Doctors Lounge - Gynecology Answers

"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."

Back to Gynecology Answers List

Forum Name: Gynecology

Question: determination of cause of hymen breakage


 hirasohrab - Fri Aug 20, 2010 6:17 am

can u plzzzz tell me if a gynaecologist can find how the hymen of a particular girl was broken either by sexual activity or physical activity like riding a horse or a bicycle or she can only find if it is intact or not without the reason of its breakage please answer me i shall be highly grateful
 Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:32 pm

User avatar Hello,
It would be impossible to determine the cause of the hymen breaking. The result of any way it could happen will be the same. The hymen (intact or broken) is not considered a good indicator of virginity or lack thereof.

Best wishes.

| Check a doctor's response to similar questions

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application

Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us