Palestine, TX
A 20-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to have sex while you have a uti ?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: It is ok, but it may simply be uncomfortable for you.
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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
UTI: You can have sex as soon as you feel the urge. Unless you are having swelling from the sex which affects the urethra (tube from bladder to outside) it should not cause the UTI to recur.
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