8 November, 2021
I’m 25, not married. I recently began using tampons and I’m pretty certain that I have a septate hymen. Is there any halachic problem with having it snipped by a GYN so that I can comfortably use tampons?
In this situation, it is fully permissible to have your hymen cut or removed, as medically indicated.
Prior to marriage, you should inform your chatan about having undergone the procedure. If the hymen has been fully removed, then it will not be obligatory to separate after first relations.
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