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Is taking a shower after sex a way to prevent bacterial infections, not std's but bacterial infections from entering through the vagina?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology
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In brief: Bacteria

Certainly washing the genital and perineal areas frequently reduces the bacterial count in these areas.
In terms of reducing bacteria pushed into the vagina during sex, it would be more helpful to shower before intercourse.

In brief: Bacteria

Certainly washing the genital and perineal areas frequently reduces the bacterial count in these areas.
In terms of reducing bacteria pushed into the vagina during sex, it would be more helpful to shower before intercourse.
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