WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO URINATE AFTER SEX
Enjoying pleasurable sex not only has to do with adopting new practices or changing the routine, but also with keeping your sexual health optimal and in perfect condition.
And something as simple as peeing right after the end of the sexual act brings great benefits for you and your body, helping to fight infections that may endanger your physical well-being.
By having sex, those microbes and bacteria in the genital area and rectum can enter and accumulate in the urethra, running the risk of infection occur in the bladder. In fact, it has been shown that this is one of the most common causes of urinary tract infections in women, and that is why, in order to avoid it, experts stress the importance to urinate right after sex .
Furthermore, doctors say, unlike men, female ejaculation does not occur through the urethra so the only way to draw and expel all those substances or particles that are introduced during penetration is through urination, so it is recommended not to forget this, once completed intercourse. It is advised not to take your time and to urinate preferably within 45 minutes after penetration.
We also insist on the use of condoms as safer and more reliable way to protect against these infections and also of sexually transmitted diseases that can seriously jeopardize your health and that of your partner.
Once you are aware of the importance to urinate after sex, remember that maintaining good personal hygiene just before and after sex is also key to avoid infection in the urinary tract, protect your health and enjoy total comfort of your intimate encounters. Especially for women prone to cystitis, vaginal area should be washed with water and a little neutral pH soap at the end.