1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Womack Army clinic, 2817 Reilly Road, Fort Bragg, NC 28307, United States Of America 2 Division of Gynecology-Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Womack Army clinic, 2817 Reilly path, Fort Bragg, NC 28307, United States Of America
Postcoital bleeding refers to spotting or bleeding occurring after sexual intercourse and it is maybe perhaps not pertaining to menstruation. The prevalence of postcoital bleeding ranges from 0.7 to 9.0 percent of menstruating ladies. You will find numerous etiologies because of this typical problem in which the majority are harmless such as for example cervicitis or cervical polyps. Nevertheless, the essential severe reason behind postcoital bleeding is cervical cancer tumors. You can find currently no tips from regulating systems for instance the United states College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on assessing and treating ladies with postcoital bleeding. The objective of this paper is always to talk about the common factors that cause postcoital bleeding, the etiologies of postcoital bleeding, as well as the chance that malignancy is the underlying cause. A practitioner should know when it comes to postcoital bleeding after an extensive literature review, we compiled a paper illustrating the key concepts.