I am a 22 year old college student. Although I am touched and amazed by the beautiful submissions that are on this site, I still can’t help but to feel the insecurities that I have concerning my clitoris which is really big in my opinion. My clit resembles a penis of a newborn baby boy or at least Chyna the wrestler (r.i.p). I don’t mean to say this to be funny. I’m just very self conscious about my vagina because of this. I’ve never had sex with anyone before and I personally believe that my insecurities plays a part in me still being a virgin. I fear the possibility of scaring a guy off when he looks down there. I’ve seen forums online where men have mad fun of the appearances of big clits and this also makes me fearful of ever letting anyone see it. I apologize for not posting a picture for visualization, but this is something that has been troublesome for me since I was 13. 9 years later, I’m still dealing with my insecurities. Please, any feedback or opinions would be helpful. Hopefully hearing your encouraging words directly will help somewhat. Thanks and sorry for the long read.
I am proud of you for being brave enough to open up about your insecurities. It’s clear that you have struggled with this issue for many years, and I am sorry that you have gone through these insecurities which have held you back from enjoying your body.
Like labia, clitorises come in different sizes for different women, and some are more prominent than others. You may be viewing your clitoris as being a more extreme case than it actually is (without seeing a picture, it’s not possible for me to tell you whether it appears to be larger than the norm – you may wish to ask your doctor about this). It’s possible that even though it is on the more prominent side, it still falls within normal range.
Many women report that having a more prominent clitoris leads to heightened sexual pleasure, as the clitoris is where most of the pleasure-inducing nerve endings are located in the vulva. So having a more prominent clitoris can actually be a plus for some women.
If your clitoris is much larger than the norm, it’s possible that this is caused by hormones in your body. An excess of androgen hormones (such as testosterone) can cause the clitoris to grow in size. Women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) often have larger clitorises due to the increased androgen levels that result from PCOS.
You may wish ask your doctor if it is a hormonal issue. Hormone therapy may be prescribed if you have high androgen levels. Hormone therapy can reduce your clitoris’ size.
In some cases, doctors may also suggest reduction clitoroplasty, which is a surgical procedure used to reduce the clitoris size. This should only be done in extreme cases, where hormone therapy is not a solution.
I hope this helps!