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Why do people believe the state of the hymen determines virginity?

Why do people believe the state of the hymen determines virginity?

Historic,social and: Historic reasons. It is generally believed that a female with an intact hymen is still a virgin. This is vitally important in many cultures. There is a mistaken belief that a moman with an intact hymen is pure & has never engaged in any sex. Which ignores the fact that she may have engaged in anal or oral sex or mutual masturbation. Also a torn or ruptured hymen can be "repaired" so again a virgin. ...Read more

Hymen (Definition)

A membranous fold of tissue that partly or completely occludes ...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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Does it hurt when the hymen breaks? What's the most painful way to lose your virginity?

Does it hurt when the hymen breaks? What's the most painful way to lose your virginity?

A little bit, maybe: The hymen isn't like the paper seal on a jar of instant coffee; it's an elastic membrane that has some capacity to bend. Different women report different experiences with first intercourse. But your first time should be wonderful, something you've waited for and planned for. The right man will put you at ease even if it is also his first time. When (if) it happens, may you remember the joy always. ...Read more

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I recently lost my virginity but my hymen grew back in 3 days is something wrong with me ?

Hymen does not grow: Back, it may not have been completely opened , see your gyn , your gyn can open it uo if all of part of it has reclosed. ...Read more

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Hi, just today I lost my virginity and my hymen broke and is hanging out but it's still connected so I can't pull it out. What should I do?

Hi, just today I lost my virginity and my hymen broke and is hanging out but it's still connected so I can't pull it out. What should I do?

Hymenal Remnant: Its a myth that all hymens break with sex or losing virginity. The hymen is a circle of elastic (stretchy) tissue around the vagina opening with a 'gap' already there; it's not a solid bit of skin that needs to be broken. Very rarely, women have an extra piece of hymen that stretches across the vaginal opening. This might need to be removed. See your MD for an exam to see what's hanging out. ...Read more

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What is a hymen and what does it have to do with a girl's virginity?

Tissue at entrance: During fetal development, the vagina forms from tissue that moves down from inside the abdomen to connect with the outside at the external genitalia. As the two tissues meet, there is a last bit of tissue that separates the two which will be the hymen.When finished forming, this structure usually has a hole in the center much smaller than the size of the vagina. The hymen is torn with sex. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your rip hymen to stick out of the vagina after losing your virginity?

Is it normal to have your rip hymen to stick out of the vagina after losing your virginity?

Uh, no . . .: While it's possible for "ripped" tissue to stick out of your vagina, that would suggest tremendous trauma/injury. Best to seek medical evaluation to determine what's going on. Go see your FamilyDoc, GYN or Planned Parenthood. Local city/county health clinics can also provide assistance, too. Better to find out what's going on than to guess & wonder. Plus you'll probably need testing for STDs/STIs. ...Read more

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Is it normal that the hymen has ahole that the finger slot entry through easily? Can 1 finger effects on the virginity when it enter in it?

Is it normal that the hymen has ahole that the finger slot entry through easily? Can 1 finger effects on the virginity when it enter in it?

Yes. No.: Teen girls and women can wear tampons without any problem, which is especially helpful during sports activities. Girls can do everything boys can do, which means having a period should not stop girls or women from doing activities. The number of fingers has nothing to do with virginity. The shape or size of the hymen's opening is not important and has great variation among girls and women. ...Read more