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is it normal to have long inner lips on the outside of your vagina, mine are so long they get in the way of sex, when i put in a tampon, when im sitting in a chair they bunch up and pinch me, is this normal, and how much will it cost to have the extra skin removed, and where can i go?

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replied September 6th, 2010
Womens Conditions Answer A15930
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

The outer vaginal lips are longer and larger than the inner ones. They have to be separated to insert a tampon and while having sex. However, if this is getting in way of your life, then first consult a gynecologist to ensure that they are indeed larger than normal. Maybe there is inflammation and this can be corrected by medication. Otherwise you will have to consult a cosmetologist for plastic repair. Hope this helps. Take care!

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