Thank you for visiting SexInfo! Teens with a septate hymen may have trouble getting a tampon in or trouble getting a tampon out. What do you mean by around? As mentioned, having sexual intercourse is not the only way that a female can break her hymen. A teen with a microperforate hymen usually will not be able to insert a tampon into her vagina and may not realize that she has a very tiny opening. The hymen comes in many different shapes and sizes, and these images represent just a few examples of how the hymen may appear.
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Types of Hymens
The most common hymen in young girls is shaped like a half moon. In many cultures, the presence of a hymen is synonymous with female virginity. In rare cases, the hymen may have several very small openings seen bottom left. In this state, the hymen completely covers the vaginal opening. Cultural Significance In many cultures, the presence of a hymen is synonymous with female virginity.