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Yesterday I realized I had a UTI. I had unprotected sex a

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Hello. Yesterday I realized I had a UTI. I had unprotected sex a few days ago, he pulled out but I couldn't tell if any sperm got into my vagina. I should have my period in 1-3 more days. I noticed a very light bleeding starting when I realized I had the UTI. It's not enough to get on my underwear but enough to lightly see when I wipe. I put a tampon to see if this light bleeding was coming from my vagina. I noticed the string is where I saw the light blood. So is my clit bleeding because of the UTI? Or is this spotting of a possible pregnancy? I am 18 years old and I have only had 1 other UTI many years ago but I don't remember any bleeding. Please help me!
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

A UTI will have bleeding during, before or after the urination, usually. Clitoris won't bleed in a urinary tract infection. A severe infection may have some blood from urethra (urinary passage), without urination, very occasionally.

Pregnancy too is quite unlikely (though cannot be ruled out completely) with pulling out and semen not entering in vagina. A bleeding can be due to implantation.

Thus your symptoms, are unable to conclude for the diagnosis. And in that case, we need some investigations to arrive on the cause. You may do following;

1) Do a home pregnancy test which can rule out pregnancy.

2) Home urine testing for UTI. Kits are available at pharmacy. That should ascertain the causative.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

The chance off UTI is far higher than anything else for the bleeding. The other cause can be slight early period.

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