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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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

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 ...  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 ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 s...  Read Full »

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 icliniq.com. 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 »

What is considered virginity, and what are the symptoms of broken hymen?

Query: Hi doctor,Kindly help me know the method of stretching the vaginal walls. Also, what are the symptoms of broken hymen apart from minor bleeding? What is considered a virgin? Is it only vaginal intercourse, or does it includes oral and anal sex?Thanks.   Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should put one finger in the vagina and rotate gradually, and after a few days, put two fingers and rotate. It may take a few weeks. This way, vaginal walls will be stretched. Also, prefabricated vaginal dilators are available. A broken hymen is usually diagnosed...  Read Full »

What makes a woman bleed after intercourse for the first time?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected intercourse for the first time one month ago. That day itself, bleeding started. I am not sure whether the bleeding I had was menstrual bleeding or because of the I-pill that I took. The bleeding lasted for seven days, and it was very light on the last two days. I too...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you had emergency pill within 72 hours of intercourse there is no chance of pregnancy. Also you say that you had bleeding after taking the pill. So relax and do not worry. There is no chance of pregnancy. Take care.  Read Full »

Does hymen decide the virginity?

Query: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to inform you about my current issue that has concerned me for many years. I am a 21-year-old female. I am traumatized due to my past. As a young girl, at the age of 16, I was always fascinated with exploring my body. However, I was very naive. There came a time ...  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will help you out. It is perfectly normal for teenagers to masturbate and explore their bodies. Sometimes during rough fingering, the hymen may get broken. Your hymen can also naturally stretch from physical activity like sports or using a ...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing bleeding after having sex for the first time?

Query: Hi doctor,I had sex for the first time with my husband. I have bleeding still now. I think that my bleeding started to occur due to my hymen being stretched or torn. As my bleeding continued, I thought that I started to have periods as I experience irregular periods. My bleeding was more like spotti...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly give further details.   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 icliniq.com. 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 »

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 Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 intercours...  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. Gohel Harshul Maheshbhai

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 »

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