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A 20-year-old female asked:

If a girl break a hymen in childhood and was never sexual active is possibility to bleed first time intercourse?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on situation: The hymen can be injured in childhood but remain narrow enough that intercourse will tear it & cause bleeding. It can also be loose enough that it may not bleed.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013


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