Clitoral priapism is a rare condition that is associated with an extended duration of clitoral erection due to local engorgement of clitoral tissue resulting in pain. Although the pathophysiology is not completely understood, it has been associated with specific classes of medications, diseases that alter clitoral blood flow or others associated with small to large vessel disease. We present a case report of a year-old patient who developed clitoral priapism without a clear medication or disease related etiology.
Unlike penises, which are front and center, the clitoris is often shrouded in folds of skin and remains a bit of a mystery. Science—let alone sex ed—hasn't exactly gone out of its way to understand this amazing organ until fairly recently. In fact, research shows the clitoris was even omitted in an early version of the gold standard medical textbook Gray's Anatomy, and no scientist bothered to create a 3D image of what a stimulated clitoris looks like until French researchers finally did it a mere seven years ago, in
If you're having sex around the clock and not having an orgasm during each encounter, it may just be that your body doesn't have enough time to settle down before you get amped up again, causing your clitoris to be perpetually enlarged. The carnal solution: Take a booty break. If your clitoris returns to the size it was before you started doing the deed day and night,you've identified the culprit.
Management of the enlarged clitoris, because of its import for sexual function, has been and remains one of the most controversial topics in pediatric urology. Early controversy surrounding clitoroplasty resulted from many factors including an incomplete understanding of clitoral anatomy and incorrect assumptions of the role of the clitoris in sexual function. With a better understanding of anatomy and function, procedures have evolved to preserve clitoral tissue, especially with respect to the neurovascular bundles.
Think of it as having a piece of sand in your eye; it's a tiny piece of sand, but it hurts so much. Skip navigation! Story from Sex School.
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Christine A. Aesthetics of the female genitalia have come under increasing scrutiny with the popularity of Brazilian waxing trends and media promotion of sheer fashions. Women seek to have a clean and youthful appearance of the vaginal region, with minimal if any labial minora show beyond the labia majora.
Enlargement is usually caused by sexual arousal, but there are a few conditions that may cause your clitoris to stay enlarged for a longer period of time. These symptoms may be due to an underlying infection or medical issue. Keep reading to learn more about what may be behind your symptoms and when you should make an appointment with your doctor.