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A 31-year-old female asked:

Can ovarian cysts cause bleeding after intercourse?

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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 years experience
Ovarian cysts: An non-ruptured ovarian cyst would not have anything to do with bleeding after intercourse. A ruptured physiologic cyst (corpus luteum) could cause your period to happen earlier than expected. You should see your gyn.
Dr. Mark Trolice
Fertility Medicine 32 years experience
No: The cyst does not cause bleeding. Following ovulation of the cyst and/or rupture, hormones changes may result in light vaginal bleeding. Bleeding following intercourse can also represent inflammation of the cervix. Your gynecologist can evaluate you.
Last updated Jan 24, 2019


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