A 21-year-old female asked:
can vaginal yeast infections break the hymen?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Kwok answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
No, but...: No, but it doesn't matter. Treat the yeast. Don't worry about the hymen. Usually, only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians engage in the careful examination of hymens, collecting evidence of physical damage to be used later in courts of law. In normal everyday life, people should not be "checking hymens" nor thinking about whether they are broken or not broken.
Answered on May 13, 2020
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