This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Sometimes, implantation bleeding can just be spotting for a few hours, or even a single spot. Here's what the different period blood colors mean and when to see your doctor. Bleeding after sex may have a numerous causes, ranging from abrasion from sexual intercourse to a naturally occurring virus known as HPV which causes cervical cancer. Not Helpful 2 Helpful
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What Causes Spotting Before Periods?
Learn why this happens and what you can do to prevent it. Your bleeding seems a bit too early to be that of an implantation. If you are trying to get pregnant, the President of the American Pregnancy Association wrote the book, the Essential Guide to Getting Pregnantspecifically to help those who were trying to get pregnant. Answers to clinically oriented questions. The implantation can irritate and move the lining, which can cause spotting.