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What Does It Mean Coughing After Sex
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Higher pressure: It's normal for some semen to leak out after sex. Coughing can squeeze more out (more pressure inside your pelvis). For a healthy couple, it shouldn't affect your chances if trying to conceive. Laying down for a while after intercourse, or position changes don't matter - it's the sperm that get through your cervix, through your uterus to your fallopian tubes that have a chance of reaching your egg. ...Read more
Sex: The physiologic changes during sexual activity and orgasm are numerous. Some women experience nausea, vomiting, dizziness, etc. Coughing can occur with anything that irritates the diaphragm, including pressure and this may be occurring. If this is disturbing see your gynecologist and discuss at length. ...Read more
Hi Dr, I having a similar problem, coughing for more than a month after sex and this has been for over 15 years now. Pls help?
15 years?: I suggest both a GYN and a pulmonary medical evaluation. You cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more
Sex: This can be due to many different causes, and may not mean anything severe, but if it persists you might want to be examined by a doctor and make sure there are not any obvious anatomical abnormalities. ...Read more
Blood=tissue injury: The basic answer is bleeding represents tissue injury which should not be part of regular sexual activities. It could represent a minor tear in a small area or a scratch that is oozing. If it is minimal and stops quickly it may self heal. If it is a recurrent predictable occurrence it needs to have this evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Probably normal: Intercourse can involve the cervix, depending upon positions used. Occasionally this will create areas of bleeding especially near the opening on the cervix where the inner lining of the cervix is visible on the surface. Red blood will turn brown if it remains in the vagina (like when you're sleeping) and it will discharge in that color. Bright red continuous bleeding is the warning sign. ...Read more
Depends: There can be many causes. You may have an infection, the bleeding can be from the cervix. You could have a polyp that is bleeding from the trauma. It can also be due to irritaion of the vaginal mucosa. You should see your doctor to have a pelvic examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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