Instead, focus on what you can control: lowering your risk for UTIs.
Around 80 percent of women who get UTIs have had sex in the past 24 hours.
But having a morning-after game plan is essential—especially if you didn’t use protection.
Here’s what you need to know to ensure you’re healthy after a one-off hookup sans condom.
“Some women are simply more prone to the infection, but one of the most effective ways for anyone to avoid a UTI is to pee shortly after sex,” says Kat Van Kirk, Ph.
D., licensed marriage and family therapist and clinical sexologist.