Vulva tissue is highly vascularised ; arterioles dilate in response to sexual arousal and the smaller veins will compress after arousal,   so that the clitoris and labia minora increase in size. Personality and Social Psychological Perspectives. The vaginal wall from the lumen outwards consists firstly of a mucosa of stratified squamous epithelium that is not keratinized , with a lamina propria a thin layer of connective tissue underneath it.
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There is a great deal of variation in the appearance of the vulva particularly in relation to the labia minora. The most common cause of irritation is thrush , a fungal infection. Concerns over average genital appearance or measurements are largely unavailable and make defining a successful outcome for such surgery difficult. The clitoris and the labia minora are both erogenous areas in the vulva.