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Bleeding after sex 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.

Create your printable checklist by answering questions that your doctor may ask below:

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  1. Was the bleeding after particularly rough sexual intercourse?

    Why: cervical or vaginal trauma may be the cause of bleeding after sexual intercourse.

  2. Were there any lesions or bleeding on your partner's penis?

    Why: penile bleeding or blood in the semen may be confused with vaginal bleeding after intercourse.

  3. Do you use an Intra-uterine device (IUD) for contraceptive?

    Why: may be source of bleeding after intercourse.

  4. Past medical history?

    Why: of bleeding disorder.

  5. Past family history?

    Why: of bleeding disorder.

  6. Do you use the oral contraceptive pill?

    Why: may predispose to bleeding after intercourse and may need changing to a different type e.g. higher dosage.

  7. Medications?

    Why: some medications may increase the risk of bleeding e.g. aspirin , anti-inflammatory medications, anticoagulant medications.

  8. Bleeding in between the periods not related to sexual intercourse
  9. Vaginal discharge

    Why: may suggest chronic cervicitis, vaginitis.

  10. Pregnancy symptoms

    Why: may suggest placenta praevia, placental abruption, hydatidiform mole.

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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