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What could cause coital bleeding?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Get it checked

There are many possible reasons for bleeding during /after sexual intercourse.
** menopausal women may have atrophic vaginitis with decreased vaginal secretions & thinning of vaginal mucosa. ** some sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoiasis ** endometritis.** endometriosis** adenomyosis**erosion (inflammation) of the cervix ** uterine polyps**.

In brief: Get it checked

There are many possible reasons for bleeding during /after sexual intercourse.
** menopausal women may have atrophic vaginitis with decreased vaginal secretions & thinning of vaginal mucosa. ** some sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoiasis ** endometritis.** endometriosis** adenomyosis**erosion (inflammation) of the cervix ** uterine polyps**.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Recent insertion of an intra uterine device** Combination birth control pills** cervical cancer** Yeast infection** Vaginitis** Pelvic Inflammatory disease** Vaginal trauma ** Pain or bleeding after/ during intercourse should be discussed with your gynecologist.
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