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Virginity is referred to as a state of a person who has not been involved in sexual intercourse. Virginity is important for saving one's body for their lifelong partner. Having sex always with one person helps to keep mind and body healthy.

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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 »

I have not had penetrative sex after marriage. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been married for 4 months and have not had penetrative sex. Is that normal? I am a virgin and 31 at present.Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. It is completely normal for couples to wait to have penetrative sex, whether it is for religious, cultural, or personal reasons. Many couples choose to wait until they are married before engaging in sexual activity. However, if you are concern...  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 »

Did I lose my virginity when there was vaginal bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor,I was a virgin. Something happened to me six months back. He only put the tip of the penis in, so I was like, I did not lose my virginity. Before the incident, I went to the restroom, wiped myself, and saw blood. It was like I got my period. And even after the incident, when I wiped myself...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the details you presented and the image you shared (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). I can fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Although it is impossible to tell without physical examination, but with the detail...  Read Full »

I performed deep fingering two years ago. Is it possible to lose virginity?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know if it is possible to lose my virginity through fingering, as I used to do two years ago. If so, are there any solutions available given that I am getting married in six months? Kindly help me  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. If there was blood during fingering, there is a good chance that the hymen tore at that moment.The hymen, a thin coating in the bottom region of the vagina, is typically torn during the first sexual intercourse. Howeve...  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 Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 fing...  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? Please answer.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

I lost my virginity when I was 21. Is it possible to become a virgin again?

Query: Hello doctor, I lost my virginity when I was 21 and now am 26, but now I am going to marry a different guy who thinks I am a virgin. So I want to know if I can become a virgin again because if I do not bleed on my first wedding night, I will get into trouble. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello,Welcome to, it is not possible to become a virgin again after having sexual intercourse. The concept of virginity is a social and cultural construct, and there is no medical definition or procedure to become a virgin again. It is important to understand that there is no one righ...  Read Full »

Is it possible to check virginity by just looking at the vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, Can a doctor find if someone is a virgin just by looking at the vaginal wall? What is the circle in the image that I have attached? Does it have anything to do with virginity? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to What you see in the image (attachment removed to protect patient's identity) is an intact hymen. The black or dark circle is a hymenal opening through which the menstrual blood flows or the tampon is inserted. The hymen is a layer of mucosa (skin lining), a remnant o...  Read Full »

What is the function of a hymen?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had some surgeries. I am not a virgin anymore. But I have had sex from the day my gynecologist checked me. Can the gynecologist know if I have had sex or not?  Read Full »

Dr. Sharanya M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, let me assure you that your gynecologist cannot tell whether you have had sexual intercourse or not by a pelvic (gynecological) examination. The vaginal opening is covered partially by a thin layer of skin called the hymen. During puberty, it becomes more ...  Read Full »

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