Swab called the female hygiene, which is elongated absorbent material that is inserted into the vagina. The use of tampons is surrounded by many myths and untested opinions. About tampons say that they lead to fainting, cause erosion of the cervix, toxic shock syndrome, disturbance of bacterial flora of the vagina, and most importantly, can damage the hymen, in fact, deprived the girl of virginity. But if we apply this means of hygiene rules and choose the appropriate-sized swabs, the risk of damaging the hymen is very small.

Tampons and virginity

Hymen is a fold of mucous membrane in the vagina girls have not yet had sexual experience. It is located at the entrance and has one or more holes through which vaginal or menstrual discharge. Typically, the width of these holes is one and a half inches, which allows you to swab even the ordinary small size to penetrate freely into the vagina without defloration. In addition, girls in puberty hymen becomes more elastic, it is well stretched, not damaged, and the introduction of the swab is not painful. And during menstruation the edges of the hymen is additionally stretched so that the blood could flow. Remove the tampons are usually too easy, even virgins, as they increase in length and width remains almost unchanged. So most girls you can use this hygiene product without the fear to break the hymen.

Virgins use tampons small size to avoid discomfort when using them.

The risk of damage to the hymen tampons

However, in some cases swabs can be harmful and dangerous to the hymen. Virgins recommended before using tampons to consult a gynecologist. The fact that all the different structures of the body, and an elastic hymen with a wide, stretchable holes are not observed in all girls. Shape and size of the hymen are very different: in some cases it is very dense and not elastic films with very small holes sufficient for the passage of menstrual blood, but not enough for gentle insertion of the tampon.

In such cases, the use of this hygiene can actually lead to the violation of virginity: if not during the introduction, during wearing or removal.

If the gynecologist gave permission to use tampons, but with the introduction you feel pain or discomfort, it is not necessary to use them. Buy tampons smaller and try again or defer the use of this funds until you begin to live a sexual life.