For the longest time I thought my big clit was wrong, abnormal and gross. In short, my clitoris, aka the only organ in my body whose sole purpose was sexual pleasure, was the thing bringing me the most displeasure. When I was a preteen, part of me thought I might be intersex. All I saw was tiny, almost nonexistent and neatly tucked clits that looked nothing like mine. I spent most of my formative years avoiding sexual encounters because I was afraid guys would be disgusted by my clit. Outside of porn and very disappointing sex ed, nobody had taught me that vulvas come in all shapes, sizes, textures and hues.
Can the Size of Your Clitoris Affect Your Ability to Orgasm?
Normal Clitoris - What is the Normal Shape and Size of the Clitoris
Management of the enlarged clitoris, because of its import for sexual function, has been and remains one of the most controversial topics in pediatric urology. Early controversy surrounding clitoroplasty resulted from many factors including an incomplete understanding of clitoral anatomy and incorrect assumptions of the role of the clitoris in sexual function. With a better understanding of anatomy and function, procedures have evolved to preserve clitoral tissue, especially with respect to the neurovascular bundles. These changes have been made in an effort to preserve clitoral sensation and preserve orgasmic potential. It is the goal of this manuscript to describe the different procedures that have been developed for the surgical management of clitoromegally, with emphasis on the risks and benefits of each. Equally important to any discussion of such a sensitive topic is an understanding of long-term patient outcomes.
Everything You Should Absolutely Know About the Clitoris
Clitoromegaly or macroclitoris  is an abnormal enlargement of the clitoris that is mostly congenital or acquired, though deliberately induced clitoris enlargement as a form of female genital body modification is achieved through various uses of anabolic steroids, including testosterone. The different grade of genital ambiguity is commonly measured by the Prader classification ,  which ranges, in ascending order of masculinisation, from 1 : female external genitalia with clitoromegaly through 5 : pseudo-phallus looking like normal male external genitalia. Clitoromegaly is a rare condition and can be either present by birth or acquired later in life. If present at birth, congenital adrenal hyperplasia can be one of the causes, since in this condition the adrenal gland of the female fetus produces additional androgens and the newborn baby has ambiguous genitalia which are not clearly male or female.
There is no standard size for a clitoris, but it usually grows with sexual arousal. When a person is not aroused, a hormonal imbalance or another medical condition can cause enlargement of the clitoris. The clitoris is a female sexual organ. It is located just above the urethra, where urine is released from the body. The medical community refers to an enlarged clitoris as clitoromegaly or macroclitoris.