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A 35-year-old female asked:

How long after sex is considered post coital bleeding? i noticed very small amount of red blood on toilet paper about 6 hrs after sex and am 3 days post period?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
This is within normal range. Post Coital bleeding can occur at any point within the first 24 hours after coitus. It is more likely immediately after the menstrual period when the cervix is a little more friable.
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