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Will breaking your hymen give you bleeding?
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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Depends
Sometimes the hymen tears during childhood due to certain non-sexual activities; this may present as slight spotting.
During first sex/intercourse, due to more forceful hymenal separation, hymenal tears may present with slight bleeding. Every case is different and depends on the thickness and integrity of the hymen before it was affected. Not all virgins bleed with sex.

In brief: Depends
Sometimes the hymen tears during childhood due to certain non-sexual activities; this may present as slight spotting.
During first sex/intercourse, due to more forceful hymenal separation, hymenal tears may present with slight bleeding. Every case is different and depends on the thickness and integrity of the hymen before it was affected. Not all virgins bleed with sex.
Dr. Hector Chapa
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Torn tissue bleeds
Hymens when present are formed by living tissue that is supplied with blood.
If there is a tight hymen and it is torn by any event,sexual or not, it will bleed. Since some are born without, or lose it in childhood through accident or other contact, it is not a dependable marker for "virginity".

In brief: Torn tissue bleeds
Hymens when present are formed by living tissue that is supplied with blood.
If there is a tight hymen and it is torn by any event,sexual or not, it will bleed. Since some are born without, or lose it in childhood through accident or other contact, it is not a dependable marker for "virginity".
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