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Period or broken hymen ?

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am 19 years old
and when i was 11
i entered my finger inside my ****
and after that i got my period

so am wondering if i broke my hymen

and if i can tell by looking

would plz plz plz plz plz
ansower me


p.s: i did not had sex or any kind of sex !!

i would be so thankful if you
becuz this thing is driving me crazy and i need to know


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replied November 2nd, 2009
Sexual Health - Women Answer A7730
Hello and welcome to eHealth Forum!

By inserting your finger into the vagina, it is possible that you could have broken the hymen. This results in slight bleeding. This cannot be told by visual examination as the hymen is quite inside the vagina. A gynecologist can tell after inserting a finger and gently probing around.

However, even if the hymen is ruptured it is not something to be scared about. The hymen can rupture in virgins in accidents, while cycling, during stretch exercise or sometimes accidently without any cause. At times girls are worried that their partners may feel that they are not virgins when they have intercourse for the first time. Understanding and trust between partners is necessary for the girl to make her partner understand that not all virgins have an intact hymen.

If this is really making you very tense, then you can go for hymen repair provided it has ruptured. Please consult your gynecologist as a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net. Hope this helps. Take care!




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