Cystitis – Tips to avoid cystitis

Care and hygiene to avoid cystitis

  • Do not use scented bath oil, soap or talcum powder around your genitals.
  • To avoid exposing your genitals to cleaning products, take a shower instead of a bath.
  • If you need to urinate, do not wait to go to the toilet and always empty your bladder completely.
  • Avoid wearing tight jeans and pants. Give preference to cotton underwear
  • When you go to the bathroom, always wipe from front to back, not from back to front.

Cystitis and sex

Here are some basic but really preventative tips!

  • Wash your hands and genitals before and after sex.
  • To avoid damaging your genitals, use a lubricant during sexual intercourse,
  • After sex, make sure that you empty your bladder as soon as possible in order to get rid of all germs.

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