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How to prevent urinary tract infection during sexual intercourse?

How to prevent urinary tract infection during sexual intercourse?

A few ideas: First, drink lots of water before and after sex. Empty your bladder just before and after sex. Second, be gentle or ask your partner to be gentle. Sometimes aggressive or rough sex can increase trauma to urethra. Third, control the position you're having sex in, if it's painful to you, ask your partner to switch positions with you. Last, can try the otc cranberry preps. Finally, antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Can douching after sex prevent sexually transmitted infections?

Can douching after sex prevent sexually transmitted infections?

Not likely: It is possible, but not likely. Once a bacteria or virus have been transmitted, physical douching will not likely dislodge them. Safe sex practices, especially condom use, are the best strategies to prevent stis. ...Read more

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Is it possible to prevent getting trichomonas vaginitis during sex?

Is it possible to prevent getting trichomonas vaginitis during sex?

Condoms: But the best way is to make sure your partner does not have it, it is not normal to get trich from having sex or if you keep getting it form your partner , then your partner is not getting treated or your partner is getting it from someone else. ...Read more

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Does condoms prevent HIV during sexual intercourse?

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Does condoms prevent HIV during sexual intercourse?

Yes: Properly used condoms (assuming no breakage) are highly effective at preventing HIV transmisison. ...Read more

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Urgency to pee, fuller bladder..I wore condoms when I had sex, possible bladder infection? Condoms 99.9 effective? Pregnancy vs bladder infection s?

Urgency to pee, fuller bladder..I wore condoms when I had sex, possible bladder infection?  Condoms 99.9 effective?  Pregnancy vs bladder infection s?

Test accuracy: Modern urine pregnancy tests sold in drugstores are very accurate when used properly. Most report accuracy as early as the first day after a missed period. Urinary tract infections are easily diagnosed by your healthcare provider with a urine sample and a dipstick. ...Read more

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Do cranberry pills help prevent a bladder infection?

Do cranberry pills help prevent a bladder infection?

No: For many years, it was believed that cranberry juice could help prevent urinary tract infections. However, more recent research in the past 10 years shows that it has no effect. If you like cranberry juice, drink it as much as you like. But neither juice nor cranberry pills will prevent UTI, so don't waste your money. ...Read more

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When having intercourse with a high risk sexual partner, how to prevent herpes simplex virus type 2?

When having intercourse with a high risk sexual partner, how to prevent herpes simplex virus type 2?

Preventing Herpes: There is no 100% solution here, unfortunately. The infected partner in a couple can be put on medication to suppress the viral shedding, but this protects against infection only up to 50%. If the infected partner is male and the infection is on the penis then condoms are very effective at preventing contagion. Herpes is transmitted skin to skin and can be caught even without an active sore. ...Read more

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Which sexual positions are better to prevent urinary tract infections?

There is no: Evidence for which I am aware, pointing 2 less risky positions. Most infection come from the rectum so try to shower first 2 reduce bacteria. Front 2 front is likely less risky. If persistent a low dose abx after intercourse can b used. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does frequent ejaculation prevent sperm granulomas after vasectomy?

Does frequent ejaculation prevent sperm granulomas after vasectomy?

Granuloms: Having had vasectomy I ask my urologist the same thing had plenty of ejecutlTions but still got one, he said no but I think it would help but no guarantees ...Read more

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How to prevent urinary tract infection on honeymoon?

How to prevent urinary tract infection on honeymoon?

The following: Urinate to empty bladder after sex & before going to sleep. Shower rather than bathe. Avoid thong or sythetic underwear. Don't let yourself get constipated. Drink pl;enty of fluids & empty bladder every 3 hours or so. Good luck & have a great honeymoon. ...Read more

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Besides sexual intercourse ,is there reason that leads to cystitis?

Besides sexual intercourse ,is there reason that leads to cystitis?

Yes: Infection descending from the kidney can cause cystitis. Interstitial cystitis, an entity of unknown cause is also not related to sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis

Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis

Here are some ...: I would not seek online guessing for your current concern. Instead, collect & bring the detailed symptoms stressing the quality, quantity, and sequence of events of all symptoms and their potentially related discomforts over time to Dox for review & analysis + proper physical exams + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care / counseling... ...Read more

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My partner isn't circumcised can that cause bladder infection?

My partner isn't circumcised can that cause bladder infection?

Intercourse: Intercourse in general can cause cystitis in some women. The incidence isn't much different whether your partner has foreskin or not ...Read more

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How is bacterial vaginosis transmitted? Is through having multiple sex partners?

How is bacterial vaginosis transmitted? Is through having multiple sex partners?

Can be: Bacterial vaginosis is a description for when a 'normal' vaginal flora (bacteria) grows in abnormal proportion and becomes the dominant bacteria in your vagina.... Over the normal dominant bacteria (the good bacteria, lactobaccilli). Many things cause bv, including exposure to different bacteria through multiple sex partners, allergens, toxins, changes in exercise, stress, diet. ...Read more

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Does new sexual partner cause bv?

Does new sexual partner cause bv?

Sometimes: Bacterial vaginosis is not normally considered a usual std. However some partners may pass it from one to another sexually. If this is happening, treating both partners may help. ...Read more

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Why does having sex with mulitpal partners give you BV (bactrial vaginouise)?

Why does having sex with mulitpal partners give you BV (bactrial vaginouise)?

Exposure: The more "partners" one has; the more exposure one takes on...Which potentially changes the normal flora in one's own body. Always have you(or your partner) wear a condom which can reduce this risk; and this is an easily treatable condition so see your health care provider if this has occurred. ...Read more

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