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25 Fascinating Facts About the Hymen (a.k.a. the Cherry)

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Hymen is a subject of confusion for a lot of people. Not only has it been the been associated with virginity but the fact remains that, there is actually a lot we never knew about this membrane. Here are some eye-opening facts about a widely misunderstood part of the female anatomy

Fact #1

1-The-hymen-is-not-the-definitive-marker-of-virginity

Fact #2

2-Every-woman’s-hymen-looks-different

Fact #3

3-A-hymen-is-also-known-as-a-cherry,-virgin-veil,-vaginal-corona,-virginal-membrane,-or-maidenhead

Fact #4

4-One-study-revealed-that-only-43-of-women-bleed-during-initial-intercourse

Fact #5

5-The-hymen-usually-does-not-completely-cover-the-vaginal-opening,-in-order-to-allow-menstrual-blood-to-leave-the-body

Fact #6

6-They-hymen-is-located-1–2-cm

Fact #7

7-Some-girls-who-are-still-virgins-have-no-hymen-at-all

Fact #8

8-Giving-birth-vaginally-changes-the-hymen’s-appearance-by-smoothing-or-stretching-it-out-and-making-it-less-visible

Fact #9

9-Newborn-hymens-tend-to-be-prominent-and-thick

Fact #10

10-The-hymen-does-not-cover-your-vaginal-opening

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CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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