My Body

What’s Normal?

It is common to have skin changes on the penis or vagina that are nothing to do with an STI. We are all different so ‘normal’ is hard to define, for example skin appearance can depend on your type of skin, ethnicity and hygiene habits.

To find out more see A guide to men’s health, from how to wash a penis to questions on penis size and appearance.

A guide to women’s health, from washing your vagina to cervical screening.

Have a lump on your penis? Take a look at this handy guide – it might be able to help you identify it. Many lumps are harmless and don’t need treatment. They can have several possible causes.

If you have any concerns or questions it is always best to visit your GP or sexual health clinic.