Testosterone plays an important role in women's sexual function. It has been known for decades that the male sex hormone, testosterone , can help postmenopausal women who struggle with female sexual interest arousal disorder FSIAD , the lack of desire for sexual activity over a long period. Women have some natural testosterone levels that dramatically drop with menopause. Davis, who is also president of the International Menopause Society.
How is Testosterone Linked to an Enlarged Clitoris?
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Any change to your body can be alarming. If you believe your clitoris has enlarged, you might be hesitant to get answers. However, this is not an uncommon condition and several factors — both natural and not — can contribute. Learning more about these factors is an important first step. One of the most common causes for an enlarged clitoris is testosterone therapy. Testosterone can enlarge the area because the clitoris is made of erectile tissue.
What Is Clitoris Enlargement? (with pictures)
After months of researching the changes I would experience on testosterone, I never found any mention of bottom growth — growth of the clitoris. I had absolutely no idea what the blogger was referring to. Luckily, I was able to ask my doctor, and she explained that the clitoris can grow — usually between one and three inches, but growth can vary — as a result of taking these hormones. I was speechless. Naturally, I wanted to see examples of what my genitals would look like on testosterone.
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.