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Sexual Health 3 little ways sex can be dangerous to your health

It's a little hard to accept, but sometimes, your sex life isn't a good thing.

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Having sex can be fun and all, but certain aspects of it can be dangerous and even harmful. You might think that maybe a little itchiness and swelling after sex is normal, but it can be the sign of a larger problem, one that might negatively affect your health.

You need to know the difference between what is “normal” when it comes to sex, and what is actually harmful. Some things are fine, like a little bit of itching, but there are some other little signs that your sex life is kind of ruining your life but that doesn’t mean you have to stop having sex, it just means you need to be a little careful so you don’t keep getting hurt. If the following things happen to you, it could mean that your sex life is actually hurting you, so be sure to check them out.

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1. It can cause a pelvic fracture

There are other ways to get a pelvic fracture besides sex, but it can happen through intercourse. If it does happen, it can be very painful and take a long time to heal. The good news is that it's pretty rare and only happens if you're having very rough sex, so just be careful.

2. It gives you a lot of UTIs

Some people are more sensitive to UTIs in general, but if you're getting them a lot, it could mean you need to make some changes to your sex life. When you have sex, there is a lot of stuff happening and bacteria going in there, so you want to be sure to clean up well and pee after sex. Also, if it ever starts to hurt, you need to stop right away, because that can make your UTI worse.

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3. Lotion can mess you up

It can be pretty sexy to rub some lotion on your partner, but if that lotions somehow gets inside of you, it can cause an awful sensation. A lot of lotions have fragrances and harmful ingredients that should never go near your vag, so if you're using lotion before/during sex, it can cause burning and itching, which is not fun and not safe.