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How harmful is anal sex? My partner likes it, it hurts me sometimes but it's not major. Should we stop or do it once in a while? What about sex toys?

How harmful is anal sex? My partner likes it, it hurts me sometimes but it's not major. Should we stop or do it once in a while? What about sex toys?

Anal Sex: First. If done gently and patiently there is no risk with anal sex. It may best noted that you may want to read some sexual guides such as "the joy of sex" to get some tips on how to learn to enjoy this better. The only worries with anal sex or sex toys is infection. So, making sure the toys are well cleaned between episodes. But, get a guide and learn how to experiment a bit and to enjoy. ...Read more

Toys (Definition)

Toys is a topic that includes recommendations for choices of toys, and for avoiding choking or injuries when playing with toys. A toy is any object created for a person to play ...Read more


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Why buy sex toys online?

Why buy sex toys online?

Privacy variety cost: Some people are embarrassed about their need or desire to use a sex toy. Buying it online avoids the need for a face to face purchase through a conventional store. Buying anything online tends to offer you a wider variety of choices and frequently a better price, but perhaps less convenient service. If your toy is defective, you will probably have to mail it back to the vendor which takes time. ...Read more

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Why do some people enjoy sex toys?

Why do some people enjoy sex toys?

Everyone's different: Everyone is different. Some enjoy sex toys while others don't. Some like various positions while others like just one. Once weekly is enough for some but once daily isn't enough for others. The point is that everyone is different. The difficulty is in finding a "perfect" match w/your partner. If that's not possible, know that your partner shouldn't make you feel guilty for being different. ...Read more

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Sex with toys. Is there any risk?

Depends: Some toys are less likely to be a problem than others. Remember that they are contaminated by human bodily secretions/fluids and may attract germs. A toy that is tolerant of steaming for sanitation and or soapy water wash would be better than one that cannot be effectively cleaned. ...Read more

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Are there any male sex toys that can cause injury?

Are there any male sex toys that can cause injury?

All: All sex toys, male and female, if not used properly can cause injury ...Read more

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Has anyone bought sex toys online and been spammed after the purchase?

Has anyone bought sex toys online and been spammed after the purchase?

HealthTap: HeatlhTap Basic purpose is to provide medical info. Not sure if this question really falls under that scope. ...Read more

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How to figure out why I can't orgasm via sex toys?

How to figure out why I can't orgasm via sex toys?

Real thing?: Maybe your age (50). Maybe lack of erotic stimuli from real sex, not toys! Hormonal issues are a major factor! ...Read more

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How long does syphilis live on an object (like a sex toy)?

How long does syphilis live on an object (like a sex toy)?

Probably not at all: Drying kills syphilis bacteria (and probably all other STDs), and nobody has been reported to have caught syphilis through sex toys, only by direct sexual exposure. Of course sex toys should be cleaned between use by different persons, but failure to do so probably still is low risk as long as enough time has passed for fluids on the device to have dried up. ...Read more

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Is an exersaucer toy harmful to 5 months old supported sitter baby?

Is an exersaucer toy harmful to 5 months old supported sitter baby?

No: If your 5 month old has some abdominal strength and ability to sit up a little then it would be a great idea to start using the exersaucer. ...Read more

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Can someone be re-infected if using a sex toy again and didn't clean it?

Most likely: You would not get chlamydia since it cannot survive outside the body, but as you know u could get another type of bacteria, I highly rec that u always clean your sex toy after use that is something that at your age you should never forget to do. ...Read more

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How to clean a sex toy without water, also buying sex toy online is safe and healthy?

How to clean a sex toy without water, also buying sex toy online is safe and healthy?

Below: sex toys (whether made of silicone or jelly) that are NOT water-proof should be cleaned very carefully, lest you accidentally ruin the battery compartment or motor. Many people find that they are most comfortable cleaning their vibrator with rubbing alcohol pads OR by spraying sex toy cleaner on the vibrator (away from the battery compartment or motor) then dabbing it with a wet towel.

Online?? ...Read more

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21 age male and only using sex toys. Is it dangerous for health? No one uses my used toys..

