A 46-year-old member asked:
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is anal sex very painful for women?

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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 a gentle considerate fashion. If painful would avoid in future.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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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.
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You: Are 47 yo and have never had anal sex. Why start it now? Risks are infection, irritation, and damage to the sphincter muscles. None of this is worth t ... Read More

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