We heard a lot about, what we should and should not do before, during and after sex. Women may have heard that you have to empty your bladder before sexual intercourse, in order to reduce the risk of urinary tract infection.
But according to renowned urologist is actually the opposite of what, you need to do.
In an interview with well-known health site,urologist David Kaufman explains that urinating before sex is one of the most common misconceptions.
Very often he had to heal his female patients of urinary tract infections, also known as cystitis honeymoon “.
During sex, vaginal bacteria can often get into the urethra, allowing the bacteria to travel through the urethra and to reach the bladder more easily, which may cause infection.
Important tips to avoid infection:
* Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration and to clear bacteria from the urinary tract;
*Go to the toilet as soon as you feel the need to urinate, better than to retain urine;
*Always wipe from front to back after going to the toilet;
*Use good hygiene by flushing your genitals every day, before and after sex;
*Empty the bladder after sex, is mandatory;
*Best to avoid excessive use of lubricants and sex toys, which can be a haven for bacteria.
Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated and pee immediately after sex are still among the most important methods to prevent urinary tract infections.