labia minora


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labia minora

[‚lā·bē·ə mə′nȯr·ə]
(anatomy)
A pair of inner skin folds, at the inner surfaces of the labia majora, surrounding the vulva in the female.
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Labiaplasty would help (https://www.plasticsurgery.org/cosmetic-procedures/vaginal-rejuvenation/labiaplasty) reduce the size of the labia minora  to decrease sensitivity from twisting and tugging.
Within the vulva they are mostly seen in the vestibule, but can also be identified in the labia minora and majora, perineum and vaginal introitus (1).
The combination of a newly hairless genital region, together with portrayals of adult women with a "Barbie doll" appearance, may contribute to women feeling self-conscious about labia minora protruding beyond the labia majora.
If you need a quick cheat sheet for your V's exterior, here it goes: First, there's the labia majora (outer lips) then the labia minora (inner lips), which are there to block bacteria from entering the vagina.
Their topics include psychological issues and social mores in female genital aesthetic surgery: what normal is, informed consent and liability in cosmetic genital surgery, labia minora reduction surgery: curved linear resection, augmenting the labia majora with fat grafting, complications of female cosmetic genital surgery, perineoplasty and vaginoplasty, future avenues and advances, transcutaneous temperature-controlled radiofrequency for vulvo-vaginal rejuvenation, and fractional erbium laser for vaginal rejuvenation.
The infibulations appeared in the form of apposition of the labia minora and majora reducing the vaginal opening into a sluice that would just let menses trickle out (Figure 2 and Figure 3).
Pink like your labia minora. Pink like a really good beach sunset.)
Malebe is the practice of pulling on the labia minora in order to elongate them, which is believed to again make sex more pleasurable for men, but no consideration for the pain it causes women.
There were also some small satellite lesions on labia minora and the perianal region.
In simple Vulvectomy (Figure 3), the skin, subcutaneous tissue, labia majora, labia minora, and clitoris were removed en bloc with the tumour, but it does not require an incision all the way to the perineal fascia like RV.
Most vulvar naevi are pink to dark black-brown macules or flat-topped papules with well-demarcated borders, with uniform pigmentation, and with a diameter of less than 10 mm located on the labia majora, labia minora, and the clitoral hood (Figure 10).