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is it safe for me to have sex with my husband while he has prostatitis or a bladder infection

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
21 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: Yes... No problem.
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Dr. Patricio Gargollo
21 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: Yes, no problem.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: Bacteria do and dehydration by itself does not cause utis. Dehydration can predispose to utis, or prolong recovery, because long intervals between ur ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Burke
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Possibly: It definitely can lead to bladder infections. If urine stays in the bladder for too long, bacteria can start to grow. It is better to keep urine flo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
10 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Early cloudy urine probably reflects urethral inflammation/infection.
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Dr. James Lin
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Probably okay if...: Have you felt some change in your usual voiding pattern like burning urination or urethral discharge? Did you get urinalysis with properly collected f ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Kuan
22 years experience Urology
Not as a rule: Though the types of bacteria that cause utis in women and prostatitis in men are similar, this is generally not possible. However, some men will deve ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
It's safe: You don't have to refrain from sex during a bladder infection.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most women: Would not want to because most likely it would not be comfortable or hurt.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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STD check: Make sure you are checked for stds.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
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It is OK to have sex: But it may be uncomfortable for you due to the recent uti.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
BLADDER INFECTIONS: Void right after. If you need to void prior to intercourse do not completely void and finish soon after intercourse. Then go back and cuddle. Some peo ... Read More

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