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A female asked:

I just had my baby boy a week ago, i don't have any tearing or stitches everything went great during delivery is it ok for anal sex?

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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 32 years experience
Birthing and sex: After passing a cantaloupe thur your vagina,most OB docs want you to wait six weeks to have sex. Now that includes anal since the rectal area was stretched too!!! Just wait it will be amazing and feel better in a few weeks...tell him he will live.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Hi i had my 2nd baby 6months ago baby tore me but i didn't need stitches, every time I have sex with my partner i get pain and tear again?
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Your OB: Should evaluate and exonerate you. You may have some abnormal scarring.
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A 28-year-old female asked about a female:
Can paracetamol infant suppositories cause local irritation? Can betamethasone be prescribed for 5 months baby for anal irritation and inflammation?
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Last updated Dec 6, 2015

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