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allie01's avatar

How can doctors tell if you are a virgin or not ?

Asked by allie01 (8points) January 24th, 2010

what if your cherry is already popped by a tampon ?

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theasker's avatar

:), looks at your woody

aprilsimnel's avatar

I think this is probably the best answer that could be gotten, though the surrounding issues of OB/GYNs informing parents about a teen girl having had sex are with a US-based qualifier.

Seek's avatar

GA, @aprilsimnel

The short answer is: They can’t.

Chellabella's avatar

One can usually tell if the hymen (cherry) is torn, but it doesn’t matter. I tore mine when I was very young due to gymnastics and martial arts.

Also, if you have an STD, that’s a pure give away ;)

eponymoushipster's avatar

they just know. those doctors get so much kitty, they just know.

VanCityKid's avatar

If the hymen is torn. A doctor can observe this anytime that he has to look at your vaginal canal. If you tore your hymen with a tampon, he will think you are not a virgin.

warribbons's avatar

if you can move your hips to a funky beat

MagsRags's avatar

@aprilsimnel ‘s link is excellent. Occasionally, I need to do a pelvic exam on a virgin. Frequently, the hymenal ring is narrow enough that the digital exam part of the exam needs to be done with one finger instead of two. But there’s a wide range, from similar to a woman who has had vaginal intercourse to so narrow I can’t get even one finger all the way in. In rare cases, a girl can have a completely imperforate hymen, in which case even menstrual blood can’t leave the body. That will cause problems after a few months and has to be treated with a minor surgical procedure.

fireinthepriory's avatar

Even pregnancy can be achieved with a turkey baster and a good friend, so there’s really no way to know unless you tell the doc.

oratio's avatar

Can you have intercourse without the hymen being torn?

aprilsimnel's avatar

@oratio – No. Some are stretchier than others (it already has a hole in it) and .03% of females are born without one.

LethalCupcake's avatar

If your hymen has already been broken… (which can happen anyway from a tampon to horseback riding) he shouldn’t be able to tell….) unless you;ve been AROUND…. and then it will be obvious.. u know :/

MrItty's avatar

@Chellabella STDs are diseases that can be transmitted through intercourse. They do not require intercourse to be transmitted.

Violet's avatar

Please don’t say “cherry” and “popped”. Do you even know what that means?
Do you know what a hymen is?

fundevogel's avatar

@Chellabella – Some children catch STDs from their mother either in utero or during vaginal birth. That’s why you’re suppose to have C sections if you have certain STD’s.

Seek's avatar


Yes, you can. Some of us have very resilient hymens, and were in for a very painful surprise about a month and a half after getting married.

JLeslie's avatar

They can’t tell. If you are lucky the hymen is already broken before having sex. Who wants to worry about that their first time.

Brenna_o's avatar

@JLeslie I agree. It sucks its painful and kinda ruins your first time…

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