Labia minora Labia minora inner labia - vertical folds of skin in the very middle of the photo of a vulva external female genitals between rounded thicker labia majora the outer labia. The inner lips serve to protect from mechanical irritation, dryness and infections the highly sensitive area of the vulval vestibule with vaginal and urethral pics vaginal lips in it between them. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Authority control TA Gartner's duct Epoophoron Vesicular appendages of epoophoron Paroophoron.
The labia minora extend from the clitoris obliquely downward, laterally, and backward on either side of the vulval vestibuleending between the bottom pics vaginal lips the vulval vestibule and the labia majora. Nat Rev Urol. Apart from water and special liquid cleansing agents lotionsthere are commercially available wet wipes for female intimate hygiene. Some women wipe the vulval vestibule dry with toilet tissue after urination to avoid irritation and infections from residual drops of pics vaginal lips urine in the area. The results were:
Namespaces Article Talk. Round ligament Broad ligament Cardinal ligament Uterosacral ligament Pubocervical ligament. The likelihood of inflammation may be reduced through appropriate regular hygienic cleansing of the whole vulval vestibule, using water and medically tested cleansing agents designed for female intimate areas.