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Blood tinged mucous post intercourse, breast feeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I'm currently breastfeeding...daughter is 11m old. the morning after my husband and I have intercourse my cervical mucous is tinged light pink (usually only after i urinate the first time). is that because of my hormones?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXX here
User :   hello
Doctor :   give me a min , let me read your query
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   37
Doctor :   so the mucous is pink colored ? any other symptoms you have besides that ?
User :   I think it also happened when i was nursing my 2nd son
User :   no,
Doctor :   any pain during urination ?
User :   it is very very light pink....
User :   and usually is gone after I wipe...until the next time we have intercourse then it could be just a mall pin sized tinge to it.
Doctor :   any pain during urination ?
User :   does nursing make you cervix more tender??? no, pain when urinating.
User :   not more tender wrong word....I had a good tear when i gave birth....
User :   it doesn't hurt when we have sex....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in your previous case when did it went away ?
User :   I really don't remember. I think until i stopped nursing..... ???
User :   it was 4 years ago.
Doctor :   there is nothing to worry about
Doctor :   many women do experience the same and its because of the change in hormonal activity in your body
User :   what may be causing it?
Doctor :   if there is no pain
Doctor :   then there is no red flag
User :   hmm....
User :   ok, thanks
Doctor :   also if no burning during urination then that rules out an infection too
User :   thanks for your time....bye
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye bye
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