Hymen stretching | Go Ask Alice!
- You can also stretch your hymen yourself through a relatively simple procedure. Place a finger into your vagina (you can slick it up first with lube) and apply pressure on the vaginal entrance by pressing downward toward the anus. Keep the pressure on for a few minutes, and then release it.
Does stretching your hymen hurt when it breaks?
Myth 7: When the hymen stretches/tears, it hurts and causes bleeding. The stretching of a hymen does not necessarily cause pain – in fact, it can occur without your noticing it at all.
How can I stop my hymen from hurting?
If pain and bleeding doesn’t get better after the first time you have vaginal sex (penis-in-vagina), you can slowly stretch your hymen tissue with your fingers over time to make it less painful. In rare cases, people may need to see a doctor for a small procedure to open their hymen.
Can stretching break your hymen?
Hymens can be stretched or torn during the first experience of sexual penetration, or with tampon use or other non-sexual activity. It can also be stretched with fingers. Some females are born without a hymen. Once torn or stretched, the hymen becomes an irregular ring of tissue around the vaginal opening.
Do tampons break a hymen?
Any girl who has her period can use a tampon. Tampons work just as well for girls who are virgins as they do for girls who have had sex. And even though using a tampon can occasionally cause a girl’s hymen to stretch or tear, it does not cause a girl to lose her virginity. (Only having sex can do that.)
Can the doctors tell if your a virgin?
“So, doctor, can you check my daughter’s virginity? can you tell me if she is still a virgin?” No, we cannot. There is no physical sign that indicates the virginity of a woman: in fact, no physical examination will be able to evaluate the virginity of a human being, man or woman.
Should I help my daughter insert a tampon?
Your daughter has to insert the tampon in her vagina, which may be a little uncomfortable and scary for her at first. Make sure you help her calm down first and then help her with it. Your daughter may find it easy to use a tampon the first time if she places a leg on the edge of the tub or the toilet seat.
What age should a girl break her virginity?
When asked in more depth, most said they wished they had waited longer to lose their virginity. Few said they should have done it sooner. Most had had sex by the time they were 18 – half had done it by the time they were turning 17. Nearly a third had sex before turning 16.