Is it possible for a woman to break her own hymen just using her finger?

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Hymen: Perforation

Thank you for your question.  It is possible to break one's hymen with a finger or with other objects.  If this is the case and you are concerned, a hymenoplasty can be performed to recreate the hymen.  I would recommend finding an experienced cosmetic genital surgeon for evaluation and treatment.   

Best of luck.    

Jeffrey S. Palmer, MD, FACS, FAAP (Cosmetic Urologist -- Cleveland, Ohio)

Cleveland Urologist
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You can easily break your hymen with your finger

Anything that goes into the vagina can break the hymen if it's larger than the hymen opening. It might bleed or might not, but it's definitely possible.

Marco A. Pelosi III, MD
Jersey City OB/GYN
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