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I bled having sex for the first time quite heavy, and for

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I bled having sex for the first time quite heavy, and for the days following but the blood was quite heavy immediately after but I counted it as my period as it lasted 5 days but I wasn't on my period when I had sex and wasn't due it for 4 more days, I was also diagnosed with a kidney infection. Should I be concerened that I have something serious ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

after sex, you can have lacerations or tears of your vaginal canal or trauma to your cervix which can cause you to bleed

bleeding for 5 days is pretty serious

I hope you have stopped bleeding

you should see a gyn doctor and get a gyn examination to see if you had tears or lacerations or trauma from the sex which caused bleeding and to make sure you are healing properly

have you had a gyn exam before?