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Is It Safe For Me To Have Sex With My Husband While He Has Prostatitis Or A Bladder Infection
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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
Possibly: It definitely can lead to bladder infections. If urine stays in the bladder for too long, bacteria can start to grow. It is better to keep urine flowing through the system to keep bacteria levels down. Most people should urinate at least 4 times per day. If your urine is dark yellow, or brown, that is not good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cloudy urine at the start of peeing the rest is clear. Is it due to std, sti, uti, prostatitis, epididymitis, bladder infections or kidney infections?
Probably okay if...: Have you felt some change in your usual voiding pattern like burning urination or urethral discharge? Did you get urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine, which should be the minimal yet surest way to confirm if having UTI etc. What you described could be normal to reflect some amorphous phosphate sediment in alkaline urine followed with clear urine. So, seek evaluation & counseling... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BLADDER INFECTIONS: Void right after. If you need to void prior to intercourse do not completely void and finish soon after intercourse. Then go back and cuddle. Some people need to take a preventative dose of antibiotic w/ intercourse. Drink lots of fluids and don't postpone urination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have chronic prostatitis am i at risk of loosing my bladder, or the desire to have sex anymore?
Not as a rule: Though the types of bacteria that cause utis in women and prostatitis in men are similar, this is generally not possible. However, some men will develop prostate infections related to stis like chlamydia or gonorrhea, and vice versa for women who might have urethral infections. Safer sex practices and regular STI testing is always important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis can my wife get a infection or yeast infection through sexual intercourse? We do not use condoms
I get a lot of bladder infections and I think I have 1. last night my husband and I had sex,when I went to the bathroom there was bright red blood. I didn't have a cycle for3 months and then had one and finished 2 weeks ago. I've never bled after sex?
See below : Important to distinguish whether source of bleeding is from the vagina or from the urinary tract. Not uncommon to have some mild bleeding or spotting from the vagina or cervix after sex in a menstruating female and generally benign and self-limiting. Blood in the urine in young female most commonly related to a UTI and usually associated with UTI symptoms: urgency, frequency, and burning. ...Read more
Yes: The female urethra is the "tube" that allows urine to pass from the bladder to the outside when one urinates. This opening is above the vaginal opening. This "tube" is short in length compared to a male. During intercourse bacteria can be introduced into it, and reach the bladder more easily because of its short length. Follow up with a physician for further recommendations. ...Read more
Short urethra: The primary reason is a short distance between the outside of the urethra (where the urine comes out) and the bladder. The bladder is sterile (no bacteria normally), whereas the vagina (where the urethra exits from) is in the midst of billions of bacteria. The act of sex pushes skin cells and bacteria into the bladder. Urinating immediately afer sex is very important to avoid an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting bladder infections every couple of months? Will it help if my husband gets condoms?
I urinate before and after sex and still get frequent bladder infections, i shower daily and I do wipe front to back. Why does this happen?
There are : Other things to try but this needs to be explored with a urologist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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