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is it normal for light bleeding during intercourse after an outbreak of genital herpes had been treated?

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes/no: Bleeding means.....open mucosa in vaginal area. It can be caused by the mechanics of sex, dryness, herpes sores, other infections.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Not necessarily: If you are bleeding from healing herpetic lesions, then it's possible. Otherwise, if you are bleeding from your vagina, this would be atypical and assume that it is unrelated to herpes.

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