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 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

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 »

After having sex for the first time, is there a way to stop hymen bleeding?

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. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

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 »

My fiancee had period like bleeding after first-time sex. Can you explain why?

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

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

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 sex and the...  Read Full »

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