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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

Hymen (Definition)

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


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If female is having imperforate type of hymen then how menstrual blood is coming out !! .......?

If female is having imperforate type of hymen then how menstrual blood is coming out !! .......?

It doesn't: By definition, an imperforate hymen has no opening or openings for menstrual blood to flow. However, someone may have multiple small openings rather than one larger central opening. If so, menstrual flow can be normal. ...Read more

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I heard theres a type of hymen called fimbriated hymen, what does it look like and will it bleed first time sex like other hymens?

I heard theres a type of hymen called fimbriated hymen, what does it look like and will it bleed first time sex like other hymens?

Hymen: This is a piece of membranous tissue inside the vaginal opening. It comes in different shapes and sizes, the most common are annular, fimbriated, lunate, and septate. . Bleeding may occur with any disruption of the hymen regardless of its shape and this may occur with trauma, tampon use, sex or foreign bodies inserted into the vagina. Fimbriated means the edge is serpentine. ...Read more

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For labial/vertical hymen type which its opening extends from 12 o'clock to 6 o'clock, from where does it rupture when it's broken?And does it bleed?

For labial/vertical hymen type which its opening extends from 12 o'clock to 6 o'clock, from where does it rupture when it's broken?And does it bleed?

The hymen : The hymen is a circular ring near the opening of the vagina. Contrary to popular cultural mythology most hymenal rings are open just fine the first time someone has intercourse. It stretches and tears at various spots that are likely unrecognizable to the untrained eye. Overthinking the appearance of the hymenal ring is likely to be unproductive. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would any type of vaginal penetration break your hymen?

Hi docs, would any type of vaginal penetration break your hymen?

Possibly: A hymen can be ruptured through sports and activities as well as through penetration during intercourse or another object. ...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