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A 23-year-old male asked:

Can anal sex cause fissures or hemroids? i'v had anal sex for many years without issues. but now i have this ripping tearing sensation arond my rectum

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Dr. Robert Cloud
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Rectal pain: The answer is yes. Fissures and hemorrhoid all irritation can result from anal sex. Sounds like you have a fissure. Should see your doctor for confirmation and treatment.
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Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 33 years experience
Fissures possible: Anal sex can cause anal tears or fissures. It traumatizes the anal mucosa.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2014

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