A 25-year-old female asked:
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how safe is anal sex?

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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 muscles, possible variable degrees of incontinence. The anus is an exit not an entrance is a good mantra to live by.
Answered on Mar 27, 2017
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Reasonably safe, if.: The man wears a condom-a must. Lubrication is used. Go slow. If pain occurs stop. Never be forced!
Answered on May 17, 2015

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Reasonable: Propperly protected, there is not a significant difference in std/hiv transmission risk w/anal intercourse w/condoms.
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No: No. It is more riskier
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