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Question: Unexplained Bleeding after Masturbation

 supachic - Mon Sep 26, 2005 11:45 pm

I am experiencing unexplained vaginal bleeding. This bleeding occurs only after orgasm. There is no penetration, only direct clitoral stimulation. After reaching orgasm by direct clitoral stimulation I experience light-heavy bleeding of a medium red color which turns to a dark red/brown after a day or so. This bleeding usually occurs for two to three days orgasm and is usually mixed with a clear mucus. There is no vaginal penetration or stimulation, only direct clitoral stimulation to reach orgasm. Is this something I should be concerned about or is it considered normal?

Background information: I am 22, a virgin, and female.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Sep 27, 2005 9:31 am

User avatar Hi supachic,
Light spotting or bleeding after an orgasm may be related to forceful uterine contractions, hormone changes or imbalances. If your cycles are regular and you are not having symptoms otherwise, I would attribute the bleeding to the uterine contractions. You may, at your next evaluation, want to discuss this with your physician.

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