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Should I empty my bladder after sex?

Should I empty my bladder after sex?

Yes: Studies have shown that voiding after intercourse decrease the chances of developing bladder and urethral infections. ...Read more

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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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What is the effect of not emptying ur bladder immediately after sex?

More prone to UTI: Because bacteria can be pushed up urethra into bladder with intercourse ; bacteria can multiply in retained urine, which can cause a uti/bladder infection/cystitis. Hence advice to empty bladder after sex, especially if ur UTI prone. ...Read more

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Horrible bladder pain 5 hours after sex, what could be wrong?

Horrible bladder pain 5 hours after sex, what could be wrong?

Bladder infection: Some women are prone to bladder infections after sex. One thing you can do is try to empty your bladder shortly after sex. If this doesn't help, see your gynecologist. They can, if needed, prescribe an antibiotic for you to take after sex. ...Read more

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How do I clear bladder issues after sex?

How do I clear bladder issues after sex?

Void after sex: It is helpful to use lubrication, to go to the bathroom after intercourse and consider changing positions. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come my gf getting bladder infections after sex?

Can someone explain to me how come my gf getting bladder infections after sex?

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

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Why do girls get bladder infections after sex?

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 more

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Is is normal for my bladder area to brun while i pee after sex?

Is is normal for my bladder area to brun while i pee after sex?

Rule out UTI: Burning sensation with urination is a common symptom of a uti. Also sex when you have an otherwise non-symptomatic UTI could provoke symptom of burning. Thus suggest a urinalysis. Need to consider that prolonged intercourse, different partner & size/girth of penis may be factors. ...Read more

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After sex i must pee so often. Its like my bladder is swollen.

After sex i must pee so often. Its like my bladder is swollen.

Duration & protect'n: Depends on how long it's been since last voided (did you pee before you started?), and also has a slight protective benefit to clear urethra after sex. Not necessarily a problem. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine post 6 weeks scope to bladder for prostate cancer side effects, it happened after sex?

I have blood in my urine post 6 weeks scope to bladder for prostate cancer side effects, it happened after sex?

Possible, but...: Seeing gross hematuria after intercourse under your reported scenario is possible, but bears no alarm as long as voiding comfortably & have no fever. To help undrstand bloody urine in general, view article in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. For life reality, view lists of Facts of Life-1,2,&3 by clicking the BUTTON on the left side of HOME of www.formefirst.com. Best... ...Read more

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