A member asked:

Postcoital bleeding over a yr and becoming more frequent, pelvic exam, std tests, and pap smear all normal, only have bacterial vaginosis, wats wrong?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Cervicitis?: Spotting after sex often means inflammation of the cervix (cervicitis) or cervical ectopy, a common condition on birth control pills or other hormone contraception. It can be gonorrhea or chlamydia, but these would show up on standard STD tests. Sometimes a uterine problem. Keep working with your doctor; it should be possible to find an explanation and perhaps treatment, e.g. cervical cautery.

Answered 3/13/2015



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