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Urinating after sexual intercourse does not stop pregnancy, STDs – Health expert

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Nigerians have been suggested to ignore the favored notion that urinating instantly after sexual activity prevents the transmission of sexually transmitted ailments (STDs).

That is because it has additionally been disclosed that urinating after sexual activity shouldn’t be a type of contraception and won’t stop being pregnant from occurring.

Talking with DAILY POST on Sunday, Mrs Esther Oke, a Public Well being Nurse, acknowledged that these have been fashionable beliefs that had been transferred from one era to the opposite which nonetheless held sway.

In keeping with her, the duty of convincing the vast majority of Nigerians particularly the sexually lively ones to ignore these beliefs shall be odious.

She famous that the assumption was steeped within the native tradition and information of the folks and moms are inclined to cross this data to their younger daughters.

Mrs Oke lamented that regardless of the development in expertise and unfold of improvements and accessibility of knowledge, the sexually lively inhabitants nonetheless harbour a sequence of beliefs bordering on such.

She hinted that these techniques of native beliefs are nonetheless persevering as a result of most younger folks regardless of their degree of schooling nonetheless discover it tough to hunt sexual counselling.

In the long run, she noticed, the system of beliefs continues in a vicious cycle.

“The one benefit of urinating instantly after intercourse is that it does assist in lowering dangerous micro organism that will have lodged within the feminine urethra throughout penetrative intercourse.

“Don’t get me unsuitable right here, the feminine urethra harbours micro organism however there’s the potential for introducing dangerous ones by means of sexual contact with the male and urinating acts to flush these away.”

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