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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
With precautions: You can't get pregnant but you can get sexually transmitted infections, including HIV from anal sex without condoms. It's also possible to aggravate h ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be Risky: This is a complicated question to answer as there are many people for whom anal intercourse is a regular and enjoyed sexual activity. But it is medic ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: The anus is not made for sex, it does not produce any natural lubrication. So if your going to try it, then you need plenty of high quality artificial ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anal Receptive Sex: carries a # of risks. Trauma can lead to rectal prolapse, anal fissure, tearing of tissues, ^ hemorrhoid sxs & Anodyspareunia (pain). Unprotected ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No. It is more riskier
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Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Nope: I have seen an increase in anal cancers from hpv in the gay community, so i would say this is not safe. Also, high freq of anal fissures and tears as ... Read More
Dr. Ashesh Patel
24 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be: Based on the 3 orifices in the human body, there are 3 types of sex possible: oral sex, vaginal sex and anal sex. Each of these sex types can be norma ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: Just like in any big city, some streets are one-way and some streets are two-way. A vagina is created or evolved to be a two-way street (penis in and ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Anal sex: Is not an act i can condone. There are many risks including but not limited to infection, transmission of std's, injury and damage to the sphincter mu ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Can be and : Varies from one person to another depending on size of the penis, how much lubrication, tightness of the anal sphincter. And if the process is done in ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, to some extent: It is not normal in my mind, though often practised. O.K. If it is a necessity because of vaginal problems.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Anal sex: Stop doing anal sex.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Anal..: Be gentle, go slow, man must use a condom, and very good lubrication. And finally, time. Some women gravitate to this, but many do not, at least nat ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not designed for sex: There are billions of bacteria coming down into the anal-rectal area all day long... such as E. coli, Klebsiella, and all sorts of other species. Scie ... Read More
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