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Irregular Bleeding

Any unusual or heavy bleeding through the vagina during or between your periods is called irregular or abnormal bleeding. Bleeding that lasts for more than seven days or spotting can be considered irregular bleeding. The common causes include uterine polyp, fibroids, pregnancy, thyroid dysfunction, cervical infection, and cancer.

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I had bleeding after frequent and rigorous sex. Kindly 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 icliniq.com. 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. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 had sex recently, and the next day I had bleeding without any pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had safe sex three days ago, and I started to bleed the next afternoon. I did not feel any pain or discomfort during intercourse, and I am not feeling any pain or discomfort now.There are clots in the blood. There is only bleeding and no unpleasant smell or discharge. The due date fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly read your query and understood your concern. According to the query, there might be other reasons related to your bleeding for which some diagnostic tests must be done.Suppose the bleeding is related to cervical erosion. In that case, there is a ne...  Read Full »

I have bright red bleeding with a clot after intercourse, mild cramps, and an urge to urinate. What is the reason behind it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed a brownish to dark red, reddish mucus discharge on the toilet paper as I wiped after urination. Also, some brown spots on my underwear. But after intercourse tonight with my boyfriend, there was bright red bleeding with a clot. My last period was last month, so I was wo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should consult a gynecologist for a checkup to see any local injury which might have occurred as you had bright red bleeding. Also, it happened after day 16 or 17 of your periods which is not normal. Your symptoms also suggest a urine infection, so get a urine ro...  Read Full »

Is my IUD the cause for my pain in the lower back and abdomen with bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having moderate pain in my lower back and abdomen with fatigue. I have had on and off vaginal bleeding since last week. I had Kyleena IUD for two years, but I did not have any discomfort till now. My urine test was completely normal, but the urine culture report showed multiple fl...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your report (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), and it is perfect. I could not find the urine report attached. I request you to share that. I would request you to try and reduce your weight as it can cause multiple problems....  Read Full »

I bleed after being fingered. Is it a cause of concern?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old female and a nonvirgin. I had my last period last month. After two weeks (three months after the last intercourse ) my partner and I engaged in a foreplay, he fingered and peneterated me, and we had a brief unprotected sex for a minute and he did not cum, but I suddenly...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bleeding during intercourse and masturbation occurs due to an infection or hormone imbalance. Do you have any signs of infection like pain in the vagina during intercourse or masturbation, discharge, itching, or burning? Do you have regular periods? Kindly reply me wit...  Read Full »

Why do I have vaginal bleeding with abdominal pain and bloating few days after my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I got vaginal bleeding four days after my periods. I usually have periods for seven days. I also experience abdominal pain, bloating, and fever during that time. Why so? Kindly help.   Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. I have a few questions. 1) Is it frank bleeding or just spotting? 2) Was this period a regular one or delayed? 3) Have you had any sexually transmitted infections (STI) previously? 4) Is the abdominal pain localized to any side? If the f...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get pregnant two days before my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend, and two days later, I got my periods on my regular period cycle. Usually, I have five days of blood flow, but the flow is stopped or has occurred once on the third day. What should I do? Am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. For getting pregnant; the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female; these sperms have to fertilize the egg, which then gets implanted in the uterus for a women to conceive. In your case, sinc...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

What is the chance of pregnancy if we had sex on third day of period?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner and I had sex on the third day of her periods and she had an I-pill immediately. She took the pill six hours after we had sex. She noticed some bleeding after three days which was not like normal periods. She is not having her periods and it is one month now. Is she pregnant? ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The emergency pill, I-pill can be used only once in a cycle. If the I-pill is used more than once in a cycle, it not only does not work, it also upsets the body hormones and can cause irregular bleeding. It is best to consult a doctor and check for pregnancy first. At ...  Read Full »

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