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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. […]

Clitoral Sensation after Clitoral Hood Reduction

December 23, 2019

When the labial minora are enlarged, it is common to also have enlargement of the clitoral hood. The clitoral hood is the skin that forms the fold over the clitoris. The clitoris is erectile tissue with a dense number of nerve endings. In addition to reducing the size of the labia minora, we often recommend reduction of the clitoral hood […]

Vagin-huh? The Ridiculous Ways People Spell Vagina

November 26, 2018

Expert Take on Names for Vaginas Vajayjay, hooha, lady bits, flower. Over the years we’ve referred to our lady parts by several names, every one more endearing than the one before it. We can attribute these variations in names to changes in culture and definitely our maturity. Next to naming rights, another easily changeable characteristic of your vagina is what […]

Don’t Live in Austin? Don’t Worry

October 24, 2018

“I live in Waco and need a labiaplasty, do I have to drive all the way to Austin?” The simple answer is yes, and it will be worth it! We have patients travel from surrounding areas such as Waco, Killeen, Dallas, San Antonio and even Houston for labiaplasty or vaginoplasty surgery. We even offer remote consults for patients in other […]

Things Are Just… Different

September 27, 2018

We hear this phrase commonly when women come in for an evaluation. Whether it’s regarding discomfort with exercising, being uncomfortable in swimsuits, or decreased sensation with intercourse, we at Austin Urogynecology are here to address your most personal and sometimes embarrassing concerns. So if things are different, and you’re wondering where to start, the most important step is coming in […]

Does Clitoral Hood Reduction Increase Sensation with Intercourse?

April 20, 2015

Excess labial tissue and excess skin around the clitoris (the clitoral prepuce or clitoral hood) can cover the clitoris, making it more difficult to achieve clitoral stimulation with intercourse. The excess labial tissue can extend laterally along the sides of the clitoris or the clitoral hood can be enlarged centrally (above the midline of the clitoris). When this excess skin […]

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