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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I had protected intercourse, and all the pregnancy tests were negative, but I bled after that. Does it indicate pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had protected intercourse two months back, after which I had light spotting just after 8 days of intercourse, followed by light bleeding for 3 days. I took a pregnancy test after 8, 9, and 10 days and they were all negative. However, I bled again for the next seven days. Can I be pre...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern, As per your description, this is not a sign of pregnancy, but we cannot also exclude the pregnancy by this. In the early days, the kit might show false results. It would have been better if I would have known your last...  Read Full »

I started to bleed for almost a week after having unprotected sex. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had unprotected sex for the first time ever. However, I started to bleed for a week after having sex. I would like to know if that is a sign of pregnancy or if it was my period. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Bleeding after having sex for the first time may be caused by a variety of factors, including pregnancy, but it is not necessarily a reliable indicator of pregnancy. It is possible that the bleeding you experien...  Read Full »

I had frequent and rigorous sex after which I started bleeding, but the blood does not match the color and odor of period blood. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. This week for multiple days I participated in very frequent sexual activity and sometimes rigorous. Two days ago, I bled on the mattress after sex, and sex was painful. I experienced sharp pain at the start of intercourse, and I have been bleeding ever since....  Read Full »

Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. After rigorous sex, there are high chances of vaginal tears leading to bleeding, and the same issue may cause a burning sensation during urination. I would advise you to consult with your gynecologist as soon as pos...  Read Full »

It has been three days since sexual activity and I am still bleeding. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, It has been three days since sexual activity I am still bleeding and also my lower belly is bloated and in bit of a pain. It has been a year since I had any sexual contact. The last time I did use protection. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Bleeding after sexual activity can be caused by several factors, including vaginal dryness, trauma or injury to the vaginal area, infections, or abnormal growths such as polyps or cysts. The lower belly pain and bloating could be related to the bleeding or could be i...  Read Full »

I am a 22-year-old woman having watery brown discharge until the eleventh day after sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old woman. I am five feet tall and weigh 43.5 kilograms. My period cycle is 55 days long, so my cycles are irregular. This problem started two years ago. Then something is bothering me this month. I had my last period a month back and my boyfriend and I had unprotected s...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you have one serum beta hcg (blood pregnancy test). It will clear up the pregnancy status. Have one high vaginal swab to exclude any infection due to a history of brown vaginal discharge, although it coul...  Read Full »

I had intercourse after my period which caused lower abdomen pain, and I started bleeding again the next day. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was having a normal period flow but I had intercourse within the fourth day of my period, following which my periods stopped after three to four days, although spotting continued. After three days, I had another intercourse but then it caused pain in my lower abdomen and I started bl...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance but they could also be due to pregnancy (though the chances are very low). But as you missed your period, it could be an anovulatory cycle (due...  Read Full »

I am a 19-year-old female, and after having sex for the first time, I had vaginal pain, stomach ache, and bleeding. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I had sex for the first time last month. After that, I have pain in my vagina and in the stomach after that day, and it has not stopped. Also, I had bleeding after five days, and my period date was supposed to occur three days ago, but it has not occurred even t...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. It may be due to first-time intercourse. Some abrasion may be there. I suggest you kindly go for antibiotics, analgesics, and antihistamines along with douching of the vagina with an antiseptic solution and vaginal...  Read Full »

I am five weeks pregnant and had a pinkish discharge after sex. Should I be worried about it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am five weeks pregnant and yesterday I tried to do sex with my partner. Everything was fine just today when I woke up I saw on my pantyliner pinkish discharge. I am taking Utrogestan, Cyclogest, and Progynova due to my FET. So I am guessing it was discharge mixed with a little blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sex is not contraindicated during pregnancy but still, you should be careful it should not be very harsh or it is better to avoid it. Sometimes slight bleeding may occur after having sex or it might be because of implantation bleeding if it is only spotting then...  Read Full »

My girlfriend and I had unprotected sex, and after five hours of sex, she bled from her vagina. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend and I had unprotected sex for the first time, and we both lost our virginity, but I am sure I did not ejaculate sperms in her vagina during sex. We had sex yesterday, but after four to five hours of sex, she had vaginal bleeding, and today also she had the bleeding again. So...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The bleeding that she is experiencing just after the intercourse is basically due to a rupture of the hymen and is a normal procedure. This bleeding usually stops within one to two days. As far as pregnancy is concerned, you should take emerg...  Read Full »

Can I start PEP medicines if I have a bleeding penis after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently I had unprotected sex and had a cut on my penis, which bled. So due to fear, I started PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) medicines after talking to a doctor. I performed all the tests and found that my cholesterol levels were high. I fear continuing the medication. What if I end...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Before I suggest it, I would like to know a few things. 1. Was your partner a regular or commercial sex worker? 2. Did you use any protection like a condom? 3. When did you start taking post-exposure prophylaxis me...  Read Full »

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