How to practice good hygiene after sex?

How to practice good hygiene after sex?
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Any sexually active woman's most important rule is to empty her bladder within 15 minutes of having sex.

Any sexually active woman's most important rule is to empty her bladder within 15 minutes of having sex. Whether it's the same sex, with a sex toy, or with a heterosexual partnership, unless you empty your bladder, you're more likely to get an infection with the urinary tract that can be very awkward and cause major issues. The reason females become infected with the urinary tract after intercourse The urethra is very brief and the bladder is near to it, so you allow immediate access to your bladder during penetrative sex.

We don't understand why some individuals are more prone to UTIs than others, but post-menopausal females should be extremely careful, as reducing estrogen makes the tissue thinner, making it more difficult to combat infection. You are still in

danger even if your spouse is a clean individual; using a condom or being circumcised does not create a difference.

Penetrative sex upsets your body's natural equilibrium so make sure you're going to the bathroom later.

Douching is what females need to prevent. Intra-vaginal douching or cleansing disrupts the vaginal bacteria's sensitive natural equilibrium, maintaining health status. It decreases lactobacillus, the bacterium that encourages acid and suppresses abnormal germ development. You are effectively exposing yourself to a greater danger of infection by trying to wash your body.

There is often a desire for males and females to feel less "moist" after sex. If this is the case, it is completely secure to gently clean your internal genitalia with water–no scrubbing is needed, and prevent harsh soaps. It's a myth that by showering or douching you can "wash away" sexually transmitted diseases, so it's essential to be anticipatory: use a condom.

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