How Large Can A Clitoris Get And What Size Is Considered Normal?
February 28, 2023
Clitoromegaly refers to the enlargement of the clitoral tissue. Some cases of clitoromegaly are congenital but women can also develop clitoromegaly later in life due to hormonal imbalances or testosterone replacement therapy. You might be wondering: what’s a “normal” size clitoris? How would you know if you have clitoromegaly? In order to differentiate between what is and isn’t normal, it […]
What Causes An Enlarged Glans Clitoris?
February 15, 2023
One condition that we’re able to treat at Austin Urogynecology is clitoromegaly, or an enlarged clitoris. Clitoromegaly is when the clitoral body and clitoral glans become enlarged. When this happens, the clitoris can look phallic or penis-like. There are a handful of reasons why a woman might develop clitoromegaly, and fortunately there are treatment options available to minimize enlarged tissue. […]
Is It Possible To Tighten Your Vagina?
January 27, 2023
Vaginal laxity is a natural and common condition among women. It is not necessarily dangerous, but it can be uncomfortable. Age, genetics and childbirth are all factors that cause the vagina to stretch and relax. This looseness can lead to decreased sensation during intercourse. You may be wondering whether or not it’s possible to reverse some of these changes and […]
What Is Clitoromegaly?
December 13, 2022
Clitormegaly is an increasingly common condition where the erectile tissue of the clitoris becomes enlarged. Clitoromegaly used to occur primarily in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), but the popularity of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for women has caused the condition to increase in frequency. Clitoromegaly isn’t dangerous, but it can cause patients to feel uncomfortable or insecure. Fortunately there […]
Do I Need Prolapse Repair Or Vaginal Rejuvenation?
November 18, 2022
Vaginal rejuvenation and prolapse repair are two different procedures, yet it’s not uncommon for patients seeking out vaginal rejuvenation to discover that they need prolapse repair as well. Fortunately, vaginal rejuvenation and a formal prolapse repair can co-exist. Vaginoplasty, a surgical form of vaginal rejuvenation, if often included in a formal prolapse repair due to the nature of surgery. It’s […]
What Causes Stress Urinary Incontinence?
September 19, 2022
Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a very common type of incontinence and causes the involuntary leakage of urine due to pressure placed on the bladder. Pressure can result from everyday physical activity like walking, running, laughing, coughing, sneezing, or lifting heavy objects. These physical activities often begin to have this effect on the bladder due to changes in the musculature […]
What Are The Stages Of Uterine Prolapse?
June 20, 2022
A prolapsed uterus – or, uterine prolapse – is a condition in which the uterus begins to drop into the vagina as a result of the weakening of support structures, including the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments. Uterine prolapse is often found alongside other types of pelvic organ prolapse, including a prolapsed bladder and/or rectum into the vagina. Common risk […]
Understanding Perineal Descent
April 7, 2022
Perineal descent is a condition in which the perineum – the area between the genitals and the anus – begins to bulge and descends below the bony outlet of the pelvis. Perineal descent is also commonly referred to as “descending perineum syndrome”, “perineal bulging”, “perineal relaxation”, or a “bulging perineum”. One of the primary causes of perineal descent is chronic […]
Traveling From Houston To Austin For Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery
April 6, 2022
Austin, Texas is renowned for being one of the top cities to visit due to its stellar cultural and food scenes. It also happens to be home to Dr. George Shashoua, one of the nation’s top pelvic floor specialists (check out our testimonials). Board-certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Shashoua has over 25 years of experience treating […]
Traveling From Dallas to Austin for Vaginal Prolapse Repair
March 28, 2022
Austin, Texas has become a vacation hot spot due to its top notch cultural and culinary scenes. It also happens to be home to Austin Urogynecology and Dr. George Shashoua, a nationally top-ranked surgeon who is board-certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Because it’s critical to find an experienced surgeon for intricate surgeries like vaginal prolapse repair, women […]