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I keep bleeding when me and my partner have intercourse and

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HI, I keep bleeding when me and my partner have intercourse and whn i went for a smear i bled too. The nurse said my cells where on the outside of my cervix. My last period was on time my ramdon. On one day off the next. We have been trying for a baby but to no avail for 6 months. I am worried that something is wrong. Can you advise on probable cause and cure please? thank you
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 years ago.


There can be various causes for bleeding during intercourse;

1) Infections like chlamydia, vaginitis, cervicitis

2) Cervical dysplasia

3) Cervix cancer

4) Cervical polyps

5) Vaginal yeast infection

6) Endometriosis

7) Uterine polyps and fibroids

8) Injury during intercourse

A physical examination by a gynecologist and an ultrasound usually are able to determine the cause and according to the cause, treatment is instituted. Read the resource;

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