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What is a hymenotomy?

If you're asking what the definition of hymenotomy is, it literally means "to cut into the hymen." Some hymens are delicate and will break (with a variable amount of pain) during sports or other strenuous physical activity, or when inserting… Full Answer

Does your hymen breaking hurt?

The experience varies greatly. Some people do not feel it at all, while some have likened it to the pain of a breaking limb. Sometimes it stretches painfully without breaking or it heals after being torn. If either or both… Full Answer

How bad can it hurt when you breake you hymen?

The experience varies greatly. Some people do not feel it at all, while some have likened it to the pain of a breaking limb. Sometimes it stretches painfully without breaking or it heals after being torn. If either or both… Full Answer

Can a tampon break your hymen?

The hymen cannot 'break' - it can tear as a result of vaginal insertion/penetration but typically only if insertion/penetration is rough or forced. Tampons can tear the hymen but it's uncommon because the hymen normally doesn't cover much of the… Full Answer

What is the hymen in a girl?

The hymen is a layer of skin that partially covers the vaginal opening. Its shape and thickness varies from person to person. Any penetration of the vagina can tear or break the hymen, depending on that shape and thickness. Sometimes… Full Answer