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Vaginal bleeding after sex

Also known as Postcoital Bleeding and Bleeding After Intercourse

Vaginal bleeding after sex is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of vaginal bleeding after sex are idiopathic irregular menstrual cycle, uterine fibroids, and yeast infection. Other possible causes, such as hormone disorder, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with vaginal bleeding after sex often receive pelvis exam, standard pregnancy test, urinalysis, biopsy, ultrasonography, liver function tests, cardiac enzymes measurement and chlamydia test .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with vaginal bleeding after sex include ortho cyclen, estradiol, bisoprolol (emcor), doxepin, candesartan (atacand), progesterone, portia, human papillomavirus vaccine (hpv), chickenpox vaccine (shingles vaccine), fluconazole (diflucan), calcium carbonate, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine and mecamylamine .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for vaginal bleeding after sex include age 30-44 years, sex == female, age 15-29 years and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, age 5-14 years, and age 1-4 years almost never get vaginal bleeding after sex.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
1.9x
30-44 years
1.7x
45-59 years
1.5x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
1.3x
White
1.0x
Other
0.9x
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