Bleeding After Sex

The common causes of bleeding after sex are injury due to friction, vaginal dryness, pelvic inflammatory disease, sexually transmitted diseases, polyps, cervical ectropion, endometriosis, cancers, and bleeding disorders.

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Is bleeding after sex a concerning issue?

Query: Hello doctor,I want to ask an obstetrician regarding my slight bleed after having contact with my partner. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is called post-coital bleeding. This is always a matter of slight concern. It may usually be due to local vaginal infection, but occasionally it may happen due to pre-cancerous lesions in the cervix. I will be able to answer better if I can know your cervical ...  Read Full »

Why is blood coming out of my penis after touching the butt cheeks of a club dancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently went to the strip club had a couple of lap dances. My penis did not touch her vagina; only grinding was done. She was grinding hard, and the next day I had blood coming out of my penis. I knew it was sore. If my penis touches a few of her butt cheeks, am I at risk for any STD,...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. Since you experienced bleeding the next day of strip club attendance, I feel intimate touch rather than no touch. At the same time, it is mentioned that it was sore, so the possibility of STDs (sexually transmitted infecti...  Read Full »

What is the cause of sudden bleeding after sex?

Query: I had sex with my partner yesterday and my partner noticed blood on him. my period is due for another two weeks I've been bleeding since yesterday and the consistency isn't that of a period and it's heavier than spotting. I've also had severe lower abdominal pain since yesterday and I've been extre...  Read Full »

Dr. Grishma Desai

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, welcome to icliniq. I can imagine the irregular bleeding can be distressing. Since your periods isn’t expected for another two weeks, I still recommend that we do a urine pregnancy test to rule out a pregnancy that may be aborting. Once we rule out a pregnancy we may focus on other ca...  Read Full »

Is it normal to bleed after having first unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, What does it mean if one has unprotected first-time sex but is not sure whether he discharged inside or not? But his partner starts bleeding day after that. Is it normal?  Read Full »

Dr. Harshul Gohel

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Unprotected first time sex means that both the partner are doing for the first time without using any contraceptive method, i.e., condom during the first time of sexual intercourse, the hymen of the female is intact or may be ruptured prior because of any physical st...  Read Full »

Does an ultrasound detect abnormalities in the uterus?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old woman. I am suffering from cramping pain and bleeding after sex. I get an intermediate white or yellow discharge from breasts. I have an oily skin, facial hair growth and acne. I had prolactin test done and it was found to be normal. Before 10 years, I also had...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like you have a severe infection and requires treatment. I suggest you consult your gynecologist for a checkup as bleeding post intercourse is not normal. I advice you to avoid i...  Read Full »

Can bleeding after intercourse be a sign of cervical cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I have sex regularly with my husband. But for the past few days, I have bleeding after intercourse. What would be the cause?  Read Full »

Dr. Sini P

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Before answering your question let me know; 1. What is your age? 2. Are you pregnant? Because according to age, the causes are different. In the reproductive age group, the leading cause is any local pathology like polyp, to detect that you need a thorough examinati...  Read Full »

What should I do if I get spotting for a few days after having sex for the first time?

Query: Hello doctor, I lost my virginity through unprotected sex. I bleed seriously because it was a day after finishing my menstrual flow and I am still seeing little stain of blood in my pant. I have been worried since though he did not release inside of me. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See, some bleeding does take place after first intercourse for many girls due to losing virginity and sometimes due to vaginal injuries/bruises since it is their first intercourse. Please sit on the edge of a...  Read Full »

Can chlamydia be the reason for bleeding after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, Every time I have sex with my partner I bleed and I want to know if that is normal because I got diagnosed with chlamydia and we are still having sex (unprotected). I do not want to have cancer or anything. I am 18 years old and I am on birth control too. I just need some answers beca...  Read Full »

Dr. Atika Maryam

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since you have chlamydia, you should get yourself properly treated for it because if not treated properly it can cause further diseases such as pelvic inflammatory disease. In your case, the history of bleed suggests that you may have developed cervicitis (which caus...  Read Full »

Is watery vaginal discharge after period a sign of vaginal cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, Sometimes I have some bleeding after sex, however, when I use a lubricant, I do not have any bleeding. On the other hand, I have a watery discharge. My period lasts four to five days, then for two days I have nothing and then I have pink liquid blood coming out of my vagina it lasts f...  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Bleeding after intercourse are a sign of different pathologies such as inflammation, infection, precancerous lesion, etc. But if it was something related to precancerous lesion it would not be have any effect with lubricant. At your age, the genital cells are still...  Read Full »

How long should I take Susten for postcoital bleeding during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am in the 13th week of my first pregnancy. I had two episodes of postcoital bleeding after which USG was done and showed low lying placenta (lower placenta is covering the os). I had been on bed rest and pelvic rest for the past one week and taking Susten 200 BD apart from Folvite....  Read Full »

Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If there is no active bleeding you can safely go to work provided the roads and all are smooth and if it is not a very long drive. Please avoid intercourse and vaginal douching. Repeat USG after six weeks for a level 2 scan and look for placental migration. Continue Sus...  Read Full »

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