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Doctor insights on: What Causes Broken Hymen Besides Sex

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I am a girl of 22 year I have not done sex with any guy but still have not hymen what might be the cause of its non existence?

I am a girl of 22 year I have not done sex with any guy but still have not hymen what might be the cause of its non existence?

Hard to say: Some women are born with no hymen, a limited wide shelf like hymen or lose it through childhood trauma, self sex, or other event. If you have not had intercourse, you are a virgin, the hymen is not the defining feature. ...Read more

Hymen (Definition)

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


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I am a young girl of 22 i have not done sex with anyone but still i don't have hymen what might be the cause for its non existence? help please !

I am a young girl of 22 i have not done sex with anyone but still i don't have hymen what might be the cause for its non existence? help please !

This is normal: There are MANY things that can cause a girls hymen to tear other than intercourse. Most girls do not have intact hymens because physical activity alone can tear it. So a girl who is very active in sports or just playing can tear her hymen without ever knowing it. Using tampons also typically tear the hymen, but the majority of girls have already torn it before they even start menstruating. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause any damage to Hymen layer in female ? how should i prove my partner i am a virgin? is masturbation equals to sex with some one

Does masturbation cause any damage to Hymen layer in female ? how should i prove my partner i am a virgin? is masturbation equals to sex with some one

See answer: Masturbation by stimulation of the clitoris will not damage the hymen. While the presence of an intact hymen is the most reliable indication of virginity, the absence of a hymen does not prove a female is not a virgin for a variety of possible reasons. Masturbation vs sex with a partner are similar (??identical) physiologically but different emotional and physical experiences. ...Read more

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My hymen has an opening of a Q-tip but the gyno said its ok.I'm thinking of having sex. Is it possible? Cause I cant insert anything. Will it hurt?

My hymen has an opening of a Q-tip but the gyno said its ok.I'm thinking of having sex.
Is it possible? Cause I cant insert anything. Will it hurt?

Surgery needed: An opening that small is sure to lead to pain if you attempt intercourse (which will probably not be successful). A simple surgery can enlarge the opening and allow for normal intercourse. See your gynecologist for details. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is hymen broken during first time sex?

Can you tell me is hymen broken during first time sex?

Yes: Some women are born with no hymen, a limited wide shelf like hymen or lose it through childhood trauma, self sex, or other event. Those with the typical intact hymen will have it broken during penetrating intercourse. ...Read more

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Will breaking the hymen causes any pain to the partner ?

Will breaking the hymen causes any pain to the partner ?

"Hard" to break(say): If he has pain from the hymenal rupture, then it was indeed "hard" to break through. However most times, the pain, if any, is attached to the "consumer".(female) ...Read more

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Sex is painful! Is it possible that I haven't torn my hymen?

Sex is painful! Is it possible that I haven't torn my hymen?

Unlikely: The normal hymen is a circle of elastic tissue around the vagina opening, like a stretchy bracelet. It's not a solid layer of skin except for rare condition of imperforate hymen where there's no opening and no way for menstrual blood to leave the body. If you've had periods, you haven't got an imperforate hymen. Likely there's another reason why sex is painful. Suggest see your MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Does sex hurt the first time if your hymen is already broken?

Possible: Even if the hymen is not intact, the hymenal remnants at the opening of the vagina will likely stretch a bit when sexual relations are initiated. That could be uncomfortable or painful. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to break your hymen doing anything besides sex?

Is it possible for you to break your hymen doing anything besides sex?

Yes: Can be from inserting tampon, horseback or bicycle (narrow saddle) riding, trauma, poking the area in early childhood( which you no longer remember). ...Read more

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Can your hymen not break but just gradually go away as you have more and more sex?

Can your hymen not break but just gradually go away as you have more and more sex?

Yes possible: Hymens can be very variable. Opening can be very narrow, so large that it is little more than a circumferential ridge and anything in between. Hymens with large openings mat never break, and certainly wden or seem to go away as you have more & more sex. ...Read more

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Does sex hurt if your a virgin and that person is gental? Does you hymen heal up afterwards and for how long?

