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Doctor insights on: Inflammation Of The Hymen

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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

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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I have severe inflammation in lower back?

I have severe inflammation in lower back?

Statement v question: I am assuming you have back pain. Is this new or chronic? Did you injure yourself or did this start on its own? Is it constant or only with certain positions or activities? Is there any fever, chills or sweats? Is it affecting your sleep or are you losing weight or appetite? Any leg pains or neurologic symptoms? All the answers to these questions play a role in advising you. See your doctor. ...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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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?

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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I am suffering from inflammation of hepatitis?

I am suffering from inflammation of hepatitis?

Need 2 know symptoms: Keep a diary of ur symptoms (what you're feeling, when you feel it, & what precipitated it - what you were doing when the symptom started). In this forum, it's hard to say if there's active inflammation. Hepatitis has many causes, including viruses which often don't cause symptoms. In that case, blood tests are necessary to determine if liver damage is ongoing. Talk to your doctor or a hepatologis ...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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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

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What exactly does it mean if I have inflammation in my blood?

What exactly does it mean if I have inflammation in my blood?

Usually...: Infection, arthritis, or other autoimmune inflammation! the best marker is the CRP test. But it can be elevated in certain metabolic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, which has a strong systemic inflammatory component. ...Read more

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Hi can I use poligynax virgo myself if I am virgin? Not hart hymen

Hi can I use poligynax virgo myself if I am virgin? Not hart hymen

Yes you can, is safe: Caution id you are allergic to neomycin, Nystatin or Polymyxin B which are all constituents to polgnax and used to treat a variety of vaginal pathogens. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my hymen hurts, itchy, and wen I wipe it lightly bleeds?

Why does my hymen hurts, itchy, and wen I wipe it lightly bleeds?

Infection?: A yeast infection could cause such symptoms. Try yogurt-water rinses. A medication called Nystatin applied topically can help. ...Read more

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I have a microperforate hymen. How do I fix this without surgery?

I have a microperforate hymen. How do I fix this without surgery?

Don't: You do not need to fix it if you have normal periods. Talk to your gynecologist. If you need surgery it is painless cut and takes 3 sec. ...Read more

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I was wondering is fingering possible without breaking the hymen?

I was wondering is fingering possible without breaking the hymen?

Yes, it is possible: The hymen is a very stretchy tissue, so it can stretch without breaking when something the size of a finger is inserted. The hymen can also stretch and not break even with full intercourse. ...Read more

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How can I perform a self exam to tell if my hymen is thick or thin?

How can I perform a self exam to tell if my hymen is thick or thin?

Why: I am not sure that has any significance. Most hymens are not very thick either way. ...Read more

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What should I do for pain from rotator cuff inflammation and/or tear?

What should I do for pain from rotator cuff inflammation and/or tear?

Seek treatment: An orthopedic shoulder specialist will be able diagnose your conditions and get you on the road to recovery. Otc meds can help, physical therapy and maybe an injection of cortisone. Thank you. ...Read more

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What to do if I cannot put in a tampon! Do I have a microperforate hymen?

Not necessarily.: Tampon might be too large? Spasm with attempts at insertion? It may be technique? ...Read more

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I was wondering if I could break my hymen myself without any pain or blood?

I was wondering if I could break my hymen myself without any pain or blood?

No: Most likely you would not be able to and might harm yourself or cause major injury. If you feel the need to do this, please discuss it with your gynecologist who can help you. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have a painful knot /boil that is blocking my hymen opening?

What do I do if I have a painful knot /boil that is blocking my hymen opening?

Warm SITS baths: Warm sits baths (for 15 minutes several times a day) can help reduce the pain and swelling. See your doctor for possible drainage of the abscess. Taking oral antibiotics can also help. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had rough sex today and I been bleedingjust break my hymen?

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What do you advise if I had rough sex today and I been bleedingjust break my hymen?

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

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Are there any good long-term diet changes that I could make to reduce inflammation?

Are there any good long-term diet changes that I could make to reduce inflammation?

Yes: Long term diet changes to decrease inflammation include: limiting saturated fat and trans fats; increasing intake of omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil); limiting intake of carbohydrates that worsen Insulin resistance (highly refined carbs, sugars, high fructose corn syrup, high glycemic index/load carbs); eating natural antioxidants (dark leafy greens, deep red tomatoes, blueberries, carrots, grapes). ...Read more

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How can I treat the causes of rheumatoid inflammation and not just treat the symptoms?

How can I treat the causes of rheumatoid inflammation and not just treat the symptoms?

RA: Etiology (cause) is unknown. There may be a genetic component, but not a cause. It has been proposed (not proven) that an infection may be a triggering factor in genetically suceptible patient (no specific infection has been identified). This is clinical diagnosis (symptioms and physical findings). Labs and xrays provide prognostic information. Simply stated there is no cause for ra. ...Read more

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How can I determine my virginity?? And how can I see my hymen easily? Tell me briefly plzz

How can I determine my virginity?? And how can I see my hymen easily? Tell me briefly plzz

Hymen doesn't matter: A person is a virgin before he or she has sexual intercourse for the first time. The person is no longer a virgin the moment after he or she begins to have sex for the first time. For many good reasons, teens should wait (a few years) and not have sex while they are young. For adults, looking at the big picture in the grand scheme of life, being a virgin should not and does not matter at all. ...Read more

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Why do I have so muvh inflammation after five weeks of rotatort cuff surgery? Is that normal?

Yes: This is a difficult recovery and patients often complain of significant achiness like a toothache. ...Read more

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How to know if I've broken my hymen? And how long does the bleeding last of I have broken it?

How to know if I've broken my hymen? And how long does the bleeding last of I have broken it?

Bleeding is brief: Bleeding from a little hymen tear stops by itself in minutes to maybe an hour, just like bleeding stops if one were to bite the inside of her mouth while playing sports. She won't know if her hymen broke unless she is good at examining hymens. In the U.S., women and girls may be judged by their happiness, friendliness, and many other wonderful traits, but not by the condition of their hymens. ...Read more

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I'm a virgin, and well I was masturbating and broke my hymen. Does that mean I'm still virgin?

I'm a virgin, and well I was masturbating and broke my hymen. Does that mean I'm still virgin?

Of course: A woman is a officially a virgin until a penis enters her vagina. That means she is a officially a virgin until a penis enters her vagina. ...Read more

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I had papsmear and the result shows : BENIGN SMEAR WITH SEVERE INFLAMMATION AND REPARATIVE CHANGES?

I had papsmear and the result shows : BENIGN SMEAR WITH SEVERE INFLAMMATION AND REPARATIVE CHANGES?

As the report states: The result is benign...no cervical cancer or pre-cancer. The follow-up needed for this result is slightly controversial but most doctors/providers would look for any sign of infection (inflammation often present in infection; reparative change means it is repairing itself) and treat it. Then the Pap AND HPV test would be repeated in 4-6 months. If inflammation persists, consider colposcopy. ...Read more

Hymen (Definition)

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