21 age male and only using sex toys. Is it dangerous for health? No one uses my used toys..

I don't think so. ..: Only a couple of issues I can think of: one is hygiene. ... making sure the toys are cleaned/washed well after use so no issues the next time. And possibly psychological: using any type of substitute for the real thing (interactive sex with another human!) can contribute to psychological barriers or unexpected feelings. If you can do it without impacting "the real thing", it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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If two women used the same sex toy and one of them had vulvovaginitis, would the other one get it?

If two women used the same sex toy and one of them had vulvovaginitis, would the other one get it?

It's possible.: It is possible to spread virus particles, bacteria, or yeast by sharing sex toys. For that matter, any exchange of bodily fluids can result in transmission of an std. ...Read more

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I have taken out a sex toy too quickly, now I have a slight bleeding. What are the remedies for that?

I have taken out a sex toy too quickly, now I have a slight bleeding. What are the remedies for that?

Possible small tear: One possible answer is a small tear which would cause the bleeding.

Best way is to let it hear naturally, which means no further trauma for the net 2 weeks.
This includes intercourse and toys. ...Read more

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How to treat cervicitis from sex toys?

Cervicitis: It is caused by chlamydia and gonorrhea in 50-60% cases. Herpes is less common etiology. Need to see your physician, get appropriate testing done to find the cause. ...Read more

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What happens if you use sex toy with mold?

What happens if you use sex toy with mold?

Don't: All sex toys should be cleaned thoroughly after each use. Before using, check to see if there is any damage, mold, or other problems. Don't use toys which become damaged as they may cause infections, irritation to genitals, or other problems. ...Read more

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I accidentally used a sex toy with mold on it what should I do?

I accidentally used a sex toy with mold on it what should I do?

Clean and observe: This is one of the rare instances where I may actually recommend a douche to remove spores from the vaginal area. Then soak in tub or shower using a handheld showerhead to thoroughly rinse the area. Finally, close observation - if you start having significant irritation or discharge, see your doctor right away. If symptom free after a couple of days, you are likely in the clear. ...Read more

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Is there any harm for me to enjoy really large sex toys in my ass? I am a 45 year old male.

Anal Sex: Anal sex is a common part of the human sexual experience. There are no medical or health reasons to interfere with this sexual activity. Inserting anything into one's rectum would only be cautioned to not force the entry so that no tearing or other trauma occurs. ...Read more

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I order a sex toy online, yet to come, but am scared if the toy is already used by a person who have hiv?

I order a sex toy online, yet to come, but am scared if the toy is already used by a person who have hiv?

Not realistic: The HIV germ does not survive out in the elements as it would have to if it would follow your fear. Hep B maybe, but HIV no. Be aware of your source and do whatever it takes to sanitize any toy you use. ...Read more

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Are sex toys ok to use when masturbating? I'm gay so like dildos and so on?

Are sex toys ok to use when masturbating? I'm gay so like dildos and so on?

Usually: Just make sure that the there is no injury or rough play and it's hard to say which sex toys you using let the buyer beware ...Read more

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Can black mold develop on sex toy?

Yes: If you leave it wet in the dark for awhile, it can get infested with molds. Molds can grow in plastic and latex aside from wood fiber. ...Read more

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It is possible that a sex toy cause bacteria to appear in my urine?

Possibly: Sex toys are best regarded as a potential source of germs and should be cleaned regularly with this in mind. Depending on where and how the toy is used you can traumatize the sensitive pee hole and introduce germs into that tube that can find their way to your bladder. It is prudent to empty your bladder after any play session to reduce that risk. ...Read more

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Used Ball extender sex toy and climaxed. Took off - right testicule feels off now?

Used Ball extender sex toy and climaxed. Took off - right testicule feels off now?

Leave it alone if...: At this moment, leave the offended area alone as long as having no unbearable discomfort or undue swelling so to let the natural restoring/healing power to work for you. And do not repeat what you did. For sexuality, peruse articles in Sexuality/ED/Impotence on https://ebettercare. Com/category/sexuality-rectile-dysfunction-impotence/. More? Ask specific questions and I can help. ...Read more