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Wondering if anyone can tell me what these symptoms mean?

My problems down there have been happening for quite awhile. It started when I was in my late teens and would start spotting after sex. I finally went to the gynecologist and they determined that I have a friable cervix (basically means whenever my cervix is touched it bleeds). I came to find out more recently that a friable cervix is not so much a condition as it is a symptoms. Fast forward some years now and I'm 25 and I am still with the same partner. Sex has become more and more painful and I can only handle certain positions. I inevitably bleed after sex every time now. Usually it's just a little blood but there have been a few times that red blood has dripped down the side of my legs since my bleeding was so profuse. I have a very thick discharge on a daily basis and I feel like it is way more than what you would be considered normal. I had a sudden weight drop back in January-Febuary. Dropping nearly 20 pounds and brining me down to about 115 lbs at 5'6. When I'm not having discharge I am spotting. Ranging between dark brown to bright red. I feel like I am constantly bloated. I am on the birth control seasonique. I did reach out to my obgyn about my concerns and I had an ultrasound performed in May but I felt as though I was brushed off. She told me to go off my birth control for a week and then go back on. To "flush my system". And that to do th girl on top position. I feel like this can't be normal and I'm wondering if others have experienced something similar or have any ideas. I called my doctor today and I asked for them to reexamine my ultrasound because I'm at my wit's end.
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Gosh, I don't blame you. That's frustrating to feel like your concerns are being minimized.  I will say though that bleeding after sex while terribly annoying is not uncommon for women.  It definitely happens to a fair share. But common doesn't necessarily mean normal. I get they gave you the pat diagnosis of friable cervix which really doesn't say much for WhY you get the bleeding.  I'd wonder about inflammation of your cervix.  I assume they would have come up with polyps if you had them or cervical ectropion if that was the problem.  You are underweight and your constant spotting.  Definitely sounds hormonal.  I'd do more than a one week off to clean house.  I'd have your hormone levels checked after a bit of time bc free. pain during sex . . . vaginismus?  Fibroids?  Endometriosis?  

I agree that you need further examination and better answers!  Let us know what your doctor says!
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Thanks for your response! I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one thinking things are a little off. I spoke to my gynecologist today and we are going to try some medications that treat endometriosis. Otherwise she was trying to push for a lacroscopy. I am thinking that maybe a copper IUD might be a good alternative since there are no hormones. Have u tried going off birth control and then back on and did it help? I really appreciate your input!
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The most common early signs and symptoms of pregnancy might include. Missed period. If you're in your childbearing years and a week or more has passed without the start of an expected menstrual cycle, you might be pregnant. However, this symptom can be misleading if you have an irregular menstrual cycle. Tender, swollen breasts. Early in pregnancy hormonal changes might make your breasts sensitive and sore. The discomfort will likely decrease after a few weeks as your body adjusts to hormonal changes. Nausea with or without vomiting. Morning sickness, which can strike at any time of the day or night, often begins one month after you become pregnant. However, some women feel nausea earlier and some never experience it. While the cause of nausea during pregnancy isn't clear, pregnancy hormones likely play a role. You might find yourself urinating more often than usual. The amount of blood in your body increases during pregnancy, causing your kidneys to process extra fluid that ends up in your bladder. Fatigue also ranks high among early symptoms of pregnancy. During early pregnancy, levels of the hormone progesterone soar — which might make you feel sleepy. Perhaps these symptoms can help you.
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Unfortunately I don't think that's the underlying issue. This has been happening to me since late 2017 but thank you for the input!!
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