With sweat, wet bathing suits, and friction-inducing clothes, your genital area is more at risk for certain issues than at any other time of year. Finding a bump on your vulva can be enough to send you into a full-fledged Google-searching panic, but fear not: Not every rogue red dot is cause for concern — sometimes it may just be a pimple. Although bumps on your vagina are much more hidden than the ones on other body parts like your face , that doesn't mean they don't deserve the same level of care. Sherry Ross. Follow these expert-approved tips.
Labial hypertrophy: Causes, side effects, and treatment
Girls are born with two sets of labia. During puberty, hair grows on the labia majora. Labia minora are usually pink and they do not grow hair. Labia change and continue to grow during the teenage years, so the appearance is usually different for a girl who is 11 or 12 versus the appearance when she is 16 or 17, for example.
Just like every other part of our bodies, no two labia are the same. In fact, from woman to woman it's not uncommon for one side of the labia to look different, from color to size, from the other side. The labia include the labia major, the outer lips of the vagina, and the labia minora, the inner lips of the vagina. If you notice your labia look different from side to side, that is most likely normal. If you notice your labia have grown or is growing, it may indicate labial hypertrophy or enlargement of the labia.
And we should. Because guess what? They definitely will. Now, you probably already know that, should you choose to experience pregnancy and childbirth, you can expect some stretching and possibly tearing of your vaginal canal and your vaginal opening. But you should also know that even if you never give birth, your vaginal canal the inside of your vagina and your vulva the outer parts of your vaginal region, e.