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Can UTIs happen from masturbation?

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Can UTIs happen from masturbation? Can masturbation cause any kind of tears, muscle ache, or internal discomfort? Or can any of this come from foreign products such as new soaps, etc?

Not practicing good hygiene with masturbation can result in UTIs. Some tips to avoid UTIs from masturbation include appropriately washing your hands, genitalia, and sexual toys before and after use. Keep in mind that you also want to stay away from the urethra as irritation around the opening of the urethra can open a path for bacteria to enter, which can lead to UTIs.

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