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Hymen Broken Sex
I never had sex, but I play sports& im not sure if I tore my hymen or not. So, if I go to the doctor, Can she tell that my hymen wasn't broken from sex?
No: It's hard for a doctor to tell that a hymen is "broken" in any case let alone how it was "broken". It's really just a relative tightening of the tissues in most cases. Even a pelvic examination itself can cause loosening. ...Read more
What to do if I want to know that is hymen broken in first time sex only or can it b broken without ever having sex?
Can you tell me what to do if I want to know that is hymen broken in first time sex only or can it b broken without ever having sex?
Unlikely: The normal hymen is a circle of elastic tissue around the vagina opening, like a stretchy bracelet. It's not a solid layer of skin except for rare condition of imperforate hymen where there's no opening and no way for menstrual blood to leave the body. If you've had periods, you haven't got an imperforate hymen. Likely there's another reason why sex is painful. Suggest see your MD for evaluation. ...Read more
Possible: Even if the hymen is not intact, the hymenal remnants at the opening of the vagina will likely stretch a bit when sexual relations are initiated. That could be uncomfortable or painful. ...Read more
Yes: Can be from inserting tampon, horseback or bicycle (narrow saddle) riding, trauma, poking the area in early childhood (which you no longer remember). ...Read more
Yes: Most of the time the hymen is not intact because of tampon use so do not worry. ...Read more
Does sex hurt if your a virgin and that person is gental? Does you hymen heal up afterwards and for how long?
Varies..: In general, if gentle, careful, use plenty of lubrication and lots of foreplay, loss of virginity should not be excessively painful. The hymen does not heal up. It just tears and disappears. Healing usually takes about a week, but depends on how much injury (if any) there was and whether you continue to irritate the area with continued sexual activity. Please consider contraception... ...Read more
May or may not bleed: The bleeding with first sex idea is overdone. Bleeding may mean fresh small tears. If a woman has a healthy vulva, vagina, and hymen; if she is very stretchy; if she is happy and relaxed, with lots of natural lubrication; if a guy enters at a good angle, at the right spot; if he moves gently with small motions until all is well-lubricated and stretched out; there may not be tearing or bleeding. ...Read more
Complex answer: Great variability with hymens. Some leave a large vaginal opening & do not even tear/break during sex. Most are a thin "iris type" membrane & pain or discomfort is mild. A few hymens can be quite thick and rigid or only have a minute opening so that penetration can be impossible. Such uncommon, anatomy is best treated by a gyn dr. By age 49 most women have had speculum exam & is < than a penis. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: You're experiencing postcoital bleeding which requires a timely attention from gyn-doc to make sure of no cervical erosion / inflammation / tumor, etc. Other than assuming to have "rough-sex-related" injury. So, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, progress, & associated Sx over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable RX. ...Read more
How do you know if your hymen or vaginal hole is too small for sex and has to be surgically opened etc?
Chance's in percentage of still hymen of 27 working woman who is vergin. Can she bleeding in first sex in 27 age?
Will a fimbriated hymen bleed during first time of sex? Or won't it sinc it has irregular torn like pattern although it's intact nd that's its nature?
It should bleed: But not everybody follows the rules.Get a more detailed answer ›
My frnds hymen isbroken. But she did not had penitrative sex. Will it bleed again when she does sex for first time. Can her partner know abt broken hymen?
How do you the hymen is "broken"? Hymen has variable morphology in different women. What looks like broken, may be normal appearance for your friend. If she has concerns she should see a gynecologist.
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Yes: 1) if hymen is a very narrow ring &/or only occupies small cirfumerfential area of vagina so there is enough room for penis to penetrate without breaking hymen or there is essentially no hymen present. 2) possible to have sex with penis between labia & without vaginal penetration specially when hymen is thick or cribform in structure (latter would also prevent tampons from insertion). ...Read more
First time sex: Lots of discussion with your partner is vital. Give lots of time with foreplay, and use lots of lubrication e.g. KY Gel, before attempting penetration. Do not try penetration until you are completely comfortable with this. ...Read more
Yes and no: Yes they vary and no it doesn't ...Read more
It's possible: It is possible for there to be some pain when a woman has intercourse for the first time. This can be caused by several issues- not enough lubrication, tightness of the vagina, and the breaking of the hymen. The best way to decrease this is to be very gentle and take time for the woman to relax and feel ready for intercourse. Make sure that she is really willing and don't rush anything. ...Read more
No: It is a myth that the hymen always remains intact until intercourse. Athletics, sports, even normal activity as well as normal human variation cause the hymen to look different. An Obgyn would not be able to tell the difference. ...Read more
Maybe: Not all women have a funcitoning hymen. Due to many factor, the hymen may have been "broken". Pain with sex can be multifactorial. First time sex may be painful due to many reasons. Those can be anxiety, sexual stimulation, size of the penis, lubrication, any pre-existing anatomical problems, etc. Be careful, be informed, be protected, be patient and be responsible. ...Read more
What happens if your hymen or vaginal opening rips or tears and then bleeds when having first time sex?
Usually nothing: The hymen is like you appendix, you really don't need it. Once torn there is minor bleeding & it self heals and remaining edges regress & are tucked out of the way. ...Read more