How to Retain Hygiene After Intercourse
Sexual pleasures can be great but it can lead to unwarranted infections and traces of the act, which you will regret later so instead it is better to learn the right way to clean up and maintain intimate hygiene right from the beginning for both men and women. We help you stay infection free with these handy tips.
Flush it out- It is best to urinate before and after sexual intercourse as it is the best way to flush out toxins. It does not even allow bacteria to breed near the urethra.
Wash it clean- It is important to know how to clean the private area well without washing away the good bacteria. It is preferred that women clean themselves with luke warm water and that too on the outer areas as many times vaginal washes can spoil the pH balance. The vagina is self-cleaning and does not usually need intensive washes and especially not with soap. It is important to note the direction of washing for women. You should wash from the vagina to the anus so that there is no transfer of germs or yeast infections from the anus to the vagina. Uncircumcised men should pull back the foreskin and clean the glans with warm water and also the foreskin as it is most susceptible to get bacterial infection.
Clean Inner-wear- After washing yourself post sexual intercourse it is advisable to wear a pair of clean underwear so that there is no chance of exposure to infection through used underwear.
Water Cleansing- It has been seen that after sex most people like to eat or smoke but it is ideal to drink plenty of water after the act of pleasure. It not only quenches your thirst after a lot of physical activity but also flushes out any toxin inside the body.
Eat Probiotics- It is advisable to have some probiotics after sexual intercourse as it helps maintain good vaginal health. They retain the good bacteria and keep the bladder in shape.
Nail Hygiene- It should be a thumb rule in the house to wash hands and nails before and after sexual intercourse so that there is no transfer of germs and bacteria to the genitals for both men and women.
Sexual intercourse is an integral part of any adult and it should be enjoyed and relished but it is equally important to follow some good sexual hygiene habits to avoid infection that could lead to something serious. Just follow these simple and easy tips and you will be happier and healthier and rearing to go again!