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Does masturbation cause uti?

Does masturbation cause uti?

It shouldn't: Masturbation without rubbing the urethral meatus (the hole where the urine (pee) comes out) should not be related to uti's. That means one can have a UTI regardless of one's masturbation. Mutual masturbation is a little more risky because one person may not know where the other person's urethral meatus is. It may be wise to learn one's anatomy to avoid rubbing somebody wrong. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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


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Does masturbation cause utis in men?

Does masturbation cause utis in men?

No: Sexual activity is often the cause of a urinary tract infection in women because of the anatomy, including the shorter urethra. If you do have a urinary tract infection and you're a guy, you need to seek the cause with your physician's guidance -- even one real UTI in a guy is a heads-up of an underlying problem. And eating hot peppers can mimic a uti. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause uti?

Can masturbation cause uti?

UTI: Masturbation, if non-traumatic, will not cause uti. In women, however, if the masturbation is with a dildo or vibrator, there may be mild swelling of the urethra (tube from bladder to outside) and this can predispose to uti. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause UTI in men?

Can masturbation cause UTI in men?

No: I'm sorry somebody tried to frighten you. Nor will it make you blind, short, fat, thin, hairy, smooth, bald, weak, emotionally insensitive or unspiritual. This might be a great time to talk with a few reasonable and decent adult men about your changing mind and body -- maybe even dad. ...Read more

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Could dry humping as a form of masturbation cause a UTI?

Could dry humping as a form of masturbation cause a UTI?

Here are some...: The related effect from dry humping may induce its physical aftereffects, which may simulate the symptoms of UTI but should resolve in 1-5 days. If urinary Sx persists and lasts not as usually expected, still seek evaluation & counseling timely, instead of continuing speculation with uncertainty, anxiety, and fear. ...Read more

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Can too much masturbation cause utis, I drink a lot of water?

Can too much masturbation cause utis, I drink a lot of water?

Possibly: Any sexual activity can cause the possibility of bacteria getting pushed up the urethra into the bladder thus causing a urinary tract infection. Prevention includes drinking enough fluids until the urine is clear, urinating after sexual activity, proper cleaning hygiene, 8oz cranberry juice daily (but in some people can worsen urinary tract symptoms), probiotics, d-mannose supplements, ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I seem to get utis every now and then. I try to drink plenty water. Can too much masturbation cause utis?

What do you suggest if I seem to get utis every now and then. I try to drink plenty water. Can too much masturbation cause utis?

Proven infection?: Masturbation does not cause urinary infection. Frequent masturbation however may irritate the genitalia and lead to discomfort with urination. A urine culture will verify whether or not you are actually having infection. Have your urine tested appropriately with your doctor to guide proper therapy and treatment. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I shower everyday but I seem to get utis every now and then. I try to drink plenty water. Can too much masturbation cause utis?

What do you advise if I shower everyday but I seem to get utis every now and then. I try to drink plenty water. Can too much masturbation cause utis?

Here are some...: Have your UTIs been properly documented with detailed history + timely physical exam + timely & properly done urinalysis +/- urine culture? If yes, how soon have you responded to antibiotics treatment? If discomfort has been always after masturbation, how long did it last? All these are needed to deduce right diagnosis. Care. How to do correctly? To http://www. Formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html. Best wish.. ...Read more

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Can masturbation in bath tub cause uti?

Can masturbation in bath tub cause uti?

No: No good evidence to suggest that masturbation in a bath tub increases the risk of a uti. ...Read more

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Can urinary tract infections be caused by masturbating?

Low risk: Some women get urinary infection due to sex, even without any sexually transmitted infections. A male is very unlikely to get urinary infection from masturbation. ...Read more

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Can clitoral masturbation cause UTI? Pain morning after foreplay with husband. Also had a lot of spicy food and coffee yesterday.

Can clitoral masturbation cause UTI? Pain morning after foreplay with husband. Also had a lot of spicy food and coffee yesterday.

Urethra: The urethral opening is right below the clitoris. Yes, manual or oral stimulation can irritate the urethra and introduce an infection. The infection might be local only. It can ascend into the bladder. The remedy is high fluid intake, frequent bladder voiding, urine analysis if symptoms persist, sitz baths. ...Read more

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Could my masturbation be causing uti?

Could my masturbation be causing uti?

Masturbation: No, masturbation does not cause uti. In women, however, if a dildo is employed it is possible that trauma to the urethra (tube from bladder out) may predispose to uti. ...Read more

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Does masturbation increase the risk of uti?

Does masturbation increase the risk of uti?

UTI: Not in men unless very traumatic means of masturbation. In women if the movements are overly aggressive, a dildo or vibrator is employed, or there is other trauma, even slight swelling of the urethra or its outlet may create what is known as transient physiological obstruction and this can predispose to uti, but this is relatively uncommon. ...Read more

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Can a woman masturbate while having a uti?

Can a woman masturbate while having a uti?

Yes: Can she? She can masturbate whenever she wants. Should she? I don't see why not. ...Read more

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Can I clitoral masturbate when I have a uti?

Yes: Although the presence of any inflammatory process may change your sensations and experience, there is no contraindication to masturbation during a uti. ...Read more

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Can a male teen who has never had sex/masturbated get uti??

