I have heard of this problem and I believe there is plastic surgery for it. You might want to post on the doctors forum. It will cost you but they might know more about this issue than the regular uneducated person. Don't stop searching for an answer or solution. I'm sure there is one!!!!
It is indeed perfectly normal. Mine's like this too :-) Pelvises come in all shapes and sizes. You just have a prominent pubic bone, is all. But if you're overweight, you can also develop a pretty big pad of fat that will make it look more prominent.
I don't know what's up with your family or friends, though. I can't imagine anyone saying you have a "big fat vagina" (apparently they don't have any understanding of female anatomy), or asking whether you're wearing a pad. Seems weird. Or are you maybe projecting your own feelings about your body?
I have the same problem, and I agree, it's awful and embarrassing.I haven't talked with anyone about this, I guess, no one knows, since I try to hide it..
But I can't any longer. I'm sick of boys dumping me because I can't take the courage and have a sexual relationship... I'm sick of choosing carefully clothing, I'm sick of being unable to wear what normal women do! I'm sick of looking myself at the mirror - I'm really thin, but this enormous thing is all I see.
I do not want to sound pessimistic, but what can be done? As far as I have read, this bone helps for keeping one's balance. So it cannot be removed. Seriously, is there something that can be done?!
Is it an actual bone or is it tissue? If it's tissue, I would like to think that it could be easily removed. The bone would be harder to remove, they would have to break it and then do some plastic surgery, but there must be some plastic surgery doctor that will do this for women. I've seen them reconstruct faces on tv by breaking bones, removing them, placing them elsewhere, etc.
Why don't you try calling or contacting some plastic surgeons around the US at major surgery centers (Mayo clinic comes to mind) and see if they can do the surgery? Maybe even contact the medical channel on tv, they are always performing uncommon surgeries or even common surgeries but in a new way.
Don't lose hope either of you!! If you want this bad enough, you will find a way to get it done!!!!
Because I am not from the US... I am from a small Eastern European country with awful medical service... I simply cannot imagine getting this done here. And one more reason, I guess it will cost pretty much; not only the operation, but also the tickets and all the documents and hotels and etc.
I guess I just have to put money aside and postpone this.
And yes, it is a bone, I am sure about this. By the way, I don't know if this is connected, but I also noticed that the bones around my knee (the cap, I suppose?!) are jutting out, too; also my ribs. But I don't care at all about them, all I want is, as Anne has written above, is to feel like a woman
I would say that there is a connection between this bone and bones on the rest of your body, still I do believe that there must be some operation to help you in this area. I have heard that a lot of people are going to India for surgery because they are cheaper but also because the do a great job! Even in the US, and even with insurance, people are going to India. I am not sure if this is a better option for you or not, but something to keep in mind. I truly hope it all works out for both you and Anne. I'll be praying for you both...