Oftentimes, it results from a minor irritation. Your clitoris contains thousands of nerve endings and is highly sensitive to stimulation. This causes it to swell and become even more sensitive.
Suffering from a sore or uncomfortable vulva? Sounds like you might have vulvitis, an inflammation of the vulva affecting the soft folds of skin outside the vagina. Vulvitis is symptomatic of a number of health concerns including diseases infections, injuries, allergies, or irritants. GP Dr Roger Henderson looks at the symptoms, causes and treatments for vulvitis:. Vulvitis is not a disease as such, but means inflammation of the vulva — the soft folds of skin on the outside of the vagina. Some people mistakenly call the vulva ' the vagina ', but in fact, the vagina is the 'tunnel' inside. The outer part you can see is the vulva, and it contains the four lips the labia and the clitoris. It is susceptible to irritation and inflammation due to its moistness and warmth. Vulvitis is common, but rarely serious.
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Skip navigation! If you're a vagina owner , you're likely aware that your clitoris is a reported " magic button ," which can give you orgasms capable of solving world peace and ending world hunger. Yes, the clit exists — and yes, it can give you earth shattering orgasms — but it's all a little more complicated than that. Much of the clit is actually internal, and the size varies from person to person. Add in differences in what turns you on one person's Idris Elba is another's Kristen Stewart , and knowing how exactly to use that clitoris to achieve orgasms can get confusing. So, whether you consider yourself well-educated in your anatomy , or you're too scared to put a mirror down there to see what's going on, we think all people with clitorises could benefit from some tips on how to utilize that divine part of their anatomy. The good news?
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