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Is it okay to have sex when you have a UTI ?

Is it okay to have sex when you have a UTI ?

Yes: If you feel up to it, sex should pose no issue. Just remember that birth control pills will not be effective for up to 30 days following a course of antibiotics. ...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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If you are on nexplanon and have sex while you have a UTI are you still protected?

If you are on nexplanon and have sex while you have a UTI are you still protected?

Yes: The urinary tract infection does not decrease the effectiveness of nexplanon nor does the use of antibiotics. Remember though that nexplanon does not protect against STDs. You need to use condoms to decrease that risk. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex while you have a UTI or kidney infection?

Is it safe to have sex while you have a UTI or kidney infection?

In a way: Depending on the infection, you may put your partner at risk of getting an infection from the bacteria, etc. and it may cause discomfort while you have an infection. ...Read more

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If u have UTI not good to have sex?

If u have UTI not good to have sex?

Complicated: If you are being treated appropriately it probably will not matter. Some women, with intercourse in some positions, have the penis create minor trauma to the urethra which is immediately above the vaginal barrel. This creates a type of physiological obstruction to urine flow and may promote infection, but this is theoretical and may not apply to you. Probably not an issue. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Can I have sex during uti?

Can I have sex during uti?

Uti : Not a good idea. Could prolong symptoms of a UTI and or make it worst if you are not receiving treatment. ...Read more

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Do you have to have sex to get a uti?

Do you have to have sex to get a uti?

Nope: Lots of reasons to get utis. Sex is one of them. Keys to prevention include good water intake, don't hold your pee, if you are having sex, pee afterwards. Sometimes a woman's anatomy can make her prone to utis and she may need antibiotics prior to sex to help prevent. ...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


Dr. Martin Raff
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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