What women do before sex that increase chances of getting a UTI, according to experts

Women who urinate before sex may actually be at a greater risk of developing a urinary tract infection, an expert has claimed.

Despite it being one of the most common pieces of advice for women in regard to UTIs, peeing before sexual intercourse may be doing you more damage that you realise.

David Kaufman, a urologist from New York, spoke to Yahoo Health about dispelling the myth that is putting many women in harm’s way.

According to Kaufman, urinating before sex: “Is the number one cause of post-coital urinary tract infections, also known as honeymoon cystitis.

“Bacteria have tiny pilli that act as Velcro hooks, which allow them to attach themselves to the urethral lining,” he explained.

Read the Full Article at: Independent

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