For the last 2 days(Dec 1-2) not long after having sex, I've been bleeding lightly(bright red) that is barely enough for a panty liner, and been having some mild pains in my lower abdomen on the right side. The bleeding only lasts for a few hours and the pain lasts for less than 2 hours. I've had my period(Nov 24th-30th) Been off birth control for a month now, as my bf and I are trying conceive. Had my annual exam 2 1/2 weeks ago, and everything was normal. What could be causing this?
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If you have had your period recently, then the repeat bleeding and abdominal cramps could have been due to result of probable uterine contractions expelling the blood and tissues (orgasm causes uterine contractions). Wait and watch for your next periods. If you are trying for pregnancy, monitor cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting to predict your ovulation and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen. If you are not successful with your pregnancy plans in next 6 months to 1 yearâs time, you should consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for getting a complete infertility work-up done for you and your partner to see if there are any underlying causes for the infertility/inability to conceive (especially rue out chances of post-contraceptive- complications, ovarian suppression and ovarian failure). Treatment as needed (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you get pregnant. Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance and be in regular follow-up monitoring as instructed. All the best.
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