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Bloating after Sex? - Women
heidirs posted:
Hi. My fiance and I had sex a few days ago, and I have felt bloated ever since. It feels kinda like I'm on my period. However, I'm on the pill and my period isn't due for another week.

This was the first time we didn't use a condom, though we did use spermicide. At first I thought the bloating might be from the spermicide, but I haven't felt any irritation (as is specified on the label as a side effect). I found somewhere that bloating could be a bodily reaction to meeting sperm for the first time, but I only found that in one place and I don't know how accurate it is. I also found that if the cervix is hit during sex, that can also cause bloating. However, I haven't felt any pain, which was also listed as an indicator.

Just wondering which theory might be accurate and if anyone else has experienced this. Thanks.

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