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Labia minora has brown edges, is it normal ?

hi, im 15 and my Labia minora has brown edges, i got told it might be through sex but have never had it so it cant be that, is something wrong or is it normal?
Sat, 14 May 2011
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The brown edges of labia minora are usually due to the pigmentation in that area.It can be the result of excessive sun tanning or due to some ointment used by you. Hormonal changes may also be responsible for the pigmentation. Usually it is irreversible.
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