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Bleeding during the first intercourse. Is it normal?

I just had sex for the first time last thursday. My period isnt due for about another week but i thought maybe i was starting on monday. we had sex on monday then that night at work i bleed so so i held off tues but it seemed like it stopped so i decided it was alright to have sex again on wed but as we were doing it he noticed i was bleeding , i put in a tampon but not there was not much more blood and there was none last night. what is going on?
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2016
Bleeding in first time sexual intercourse is quite common & it is due to rupture of hymen. As bleeding was mild and stopped completely, then you need not to be worried as it heals automatically in 2-3 days. Consult with your doctor if bleeding continues beyond 3 days. Also it does not signify normal period bleeding.
Practice safe sex by using safe period/Em Pill/Condom etc to avoid unwanted pregnancy & vaginal bleeding.
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Be well & take care.
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