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Is Anal Sex Safe

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
Dr. Brian Clear
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Only if it's safe: Any kind of sex comes with risk unless proper precautions are taken. Anal sex will not cause pregnancy, of course, but is a higher-risk way to transi ... Read More
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A 38-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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Why not hold off a : Little? It is recommended that you avoid sexual activities involving vaginal penetration for 2 weeks after a surgical abortion assuming that the abort ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See below: Abortion, regardless of method, is a major event in anybody's life. Difficult the decision, difficult going through it, and difficult the after effect ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Perhaps not: Anal sex could result in recurrence of the rectocele as well as damage to the repaired area.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Start by having your rectal condition diagnosed properly and treated as recommended by your doc. Allow for healing time once treated. Anal sex may wor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Stream
14 years experience Critical Care
Protection: Anal intercourse is perfectly healthy as long as barrier protection (a condom) is used. While your risk of pregnancy is much lower (but not zero), th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anal Intercourse: Safer? Anal sex does not lead to pregnancy. However - infections can be transmitted through this route. The tissues are delicate and can be injured du ... Read More
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