Thursday, June 19, 2014

Heavy Bleeding on first sexual intercourse

Question : I bled quite heavily when I first had sexual intercourse . What caused it and what should I have done about it ?


Answer : A small blood loss on first intercourse is quite common and is associated with a torn hymen. This is the flap of skin across the entrance to the vagina and the blood comes from little blood vessels, or capillaries , which are in the actual tissue of the hymen . The best way to treat such bleeding is to apply firm pressure , either by sitting on your first or an ice pack even though the area may be tender . If the bleeding continue it may be necessary to go to the casualty department of your local hospital .


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