I had sex with a new partner 3 days ago. He was MUCH bigger than anyone I've ever been with. The sex was a little rough, but I was lubricated enough (or so I thought) and it felt amazing while we were having sex. I felt a little sore afterwards, but nothing terrible. We did use a condom. I had a normal pap smear a month ago and negative STD tests. I am not on birth control or any other medications.
Anyway, the problem is a few hours after we had sex, I started bleeding. My period is still about a week away. The blood is bright red, not really like a period. It doesn't hurt at all, but it is still bleeding 3 days later. Not a lot of blood, I am wearing a pad, which I have changed a couple times a day. The bleeding seems to be slowing down, but I am worried since it is still happening. Should I go see my doctor? I just had a check-up a month ago and don't want to have to go back up there if I don't have to. Thanks!
Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. From the description of your symptoms, you seem to be suffering from intermenstrual bleeding. It could be due to several causes.
Firstly, you should get urine for pregnancy test done to rule out miscarriage as the cause of bleeding if you had unprotected sexual intercourse prior to that.
Other causes which need to be looked into are fluctuation in hormone levels, hypothyroidism & fibroid in the uterus.
It could also be due to a genital infection, cervical polyps or ectopic pregnancy.
You should consult a gynecologist for the diagnosis and treatment as without examination, confirmation of diagnosis is difficult. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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