Can drinking Salt and Water after Sex Prevent Pregnancy?

So a Lady was telling her friend what she does after Sex is to drink one Concoction mixture of salt and water as it prevents Pregnancy and “Flushes” the System immediately!😳

Drinking Salt and Water doesn’t PREVENT or ABORTS Pregnancy ❌❌

Salt and Water solution is not a Contraceptive instead it can increase your blood pressure amidst latter Side effects🙄

If you don’t want to get pregnant, use a Condom or get any other form of Contraceptive – emergency contraceptive pills like postinor, postpill, plan b etc.

Can drinking Salt and Water after Sex Prevent Pregnancy?
Can drinking Salt and Water after Sex Prevent Pregnancy?

Drinking salt and water after sex CANNOT prevent pregnancy.
Girls have been using salt and water solution to prevent pregnancy since forever. They use this solution in the absence of every other remedy. After having sex, ladies drink a concentrated amount of SALT-WATER as a way of preventing the SPERM from reaching the eggs. This is a dangerous thing to do as one can be DEHYDRATED.

This MYTH is quite popular among ladies but it is unfounded. Sperm can survive in salted water you know.

◇ drinking SALT and WATER after sex to avoid pregnancy is not a contraceptive method. The drink will be absorbed in the intestines, it does not have anything to do with the sperm in your body. You are just increasing your risk of developing high blood pressure, heart diseases and kidney failure or damage.

◇ drinking SALT and WATER does not prevent or cure HIV…. if that was true would we have HIV infected people? Would anyone be afraid of HIV???. Drinking salt and water before during and after sex DOES NOT protect against sexually transmitted infections or diseases like herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, ducreyi, lymphogranuloma venereum, pubic lice, scabies, and more.

Consuming a lot of salty foods can cause your skin to retain water – you know how pregnant women are asked to avoid salty food to prevent swollen legs? Yeah. That’s because salt causes water retention.
Too much salt can cause bloating or swelling in different areas of your body but around the eyes is the most noticeable part. .
When you take in too much salt, and you don’t take in enough water, your body will hold on to the excess fluid in your body, to help prevent dehydration.
This will then lead to water gain around your body, your face, your belly, your arms and legs. .
Water will always find its water to parts of your body that are high in sodium (salt), and under the eyes are a prime example.

Drinking salted water with the aim of avoiding getting pregnant can cause you hypertension and heart failure.

Consult your Trusted Health Care Professional for Guide 🙏🏻

Your Health deserves the BEST ✅✅

Dr Udomoh


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