How to Have Sex When Infected with Urethritis?

Date:2023-03-20 click:0

It is best not to have sex if you are infected with urethritis. Urethritis is an inflammatory reaction of the urethra caused by pathogenic microorganisms. Its typical symptoms are frequent urination, urgency and pain in urination. It can be divided into gonococcal urethritis and non-gonococcal urethritis.


At the early stage of the disease, the urethral orifice is red, swollen, itchy, and has a sharp pain in the urethra. Then, the purulent secretion of the urethral orifice is exposed and gradually aggravated.

Urethritis can be divided into two types: infectious and non-infectious. If patients with infectious urethritis have sex, they cause sexual partner infection and cross-infection. Therefore, patients with urethritis should be actively examined and treated. If your sexual partner also has similar symptoms, they must be checked and treated simultaneously. At the same time, you should wash your hands in time after defecation. It is best to wash your external genitals frequently to avoid contamination of your clothes and prevent strenuous activities. 

Suppose the patient has sex when there is non-infectious urethritis. In that case, it will easily cause pain in sexual intercourse, as well as decreased sexual desire and sexual dysfunction, which will lead to more serious conditions. It may also lead to infertility in severe cases, so it is best to suspend sexual life.

The standard treatment for urethritis is mainly drug treatment. Choosing sensitive antibiotics is the basic principle of urethritis treatment. Generally, for urethritis caused by a streptococcal infection, cephalosporin or penicillin can be used for treatment. If it is urethritis caused by mycoplasma and chlamydia, doxycycline, azithromycin, and other drugs are generally preferred for anti-inflammatory therapy.

So, how to prevent urethritis?

1. Ensure personal hygiene: take a bath frequently and store clothes separately; change your underwear often, especially new underwear or underwear that has not been worn for a long time, and wash and dry before wearing it; cotton underwear with good penetration and strong moisture absorption, try to wear tights or jeans as little as possible and penetrate more breathable clothes. This is very important for protecting your health.

2. Correct cleaning order: wash the penis and anus often. When cleaning, you should pay attention to the order. Wash the penis first and then the anus. Don't do the opposite. Towels and basins shall be used by special personnel. Otherwise, bacteria can easily invade the urethral orifice.

3. Drink 8 cups of water daily: In the hot summer, you should drink more things, such as chrysanthemum tea and lemonade, to clear away heat and relieve summer heat. You should give full play to the diuretic effect of water, rinse off the parasitic bacteria in the urethra, and remove the hidden danger of infection. It can also avoid too little and thick urine, so harmful substances such as bacteria can not be discharged out of the body in time.

4. Wash your hands before and after meals: The survey found that there are a large number of pathogenic microorganisms in people's hands, such as chlamydia, mycoplasma, etc. They can invade the urethra and cause infection through defecation, so developing good hygiene habits is essential.

5. Sexual life should not be too frequent: you should ensure adequate sleep every day and don't stay up late. Otherwise, it will reduce the body's resistance to disease. Pay attention to the frequency of sexual life. If you have sex more than 3 times a week, urethral infection will greatly increase, and the number of times should be appropriately reduced in this special summer stage.

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