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Bleeding after sex

Bleeding after sex: Introduction

Bleeding after sex: Vaginal bleeding after sexual intercourse. See detailed information below for a list of 33 causes of Bleeding after sex, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Bleeding after sex:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Bleeding after sex. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Bleeding after sex

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Causes of Types of Bleeding after sex:

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Bleeding after sex: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Bleeding after sex, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Bleeding after sex Treatments

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Stories from Users for Bleeding after sex

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Message Boards for Bleeding after sex

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Diagnostic tests for Bleeding after sex:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Bleeding after sex. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Vaginal speculum examination - to examine for cervical ectropion/erosion (due to post-partum or oral contraceptive pill); cervical polyp.
    • Pap smear - to test for cervical cancer.
    • Vaginal and Cervical swab for microscopy and culture and /or PCR - to test for causes of vaginitis e.g. gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, candida, Chlamydia.
  • more tests...»

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Medications or substances causing Bleeding after sex:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Bleeding after sex as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Bleeding after sex: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bleeding after sex

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Bleeding after sex. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Bleeding after sex: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Bleeding after sex

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Bleeding after sex

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Bleeding after sex: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Bleeding after sex:

The list of organs typically affected by Bleeding after sex may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Bleeding after sex

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How Common are these Causes of Bleeding after sex?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bleeding after sex. Of the 33 causes of Bleeding after sex that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 24 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bleeding after sex:

The following list of conditions have 'Bleeding after sex' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • BXO ... bleeding or ulceration with sex


  • Cervicitis ... vaginal bleeding after intercourse
  • Chlamydia ... vaginal bleeding after intercourse, spotting after sex
  • Chlamydial Infection ... vaginal bleeding after intercourse, spotting after sex







  • Vagina cancer ... Post coital bleeding, bleeding after sexual intercourse

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Causes of Bleeding after sex Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Bleeding after sex based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Bleeding after sex?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Bleeding after sex, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Bleeding after sex:

    Medical Conditions associated with Bleeding after sex:

    Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Vaginal symptoms (443 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulation symptoms (1579 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bleeding after sex:

    Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Blood in urine (389 causes), Sexual pain (112 causes), Sexual difficulty, Penile bleeding, Vaginal pain (53 causes), Cervical dysplasia, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea (2 causes), Cervicitis (13 causes), Cervical polyps, Trichomoniasis (3 causes), Endometritis or adenomyosis

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