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    19 Things You Know If Your Urinary Tract Gets Infected A Lot

    *Sees a girl drinking cranberry juice* I'm so sorry, I feel your pain.

    1. There is no greater sense of dread than when you experience that familiar little sting when peeing.

    2. You probably have your cranberry pills at the ready, though.

    3. And a ritual that involves chugging a small lake's worth of water.

    4. But if that fails, your GP probably already has your prescription for antibiotics the moment you walk into their office.

    5. You might have made the stupid decision to let the infection "pass on its own" in the past, then suffered the terrible consequences.

    6. You've also downed entire cartons of cranberry juice, only to find out it's utterly useless against UTIs.

    7. You've peed in cups more often than the average person.

    8. You cringe at the very thought of douches or using anything but water ~down there~.

    9. Bath bombs are also the equivalent of playing with fire.

    10. And you cannot believe some people just never get UTIs.

    11. The moment after sex basically always involves a debate in your head about whether or not you should get out of bed to pee.

    12. If you don't, you always regret it the next day.

    13. Other times, sex follows with you nonchalantly announcing you need to wee and jumping out of bed immediately.

    the most unrealistic part of sex and the city is how none of the characters pee after sex and miraculously don't get utis every episode

    That's something you never see in movies.

    14. You're low-key resentful towards your partner if you get a UTI after sex with them.

    15. In fact, you're low-key jealous of those without vaginas for being very unlikely to get UTIs.

    16. The worst part of all, though, is having to haul yourself out of bed to pee after sex whilst your partner gets to gently dose off.

    17. You always wonder if anyone has noticed that you've been to the toilet 20 times a day.

    18. If you've had UTIs often enough, you feel like you start to experience a ~phantom sting~.

    19. And of course, you're no stranger to the ~UTI dance~.