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Elongated Labia

What is Elongated Labia?

Elongated Labia is an aesthetic condition characterized by the protrusion of the inner vaginal lips surrounding the entrance to the vagina due to weak vagina muscles or asymmetrically-shaped, elongated or oversized labia minora. When engaging in sport activities, sexual intercourse or wearing certain types of clothing, such as tight jeans and bikini, affected women may feel irritated and discomfort around the genital area. Apart from being aesthetically displeasing, there is nothing to worry about. To correct the problem, Women can undergo Labiaplasty. The exact cause of this condition is still unknown, but aging, multiple childbirth or injury are some of the possible causes.

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Elongated Labia?

Signs and symptoms of Elongated Labia may include:

  • Genital pain
  • Skin irritation

What Causes Elongated Labia?

The cause of Elongated Labia is not known or still under medical review.

What Increases the Risk of Elongated Labia?

The risk of Elongated Labia increases when you/your:

  • Get older

What Complications Can Elongated Labia Cause?

Elongated Labia may result in the following complications:

  • Emotional distress
  • Have difficulties carrying out your daily activities
  • May have a higher risk of Depression

How Can You Prevent Elongated Labia?

No specific prevention guideline exists for Elongated Labia at this moment.

What Treatments are Available for Elongated Labia?

Treatments and management of Elongated Labia may vary depending on the individual patient and the severity of the medical condition. Treatment options may include:

  • Labiaplasty
  • Vaginoplasty
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