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what are the types of hymen

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
See Below: There are only really 2 types of hymen, perforate (open) and imperforate (closed). The perforate hymen can come in different types of opening (slit, s ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
It doesn't: By definition, an imperforate hymen has no opening or openings for menstrual blood to flow. However, someone may have multiple small openings rather t ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hymen: This is a piece of membranous tissue inside the vaginal opening. It comes in different shapes and sizes, the most common are annular, fimbriated, luna ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: A hymen can be ruptured through sports and activities as well as through penetration during intercourse or another object.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
The hymen : The hymen is a circular ring near the opening of the vagina. Contrary to popular cultural mythology most hymenal rings are open just fine the first t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience in Pathology
hymen: I believe the lump you are referring to is simply a remnant of the hymen which can form the hymenial ring.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Between in / outside: Hymen is the border between a vagina's inside and the outside vulva. Only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians eng ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vagina: In the vagina.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Netter anatomy: These images by frank netter are excellent: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=hymen+anatomy&qpvt=hymen+anatomy&form=igre#view=detail&id=60a25e8730a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Usually there is: some pain and bleeding after hymen breaks,,,,,and the penis slides in more easily the next time you have intercourse.
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