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Doctor insights on: Can Horseback Rideing Brake My Hymen

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Hymen (Definition)

A membranous fold of tissue that partly or completely occludes ...Read more


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I use to ride a bike for about a year, do you think my hymen is broken? Because people say that it does break during sports, cycling n etc.

Could be, do remembe: Any bleeding out of the ordinary after riding? If so, yes, if not, still could be. I am unaware of any statistics on hymen perforation in the virginal female, rates of people who have not had sex but whose hymen has been broken or perforated. ...Read more

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What are the types of hymen?

What are the types of hymen?

See Below: There are only really 2 types of hymen, perforate (open) and imperforate (closed). The perforate hymen can come in different types of opening (slit, septum or microperoforate). Which means that they are partially open. If you are seeing your periods, then it is perforate. Once you have intercourse, most hymens will tear to become normal. ...Read more

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What does a hymen look like?

What does a hymen look like?

Netter anatomy: These images by frank netter are excellent: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=hymen+anatomy&qpvt=hymen+anatomy&form=igre#view=detail&id=60a25e8730a30677495e109e32c5a91887082b9e&selectedindex=9. ...Read more

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How to know that hymen break?

How to know that hymen break?

Usually there is: some pain and bleeding after hymen breaks,,,,,and the penis slides in more easily the next time you have intercourse. ...Read more

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Can you be born without hymen?

Can you be born without hymen?

Yes: Natural hymens vary from no visible structure at all, to a minimal shelf, a small or medium opening, several openings, or a sealed over structure. The hymen may also be lost in childhood due to non sexual trauma. ...Read more

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What does the hymen look like?

Varies: It can be a band of tissue around the vaginal introitus, or it can be an intact membrane covering the introitus. If you have concerns about your anatomy then see your Ob/Gyn for an exam. ...Read more

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Where exactly is hymen located?

Where exactly is hymen located?

Vagina: It is a membrane in the vaginal opening that all girls are born with. It was used as a check that women were virgins on their wedding night but that is flawed logic as the hymen can be broken innocently before marriage by certain positions or activities like bicycling. You can read the basics on the internet. Wikipedia (not usually a trusted source) has a decent introduction and diagram. ...Read more