Clitoral Priapism with No Known Risk Factors
Clitoris Itching: 8 Causes, Other Symptoms, Treatment, and More
They may either continue to affect your urinary tract despite getting the right treatment, or they may recur after treatment. A UTI can affect any part of your urinary system. However, if it spreads to your kidneys, you may suffer from serious health consequences, and may even need to be hospitalized. A UTI is the result of a bacterial infection. In most cases, the bacteria enter the urinary system through the urethra, and then they multiply in the bladder.
What Causes an Enlarged Clitoris and How Is It Treated?
Enlargement is usually caused by sexual arousal, but there are a few conditions that may cause your clitoris to stay enlarged for a longer period of time. These symptoms may be due to an underlying infection or medical issue. Keep reading to learn more about what may be behind your symptoms and when you should make an appointment with your doctor. Temporary enlargement is usually tied to sexual arousal. Your clitoris and labia will swell as pleasure builds up.
Clitoral priapism is a rare condition that is associated with an extended duration of clitoral erection due to local engorgement of clitoral tissue resulting in pain. Although the pathophysiology is not completely understood, it has been associated with specific classes of medications, diseases that alter clitoral blood flow or others associated with small to large vessel disease. We present a case report of a year-old patient who developed clitoral priapism without a clear medication or disease related etiology. The patient was treated with opiates, imipramine, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, and local ice packs. She recovered uneventfully.