I went to see my long-distance boyfriend last week, and we had a lot of sex. We were both pretty sure we were STD-free; I'd been tested three months before, and he hadn't had any partners other than me. I had had my period two weeks before and had inserted my Nuva ring on time, possibly even a bit early, just to be sure.
However, I have been bleeding for a full week now; at first I thought it was due to irritation due to not using enough lube, but I went to the doctor two days ago and was told that I was bleeding from my cervix. A pregnancy test was done and was negative, and an STD swab was also done, and, as far as I know, has also been negative (I was told I'd be called today if there were positive results, and nobody called). So why am I still bleeding??? What could be wrong? I'm completely out of answers and a tiny bit terrified that there's something seriously wrong here. The doctor told me to relax in a bath and come back if it happened again on my next cycle, but right now I just want to know what could be causing this, and how to stop it.
thanks so much.
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It's hard to say. I'd be confident, though, that if it was something serious, your doctor would have let you know.
I would also, however, INSIST that your boyfriend gets himself tested for STD's anyway. Not having had partners previous to you doesn't give him a get out of jail free card. Ideally, you both should be UTD on STD testing.
Could you call your doctors office back, and ask them if they know of anything you don't?
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