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Doctor insights on: Can You Rupture Your Bladder From Having Sex

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Can rough sex rupture a females bladder?

Highly unlikely: Unless bladder is very distended and subject has a bladder diverticulum (outpouching) which could burst, or has had an intestinal bladder augmentation. ...Read more

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Bladder pain caused by having sex ? Is it something serious ? What should I do ?

Bladder pain caused by having sex ? Is it something serious ? What should I do ?

Post-coital cystitis: I'm sure you can imagine the motion of sex pushing bacteria into your bladder so we recommend emptying your bladder as soon as romance allows to flush out those bacteria. Post-coital or honeymoon cystitis is a common name for bladder infection due to sex. Of course, if unprotected, pain could also be due to sexually transmitted disease so best to go see your family doc for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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My friend got an bladder infection from having sex. How is this possible?

My friend got an bladder infection from having sex. How is this possible?

BLADDER INFECTION: Women can be predisposed to bladder infection with sexual activity. This is possibly due to a change in the bacteria in the vagina or manipulation of the urethra with penetration. ...Read more

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What is the link between bladder infections and sex? I always seem to get bladder infections after having sex. Is this possible? If so, what can I do to prevent them in the future?

What is the link between bladder infections and sex? I always seem to get bladder infections after having sex. Is this possible? If so, what can I do to prevent them in the future?

Linked.: In some women, the mechanical irritation and potential reflux associated with intercourse can cause urinary tract infections. Drink plenty of fluid, urinate after intercourse, maintain extra special hygiene in an attempt to prevent. If you are post menopausal, topical estrogen may help. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to make sex less painful? I have a mild prolapsed bladder and rectocele. I get UTIs within 24-48 hours after having sex.

Is there anything I can do to make sex less painful? I have a mild prolapsed bladder and rectocele. I get UTIs within 24-48 hours after having sex.

May need surgery: The conditions you mentioned usually require surgical correction. If you are not inclined to consult a gynecologist, as a temporary solution try using liberal amount of lubricant, like K-Y jelly before sex. ...Read more

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


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more