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Not that I'm suggesting it's a new fashion and you should all join me, more that I was wondering how unusual I am?
It only happens after deep penetration so not very often as it can be a bit tender and it's only a very little amount of blood, not even fully red blood.
I went for a smear last week and the nurse asked about post coital bleeding, as a standard question and because I said yes, a little, she said I had to go to the GP. Went to the doc this morning and she said it all looks healthy down there and has referred me to the gynaecologist.
I had an ectropian about a year and a bit ago but it sort of healed itself and like the nurse and the GP said; all looks well down there.
Do any of you ever bleed after sex, if it's quite deep and erm...you know...not exactly Mills and Boon and gentle?
I kind of think the GP and the nurse are making a bit much of it. Of course I would rather they took extra precautions with my bits and didn't just dismiss me but I can't help thinking this is over kill.
An ectropian and erosion/abrasion are the same thing, aren't thing? Basically your cervix looks like it's pouting. The inner epithelial cells of your womb grow outside of the cervix.
I had one, it's gone. But I still sometimes bleed.
I'll go and have the appointment, I'm not shy about having my fanjo out at the docs, it's practically a routine
I just don't think they're going to find anything and they'll end up saying I have a sensitive cervix or something similar and I was wondering if anyone else has the same thing; nothing actually wrong but bleeds after sex?
Have you had an ectropian diagnosed bargainhuntingbetty? They're easy to treat.
Nope have had nothing diagnosed. Just told to live with it. I have pcos andd they like to blame that for anything that goes wrong. Have been seen by 2 family planning specialists and 2 gynae and have evven had internal scans done, getting my fanjo out for gp is routine for me also.
Stripeypineapple as sawyer says they've done all the right things and if you had bleeding before with an ectropian then it may happen from time to time. If it changes then you definitely go back. Your description is pretty spot on.