it was my friends first time having sex and after she had to put on a maxi pad. every time she wipes her vagina she sees blood is this normal for the first time. she has been bleeding for numerous hours but not yet a day.
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Was she fully aroused? Did she use plenty of lubrication? Because if she answers no to those questions, it's possible she's recieved minor tears in her vagina. That's why we recommend plenty of lube and lots of arousal.
Is her period actually due? Also, how much blood? Spotting, or period-like amounts?
If it continues, she should see a physician. They can do a pelvic exam to see whats up.
Hymens don't genereally 'break'. There can be a little stretching and eroding over time, but really, they hymen isn't even anything to worry about, by the time most women get to having intercourse for the first time.
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