore it can change in size. It also contains very sensitive nerve endings making it more sensitive to irritation or injury. If the irritation continues I would have it looked at by a doctor/ ob/gyn ...Read more

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What causes your clitoris to itch and burn?

What causes your clitoris to itch and burn?

Contact dermatitis: Is a common cause. Have you used any products in the area that might cause irritation? I would recommend that you use only a soap for sensitive skin or no soap at all for a few days. If it doesn't resolve or worsens, it would be good to schedule an appointment with your gyn. HPV, herpes, eczema, and vulvar dystrophies are all possibilities that your gyn can rule out. ...Read more

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What causes rash without pain on the clitoris?

What causes rash without pain on the clitoris?

A few things: Rash may be due to a reaction with clothing or from soaps/creams on your hands. It could also be due to an infection. If you have changed detergents or soaps, change back and see primary care or gyn to get the rash cleared up. ...Read more

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What causes pain in vagina and clitoris while urinating?

What causes pain in vagina and clitoris while urinating?

Probable urethritis: From a uti. Urethral opening is situated between under surface of clitoris & upper edge of vagina. Thus both of these structures might feel painful when in fact pain comes from urethra. Might also be related to urethral diverticulum or urethral caruncle. Need urinalysis to rule out uti. See a urn-gynecologist or urologist if urinalysis negative for uti. ...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 a tingly sensation in your clitoris?

What causes a tingly sensation in your clitoris?

Sexual arousal: Is often the cause for this sensation. ...Read more

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Hi, I hv an ichy clitoris. What could be the cause?

Needs to be checked: Itchy Clitoris can be due to several reasons like
Infection with yeast
Localised infection
Dermatological problems like lichen sclerosis.contact dermatitis from bath products or cosmetics used in genital area
So get it checked by your Gynecologist ...Read more