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2. Semen

Semen can irritate the urethra in both men and women. In an overwhelming majority of these cases, the reason for this is improper hygiene after sexual intercourse. Both women and men should urinate after sex to free the urethra of any substances (including both remaining semen and bacteria) that may have come into contact with it. They should also gently wash the area with water to prevent the build-up of bacteria. Uncircumcised men should take special care to clean under the foreskin, as this is a common place for semen to become trapped.

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