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Light bleeding after intercourse

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loube88 Mon 07-Apr-14 15:22:40

Hi ladies,

I found out I am pregnant just over a week ago, my dates say that I am about 7+4.

My husband and I had intercourse last night and I was a little concerned that when I went to the loo, I had very pale red blood on the tissue. I checked again this morning and it had stopped. Is this common after intercourse, am I just worrying??

Had an MC at around 2-3 weeks in August so want to make sure everything is ok!

Thanks in advance.

isitme1 Mon 07-Apr-14 15:24:51

Definitely normal.
Cervix can be a little raw and most of the time its irritation
I say this with experience lol.

passmethewineplease Mon 07-Apr-14 15:25:20

I would say it is common, the cervix can get irratated, I had it too.

However any bleeding should be checked out, can you give your EPU a call?

isitme1 Mon 07-Apr-14 15:26:27

Ohh yes epu can advise you or a local midwife (ring gp and ask for local mw contact number)

loube88 Mon 07-Apr-14 15:29:06

I haven't even seen my doctor yet, had to wait two weeks for an appointment! But I am seeing him in the morning. I've had no pain or cramping and no bleeding since, but I will keep an eye on it today and tell my doc tomorrow. Thanks guys x

isitme1 Mon 07-Apr-14 15:35:31

Good luck hope it goes well do let us know what he said

squizita Mon 07-Apr-14 15:38:23

See a Dr, but I have this and its quite common. Just cervical irritation.

auntsugar Mon 07-Apr-14 16:05:48

I had that a couple of times. I think it's quite common - but an unwelcome scare, nonetheless. I did once call the midwifery helpline at the hospital I was registered at and they recommended to wear a panty liner so you can keep an eye on whether there's any fresh bleeding.

passmethewineplease Mon 07-Apr-14 16:06:53

Hopefully your Dr can refer you to your hospitals EPU,mine did. Sure it's nothing to worry about.

Sho1988 Fri 11-Apr-14 20:24:21


I'm 7+4 today and I have had the same each time after intercourse. My midwife had booked an early scan as I had a colposcopy and treatment done in oct last year after discovering abnormalities after a smear so they have said they want to check as I have had cervical treatment. If you have had anything like that it might be worth a follow up? X

Sho1988 Fri 11-Apr-14 20:24:54

Ps. Midwife did say it's nothing to worry about but just to check! smile x

CheesyBadger Fri 11-Apr-14 20:26:21

Sho - make sure they know when you are in labour as it does affect care. Pm me and I will fill you in with my story if you like.

CheesyBadger Fri 11-Apr-14 20:27:29

That sounded wrong! I meant about the cervical treatment - sorry thread hijack.

squizita Fri 11-Apr-14 21:05:18

Check with your EPU. Most of the time it's an irritated cervix and harmless, but better safe than sorry (plus if it occurs again you won't be so worried).

Sho I have had similar in the past. Not after an abnormal smear but my cervix erodes (ectropian) at some points in my cycle, when I came off the pill/went on the pill and in pregnancy - must be hormones. The gynie confirmed this: also it is harmless. FX same for you!

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