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Can a guy transfer a urinary tract infection to a woman while having sex?

Can a guy transfer a urinary tract infection to a woman while having sex?

UTI: Bacteria on the skin can get into the urethra and bladder during sex. So its not transferred by the guy, per se, but can occur. Shower before sex can help and urinatiing right after can also help. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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Could someone get a urinary tract infection without having sex?

Could someone get a urinary tract infection without having sex?

UTI's and sex: The answer to your question is "Yes". People who do not have sex can develop urinary tract infections (UTI). As males have a longer urethra than females, they get them less often. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection cause you any pain while having sex?

Can a urinary tract infection cause you any pain while having sex?

Yes: Inflammation of bladder and urethra from a UTI makes the area tender and thus may well cause pain with sex. For either sex. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a urinary tract infection from having sex?

Is it possible to develop a urinary tract infection from having sex?

UTI: This is the most common mechanism of inoculation of bacteria into the bladder in sexually active women. It would be quite uncommon in males (aside from stds). ...Read more

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Can having sex with someone with a big penis cause a urinary tract infection?

Any sex might: The physical location of the urethra ( opening to bladder) is just above the vaginal opening. Any sexual activity can drive germs into the urethra and allow their entry into the bladder, resulting in a urinary tract infection.Solo or partner related sex can do this in susceptable women. Those with the susceptability can reduce the frequency of infections by urinating after sex. ...Read more

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If a woman has a urinary tract infection will that make her vagina feel like she's had sex someone other than me?

If a woman has a urinary tract infection will that make her vagina feel like she's had sex someone other than me?

UTI: Urinary tract infections can be very painful. Activities like sex might be too painful and most women would avoid sexual activity until things settle down. I don't really understand your question. It's impossible to tell if any women has had recent intercourse based on how it "feels". ...Read more

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19f whenever I have sex, got an urinary tract infection . Female porn stars happy after 10y work.Super woman or better doctors!.?

19f whenever I have sex, got an urinary tract infection . Female porn stars happy after 10y work.Super woman or better doctors!.?

Urinate after: You should always urinate after intercourse, as it will help to flush out any rogue bacteria from your bladder. However, some women are more susceptible to utis than others, and you cannot compare yourself to a porn star. ...Read more

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What makes a woman get a urinary tract infection?

What makes a woman get a urinary tract infection?

Anatomy: In general, the proximity of the urethra to the perineum where bacteria flourish is the main reason. Sexual activity can often push bacteria from this region into the urethra. Since the urethra is quite short in females, the trip into the bladder is easily made especially with mechanical assistance with intercourse. ...Read more

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When must a woman call her doctor if she thinks she has a urinary tract infection?

When must a woman call her doctor if she thinks she has a urinary tract infection?

At that time: Because she needs to have her urine tested for infection and then started on antibiotics if she does in fact have a uti. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more