So this morning I thought I noticed my urine looking a bit cloudy, which I know can be a symptom of a urinary tract infection (UTI). I’ve never had a UTI before but I hear they can be pretty common, especially if you are sexually active.
I’m not too worried at this stage because I haven’t noticed any other symptoms like pain/burning while peeing, needing to go more regularly, or urine being pink/bloody or anything. I think I’ll just keep an eye on it for now and will go to the GP if I get any new symtoms or if the cloudiness continues/gets worse.
But it’s got me thinking – are there things you can do to prevent getting a UTI?
Usually I’ll go to the toilet soon after sex to try flush any bacteria out, but the other night I was so sleepy I couldnt bring myself to get out of bed. Also I reckon my sexual partner was being pretty carefree in the way they used their fingers down there, if you know what I mean … going between my vulva and the rim of my anus. I wonder if these things might have contibuted?
What do people think – are there any tips / tricks you have for how to try avoid getting a UTI??
And that don’t kill the mood? Always getting up right after sex to wee maybe isnt exactly the sexiest move? haha