A 35-year-old female asked:
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baby 19 months, still nursing, had first period return 2 weeks ago - have a copper iud since birth - bleeding after sex. normal?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not Normal: Bleeding is not normal after sex. It sounds like you need an exam.
Answered on Apr 11, 2014

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