You Aren’t ‘Supposed’ to Bleed After Your First Time — but You Might. Here’s What to Expect
How to Prevent Bleeding After Your First Time, If It Does Happen, More
Vaginal bleeding after sex is common. Although it's often called "vaginal" bleeding, most benign bleeding in younger women comes from the cervix. However other parts of your genital and urinary systems can be involved. Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products.
If you have a vagina, you might bleed because the penetration tears the hymen. The hymen is a membrane near the opening of your vagina. Your hymen may already have a hole in it by the time you have sex for the first time. Think about it: How else would period blood come out?
Skip to content. I had my first sexual experience on the weekend. Now I'm still bleeding.