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A 18-year-old member asked:

Me and my boyfriend had sex yesterday but stopped because i started bleeding i thought i was coming on my menstrual cycle but i didn't i've also been on the medication prednisone why did i bleed?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not prednisone: I wouldn't blame the prednisone. It causes easy bruising but rarely causes bleeding. If you're not on your period, the bleeding is unusual. Call your gynecologist.

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