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A 22-year-old female asked:

I lost my virginity yesterday and bled. why am i still bleeding a little today?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
First Intercourse: Congratulations. I hope you had a memorable time. It is common when starting up sexual activity for some bleeding. This can come from a torn hymen. But, there is also a common bladder infection that occurs in this setting. Utis can lead to some bleeding as well. If you have any other symptoms please seek the advice of your medical provider. But, if the symptoms cease all is well.
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Last updated Mar 25, 2013

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