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how long do you wait to have intercourse after a uti

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
UTI after intercours: Within 24 hours usually

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Intercourse when ill: This is a very good question. The medical answer may very well be no. But, if the UTI is causing fever and pain....Then vaginal sex and even oral sex ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Drink liquids before intercourse and empty bladder after intercourse. If persists, check with a urologist, also try changing positions and be a little ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Post-Coital UTI: Uti may occur upto 2 days after coital activity.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You may not want to if you have a uti, but the only thing you need to know is that if on birth control, antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Very unlikely.: It's always possible, of course, but to develop a UTI depends on a number of factors: 1) exposure to bacteria that can cause uti, 2) susceptibility to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Empty bladder after: The best way to prevent UTI after intercourse is for you and your partner to take a shower before intercourse and to empty your bladder immediately af ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Bleeding and UTI: If you have a uti, you may have some blood in your urine, if you have a hemorrhagic cystitis. Bleeding from sexual relations is not due to a uti. It m ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The act of sex can push bacteria into the urethra triggering an infection. It's a good idea to drink plenty of fluids around the time of sex so you ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Intercourse and UTI: Avoid vaginal infections, empty your bladder as soon as possible following intercourse, sometimes an antibacterial following intercourse will prevent ... Read More

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