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how long should you wait to have sex after a uti

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: You can have sex as soon as you feel well enough.
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A male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
You should have: asked the person who treated your UTI how long to wait. It matters some, why you were treated, and perhaps you and your partner should be treated at ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
If you are ready: You may have sex when you are feeling ready. One tip to avoid uti with sexual activity is to urinate afterwards to empty the bladder.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Anytime ...: You may start coitus whenever you feel suiting to act. Of course, certain few females are prone to develop UTI, but unpredictably. How to handle voidi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perhaps a weeks: Sex is a risk for a uti, so you definitely want to give yourself time to recover. From a practical point of view, the bladder is going to be tender a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You should continue your antibiotics as prescribed, but if you are having no pain it should be ok to have sex. You should empty your bladder as soon ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your doc: Taking an antibiotic immediately after intercourse can help prevent this type of bladder infection.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
You can: Yes you can have sex again if your symptoms are gone. But these symptoms may return again, and you need to discuss this with your doctor, for preven ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Trimehoprim: Would speak to your doctor about the use of this drug, if not alreadt tried. Do you urinate after sex? That might hel[p as well.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: No particular waiting period. Better to wait till symptoms of UTI subside.
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