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Female -- Vaginal Discharge/Infections
UTIs after sex
Posted on: 12/21/2009
Me and my boyfriend have been together 6 months. I'm on birthcontrol, so we don't use condoms very often. Right after we have sex and he ejaculates in me, my vagina gets really swollen and burns a little when I pee. And if I don't pee right after, I almost always get a UTI the next day. Help!
Vaginal irritation could be caused by friction from not enough lubrication. It could also be caused a vaginal infection. You should go see your doctor for an exam to check for an infection, if you continue to have this issue despite using lubricants. You should ALWAYS use a condom even if on birth control pills to prevent STD (sexually transmitted diseases) transmission! Using condoms will also help with decreasing friction/irritation. To prevent UTIs, it is good to continue to urinate after intercourse. You can also take a quick shower as an alternative.