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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have been on depo birth control almost 3 years now with no bleeding almost ever. i never spot but after i orgasm i will bleed for a whole day and then itll stop. no clots or anything just dark fresh blood. is this normal or should i go to a dr?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Yes. Bleeding following sex suggests that there is a lesion on the vagina or cervix that bleeds due to trauma of sex, Get HPV vaccine. Safe sex: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safer-sex-guidelines Wish you good health!
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