genital nerve


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Related to genital nerve: Nervus genitofemoralis

genital nerve

A sensory branch of the genitofemoral nerve that enters the inguinal canal through the internal ring and innervates the cremaster muscles and scrotal skin in males and the skin of the mons pubis and the labium majus in females.
See also: nerve
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Chronic insult to the genital nerves from increased saddle pressures could potentially result in sexual dysfunction," Guess said.
The National Institutes of Health estimates that most cases of ED are due to a combination of chronic conditions like heart disease that impair blood flow to the penis and conditions like diabetes that injure genital nerves.
It heals in about eight days and then the virus hides in the genital nerves, reappearing in times of lowered immunity, such as during a bout of flu.