How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. SH Your Own Question
Dr. SH
Dr. SH, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 8770
Experience:  Doctor of Medicine
28323552
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. SH is online now

I'm and a widow. I had sex first time in

Customer Question

I'm 69 and a widow. I had sex for the first time in for years yesterday and bled during and after. Is this normal?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.
I am sorry to hear about your problem.
This is usually not something to worry about and is usually due to vaginal atrophy that is due to lack or hormones which is very common at your age.
However, having said that, I would still like that you should be seen to make sure we rule out anything serious.
Let me know if you have more questions.
Please rate me by clicking on one of the rating options (stars).
Kindest regards