What is post-coital bleeding?
Post-coital bleeding is bleeding after intercourse.
What causes post-coital bleeding?
There are many causes for bleeding after intercourse, such as:
Damage to the vagina such as tears after childbirth
Damage to the vagina from dryness or friction during intercourse
Cervical ectropion, when cells from inside the cervix grow on the outside of the cervix
Post-coital bleeding can also be a sign of cervical or vaginal cancer.
It is best to see a Gynaecologist Consultant to treat the cause of the symptoms and rule out anything serious.