The structure of the hymen is part of the body. In some women it can be flexible and sensitive, while in others it may not be there at all. Its function is to protect the baby from internal diseases that can be transmitted through the urinary tract, uterus or vagina.

The hymen is a membranous structure that allows women to bleed during sexual intercourse. The hymen has a thin structure. It has a small hole in the center and is located at the entrance to the vagina. The shape and characteristics of this structure vary from person to person.

Why does this structure tear?

-Overstretching of the tissue called the hymen

-Some sports activities

-Tissue intervention with surgical operation

-Sexual intercourse

-Some medicines used vaginally


Hymenoplasty is a procedure performed under local anesthesia or sedation. The line of this structure that provides bleeding with sexual intercourse is reconstructed.

Hymenoplasty is performed in two types: long-term and short-term.

Short-term repairs are performed on women who will have sexual intercourse within a week at the latest. Long-term repairs are considered suitable for women who will have sexual intercourse after a very long time.