advertisement
10 February 2004

Hymen

A thin tissue membrane covering the opening of the vagina. The hymen may be stretched or broken through sex, tampon use, or other situations (e.g. riding a bike).

0
A thin tissue membrane covering the opening of the vagina. The hymen may be stretched or broken through sex, tampon use, or other situations (e.g. riding a bike).
 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

FYI »

When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable

Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter?

Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season?

Alcohol and acne »

Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise

Does alcohol cause acne?

Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.