I have been sexually active for a very short time, about 2 months. Last week, I developed a UTI(urinary tract infection) for the first time in my life, went to the doctor and he gave me antibiotics. I thought it had passed, but after having sex with my boyfriend again(oral + penetration) it came back, so I sent a sample over for bacterial examination.
Since I had never gotten this before, I guess it's from sex? I read that germs from the vagina can move up to the urethra during sex. And I do go to the toilet to urinate about 5 minutes afterwards; to get rid of any bacteria. The thing is, when he performs oral sex on me, especially with his fingers, he often moves from my clitoris to the vagina...after that he penetrates me, and I'd say that might last from 10-20 minutes. Would it be possible that during that time, bacteria is already introduced into my urethra and going to the toilet after we finish having sex isn't that useful since the 'harm' is already done?
I take cranberry tablets, I drink a lot. I'm just worried cause I don't want this to happen every single time I have sex!
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