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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have been lightly bleeding after i orgasm, both with and without penetration. its a small amount of light red blood and is only visible after i wipe one time, the second time it is gone. i am 22 years old, have been on birth control pills for 4 yr?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
See your GYN physician for an exam, as cervical inflammation with sexual activity can cause light spotting, and orgasm will stimulate vaginal contractions , causing even light bleeding to be externally visible.
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Hello. I'm a 26 year old female (never had sex due to vaginismus ) lately I've noticed bleeding after clitoral orgasm. Its been going on for a while doesnt matter what time of month (before or after period) im on birth control, and have hpv vaccine?
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You need to be examined by a Gyn to find cause. For the time being ease up on the clitoris. Hope you do well.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Started bc pill 12 days ago and still bleeding medium flow red blood. Is this normal when you go on birth control pills?
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Last updated Dec 20, 2022

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