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Linda
05-04-2007, 10:03 AM
I've been cycling for about a year and recently started training for long distance rides, so that I am cycling longer distances and spending significantly more time in the saddle than I have in the past. I've recently noticed some light bleeding/spotting in the "sensitive area" and wondered if this is a common problem. There is not really any pain, other than the soreness that tends to come at the end of a long ride. Any thoughts?

Veronica
05-04-2007, 10:06 AM
Not normal.

I trained for and rode three double centuries last year and no, not normal.

V.

IFjane
05-04-2007, 10:56 AM
I agree with Veronica - not normal. You may want to have it checked out just to rule out anything unusual.

RoadRaven
05-05-2007, 01:16 AM
Silly questions mebbe... but is it actually from your vagina, or is it from some chaffing?

bcipam
05-05-2007, 06:02 AM
When I'm doing longer rides I will get either chaffing or sometimes those boils, bumps, in grown hairs - whatever they are, which will rupture and bleed. If what you have is an external problem I wouldn't worry about it. If however, it's an internal problem get to a doctor quickly. Bleeding is not a sympton to ignore!