Is it normal to spot after having intercourse?

Patient

Q: I have not had sex for three months, and I did on Saturday. It hurt when I did, and after, I was spotting. The spotting went away quickly, but then I had some light brown discharge (perhaps old blood) when I wiped about an hour later. Since then I have not been bleeding at all, but I was wondering if it was normal to bleed after sex? When I had sex three months ago the same thing happened...

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