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What are some causes of vaginal bleeding during intercourse other then std's?

What are some causes of vaginal bleeding during intercourse other then std's?

Multiple reasons: Post coital bleeding could be due to several reasons, a friable cervix, polyp on the cervix, minor vaginal tear amongst other things could cause vaginal bleeding following intercourse. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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What are causes of brown vaginal mucus?

What are causes of brown vaginal mucus?

Infection?: This sort of discharge usually suggests an infection, including gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas if at risk for STD. Hormonal problems (e.g. contraception dose), miscarriage, or other problems also are possible. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding in between menstruation?

What causes vaginal bleeding in between menstruation?

Several causes: There are various causes for intermenstrual bleeding. Urine fibroids and polyps are possible causes. Hormonal abnormalities could also cause abnormal bleeding. You need to see your gynecologist for an evaluation to diagnose the problem and rule out more serious causes such as tumors as well as suggest treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

Old blood usually: When bright red blood bleeds inside your uterus during your period it might sit there for some time, congeal into a clot, and then later liquify and come out as dark menstrual blood. As it sits longer in the genital tract it gets browner and by the time you see anything it is a mixture of newer (red) blood and older(brown) blood. ...Read more

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Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women ?

Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women
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Many possibilities: Many postmenopausal women will have minor break through bleeding, but if it continues or worsens, you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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What types of cancers cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

What types of cancers cause abnormal vaginal bleeding?

Any gyn: Abnormal vaginal bleeding could be a presenting symptom of cervical, endometrial, vaginal, vulvar, and even ovarian cancers. Additionally, metastasis to the vaginal canal or pelvis from another primary tumor( which would be rare) could feasibly cause this as well. ...Read more

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What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

A lot of things: Many things can cause this. It could be a vaginal, cervical, or uterine infection. Other possibilities are a cervical polyp, hormonal imbalance or even cancer. Because it is not typical of anything in particular, it is important to be examined by a gynecologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Vaginitis: when they do a hysterectomy, they close the end of the vagina and there is no connection with the internal organs. So, bleeding occurs locally in the vagina. Infectious causes? bacterial vaginosis, yeast or trichomonas. After hysterectomy and with aging the vagina can also be bleeding from diminished estrogen hormone that normally maintains the lining. sometimes bleeding from urine confused. ...Read more

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What could cause the production of watery vaginal discharge?

What could cause the production of watery vaginal discharge?

Several Things.: Watery vag discharge can be a normal finding. Discharge can also increase in response to hormones, especially around ovulation, or certain birth control. If you have discharge with an unusual/ unpleasant odor or have other symptoms accompanying the discharge, consult your doctor to screen for certain infections. Persistant watery discharge, rarely, may be due to more abnormal conditions. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more

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What are common causes of vaginal dryness?

What are common causes of vaginal dryness?

Many...: There are many causes of vaginal dryness. Some of the more common causes are breast-feeding, menopause, allergy and cold medications, douching... Best wishes! ...Read more

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What std causes spotting and cramping?

What std causes spotting and cramping?

More than one: several can cause these symptoms from gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis to vaginal warts that are not visible on the outside. Only way to know for sure is through an examination ...Read more

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What kinds of stds cause Pink vaginal discharge With Foul Odor?

What kinds of stds cause Pink vaginal discharge With Foul Odor?

Here are some...: Foul-odored vaginal discharge suggests BV or STD-related vaginitis, usually being bacterial, chlamydia, trichomonas, etc. But, clinically it doesn't matter because you need to be treated and followed anyway. More? Ask the treating doctor timely so to get right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling for the present and the future. ...Read more

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Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

No, not necessarily: But look out for any growth or thickening of the skin or muscosa. That can be a sign of cancer and itching can be a symptoms in some cases. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

Need Exam: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam is quick and easy to disclose the cause. Spotting or light bleeding midway between periods may be normal due to ovulation. If it is heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more