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my vagina itches and i scratched a lot there last night. i woke up this morning and saw blood on my underwear. i'm not on my period. broke my hymen??

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say: Blood is usually a reflection of tissue injury. Where/what was injured in that area is hard to pin down without looking. Perhaps you can position a mirror & light in a way you can see. Most such scratching produces a shallow tissue tear that self heals. Just keep the area clean.

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