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Can I have anal sex if I have proctitis?

Can I have anal sex if I have proctitis?

You shouldn't: Proctitis, even in remission, might be exacerbated or actived by recurrent anal trauma. Certainly not if active, symptomtic proctitis is present. ...Read more

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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 an asymptomatic carrier of salmonella typhi after traveling. Am I at high risk for bacteremia or proctitis if I have anal sex?

I'm an asymptomatic carrier of salmonella typhi after traveling. Am I at high risk for bacteremia or proctitis if I have anal sex?

Probably not, but...: ... you probably shouldn't be having anal sex all (and perhaps not vaginal sex), at least not with new partners, until this problem is gone. If you have a regular partner who is aware of the risk, that should be OK, but you must not put new or unknowing partners at risk. Condoms probably would only partly reduce the risk. But probably no risk for you. See an infectious diseases specialist. ...Read more

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Is anal sex bad?

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. ...Read more

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Is anal sex safe?

Is anal sex safe?

Yes and no: The anus is not made for sex, it does not produce any natural lubrication. So if your going to try it, then you need plenty of high quality artificial lube (astroglide or pjur), go slow, be gentle and if it hurts, stop. Also the anus is very susceptible to catching stds, so make sure your partner does not have any. ...Read more

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Is anal sex safe?

Is anal sex safe?

Only if it's safe: Any kind of sex comes with risk unless proper precautions are taken. Anal sex will not cause pregnancy, of course, but is a higher-risk way to transit sexual infections if unprotected. Condoms prevent this spread, and use of a water-based lubricant with the condom will help prevent condom breakage (often happens with anal sex). Lubricant is also important to reduce cuts and trauma to the anus. ...Read more

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Is anal sex healthy?

Is anal sex healthy?

Anal Sex and health: Yes. Especially if done with patience, and with a toy or partner that is kind, gentle, and experienced. There are few extra risks to anal sex when compared to other forms of sexual expression. But, remember there are eleven common sexually transmitted diseases and the anus is just as likely to be an area at risk of these infections without proper protection. Learn the facts and then have fun. ...Read more

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How safe is anal sex?

How safe is anal sex?

Reasonably safe, if.: The man wears a condom-a must. Lubrication is used. Go slow. If pain occurs stop. Never be forced! ...Read more

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Is anal sex unhealthy?

Is anal sex unhealthy?

Possibly....: I would always suggest the male wear a condom, or risk serious prostatitis. And also to prevent hpv, herpes, and other stds being transmitted. For the female, usually lubrication would be needed and the attempts should be gradual, as not to cause pain, anal fissures, and general trauma. If the female either has pain and discomfort and does not enjoy it, then the activity should be removed! ...Read more

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Is anal sex bad and why?

Is anal sex bad and why?

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 due to tearing of delicate tissues. Anilingus (oral – anal sex) is also associated w potential transmission of infections. ...Read more

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Can you die from anal sex?

Can you die from anal sex?

Possible: Anal sex is associated with many risks. The most common is infection due to exposure to fecal matter and large quantities of bacteria. However, the most dangerous complication is probably perforation of the colon from trauma to the sensitive colonic mucosa. This can lead to very bad intraabdominal infections that can be fatal and require immediate treatment. Surgical repair is often necessary. ...Read more

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Is anal sex normal to have ?

Is anal sex normal to have ?

It can be: Based on the 3 orifices in the human body, there are 3 types of sex possible: oral sex, vaginal sex and anal sex. Each of these sex types can be normal if it is consensual between partners and pleasurable, not forced. Each sex type increases risk of STD's unless condoms or other barrier method is used. Get HPV vaccine to reduce risk of getting throat, cervical and/or anal cancer. ...Read more

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Anal sex, how dangerous is it?

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 due to tearing of delicate tissues. Anilingus (oral – anal sex) is also associated w/ potential transmission of infections. ...Read more

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How could i stop anal sex from hurting?

How could i stop anal sex from hurting?

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 due to tearing of delicate tissues. Anilingus (oral – anal sex) is also associated w potential transmission of infections. One option is not to have ...Read more

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Can you feel bloatedbafter having anal sex?

Can you feel bloatedbafter having anal sex?

Yes, it can be if...: You might feel some aftereffects after plunging there for a while. Recurrent experience will confirm the point of concern. If so, adjusting the direction and depth of anal penetration and better use of lubrication may ease such residual effect. Generally speaking, anal sex is a deviating way of coitus and enjoys it with care. If any doubt, stop and see professionals. Best. ...Read more

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Are there any effects of anal sex to partners?

Are there any effects of anal sex to partners?

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 due to tearing of delicate tissues. Anilingus (oral – anal sex) is also associated w potential transmission of infections. ...Read more

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Are there any dangers of doing oral and anal sex?

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 due to tearing of delicate tissues. Anilingus (oral – anal sex) is also associated w potential transmission of infections. Oral sex has potential to. ...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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Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
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Proctitis (Definition)

A condition where inflammation of the rectum causes bleeding, pain, ...Read more