Could the laser hair removal in the bikini area affect being a Virgin?

Could the laser hair removal in the bikini area affect being a Virgin? Could it tear the hymen?

Doctor Answers 7

Lhr and virginity

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There is in no way Laser hair removal can affect your Virginity. It is a very superficial treatment. It is meant only to destroy the cells around the the hair follicle, hence minimum causing the hair growth to slow down and thin out. 


Fayetteville Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Laser Hair Removal

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No, there is no risk to the hymen. Remember it takes 6-9 sessions of laser treatment to reduce 70%-90% of the hair. See an expert in laser hair removal for best results.

Hardik Soni, MD (not currently practicing)
Summit Emergency Medicine Physician

Laser Hair Removal

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Thank you for your question in regards to laser hair removal. No, laser hair removal will not affect the hymen. To be sure what is best for you, see two or more board-certified providers in your area for a complete evaluation to make sure you are a good candidate and that it is safe for you to have treatment. I hope this helps.

J. Jason Wendel, MD, FACS
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
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No reason for concern

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HI, laser hair removal will not affect the hymen area and will not cause you to lose your virginity. Good luck. 

The Truth about Laser Hair Removal

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No, there is no risk to the hymen with laser hair removal. Keep in mind, it will take a series of treatments. See an expert in laser hair removal for best results. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Laser hair removal and virginity

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The laser will not affect the hymen area and will not cause you to lose your virginity. There should be no worry about this.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Laser hair removal

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The laser works just beneath the skin to destroy the root of actively growing hair.  The energy produced by the laser does not extend more than a few millimeters into the body.  So the answer to your question is NO, laser hair removal will not in any way affect the hymen.

Suzan McGary, MD
Williamsport Thoracic Surgeon

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