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What could it be when a Woman gets her periods right after sexual intercourse?
Sep 12, 2013

Dr. Nemer Charafeddine Obstetrics & Gynecology
It can be totally normal ,
We should also rule out any vaginal bleed post intercourse, as it can be due to laceration or trauma to the cervix or vagina..
Dr. Rania Mousa General Medicine
if it is the time of your period then this is quite normal as dr charafeddine said ,but if you bleed every time you have intercourse then this is called vaginal bleeding.
Vaginal bleeding after sex means bleeding during sex or just after having sexual intercourse, when you're not menstruating or don't expect to be menstruating. Vaginal bleeding after sex most commonly develops in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
Your cervix the narrow, lower end of your uterus ,is usually the source of vaginal bleeding brought on by sex, especially before menopause. Even if you have a healthy cervix, enough friction during sexual intercourse can cause bleeding. Inflammation of the cervix or some other abnormality can also result in bleeding.
In most cases, vaginal bleeding after sex is the result of harmless cervical changes, many of which don't require treatment.
Bleeding after sex can be a sign of a health condition, such as:
-an infection such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or a sexually transmitted infection (STI) such as chlamydia
-vaginal dryness (atrophic vaginitis) caused by reduced vaginal secretions
-damage to the vagina such as tears caused by childbirth, or by dryness or friction or trauma during sex
-cervical or endometrial polyps (benign or non-cancerous growths in the womb or the lining of the cervix)
-cervical ectropion (also known as cervical erosion), where there is an inflamed area on the surface of the cervix can be sometimes because use of oral contraceptive pills, childbirth and miscarriage are some of the reasons that could lead to cervical ectropion.
Rarely but serious cause bleeding after sex can be a sign of cervical cancer or vaginal cancer.
A visit to the gynecologist could tell the cause and the appropriate treatement depending on the results of the clinical exam and tests .