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When should you avoid having sex

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Abstinence

When the mutual understanding is there, and you feel like it is the right moment, there is no reason to back down from getting intimate with your partner. However, there are times when you need to avoid having sex, as it can prevent you as well as your partner from getting hazardous health problems. Here are five instances when you shouldn’t be having sex.

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Anxiety

When you don’t know partner:If you have doubts about your partner regarding his or her sexual past or the kind of person they are, refraining yourself from having sex is the way forward. You may enjoy or have a good time with your date but taking your relationship to the next level without knowing him or her can become an unforgettable experience. Also Read - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2022: 4 Signs Of Prostate Enlargement

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Gynaecologist

Gynaecologist appointment: If you’re going to see your gynaecologist in the next 24 hours, then you should keep yourself from getting intimate with your partner. The pH balance of your vagina can suffer changes due to sex, which will eventually hinder your test results and produce inappropriate results.

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Women-Sexual-Health

Yeast infection: Although getting intimate can help you to relieve several types of pain such as body ache and headache but if you’re suffering from a yeast infection, you should avoid having sex. In case of yeast infection, even using protection doesn’t guarantee that your partner will not contract the infection. Also Read - 5 Routine Habits That Impact Sperm Count Of Men

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

The silent symptoms make these sexually transmitted infections more complex and difficult to treat. ©shutterstock

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No-Sex

Mood: If you’re not in the mood and you opt to have sex, it can only cause anger, bitterness and pain. It is not necessary that you and your partner agree on getting intimate at the same time and it is better to opt for it when you both are ready for it. Also Read - Newborn Screening Awareness Month: Protect Little Ones From Inborn Errors Of Metabolism