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Did my hymen break ? No sexual intercourse , only fingering

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I am 19 and have not had sexual intercourse. The other night the guy I was with fingered me. This was not the first time this had happend to me but the person I was with before was much more gentle and this time he did it so hard that I bled. Not just a few spots either, but a good amount. It has been three days and I am still spoting a bit. I thought maybe I was starting my period, because it is irregular so I don't know exactly when to expect it, but it is very light spoting and normally my peroid is heavier. Is this normal? Was this my hymen breaking? Will I bleed next time I engage in this? Will I bleed when I have sexual intercourse for the first time or does this only happen once?


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replied August 8th, 2007
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You might have injured your your hymen during the last episode of fingering. Blood and beeding from a broken hymen usually stops very soon after it is punctured (usually during the first act of sexual intercourse) but sometimes the bleeding might last longer. If your hymen has broken when he fingered you, you probably won’t bleed during the next sexual encounter you have. Bleeding happens only once (during the first time). Nonetheless, you can visit your gynecologist to identify the true source of the bleeding.


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