If you have a vagina, you've probably heard that peeing after sex is crucial—especially if you want to avoid a urinary tract infection UTI. The last thing you want to feel after sex is the burning rage of a UTI, right? But that doesn't mean you need to jump out of bed to hit the restroom the second you both finish. Peeing after sex is important, sure, but you might have more wiggle room with the timing than you think. Keep reading to learn why you should pee after sex, plus how to know when you really need to go. What is a UTI exactly?
Is Peeing After Sex Actually That Important?
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When I was 21, I dated an older guy he was 30 for a couple of months. One night, I stayed over at his house, and the next morning, I woke up and really had to pee. Then my boyfriend woke up. But then, suddenly, I was peeing everywhere. I starfished out for a moment in pure panic at what I had just done, and attempted to cover the wet with my body.
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Or, an hour after making a pit stop on a road trip, you find yourself needing to pull over at another gas station. Your bladder can be a sensitive beast, experts say. But the truth is, some people just have a different anatomy and a smaller bladder, or their body makes more urine than others.
Peeing during sex is a very common concern. As many as 60 percent of women who have some level of general incontinence experience leakage during sex. Instead they may be experiencing female ejaculation during orgasm. Regarding female ejaculation, what the fluid actually does has been debated.