Hymen Rupture

The thin membrane present at the opening of the vagina is called hymen. It partially covers the external vaginal opening, and it can rupture during first penetrative sex, vigorous cycling, while inserting a tampon, etc. The surgical restoration of a torn hymen is called hymenorrhaphy.

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Why did I not get my periods after having sex for the first time?

Query: Hi doctor, I had intercourse for the first time on 10th without any ejaculation due to pain. Next day, there was bleeding. My periods were due on 13th and I had some clear blood spotting during urination with back pain. But, I did not have periods. I also had some spotting while urination on the 17t...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope your periods are regular and will be there for minimum three to four days. If your expected date of menses was on 13th, then you were on a safe date (10th) and no chance of pregnancy. Spotting could be from minor tears of hymen as it was for the first time. If you ...  Read Full »

I am concerned about a few growth around the entrance of vagina during pregnancy. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 weeks pregnant. At the beginning of my pregnancy, I noticed a few growths around the entrance to my vagina, which I ignored. I have recently looked and I am concerned that there are more and they have grown. I have taken photos and wanted to speak to a gynecologist. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the description you mentioned, and also had a look at the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I do not feel anything appears to be abnormal. The structures you mentioned appear to be more like hymenal tags or vaginal mucos...  Read Full »

Why does my virgin girlfriend have severe pain after first sexual intercourse?

Query: Heey hoping you are doing okay dr. My virgin girlfriend and I had our first intercourse two days ago now and she started experiencing pains.. Severe pains she has to lie down on the floor to ease.. When i asked her she says it is more than her menses pain.. What could be the problem...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, We are doing fine,thank you, hope all of you are also doing good. When a lady's hymen ruptures, that is after first sexual exposure, there will be few tears in & around the external genitalia & also the vaginal wall. These will be the point of entry of minor infections already present i...  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding after being fingered?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiance just fingered my private part for the first time and I am not sure that before fingering he touched his sperms or not. I was having pain at that part the day he did it which is just a day before and I had a bleeding patch along with my secretions yesterday. I am tensed wheth...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Although I would like to ask some questions before answering your query as many things are missing here like your menstrual history, medical and drug history and most importantly how long you have been sexually active. If you were not sexually active before then it cou...  Read Full »

Why do I have brown discharge after sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently had unprotected sex with a guy twice in an interval of three days. After the first time, there was a lot of pain, but had a regular whitish discharge. Second time, I started having this brownish or yellowish discharge and I have taken the photo of the discharge. I am not sure w...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The brownish discharge seems to be due to rupture of your hymen. Generally, if you have sex for the first time in case of a virgin, then the hymen gets partly withered or at times does not. However, during repeated acts of intercourse, there are fair enough chances that...  Read Full »

Is it normal to bleed after having first unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, What does it mean if one has unprotected first-time sex but is not sure whether he discharged inside or not? But his partner starts bleeding day after that. Is it normal?  Read Full »


Dr. Harshul Gohel

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unprotected first time sex means that both the partner are doing for the first time without using any contraceptive method, i.e., condom during the first time of sexual intercourse, the hymen of the female is intact or may be ruptured prior because of any physical st...  Read Full »

Will I break my hymen and loss virginity if I finger myself?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female, and I masturbate very often. I just rub my vagina, but I do not finger myself. I get really tempted to finger it. Whenever I try to do so, I get nervous and just finish it off by rubbing my vagina. Is it safe to finger my vagina? If yes, how do I do it? What ar...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vagina will definitely be wet when you are aroused, so there is nothing to worry about it. Usually, fingering may lead to infection and irritation. Yes, there are chances of hymen rupture. The rupture of the hymen depends upon how strongly and deeply you insert your finge...  Read Full »

Why was there blood during first sexual contact?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiance was fingering me and when he finished, his hand was bloody. When I pee it burns and now it just hurts. What should I do? Never had a PAP test for discussable reasons. Never had sexual activity before.  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is nothing to worry as having sex for the first time (even fingering) may lead to mild bleeding due to breakage of the hymen and vaginal tissue. It may lead to burning sensation and slight discomfort which usually resolve in a few hours or may take a day or so....  Read Full »

I had intercourse for the first time and now there is spotting. Is it pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 23 years and on the seventh day of my period. I had intercourse for the first time at 11 AM. Then, I had a sudden bleeding spot starting and I took I-pill at 6 PM. I have started nausea, feeling like vomiting, and next morning chills with fever, and weakness. So., I am worried ...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you said it is your first time having intercourse, you observed bleeding and then after an emergency pill, you had vomiting and then fever and chill. After the first time of penetrative vaginal sex, there Is hymen rupture that causes bleeding after sex. That coul...  Read Full »

Is my hymen intact?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I am going to get married. My query is regarding my virginity. I do like to know whether my hymen is intact. Will I bleed during my wedding night? Through hymen, how to know my virginity? Your opinion is of great concern for me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity) which show you have an intact hymen. But, I need to share a few points regarding this topic. Do not think all intact hymen bleeds after sex. Some hymens are too elastic or bloodless so ...  Read Full »

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