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A 22-year-old female asked:

Does abexercises like ab crunches,leg raises,bicycle crunches..& squats increase intra abdominal pressure & break hymen? i m virgin.

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Possible: The hymen can be torn during exercise. Wether the hymen is torn or not does not determine if a women is a virgin, as it can easily be torn by tampons, fingering, and exercise. Some women are born without a hymen or just a fringe of tissue.
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