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What does it mean to have an intact hymen? Can clitoris stimulation/orgasam do anything to the hymen?

What does it mean to have an intact hymen? Can clitoris stimulation/orgasam do anything to the hymen?

Intact hymen: An intact hymen is used in any cultures to signify virginity. This not necessarily true. Upto 19% of the sexually active postpubertal females a intact hymen. Clitoral stimulation has no effect on the hymen. ...Read more

Hymen (Definition)

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


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Is thr a way to differenciate between a torn nd intact hymen without goin 2 a gyo? Wt r some things to detect tht? I heard sth called the 3 to 9 o'cloc

Is thr a way to differenciate between a torn nd intact hymen without goin 2 a gyo? Wt r some things to detect tht? I heard sth called the 3 to 9 o'cloc

False: Unless a woman has an imperforate hymen, (exceedingly rare) there is no exam that is going to tell a doctor whether a woman has had sex or not. This is a false diagnosis if it's given. I realize there's widespread practice in which drs determine if woman has had sex, but virginal versus non-virginal hymens often look identical. It's a cultural/religious diagnosis that has minimal physical findings. ...Read more

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What does a partial intact hymen mean? Like what are its indicators, having a cut somewhere or multiple or what?

What does a partial intact hymen mean? Like what are its indicators, having a cut somewhere or multiple or what?

Normal Finding: The hymen covers the vaginal orifice in younger women. In some it remains completely intact, but it become "patent" in others. Partially intact means just that, that it has partially opened. This can occur naturally as well as with trauma. There are no cuts or indicators. It is seen on physical exam. ...Read more

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Why doesn't clitoris orgasm/masterbation have an effect on the hymen? Just curious. I have an intact hymen.

Anatomically: They are barely close to each other. What you do to your clitoris will not affect your hymen. All the best. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an intact hymen? Will clitoris stimulation/ orgasm have effect on it? Will I bleed first inter course if hymen intact?

What does it mean to have an intact hymen? Will clitoris stimulation/ orgasm have effect on it? Will I bleed first inter course if hymen intact?

Intact Hymen: It usually would not be completely intact - because an imperforate hymen is a congenital disorder which would not allow blood to flow from the uterus out of the body. However, what is likely meant is that there is no tearing or other findings related to tearing of the hymen. You may or may not bleed with sexual intercourse. Clitoral stimulation should not have an impact. ...Read more

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I have an intact hymen. What is the reason I won't bleed on first intercourse?

I have an intact hymen. What is the reason I won't bleed on first intercourse?

Hymen: If it's completely intact, there really might not be a way for blood out. Sometimes it can sit within the vagina, which may lead to blood clots and infection. This is definitely one to discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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If I have an intact hymen, theoretically will I bleed on my first act of intercourse?

If I have an intact hymen, theoretically will I bleed on my first act of intercourse?

Theoretically, yes: Expect small bleeding and minor/temporary discomfort. May or may not notice it. ...Read more

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I went to 4 gynecologists, they told me that I have intact hymen, but something in my head tell me that I have broken hymen, even if I never did sex, something is wrong with my head, it brings me lot of wrong ideas and impose these ideas to me.

I went to 4 gynecologists, they told me that I have intact hymen, but something in my head tell me that I have broken hymen, even if I never did sex, something is wrong with my head, it brings me lot of wrong ideas and impose these ideas to me.

Find a therapist: By your comments your obsession with your hymen (or virginity) is causing an alteration in your ability to enjoy life. It is time to stop going to gynecologists unless you find one that is also a therapist. You need to find out what feeling or fear your obsession is hiding. It is only when you open up this hidden area that you can move past it. ...Read more

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I have an intact hymen. It's normal according to my general practitioner. What reasons would my hymen not bleed duRing first inter course?

Hymen: The effects of sexual intercourse on the hymen are variable. The hymen may be lacerated by disease, injury, medical examination, masturbation or even physical exercise. For these reasons, the state of the hymen is not a conclusive indicator of virginity. ...Read more

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Can ultrasound tests show the doctor if a woman is virgin? I have heard that the answer is yes, since it depends on having a intact hymen or not...

Can ultrasound tests show the doctor if a woman is virgin? I have heard that the answer is yes, since it depends on having a intact hymen or not...

No: An ultrasound can not show such a thing. If the hymen is intact this can be seen during a physical exam. The problem is many virgins do not have an intact hymen. Physical activity can open it. If a doctor wanted to know if a patient was a virgin he or she would simply ask them. ...Read more

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I have an intact hymen, will I bleed first intercourse? (important) do all women during puberty have crescent hymens? Is the hymen an elastic membrane?

I have an intact hymen, will I bleed first intercourse? (important) do all women during puberty have crescent hymens? Is the hymen an elastic membrane?

Hymen facts: The hymen is a fibro-elastic membrane that is found at the opening of the vagina and can be stretched (without breaking) by tampons, fingers, etc. They have various appearances in puberty and adulthood from cribiform to crescent to completely intact which will not permit menstrual flow. There may not be bleeding when the hymen is broken as it depends on its condition prior to the event. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal fart effect the intact hymen? I madterbate with clit rubbing. Fart occurred when outer lip was slightly pulled. 1st time occurrence.

Can a vaginal fart effect the intact hymen? I madterbate with clit rubbing. Fart occurred when outer lip was slightly pulled. 1st time occurrence.

