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pain during sex & then bleeding after

By Anonymous December 16, 2016 - 3:42pm
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Me & my partner started to get close by kissing & hugging while in jacuzzi. We had some foreplay. We then took it to the bed so we were more comfortable. As he tried to go in on me after more foreplay, I had some pain. He did stop. He arouse me more until I was wet enough and again tried to go in but I was in pain. So he didn't go in all the way just at the entrance. He didn't cM in me but did outside. We both had a good shower & cleansed ourselves properly.

Later on, I was bleeding like spotting, red fresh blood with discharge. I wasn't bleeding during sex.
My question is why did I get the pain? What can be the cause of the pain? And why did I bleed after? Even the day after I am bleeding... I am slightly worried. I can't be pregnant as he came outside.
I do get the occasional spotting but I will still appreciate your response & help. Thank you..

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Thank you for your help... I believe it is what you said, irritation as It has settled.
I have spotting in between periods, with pain, I have seen my GP before about this but said its nothing & it can be due to ovulation pain.
I have another question. If I had sex & the next day I started my period, is there a possibility of me being pregnant? When would be the best time to do a pregnancy test just for reference?
It can sometimes be confusing whether its period or I'm going through ovulation phase.

January 3, 2017 - 10:18am
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For a woman who has a shorter cycle, there is a chance she could get pregnant while having sex during her period. In women with 28 to 30 day or longer cycles, it's much less likely. Anytime you have unprotected sex there is some risk. You can read more here:


Regarding testing for pregnancy, wait at least 2 to 2 1/2 weeks from the time you had sex until you test. It takes about two weeks for your hCG levels to be high enough to be detected in your urine using a home pregnancy test.


January 3, 2017 - 3:23pm

Hello, Anon.
Thanks for reaching out to our community.

The skin on your vulva or vagina was most likely irritated during intercourse. This can happen occasionally if there is not sufficient lubrication during penetration. Even though he stopped until you felt you were wet enough, the pain and irritation were already present. If this is pain and bleeding after sex happens often, I would advise seeing your doctor.


December 17, 2016 - 5:22am
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