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In early pregnancy (first trimester) light bleeding after sex, is that normal?? Its not heavy and it doesn't last long.


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replied December 31st, 2010
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Hi,
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The bleeding that you have after intercourse, if not accompanied with abdominal cramps or heavy bleeding, then you can relax. It could be just spotting due to the intercourse affecting the placenta. It should stop within few hours. If it is continuing then you will need to visit your obstetrician for ultrasound scan to look for fetal wellbeing and viability.
Avoid having intercourse for some time. Be in complete bedrest.
Take care.



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