It's just air: Basically, think of the hymen as the vaginal hole or the vaginal hole's border. It's the first thing you see if you use a mirror to look. Hymens come in all shapes and sizes, and must not be given any importance in modern, normal human society. The shape and size a normal hymen is of no concern, as long as the opening is big enough to let things through, such as tampons, etc... ...Read more

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What does an intact ring hymen look like?

What does an intact ring hymen look like?

Hard to describe: Here is a link to a diagram and picture that is helpful:

http://www. Soc. Ucsb. Edu/sexinfo/article/hymen

i guess it is more important to ask "why do you ask? ". Is this in relation to you, your daughter? If there is a concern about sexual activity or abuse, this should be addressed. ...Read more

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In virgin pregnancies where hymen is intact, does hymen breaks under the pressure of the baby, or it remains intact during the whole pregnancy?

In virgin pregnancies where hymen is intact, does hymen breaks under the pressure of the baby, or it remains intact during the whole pregnancy?

Theoretical question: If or when such a pregnancy occurred, the hymen could remain intact until delivery. Yet that would pre-suppose that no obstetrician ever did a formal exam of the patient to see if it was likely her pelvis was an adequate size to deliver naturally. The structure would prevent that exam and would need to be cut during labor to allow proper assessment of the progress of labor. ...Read more

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(Intact thick hymen-so couldn't have full penetration-&now I'm 4months pregnant)what will doc's do during cervix dilation check if hymen is intact?

Hymen: Women with intact hymen can still use tampons and usually can accommodate one finger which is all that is needed for initial cervical exams. If you have a high risk pregnancy and need a more extensive pelvic exam, a doctor could perform a small incision to open up the hymnal ring so exams are more comfortable. ...Read more

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I have a question about hymen I have checked my self and I can see little thin tissue how can I know it is intact and could hymen be partially broken?

Hymen often break wi: It is a normal occurrence for the hymen to break with physical activity over the years, even if a person had never been sexually active. This should not cause any problems and should not be any reason for concern but as always, check with your ob/gyn to be sure. ...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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Could a woman give birth with her hymen intact?

Could a woman give birth with her hymen intact?

Theoretically: A woman who was artificially inseminated through a narrow tube could retain an intact hymen. If the child was then delivered c-section it would remain so. If neither was the case, it cannot happen. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a woman give birth with the hymen intact?

By cesarian section: Although hymen is slmost invariably broken with sex. Thus would have had to have artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization if hymen intact during pregnancy, unless partner has or had avery small penis. ...Read more

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Yes I wanted to know is my hymen intact intercourse is always painful for me?

Painful intercourse: Warrants evaluation for infections or other abnormalities. The best approach is to be evaluated and examined by a physician ...Read more

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Yes I would like to know is my hymen intact because it's covering my vagina hole sex has always been painful and I've never had an orgasm?

Yes I would like to know is my hymen intact because it's covering my vagina hole sex has always been painful and I've never had an orgasm?

Intact hymen/orgasm: A GYN MD can determine by exam if the hymen is the source of your pain at sex and is intact or not. Intact orgasm is the result of PAIN at sexual encounters, and if you resolve the first issue the 2nd may take care of itself. ...Read more

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I had first time sexual intercourse but did not bleed, is it possible that I did had my hymen intact but it did not bleed when torn?

I had first time sexual intercourse but did not bleed, is it possible that I did had my hymen intact but it did not bleed when torn?

Yes, for sure: Many virgins do not bleed. The shape and size of the hymen can cause this - also hymens can be broken from other normal life activities in some girls - don't worry and if your lover is distressed refer him to web sites that will explain this phenomenon. Assure him that his trust in you is at least as important as your virginity. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a big and long penis and I have a smaller vagina opening with my hymen intact. How should we do this for it to work?

My boyfriend has a big and long penis and I have a smaller vagina opening with my hymen intact. How should we do this for it to work?

Easy the first time: Vaginas stretch. The first time you have intercourse may not be very comfortable for you, but subsequently you won't have any problem. If you are inviting him because you want him, you will likely be adequately lubricated which is the key to your comfort. He should hopefully be gentle, especially on the first time. ...Read more

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I was fingering my gf vagina the last day and she started bleeding. Although she bled only a little and without pain. How to check for her hymen intact?

A woman's: Hymen is usually not fully intact as a teen or young adult. If there were no perforations - blood could not be released during the menstrual period. I am not sure how appropriate it would be for you to do a physical examination of your girlfriend's vagina. ...Read more

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21yr old female still a virgin (human should still be intact because I've never been penetrated)Does vagina stay tight even with age while hymen Intact?

21yr old female still a virgin (human should still be intact because I've never been penetrated)Does vagina stay tight even with age while hymen Intact?

Hard to say: The majority of women will start with a hymen with a small center hole that tears with penetration, the edges shrinking down as they heal. Some are born without a hymen, have a minimal shelf, or may have lost it in non sexual activities in childhood. Tight is a variable descriptor that is hard to comment on and can also reflect the input of muscle fibers in the area. ...Read more

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I need help with my pelvic exam report. What is having a Virginal Introitus (It's Not vaginal introitus) mean on a pelvic exam? Is my hymen intact?

Description: The vaginal orifice is an introitus that leads to the vaginal canal. Virginal simply refers to the fact that the Doctor dictating the report (whom did your pelvic exam) is under the impression that you are a Virgin. You cannot infer that your hymen is intact purely from this description. Hope this helps. ...Read more