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Post-coital Bleeding


Updated July 17, 2014

Definition: Post-Coital bleeding is spotting or non-menstrual vaginal bleeding that occurs after sexual intercourse. Sometimes referred to as "spotting after sex," vaginal bleeding may occur after sexual intercourse for a number of reasons. These causes include vaginal trauma, cervical conditions such as cervical ectropion, and vaginal infections or STDs.

See: Top 10 Causes of Vaginal Bleeding After Sex

Also Known As: vaginal bleeding after sexual intercourse, spotting
Common Misspellings: post coital
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