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What are the lips or labia majora?
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Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Labia
The inner lips of the vagina are called labia minora.
The outer, larger lips of the vagina are called labia majora.

In brief: Labia
The inner lips of the vagina are called labia minora.
The outer, larger lips of the vagina are called labia majora.
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Anatomy
They are the larger of the two skin folds on the outside of the vaginal area.

In brief: Anatomy
They are the larger of the two skin folds on the outside of the vaginal area.
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Genitalia lips
“lips” of the genitalia refer to the labia minora tissue.
The wider/more prominent tissue on the sides of the labia minora are called the labia majora. Sometimes, patients present with labia minora tissue that prolapses outside of the labial majora tissue significantly, causing symptoms such as discomfort, difficulty with certain clothing, biking, horseback riding… labiaplasty may be helpful.

In brief: Genitalia lips
“lips” of the genitalia refer to the labia minora tissue.
The wider/more prominent tissue on the sides of the labia minora are called the labia majora. Sometimes, patients present with labia minora tissue that prolapses outside of the labial majora tissue significantly, causing symptoms such as discomfort, difficulty with certain clothing, biking, horseback riding… labiaplasty may be helpful.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. John Di Saia
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Lips.....
The "lips" of the vagina are the labia minorae.
The "mound" around them is the labia majora. Check this diagram in which the structures are called labium majus and labium minus: http://www.Psinteractive.Net/lab_faq.Htm.

In brief: Lips.....
The "lips" of the vagina are the labia minorae.
The "mound" around them is the labia majora. Check this diagram in which the structures are called labium majus and labium minus: http://www.Psinteractive.Net/lab_faq.Htm.
Dr. John Di Saia
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: See video below
I have prepared a video on youtube called anatomy of labiaplasty which help to illustrate.
The labia majora are the hair bearing fuller outer mounds of flesh on the outer parts of the vagina whereas the labia minora are the thinner, flap-like pieces of skin and mucosa immediately outside the vagina. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nost5j5pcc&sns=em.

In brief: See video below
I have prepared a video on youtube called anatomy of labiaplasty which help to illustrate.
The labia majora are the hair bearing fuller outer mounds of flesh on the outer parts of the vagina whereas the labia minora are the thinner, flap-like pieces of skin and mucosa immediately outside the vagina. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nost5j5pcc&sns=em.
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