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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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Is it normal for a woman to bleed after she has sex for the first time?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday, my wife had bleeding for a minute after we had sex for the first time. What would be the reason for this problem?  Read Full »

Dr. Sabita Laskar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I presume that your wife had bleeding through her vagina.If it is the first time that you both had sex, then you need not have to worry at all. This is due to the rupture of a thin membrane which covers the vaginal orifice (opening). This membrane is called the hym...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor,My virgin girlfriend and I had our first intercourse two days ago, and she started experiencing pain. She had severe pain, that she had to lie down on the floor to ease. When I asked her, she said it was more than her menses pain. What could be the problem?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to When a lady's hymen ruptures, that is, after the first sexual exposure, there will be few tears in and around the external genitalia and also the vaginal wall. These will be the point of entry of minor infections already present in the normal vaginal flora and also in t...  Read Full »

Why does my hymen itch after having sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing slight burning and extreme itching on my hymen. I noticed this feeling after recently having sex, but I figured it would go away in a day. It is bothering me a lot. I assume it is a tear, but I really hope it is not an infection. Please give your opinion.   Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq, and thank you for choosing us as your provider for health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. It is essential to address such concerns promptly to ensure proper care and treatment. The symptoms you are experiencing could be due to various r...  Read Full »

How long will the bleeding continue after the hymen break?

Query: Hello doctor, Can you please give me answers to the following questions, please? After having sex for the first time, is there a way to speed up the cure and stop bleeding of the hymen? How should the bleeding part be cleaned and with what? How do I know that the hymen is totally restored or cured? ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The bleeding should stop on its own. Clean with only plain water. If bleeding continues for more than one or two days, then consult a nearby gynecologist, you may require some medicines or even a stitch to stop bleeding. Once defloration happens, then hymen cannot be int...  Read Full »

I developed symptoms after taking the I-pill. Am I pregnant?

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 a...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 co...  Read Full »

I had vaginal bleeding post sex. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an event where my boyfriend pulled my pants from the back and tried to have sex with me. I felt his penis, and I panicked and jumped, then I saw blood. I went to the doctor to check if I was still a virgin. He said, this bleeding is from part of my vagina, but my hymen is intact, an...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Regarding your symptoms of bleeding, I propose that you have developed a vagina tear following an attempt by your spouse to insert his penis despite your hymen being intact. The incision, I presume, may be due to your spouse having a large penis, which has resulted in a ...  Read Full »

I need to know if my hymen is intact. Please help.

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 t...  Read Full »

My wife bled after sex. Is it loss of virginity?

Query: Hi doctor, Last night I had sex with my wife. It was the last day of her periods. She bled light red color with some watery fluid in it. I would like to know, is that from menstruation or virginity defloration? Did she lose her virginity?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to For your information, a woman loses virginity on the first day of her intercourse. So, the bleeding is likely to be remaining endometrium of that menstrual flow and can often be seen commonly if sex occurs on last day of bleeding days.   Read Full »

Is it normal to have irregular vaginal bleeding after intercourse for the first time?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 20 years old. Currently, I have vaginal bleeding, but my menstruation just finished two weeks ago. I had my first sexual encounter three days back. Is this something that I need to be worried about?  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I request you to share the following details. Have you experienced a similar problem in the past, like bleeding between your cycles? Was the intercourse rough? Have you masturbated earlier, or was intercourse t...  Read Full »

What is the reason for bleeding in my fiance after we had first-time sex?

Query: Hello doctor, About eight months back I got intimate with my fiancee. As it was her first time having intercourse, I penetrated her very slowly. Afterward, I noticed small spots of blood on the head of my penis. After she went home, she rang me to say she was bleeding so much, she had to use a sani...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The rupture of hymen during first-time sex can cause bleeding. Sometimes tears in vagina due to tight introitus can also cause bleeding. Rarely it may require suturing to stop the bleeding. Another possibility is that she had been menstruating when you had sex and the...  Read Full »

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