A 51-year-old male asked:
Is. anil. sex. safe.?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Can be: Yes, if done with lubrication. The biggest risk is tearing the tissue causing increased risk of infection.
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Family Medicine 58 years experience
YES IT IS SAFE: It is safe as long as your partner has no STD
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 10, 2017
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