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blood on the toilet paper from paraguard?.

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i had the paragard for a year and every time i have sex and i go to the restroom and whip i noticed there is blood on the toilet paper.what should i do.

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replied February 28th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A20224
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There could be many causes for bleeding after intercourse like PID (pelvic inflammatory disease), genital warts, gonorrhea, Chlamydia infection, menopause, vulvovaginitis, ovarian cysts, cervix related problems, use of hormonal contraceptives, bleeding or clotting disorders, anemia etc. It is difficult to give you any diagnosis without examination and further investigations. You will need to visit a gynecologist for examination, vaginal smear and culture test and a PAP smear along with ultrasound scan to see what could be the underlying cause. Treatment would be started as indicated by your investigation results. If infection is detected, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent re-infection, avoid having intercourse while being on treatment course.
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