Below are common health related questions that Jenn, Shafia and HIPE receive, we wanted to provide a space for easily accessible answers. If you have a question, click the box above to ask!
Specifically in relation to female-bodies people, peeing after sex helps cleanse the urethra from harmful bacteria which can lead to urinary tract infections if they enter the bladder. To decrease the chances of these infections, it’s best for people with vaginas to pee before and after intercourse.
Peeing after sex is the least beneficial for individuals who have a penis because the urethra is much longer, so the bacteria have to travel much farther to cause a UTI.