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is anal masterbation unhealthy? is it safe?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
There are some risks: Anal receptive sex can cause tearing of anal tissues including perforation of the colon. Repeated anal sex can weaken the anal sphincter muscle & cause problems with incontinence. It can also lead to transmission of sexually transmitted diseases and other infections.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe/maybe not: The anal sphincter(muscle) is a delicate muscle. It can signal when you are ready to poop,but can stop it if it would be inconvenient. It can decide if you have gas, liquid or poop trying to exit & let the gas out if no friends are around. Anal skin is loaded with sensors, so masturbation can stimulate the brain, but if you are aggressive and injure the muscle, you can loose some capabilities

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Is anal masturbation safe?

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No : You run the risk of perforating your rectum.
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Some do some don't: The sensitive tissues of the anal area are sometimes the focus of masterbation in some patients.

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