How can vaginal bleeding occur post intercourse?

Vaginal Bleeding. If the uterine lining was ready to come off, sex can stimulate it to come off early. It can also occur if something was torn, as long as it behaves like a normal period for you, i wouldn't worry. If its excessive, or unusually painful, go see your obgyn.

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Vaginal bleeding every time after intercourse?

Consider being seen. It could be a simple as some irritation to the lining of the vagina from sheer friction, but penetration related bleeding could be a sign of that there is a something going on with the cervix(like a polyp or ectropion) and you'd be best suited from at least an inperson evaluation, as annoying and uncomfortable as that may be. You don't want to miss anything. Read more...

What is the cause of my vaginal bleeding? Age: 20 recently tried to have intercourse for the first time. Very little time of penetration.

Vaginal tear. If he didn't succeed at first, like the axiom, "he tried and tried again" possibly resulting in a vulvar, hymenal or vaginal tear causing the bleeding. See a gyn md for evaluation if the bleeding continues. Read more...

Past 2 yrs occasionally get vaginal bleeding post-intercourse, lasts ~2 days. Gyno doesn't see anything wrong. What could it be & what do I do?

Trauma. Since your gyn examination was normal, most likely trauma during intercourse causes the vaginal bleeding. I suggest that you alter sexual positions or techniques during intercourse in order to lessen trauma to vaginal tissues. However if post coital vaginal bleeding continues to occur, have another careful pelvic examination with thorough inspection of the vagina and cervix. Read more...

What exactly does it mean when you have vaginal bleeding after intercourse?

See answer. There are several causes for post coital vaginal bleeding and you would need to be evaluated by your gyn to get the proper answer. Post coital bleeding during or close to your period could be normal. Read more...

After intercourse for 1st time, continuous vaginal bleeding, swelling& pain for >24 hrs (age 22yrs).How much of it is normal. What should be done?

This is not normal. Breaking of hymen due to sexual intercourse for the first time, should usually result in small amount of bleeding and the duration should be brief. Having bleeding for greater than 24 hrs. Is abnormal. Hymen may break due to use of tampons, sports activities, masturbation, etc. Hymen, whether intact or ruptured is not related to virginity.Thanks. Read more...