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Question: Vaginal bleeding during intercourse with no pain.


 Cable - Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:48 pm

Hi i am 16 years old and have been experiencing vaginal bleeding after intercourse for quite a few months now. I have no pain or irregular discharge along with this bleeding. I have only ever had one sexual partner and am currently takeing birth control. My doctor has gave me no answers yet, she has only told me my cervix seem rather red and swollen. What could this be and should i be worried?

Thanks for your time.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:50 pm

User avatar Hello,
I'm glad you have spoken to your doctor about this. If your cervix is swollen, perhaps you should rest and avoid sex for a little while to give it a chance to heal. Perhaps sex was rough or too dry, causing abrasions and bleeding. Of course you should be evaluated for infections but since your doctor has already evaluated that, it is probably just some trauma and rest is the best thing you can do.

When you resume sexual intercourse, take it slowly and use extra lubricant.

Best wishes.

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