My vagina looks weird. The left side has extra skin and when you hold it it’s really longer than the right side. Please help.

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female gender symbolThe skin on either side of your vagina is called your labia. Sometimes one or both labia can be longer and/or wider.  Depending upon the size of the labia, this is sometimes referred to as “labial hypertrophy” which means, enlarged labia. This is a normal variation and usually doesn’t cause any problems. Sometimes girls may complain of irritation from the extra skin rubbing against their clothing. It is a good idea to make an appointment with your health care provider if you have any concerns about your body.

To learn more, check out our labial hypertrophy health guide.