Can a male teen who has never had sex/masturbated get uti??

Yes you can.: Not all urinary tract infections are sexually transmitted. Bacteria can travel up the urethra into the bladder even without sexual intercourse (or masturbation). If you have symptoms of painful urination, see your local doctor for a urinalysis. Or HT Consult with me @ goo. Gl/tch4sN ...Read more

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Brown urine often after masturbating. The urine can either be orange mist, misty brown, or light brown. Have had UTI once before, but it was diffrent?

Brown urine often after masturbating. The urine can either be orange mist, misty brown, or light brown. Have had UTI once before, but it was diffrent?

Too vigorous: Overstimulation/too vigorous rubbing can irritate the tissues and lead to blood in urine. Try using a lubricant such a baby oil which will reduce irritation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Doctor I got a UTI from masturbating plzz help?

How do you know?: How do you know you have UTI. Did you do a urine culture? Masturbation is generally harmless. If you have fever, burning on urination, you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I shower everyday but I seem to get utis every now and then. I try to drink plenty water. Could it be because of too much masturbation?

I shower everyday but I seem to get utis every now and then. I try to drink plenty water. Could it be because of too much masturbation?

Different: Usally pills are pescribed to relax the bladder. There are a number of them but all fall in 2 groups: antimuscarinic group and beta 3 adrenergic receptor agonists. Less commonly botox is injected in the bladder wall. Rarely surgery using bowel to enlarge the bladder. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Lower tummy always feels hard and constantly feel I need the loo or need to masturbate. It's not a UTI and had an ultrasound. All clear. What is it?

Lower tummy always feels hard and constantly feel I need the loo or need to masturbate. It's not a UTI and had an ultrasound. All clear. What is it?

Bladder Spasms: Lower abdominal / suprapubic pressure and the constant urge to void (urinate) can be caused by involuntary bladder contraction / bladder spasms. Bladder spasms in a young person, without uti, other medical issues, or back injury would likely be associated with cystitis / inflammation of the lining of the bladder. A referral to a urologist would likely result in the resolution of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi doctor so I had a uti before and I'm ok now been awhile since I had sex but I was masturbating a lot land the next morning I had blisters.???

Hi doctor so I had a uti before and I'm ok now been awhile since I had sex but I was masturbating a lot land the next morning I had blisters.???

Hard to say: Blisters would be unlikely to be a result of self sex unless you were using a toy or lubricant to which you were allergic. The blisters could also represent a STD like herpes that was incubating in your system during the time from your last sexual encounter. Only time and / or an exam could sort this out. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in the meatus, made worse after masturbation/Sex. STD and UTI negative. Urethra is sensitive. Better with Bepathen and Ice. What is?

Burning sensation in the meatus, made worse after masturbation/Sex. STD and UTI negative. Urethra is sensitive. Better with Bepathen and Ice. What is?

See doctor: Symptoms like this usually are not due to any infection, so not surprising your STD and UTI tests were negative. You'll need to see a doctor in person to work this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sore glans & forskin. Treated for balanitis, UTI & stds. Had cystscopy - nothing found. Symtoms for 1 year. Very sore after sex/masturbation.

Sore glans & forskin. Treated for balanitis, UTI & stds. Had cystscopy - nothing found. Symtoms for 1 year. Very sore after sex/masturbation.

See a urologist: Get examined and work out the reason for this. Without seeing you it is impossible to diagnose over the internet. Good luck. ...Read more

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Masturbated with a shower head on massage setting. Urethra stings mildly, is numb other times and have sharp pain from lower abdomen to urethra. No UTI

Masturbated with a shower head on massage setting. Urethra stings mildly, is numb other times and have sharp pain from lower abdomen to urethra. No UTI

Could be: Too much irritation fr the direct water jet that went up the urethra. It should take care of itself. If it persists after leaving it alone for a week or so you might want to seek the care of a urologist. Be kind to yourself! ' ...Read more

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Sore glans penis after sex & masturbation. Not balanitus or std. Aches in testicles, pain in rectum when ejaculating. 2 utis in 6 months.

Sore glans penis after sex & masturbation. Not balanitus or std. Aches in testicles, pain in rectum when ejaculating. 2 utis in 6 months.

See a urologist: This deserves expert evaluation. Cannot do on internet. Good luck & hope this gets better soon. ...Read more

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Red/sore glans/forskin. Not balanitis/std. Worse after masturbation. Occasional pain in penis, testicles, lower back, when ejaculating. 2 UTI in 2013.

Phimosis: Tight foreskin can explain all these problems. If so, suggest you consult a urologist for diagnosis & treatment. This might resond to prescription strength steroid cream or you might possibly need to be circucumcised. Good luck. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with a UTI week ago, 2 more days on meds masturbated and semen was mucus looking, no odor, prostatitis? Gonorrhea? No discharge

Diagnosed with a UTI week ago, 2 more days on meds masturbated and semen was mucus looking, no odor, prostatitis? Gonorrhea? No discharge

Cannot diagnose: See a urologist. Without being able to visualize this and examine you there is no way in which to determine what is going on. See a professional. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more