Vaginal bleeding after sex is unwelcome and can be alarming, but it’s also relatively common, and often no cause for concern. WebMD explains what you need to know about why it happens, how to Author: Anne Machalinski. There are many reasons why a woman may bleed after sex. The medical name for this is "postcoital bleeding". If you're concerned because you experience vaginal bleeding after sex, seek advice from your GP or a sexual health clinic (genitourinary or GUM clinic).
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. (Note: We’re talking about Author: Amy Marturana, C.P.T. Many women experience vaginal bleeding after sex at one time or another. In fact, up to 63 percent of postmenopausal women experience vaginal dryness and vaginal bleeding or spotting during sex Author: Susan York Morris.