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A 17-year-old female asked:

Vaginal bleeding after masturbation, no penetration. only happens after orgasm. a lot of fresh blood and stops after a while. what's the problem?

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Orgasm bleeding: is not typical but is reported. With orgasm, there are spasms of the vagina and uterus, and if the uterus is engorged, esp midcycle, it can cause spotting, which also happens at times with ovulation or early preg. If this happens regularly, then a check up is recommended to rule out infection or cervical abnormalities that cause tissue to bleed easily. With penetration, mild injury may be cause
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