If you do plan to share, try to cover the toy with a new condom each time you use it. But gently cleaning yourself after sex can protect men and women from infections, like of the urinary tract UTIs. It's a question that comes up woefully infrequently during even the most candid conversations about sex. Wash the area around not inside your genitals with plain warm water. So wear underwear and clothes that let air in. You probably already know that the vagina is a very warm place — which when combined with wetness, also happens to be a condition that yeast thrives on. What to do after a guy comes? Most of the time, these infections have no symptoms, so testing is the only way to know for sure if you have one. Peeing after sex can prevent contracting UTIs. Giphy The post-sex problem we rarely discuss: A year-old woman had a similar, albeit crueler, system: Yes, guys get yeast infections, too. The truth is, from a very early age, we're taught to be ashamed about our bodies and our pleasure, to the point where we completely gloss over the reality of what it's like to have sex — the good and the gross. That can raise your chances of an infection. Linda Stern, APRN, a Los Angeles-based nurse practitioner, told Woman's Day that the vagina is lined by different glands that produce the self-lubricant as well as cleanse the vaginal area.