I am very embarrassed about this hence asking a doctor on the web and my boyfriend finds them off putting. Your only way to sort this out for good is to go and see a doctor. Maybe your practice has a female GP, or if not you could ask one of the local family planning clinic doctors.
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Mild itching of the clitoris can occur due to an increase in sensitivity from sexual arousal or stimulation. Persistent itching that arises outside of sexual activity or does not go away may signal an infection or health condition. The clitoris is a small, round part of the female anatomy that sits above the opening of the vagina. It is very sensitive and has many nerve endings, so itching here can be particularly bothersome. In this article, we look at the possible causes of itching on or around the clitoris and the treatment options. The clitoris is very sensitive and contains many nerve endings. When something irritates this area of the body, it may feel itchy.
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Skip navigation! Story from Skin Deep. It began with an itch. Just a small one — like the niggle of an ingrown hair. Did I have thrush? A small cut, maybe? Some kind of allergy? Or were my skinny jeans just too tight? One night, I slipped my hand between my legs and right next to my clitoris, I felt a tiny piece of grit. A skin tag, I told myself, or a tiny cyst.
Posted 4 years ago , 9 users are following. Having clitoral discomfort again. I pulled back the clitoral hood and saw some white patches around the edge. I can't tell if it's smegma or LS white patches. It's too sensitive to scrape hard enough to get it off. If it's smegma, should I be cleaning it off?