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Rocky Mount, NC
A 23-year-old female asked:

after having sex i notice blood on the condom and wen i wipe it was very light it and after that i havent bleed anymore. what cld b the problem?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.

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