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Is anal sex bad for guys prostate?

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Dr. William Carveth
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Yes: Contributes to an increase risk of infection and trauma to the prostate.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

Is anal sex bad?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Anal Sex: Anal sex is a common human sexual experience. There is no bad or good in medicine or science. Sometimes there is shame. Sometimes there are risks for common stds, just like other forms of sexual intercourse. Anal sex can take some time to get used to. But, for many humans, straight and gay and bisexual, this is a normal part of their sexual life.
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Burning in anal/prostate shortly after ejaculation during sex. Going on for 2 years.no history of stds.would herpes cause such a quick reaction?
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A 29-year-old male asked:
I had a prostate orgasm and ever since I've had anal spasms when I have erections and powerful orgasms to the point sex is unbearable and I'm depressing. Also my prostate is oversensitive when sitting and doing exercise. Did I rewire my brain?
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No, you didn't rewire your brain but you can get help from a urologist. You are now very focused on that area of your body that any sensations there ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Is it dangerous to have anal sex after having radiation therapy for prostate cancer?
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No: The rectum is somewhat irritated during and shortly after radiation, so use of lubrication and common sense is recommended. If it hearts and is too i... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
How do I stop tensing my prostate near my anus it's always tense??
Dr. Bernard Seif
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Days ago i had a prostate examination. However, later, i always have a sense of defecation but cannot and seems anus is about to fall. What is wrong?
Dr. Spencer Long
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Prostate irritation: The prostate exam, in which the examining finger was pushed against the wall of the rectum and the prostate gland, was the probable cause of your disc... Read More
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