Enlargement is usually caused by sexual arousal, but there are a few conditions that may cause your clitoris to stay enlarged for a longer period of time. These symptoms may be due to an underlying infection or medical issue. Keep reading to learn more about what may be behind your symptoms and when you should make an appointment with your doctor. Temporary enlargement is usually tied to sexual arousal. Your clitoris and labia will swell as pleasure builds up.
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Even though the female genitalia look very different compared to the corresponding male organs, they offer many points of resemblance. Until the seventh week of gestation, there are no visible differences between male and female embryos. After seven weeks the male embryo starts its production of the male sex hormone testosterone which causes the embryological development of male sexual organs. In the absence of testosterone, a female body is developed. What makes the two cavernous bodies in male embryos is developing to form the clitoris in females.
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Controversies on clitoral anatomy and its role in female sexual function still make clitoral reconstructive surgery very challenging. We evaluated the role of clitoral anatomic features in female to male sex reassignment surgery. Material and Methods. The study included 97 female transsexuals, aged from 18 to 41 years, who underwent single stage metoidioplasty between March and January
The Glitoris — a gold, scale model of a clitoris by artist Alli Sebastian Wolf to raise awareness of female sexuality. Photographs: Alli Sebastian Wolf. Wolf will settle for a world with equality on toilet walls, where there are as many clitorises graffitied as penises.