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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Avoid cystitis with these 7 tips

Cystitis, also called urinary tract infection, is caused by problems with unwanted bacteria in the urine.

That’s why good hygiene is essential to prevent bladder infections.

Here we have put together tips and good advice that you can use to prevent bladder infection. In addition, we have also selected some intimate hygiene products that we can recommend for good hygiene.

This article has been reviewed by Anne Thestrup Meimbresse

Pharmacist, Varde Pharmacy
Anne has a MSc in Pharmacy from the University of Southern Denmark and has worked as a pharmacist at the Varde pharmacy for several years. Here she advises both costumers and doctors about the correct use of medical products.

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Pharmacist, Varde Pharmacy

1. Cystitis is an infection of the bladder. This is caused by bacteria that enter the bladder through the urethra.

Good intimate hygiene is important, but don’t just use a regular soap or shower gel. When choosing the right wash, it is best to choose an intimate wash.

2. How to wash “down there”:

Washing the intimate area, women: Always wash from front to back so that intestinal bacteria cannot get into the genital area.

Washing the intimate area, men: As a man, always remember to wash under the foreskin every day.

It is often your own intestinal bacteria that cause bladder infections – so it is a good idea to wash yourself with a cleansing intimate soap. We recommend the Intimate Wash from Australian Bodycare.

3. Take care of your mucous membranes, avoid cracks and irritation.

After menopause, the mucous membranes can become drier and the risk of cracks and irritation associated with sexual intercourse increases.

Here we recommend Australian Bodycare’s Femi Daily for both sex and everyday use if you have problems with dry mucous membranes.

4. You should always wash yourself before and after sex and change your underwear every day.

5. After sexual intercourse, you should always go to the toilet.

6. If you feel that your bladder is inflamed, drink plenty of water (at least 2 liters a day) until the symptoms go away.

7. Go to the toilet when the urge arises and try to urinate at least every 3rd or 4th hour. Take your time, when urinating. Remember to relax the pelvic floor muscles.


Recommendations for good intimate hygiene and for the 7 tips: products that help you.

We have put together a complete intimate care kit for you. It contains everything you need for good intimate hygiene.

The set consists of Intim Wash 200 ml, Femi Daily 100 ml and Femigel 5 x 5 ml.

Intim Wash is an intimate wash that contains Tea Tree Oil, lactic acid and vitamin C. It keeps the genital area healthy and clean by removing and preventing impurities and dirt. Use it as a daily intimate wash and before and after sex.

Femi Daily: You can use Femi Daily for sex. It is a gel that can be used during sex by keeping the intimate area clean thanks to the Tea Tree Oil. In addition, we recommend the daily use of Femi Daily in general. Just like you apply a body lotion every day, we recommend using Femi Daily in the genital area to keep it clean and healthy.

Femigel is your first aid product if you already have problems in the genital area.



What to do if you feel sick or think you might have cystitis?

We have put together a complete intimate care kit for you. It contains everything you need for good intimate hygiene.

The set consists of Intim Wash 200 ml, Femi Daily 100 ml and Femigel 5 x 5 ml.

Intim Wash is an intimate wash that contains Tea Tree Oil, lactic acid and vitamin C. It keeps the genital area healthy and clean by removing and preventing impurities and dirt. Use it as a daily intimate wash and before and after sex.

Femi Daily: You can use Femi Daily for sex. It is a gel that can be used during sex by keeping the intimate area clean thanks to the Tea Tree Oil. In addition, we recommend the daily use of Femi Daily in general. Just like you apply a body lotion every day, we recommend using Femi Daily in the genital area to keep it clean and healthy.

Femigel is your first aid product if you already have problems in the genital area.