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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

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What does the hymen look like?

Varies: It can be a band of tissue around the vaginal introitus, or it can be an intact membrane covering the introitus. If you have concerns about your anatomy then see your Ob/Gyn for an exam. ...Read more

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Where exactly is hymen located?

Where exactly is hymen located?

Vagina: It is a membrane in the vaginal opening that all girls are born with. It was used as a check that women were virgins on their wedding night but that is flawed logic as the hymen can be broken innocently before marriage by certain positions or activities like bicycling. You can read the basics on the internet. Wikipedia (not usually a trusted source) has a decent introduction and diagram. ...Read more

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Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Minimally: Many young women worry about pain from tearing a hymen. Surprisingly, many women don't even notice any discomfort when using a tampon or having sexual intercourse for the first time. Additionally, you may have broken your hymen without realizing it through tampon use or vigorous activity (bike, horse riding, gymnastics, etc). If you have concerns or are worried, discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I fix a septate hymen? None

How do I fix a septate hymen? None

Hello. : Hello. Don't know your age. Their is a minor surgical procedure which can be performed by a gynecologist to remove this band of tissue. I would talk to your doctor about this issue. ...Read more

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How to know if my hymen is broken?

Use a compact mirror: And gently use your fingers. It must be at least partially broken because at your stated age of 43 years you must have had multiple menses and the blood has been coming out between the lips of the vagina. Ergo, the hymen cannot be completely intact! QED [From the Latin: Thus it is demonstrated.] ...Read more

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How can one strengthen their hymen?

Why?: The hymen is a fibro-membranous structure at the entrqnce of the vagina. As such it cannot be strengthened. Why do you ask such an odd question? Do you have concerns about preserving the "badge of virginity?". ...Read more

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Does it hurt when your hymen breaks?

Losing Virginity: Yes. This is a very common experience early in one's sexual life. Please, if you are now getting to be sexually active at this part of your childhood, learn how to avoid pregnancy. ...Read more