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Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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I'm only 2 weeks and two days postpartum can I have anal sex?

I'm only 2 weeks and two days postpartum can I have anal sex?

No: Intercouse (including anal) is not recommended for 6-8 weeks post partum. This may vary depending on episiotomy or lacerations. ...Read more

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Can you get a postpartum infection from anal sex?

Can you get a postpartum infection from anal sex?

That is not: Advisable, as that can cause tears, or fissures in the rectum esp. Post partum, and can make any hemmroids that you may have worse, and can give your partner a bad infection if he was not wearing a condom, if you have anal sex and then have vaginal intercourse right after that without cleaning the penis in between you could get a very bad infection. ...Read more

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I had anal sex now I'm bleeding having some pain...I'm about 3 weeks postpartum and I had a c-section. Is bleeding normal? When can I have vaginal sex

I had anal sex now I'm bleeding having some pain...I'm about 3 weeks postpartum and I had a c-section. Is bleeding normal? When can I have vaginal sex

Maybe normal: Whether you have a c-section or a vaginal delivery, it can take up to 6 weeks for the uterus to heal and stop bleeding. Bleeding can stop and start during that time. Most doctors say 6 weeks for vaginal intercourse after a delivery. But usually you get a post partum exam around that time, and the doctor then gives you a "go ahead" if everything is healed. I'm not surprised you had pain. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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I was wondering if it's ok to have anal sex 12 days after you have a vaginal delivery. I've had no tears, no episiotomy or hemorrhoids. I feel fine :)

I was wondering if it's ok to have anal sex 12 days after you have a vaginal delivery. I've had no tears, no episiotomy or hemorrhoids. I feel fine :)

Generally safe: Given the specific scenario described, this is likely safe. Listen to your body, however, and stop if you feel discomfort. ...Read more

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Does anal sex harmful?

Does anal sex harmful?

Let me think...: Just like in any big city, some streets are one-way and some streets are two-way. A vagina is created or evolved to be a two-way street (penis in, baby out). However, the gastrointestinal tract is designed to be one-way, with an opening on each end. Food goes in the mouth, and the brown stuff goes out the butt. The exception is when one vomits what the body thinks is bad or toxic for the stomach. ...Read more

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Will anal sex herniate my disc?

Will anal sex herniate my disc?

There is no evidence: There is no evidence that it does cause herniated disc. ...Read more

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Its dangerous to make anal sex?

Its dangerous to make anal sex?

Is it dangerous?: Anal receptive sex carries a number of risks. Trauma can lead to rectal prolapse, anal fissures, tearing of deeper tissues ; worsening of hemorrhoids. Anodyspareunia (pain) can be problematic. Unprotected anal receptive sex has significant risk for transmission of infections due to microorganisms found in the rectum as well sexually transmitted diseases due to tearing of delicate tissues. It shoul. ...Read more

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Is there discomfort after anal sex?

For many, yes, but..: It can be done without discomfort using a condom on a male with proper lubrication. It still may hurt some, particularly if your partner is rough. If you say stop, it must stop! ...Read more

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How often can you safely have anal sex?

Never!: Every episode runs the risk of tearing, infections, injury and pain and potential for loss of continence. The anus is an exit not an entrance ...Read more

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How do you keep from tearing from anal sex?

How do you keep from tearing from anal sex?

Lots of lube: Use lots of lube. Be gentle. Go slow. If it hurts stop. It;s ok if you can't have anal sex. Some people can't do it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have anal sex for first time?

What to do if I have anal sex for first time?

Don't repeat this: Anal sex always carries risks with it. The anus and rectum do not have the tough lining that the vagina relatively does and is much more susceptible to injury and transmission of infection. ...Read more

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Is anal sex ok or is there any problem with dat?

Anal Sex: Anal sex is a common sexual activity that humans engage in. There are very few things to be aware of for one's health, but in general, there are no negative health consequences to this activity. I often recommend that my patients have a sex manual to learn 'how' to do things safely. I like the book called "the joy of sex". ...Read more

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What to do if I had anal sex should I be worried?

Only if.........: Your partner has a venereal disease, from hpv, hiv, herpes, chalmydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and several others. If not, no worry, unless you incurred physical pain or injury. If not, ok! ...Read more

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I want to try anal sex, what are the pros and cons?

I want to try anal sex, what are the pros and cons?

Use protection: STD's, especially HIV, can be transmitted through anal sex, so condoms are a must to protect yourself. The anal tissues are easily injured, and anal intercourse can cause bleeding as well as transmission of infectious agents. ...Read more

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How traumatic anal sex is?

How traumatic anal sex is?

Varies among people: Can be traumatic because an anus is not designed for sex. It's for pooping. A vagina is created or evolved to be a two-way street (penis in and out; baby out). However, the gastrointestinal tract is designed as a one-way street, with an opening on each end. Food goes in the mouth, and the brown stuff goes out the anus. The exception is when one vomits what the body thinks is bad for the stomach. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have anal sex?

Anal Sex: Common: Yes. Simple as that. Now the particulars. This common sexual activity is used world wide to one, avoid pregnancy, and two as part of a sexual life between partners of all sexual persuasions.

The joy of sex and the joy of gay sex are two books that you may want to read to get some idea on how to accomplish this sexual act.

Please do not forget that there are stds and anal sex is one area common. ...Read more

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What are the risks of anal sex?

Many!: Serious prostate infections for a male not using a condom. Serious infection of STDs in both partners if a condom is not used. Damage to the anal sphincter. Hemorrhoids. But it can be enjoyed by many if properly done. Any pain in the recipient should bring a halt to this form of sex! ...Read more

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Normal to bleed after anal sex?

Normal to bleed after anal sex?

No: This is not normal. Rectal tissues are very delicate and easily traumatized if a penis or object is introduced into the rectum. Anal receptive sex
carries a # of risks. Trauma can lead to rectal prolapse, anal fissure, tearing of tissues, ^ hemorrhoid sxs ; anodyspareunia (pain). Unprotected anal receptive sex has ^ risk for transmission of infections due to rectal microorganisms as well std's. ...Read more

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Can anal sex leave you bleeding?

Can anal sex leave you bleeding?

Possibly: 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. ...Read more

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Is anal sex bad for the prostate?

Is anal sex bad for the prostate?

Absolutely, but if..: Absolutely if a man does not wear a condom. If a man uses a condom with lubricant, the chances becomes very small. Consider the source. Even oral sex can in some instances cause prostate infection. ...Read more

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Does anal sex damage your rectum?

Does anal sex damage your rectum?

Possibly: 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. ...Read more

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Is bleeding after anal sex normal?

It happens: But any bleeding is not normal. You may have aggravated some internal hemorrhoids or torn the anal canal. Neither should be ignored especially due to the risk of infection. See your doctor and defer on future anal intercourse. ...Read more

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Can u get hemerroids frm anal sex?

Yes: You can. They come from pressure in the area. There are ways to control the symptoms and help you get better that don't necessarily require surgery. ...Read more

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Does anal sex damage the prostate?

Does anal sex damage the prostate?

No it does not: No it does not, there is no evidence that it does damage prostate. ...Read more