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Hymen problems that affect tampon insertion and sex life

Patient: Hi I’m a 17 year old who has trouble inserting a tampon or having sex. I feel like I have microperforated hymen. How do I go about getting a hymensectomy and do you need doctor permission?

 

 

Symptoms: Cannot insert tampon
Cannot have sex
Blocked vagina

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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