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Is it normal to have spotting after sex if I am pregnant?

Is it normal to have spotting after sex if I am pregnant?

Yes: Any new bleeding in pregnancy should be reported to your doctor/cnm. The cervix is very friable (bleeds easily) in pregnancy. Because of this, many women experience spotting after intercourse. I would not qualify this as normal, but it is very common and most times not worrisome. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it normal to have spotting and cramping after sex?

Is it normal to have spotting and cramping after sex?

Sometimes: Occasionally after sex you can have bleeding. It could come from the cervix from penetration. Also you could have a small vaginal or vulvar tear. ...Read more

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Spotting three weeks after sex, is this normal?

Spotting three weeks after sex, is this normal?

Not sure I: Understand. But, if you have been experiencing spotting over a three week period since vaginal intercourse - this is not normal and warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Is spotting after sex normal for everyone?

Is spotting after sex normal for everyone?

No: It can be normal but also can be a sign of infection or cervical irritation. If this is a regular occurrence or if there are other symptoms you should be checked. ...Read more

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Inconsistent spotting 1 wk after period? Began after sex w/hubby. Stopped for a few days, then began again. Is this normal?

It depends...: Vigorous sexual activity can cause irritation to the vaginal walls or cervix and result in spotting. If persistent, considerations include: infections, abnormal cervical cells-dyslasia, endocrine (thyroid, etc.). The most important next step is to get an examination with testing for vaginal infections, STIs, a Pap smear, and pregnancy. Also, if birth control pills are skipped, spotting can occur. ...Read more

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Hello..i am 38.5 weeks. First baby, 2 previous miscarriages 3 yrs ago. I am spotting after sex. But still feel baby move. Normal or go 2 hospital now?

Hello..i am 38.5 weeks. First baby, 2 previous miscarriages 3 yrs ago. I am spotting after sex. But still feel baby move. Normal or go 2 hospital now?

Call your DR: Your regular DR knows your medical history and will be able to give you a more accurate assessment. Suggest you call and inform of the spotting, although this is probably not a serious situation unless it intensified. ...Read more

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I had my period 1 week ago and I have been spotting after sex, is that normal?

I had my period 1 week ago and I have been spotting after sex, is that normal?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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7 weeks preg, light spotting (when I wipe) the day after sex. Never experienced this with my 3 other kids. Is this normal? No cramping.

7 weeks preg, light spotting (when I wipe) the day after sex. Never experienced this with my 3 other kids. Is this normal? No cramping.

Probably normal: Although many couples worry that sex during pregnancy will cause a miscarriage, sex isn't generally a concern. Early miscarriages are usually related to chromosomal abnormalities or other problems in the developing baby — not to anything you do or don't do.Pl see related article:) ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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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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