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What Causes Enlargement of the Labia?


Updated April 09, 2014

Question: What Causes Enlargement of the Labia?
Answer: Enlargement or overgrowth of the labia minora is also known as labial hypertrophy. This condition is usually congenital (present at birth), but can also result from childbearing, advancing age, and weight gain. Labial hypertrophy usually affects the labia minora but it can also affect the labia majora. The labia can be enlarged on one side or both sides. What Are the Labia Majora? Labia Minora?

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