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How do hymen tears look lik?whn u open the vagina, is separation between notches evident?nd if they healed may they bleed again during first time sex

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Sometimes: Every woman's hymen looks different. Many women who are virgins have hymens that look exactly the same as non-virgins. Tears look like broken skin, with exposed blood vessels. Separation is normal in virgin and non-virgin. Yes may bleed again during sex.
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Last updated Dec 14, 2013

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