I think that my hood covers my clitoris too much. You have to really stretch my hood far back to expose my clitoris. I have never enjoyed sex and I am wondering if this problem could be what is affecting my sex life. Would a clitoral hood reduction or labiaplasty help me?
Labiaplasty for Hood Covering Clitoris Too Much?
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It is difficult to guarantee the a hoodectomy would enhance your sexual enhancement.
However it my remove one possible barrier. The surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia with or without a labioplasty. Sometimes correction of clitoral phimosis is also necessary in conjunction with a hoodectomy.
Clitoral hood reduction and orgasm.
The answer to your question is not possible to obtain here as there are a multitude of possible issues that can affect the enjoyment of sex. It is, however, possible to tell you that many patients who have had a clitoral hood reduction report having more sensation and enjoyment of their sexual experiences. This procedure should also be distinguished from a Labiaplasty although they are very often performed together.
Clitoral hood reduction with or without labiaplasty may help
So much is involved with enjoying sex. Mechanical stimulation of the clitoris is definitely part of it. A clitoral hood reduction may help in a few ways:
- It will expose more of your clitoris.
- Mentally you may feel more attractive and sexual.
Whether you need a Labiaplasty in addition to a clitoral hood reduction would be determined during your consultation with a plastic surgeon.
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Clitoral hood reduction and sex or ability to achieve climax or orgasm
There are several factors that affect sexuality and the ability to achieve orgasm. Some of these involve the mechanical act of sex while others relate to hormonal status, anatomy, experience, anxiety, age, vascular supply, emotions, etc.
Although it is possible that your clitoral hood is interfering with mechanical stimulation of the clitoris and your susequent ability to achieve an orgasm, this may not be the only cause. In the event that it is the cause, a clitoral hood reduction could prove beneficial. This is different from a "hoodectomy" which I generally don't perform or recommend.
Labiaplasty may affect your sex life
A hood reduction can make your clitoris more easily available. Whether or not this will affect your sex life cannot, of course, be known for certain.
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Clitoral hooding can be a very difficult problem to address surgically. Excess clitoral hooding can be removed but over exposure of the clitoris can become a big problem. It is important to understand the risks up and beyond a simple labiaplasty, and discuss this with your plastic surgeon. Also, is is not known whether this treatment would have any effect on your sex life.