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Hymen (Definition)

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


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Is there such a thing as an "elastic hymen"?

Is there such a thing as an "elastic hymen"?

Yes there is: Presume you mean a hymen that can stretch with intercourse without tearing. Female with this kind of hymen can repeatedly ; falsely claim to be a virgin! ...Read more

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Can tampax hurt the hymen?

No damage: The hymen is a circle of elastic tissue around the vagina opening, like a stretchy bracelet or collar. It's not a solid layer of skin. Proper use of a tampon won't damage a hymen; the hymen will stretch to let a tampon be inserted. It may hurt if not done gently. ...Read more

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What is an imperforate hymen?

What is an imperforate hymen?

Without an opening: Means that vagina is sealed off and any menstrual fluid is trapped. It is called hematocolpos if this occurs. ...Read more

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Can a tampon break the hymen?

Can a tampon break the hymen?

Yes: The hymen may be very fragile or very strong. A thin, fragile hymenal membrane will require very little pressure to cause perforation. For many women the hymen becomes perforated as a result of their normal physical activity. ...Read more

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Does the hymen go away after puberty?

Does the hymen go away after puberty?

No: Some hymens are little more than a ridge so a post pubeertal woman might think that it went away spontaneously. However a hymen usually remains until it gets torn or ruptured. ...Read more

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Can I break my hymen by a stril razor?

Can I break my hymen by a stril razor?

Do NOT: Attempt to open the hymen more by lacerating with a straight razor. ...Read more

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Could feminine washes damage the hymen?

Yes: Feminine washes are in necessary and may cause excessive dryness, inflammation and irritation. ...Read more

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Could controlling urine break/tear hymen?

Don't see how.: Urine does not pass out of the body via the area covered by hymen. It comes from the urethra. ...Read more

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Can I use tampons without tearing my hymen?

Can I use tampons without tearing my hymen?

It depends: Every women's hymen is different. Most don't completely obstruct the vaginal entrance, otherwise you wouldn't be able to pass your menses! So there is space for the insertion of a tampon, for some it may be a little space for others a lot. Remember it's possible to "tear" your hymen without even having sex, as some very physical activities can "tear" the hymen too. ...Read more

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Will breaking your hymen give you bleeding?

Will breaking your hymen give you bleeding?

Depends: Sometimes the hymen tears during childhood due to certain non-sexual activities; this may present as slight spotting. During first sex/intercourse, due to more forceful hymenal separation, hymenal tears may present with slight bleeding. Every case is different and depends on the thickness and integrity of the hymen before it was affected. Not all virgins bleed with sex. ...Read more

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Could I break my hymen by fingering myself?

Could I break my hymen by fingering myself?

Yes: Whether a finger or a toy, any object could tear the structure under the appropriate conditions. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have an imperforate hymen?

See your doctor: If you have had a menstrual period then you do not have an imperforate hymen. If you have not had a period then your physician can tell by examining you. ...Read more

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How long will it bleed if you break your hymen?

How long will it bleed if you break your hymen?

Short time: Unless you have coagulation disorders, the blood vessels from a ruptured hymen in the ordinary manner will quickily clot and what bleeding there is will be quickly over. ...Read more

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Can masturbating too vigorously break my hymen?

Can masturbating too vigorously break my hymen?

Hymen: It is unlikely that your hymen is intact at 35 years of age regardless of whether you've ever had intercourse. Usually physical activity (or masturbation) will break the hymen at a fairly young age even without prior intercourse. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an imperforate hymen?

Menstrual absence: A lack of cyclical menstrual bleeding is the primary way to know of an intact hymen as it will not allow menstrual blood to pass. ...Read more

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Can you tear your hymen without blood showing up?

Can you tear your hymen without blood showing up?

Probably not: When any part of the body is torn, there usually is some bleeding. Of course, the bleeding may be so slight that a person doesn't notice it. ...Read more

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Can wearing a pad and exercising breaks the hymen?

Can wearing a pad and exercising breaks the hymen?

No. Not to worry.: Women and girls may be judged by their happiness, their friendliness, and many other wonderful traits, but not by the condition of their hymens. It makes absolutely no difference whether a person has a big hymen, little hymen, broken hymen, unbroken hymen, etc... One need not worry about hymens when using pads, nor when exercising, with or without a pad. ...Read more

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Can bad bleeding be caused when your hymen is broken?

Can bad bleeding be caused when your hymen is broken?

Usually not: Bleeding from a broken or ruptured hymen is usually mild degree of bleeding can be very variable from no bleeding, to a couple od drops of blood, to a small short lived trickle to the occasional gush, bleeding, when it occurs is usually minor and seldom requires a visit to a gyn dr. Or the hospital er. In the rare case of signifivant bleeding use one or two sanitary pads & pressure & go see dr. ...Read more

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What's the probability of being born without a hymen?

What's the probability of being born without a hymen?

Technically, none: In a normal female there will always be some hymenal remnant, but it can be minimal and functionally undetectable. This extreme situation is probably less than 1%. ...Read more

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If you mastetbate with a dildo does it break your hymen?

If you mastetbate with a dildo does it break your hymen?

Possible: If inserted far enough or with enough force it is possible. ...Read more

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Anyone heard of hymen surgery or know anything about it?

Anyone heard of hymen surgery or know anything about it?

Rare: Some cultures value the hymen so I believe that there are some countries where the gynecologist will recreate the hymen surgically.

Oftentimes the hymen is disrupted without sexual intercourse so this type of surgery is unnecessary.

Very rarely the hymen can be imperforate, and needs surgery to open. This can be a cause of delayed menses in young women. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a question regarding vaginas/hymens?

Healthtap is a: Great place to ask it. Please submit a clear & specific question about vaginas/hymens. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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If my hymen is partialy torn will I bleed at my first sex?

If my hymen is partialy torn will I bleed at my first sex?

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

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Someone explain to me what an imperforate hymen looks like?

Image: Image of an imperforate hymen (compliments of medical illustrator - frank netter).
http://www. Bing. Com/images/search? Q=imperforate+hymen&qs=n&form=qbir&pq=imperforate+hymen&sc=8-17&sp=-1&sk=#view=detail&id=09753d4af6aaf890bd36554c04a925d5cc28602c&selectedindex=44. ...Read more

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I do pillow humping regularly is my hymen intact or I break?

I do pillow humping regularly is my hymen intact or I break?

Can't say: The pillow humping would never rupture a hymen. However, since some girls are born without, or a very minimal hymen, I cannot say if yours is there or not. ...Read more