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Newest questions and general questions Female anatomy: Structures of the Hymen The shape and structure of the hymen varies from female to female. Health professionals who examine hymens for signs of sexual abuse are usually most interested in the posterior part of the hymen, from the 3 o'clock to 9 o'clock position. The second image shows a cribriform hymen. Plenty of people with vaginas will have hymens that are mostly worn away without having had any intercourse at all. Do not attempt to surgically alter your hymen on your own. The idea that people with vaginas who have not had vaginal intercourse should all have totally intact hymens is a very outdated and incorrect idea. The hymen oftentimes, though not always, rips or tears the first time a female engages in penetrative intercourse, which may cause some temporary bleeding and slight discomfort.