Is it normal for a woman to bleed during sex?
But blood should not be on that list of bodily fluids making a regular appearance in the bedroom. Vaginal bleeding during sex is sometimes NBD, but other times it can be a sign of a health problem—like an infection or even cancer—that needs to be addressed.
What does it mean when you bleed after a period?
Regular postcoital bleeding can also be a sign that something is growing on the cervix, Moritz says. “It can range anywhere from a small cervical polyp to cancer,” he says. It’s more likely to a polyp, which is just a benign growth and can be easily removed.
Why do women bleed more as they age?
As we age, especially post-menopausal, women experience vaginal atrophy - our delicate vaginal skin loses oestrogen, becomes drier and thinner, this may result in bleeding, explains Tracie Miles, a gynaecology nurse at The Eve Appeal.
What causes painless bleeding during sex?
The condition can cause pain-free bleeding during sex and in between period cycles, according to Harvard Health. Another reason you could be bleeding is if there are polyps, tiny and benign reddish-pink growths, in your cervix.