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Heavy bleeding and pain after intercourse

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I am about 15 days late for my period, and 3 days ago my and my bf had sex and i bleed quit a bit and had really bad pains, i couldnt even move and felt sick, i was drinkin a lot that night aswell, it stopped tho within an hour, now 2 days after that had sex again and same thing happend but without the pain but no as much blood,also feels like he pushin my stomach inside when we have sex and feel bit sick hurts a little aswell looks like a discharge brown this time and time before it was bright red.I have also noticed a a like big bump/ball shape at the top of my vagina which hasnt bin ther before.I have bin havin sex for the last 6 yr and this as never happend 2 me, please help am really worried and im not with a doctor at the mo thanks


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replied July 13th, 2009
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A6925


The symptoms you provided (heavy bleeding after intercourse with pain) might be related to the menstrual cycle hormonal fluctuations. Close to the ovulation period, there are certain hormonal changes that cause the cervix to fill with blood more than usual. This condition, in addition to possible increased friction during intercourse, might cause bleeding from the cervix.


The brown discharge might have been coagulated blood.


You might want to visit a gynecologist to check for a hormonal imbalance and have a physical examination. Conditions like endometriosis (a disorder in which tissue similar to the mucosa of the uterus is found outside of the uterus) might also cause bleeding during intercourse. Your gynecologist might detect or rule out the presence of this condition with a physical examination.


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