Varies..: In general, if gentle, careful, use plenty of lubrication and lots of foreplay, loss of virginity should not be excessively painful. The hymen does not heal up. It just tears and disappears. Healing usually takes about a week, but depends on how much injury (if any) there was and whether you continue to irritate the area with continued sexual activity. Please consider contraception... ...Read more

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There is a tear part of my hymen and i can see a small hole on it and its slightly painful, what causes this and what should i do? Still a Virgin btw

You don't need to: do anything unless it is bothering you. A female's hymen is not likely to be competely intact at age 18. If there were no holes in the hymen - blood would not be able to exit the body during your period. On the other hand, If you are having continual pain - get it checked out. ...Read more

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Had first sex, bled, it then went brown. Is it from period or a torn hymen?

Had first sex, bled, it then went brown. Is it from period or a torn hymen?

Prob torn hymen: But cannot say that without doing an exam, so see your gyn to make sure everything is ok, and gyn can discuss birth control options. ...Read more

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Can I have sex and not break the hymen?

Can I have sex and not break the hymen?

Yes: 1) if hymen is a very narrow ring &/or only occupies small cirfumerfential area of vagina so there is enough room for penis to penetrate without breaking hymen or there is essentially no hymen present. 2) possible to have sex with penis between labia & without vaginal penetration specially when hymen is thick or cribform in structure (latter would also prevent tampons from insertion). ...Read more

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What should I do if i can't have sex because of my hymen?

What should I do if i can't have sex because of my hymen?

Consult gynecologist: Dr. Can perform hymenotomy or hymenectomy. Former involves cutting hymen & latter is removal of hymen. Usually best under anesthesia or deep sedation. Intercourse should not be a problem once everything has healed. Good luck. ...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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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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Is it better to break your hymen on your own or have it break during sex?

Is it better to break your hymen on your own or have it break during sex?

Complex answer: Great variability with hymens. Some leave a large vaginal opening & do not even tear/break during sex. Most are a thin "iris type" membrane & pain or discomfort is mild. A few hymens can be quite thick and rigid or only have a minute opening so that penetration can be impossible. Such uncommon, anatomy is best treated by a gyn dr. By age 49 most women have had speculum exam & is < than a penis. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to possibly not break my hymen all the way during sex?

Is it possible for me to possibly not break my hymen all the way during sex?

Define sex: If you are having vaginal intercourse with even a smaller than average male you are going to stretch or tear the typical hymen, if it is present. Other forms of sex may not go near the hymen so it would not be altered. ...Read more

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

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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How do you know if your hymen or vaginal hole is too small for sex and has to be surgically opened etc?

How do you know if your hymen or vaginal hole is too small for sex and has to be surgically opened etc?

Try a tampon: If you can insert a tampon, it is unlikely you will have trouble with sex. If you still have concerns, see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Chance's in percentage of still hymen of 27 working woman who is vergin. Can she bleeding in first sex in 27 age ?

Yes: With an intact hymen at first sex, bleeding is still possible even at age 27. Not to worry, but see your doctor if any concerns. ...Read more

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I have a septate hymen. I'm still a virgin. What trouble will that cause me? Also i can't wear tampons because the pain I have taking them out.

Good question : Once hymen is broken you likely won't have those problems. You may want to stick to pads in the meantime. ...Read more

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My frnds hymen isbroken.but she did not had penitrative sex.will it bleed again when she does sex for first time.can her partner know abt broken hymen?

My frnds hymen isbroken.but she did not had penitrative sex.will it bleed again when she does sex for first time.can her partner know abt broken hymen?

See below: How do you the hymen is "broken"? Hymen has variable morphology in different women. What looks like broken, may be normal appearance for your friend. If she has concerns she should see a gynecologist.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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How do I break my hymen without having sex?

How do I break my hymen without having sex?

Why?: There is no good reason for doing that, unless the hymen is so closed that menstrual flow cannot freely leave the uterus and vagina, or a tampon cannot easily go in or out of the vagina. Otherwise, the hymen should be left alone. ...Read more