I had a partial hysterectomy almost two years ago so I still have my cervix and ovaries. A handful of times I have experienced bleeding after sex. I also have some nausea and mild back pain accompanying this. It seems to only happen during sex and doesn't last for more than a couple of hours afterwards. What could be causing this? I've read some posts and I am not experiencing any vaginal dryness during these times and there doesn't seem to be a pattern. With the hysterectomy I am unsure of when I am "pmsing" so wondering if it could be related to the time when I am supposed to be menstruating.
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After hysterectomy (removal of uterus), having vaginal bleeding during or after intercourse is not normal and could be suggestive of possibilities like vaginal infections, internal injury/trauma, cervical erosion or dysplastic changes, vaginal endometriosis, ovarian cysts, hormonal derangements affecting the bleeding pattern, anemia etc. It is difficult to comment on the cause for the abnormal vaginal bleeding that you describe without examining you. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for the abnormal vaginal bleeding that you describe. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you to control it. Consider being in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet. If infective cause is detected, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection.
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