Tag: labial hypertrophy
One side of my outer labia is much larger than the other. There is an obvious difference in size, and it makes me very emotionally uncomfortable on a daily basis. Should I be concerned, or is this normal?Updated 17 April 2018 under Ask Us.
It is perfectly normal for both the outer labia (labia majora) and inner labia (labia minora) to vary in size color, shape and for one side to be larger or […]Read more »
My outside private parts “lips” (labia) are not equal in size. One side is bigger that the other. I feel like I have to hide even when I’m dressing. I’m so scared to go to my doctor as I’m not sure how to explain this. HELP!Updated 8 February 2016 under Ask Us.
Labial hypertrophy (pronounced: lay-bee-al hi-per-tro-fee) is a long name that means the enlargement of the labia (sometimes called the vaginal lips). It is unclear what causes labial hypertrophy. For some unknown reason […]Read more »
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.Updated 31 August 2015 under Ask Us.
The 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 […]Read more »
I have labial hypertrophy (enlarged labia) and haven’t gotten my period yet although my mother and sister got it when they were 13 years old. Does the fact that I have large labia have anything to do with me not getting my period yet?Updated 15 December 2014 under Ask Us.
No. Having enlarged labia (pronounced: lay-bee-al hi-per-tro-fee) will not affect when your period will start but other things can, such as a hormone imbalance or low weight. In fact, the size […]Read more »
LabiaUpdated 29 November 2021 under Health Guides.
What are labia? Girls are born with two sets of labia. These are located on the vulva, which is the name for the outer part of a woman’s genitals. “Labia” means “lips” […]Read more »
My vaginal lips hang out of my bathing suit because they’re so long. Is this normal?Updated 21 January 2014 under Ask Us.
Labial hypertrophy is a long name that means the enlargement of the labia (sometimes called the vaginal lips). This isn’t a serious condition. It can be normal, but it can […]Read more »
I think I have labial hypertrophy. Do I have to have surgery?Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.
No, you don’t have to have surgery. Labial hypertrophy (pronounced: lay-bee-al hi-per-tro-fee) is a long name that means the enlargement of the labia (sometimes called the vaginal lips). This isn’t […]Read more »