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what does it mean when bleeding after sex

A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It is probably normal, from trauma to your cervix during sex, but you should be checked for an ulcerated area or infection.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: Bleeding after sex can be benign or it can be a sign of bigger problems. If you have a yeast infection, the cervix can bleed easily from sex and you ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: Spotting is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not good: This suggests mucosal damage. This can substantially increase your risk of HIV / other std if not using condoms. Should give it a few days rest, then ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is not normal: It coital/ post - coital bleeding is a pattern for you, please have it medically evaluated.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: It could be due to the trauma of having sex, or it could be due to a problem with the cervix or uterus. If it happens frequently, you should see your ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: Spotting is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cancer, infections.: Cervical cancer presents just like this - so please see your gynecologist as soon as possible to get examined and evaluated! other possibilities inclu ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sex trauma: The most common form of post coital bleeding in a under 25 year old is injury to cervical or vaginal tissue.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Unlikely a malignancy. However, you should see your gynecologist. Hope this helps.

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