A 46-year-old member asked:
If i do kegel exercises every day can it cause a bladder infection?
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Sports Medicine 23 years experience
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to get a bladder infection from doing kegel exercises?
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Gynecology 36 years experience
No: While kegel exercises help you tone the muscles that control the outflow of urine from your bladder, they don't cause you to incompletely empty it.
Bladder infections are caused by bacteria in your vagina with its close proximity to your urethra gain entrance into the bladder (for example during intercourse). So one thing you can do is void after sex. Also try taking cranberry extract regularly.
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Last updated Aug 17, 2012
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