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Is anal bleeding normal after anal sex?

Is anal bleeding normal after anal sex?

Not if routine: Rectal bleeding following anal intercourse could be due to several causes. If the recipient is not accustomed to this practice. Or if the activity is exceptionally rough, and without proper lubrication and foreplay, there could be some tearing of the anal mucosa. Otherwise, bleeding could be an indication of internal or external hemorroids. If bleeding continues, consult with an appropriate dr. ...Read more

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I frequently experience rectal bleeding after having anal sex. Is this normal? The bleeding typically goes away on its own after a day or two.

I frequently experience rectal bleeding after having anal sex. Is this normal? The bleeding typically goes away on its own after a day or two.

Examine for damage: Anuses are not designed for in-and-out sex. 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. (An exception is when one vomits.) ...Read more

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Is it necessary to see a doc if I repeatedly have rectal bleeding after anal sex? I have 1 partner, we are both std free and monogamous

Is it necessary to see a doc if I repeatedly have rectal bleeding after anal sex? I have 1 partner, we are both std free and monogamous

Here are some...: To have something serious in anus/rectum like cancer is extremely rare at 18, and usually related to hemorrhoid or anal tearing from anal coitus by the reported sequence of events. How to get rid of recurrent postcoital anal bleeding? Of course, stop anal sex. Meanwhile, go to be checked once at least and be counseled for safe sex. All the best to health and safe sex, ...Read more

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Is bleeding after anal sex normal?

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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Is bleeding after anal sex is normal?

No: Bleeding from the anus is not normal under any circumstances! You need to to get examined and treated for whatever injury you incurred and avoid anal intercourse. The anius is an exit not an entrance. You can develop some very serious life changing issues from continuing this behavior. ...Read more

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Is bleeding after having anal sex normal?

Is bleeding after having anal sex normal?

Means trauma: 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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Anal bleeding day after anal sex, normal?

Anal bleeding day after anal sex, normal?

Not normal: You may have sustained an injury from the activity, and if not treated can lead to serious infection and complications. On the other hand there may be a cause for the bleeding totally unrelated but coincidental with intercourse. Best to get a proper evaluation from a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding after anal sex, is this normal?

I'm bleeding after anal sex, is this normal?

No!!!: First I would suggest avoiding anal sex. Secondly, if the bleeding doesn't stop within a day or two, you need to be examined. You may have developed trauma to the area that can can infected if not diagnosed and treated properly. ...Read more

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I m having bleeding after anal sex. Is dat normal?

I m having bleeding after anal sex. Is dat normal?

It means trauma: 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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First time I had anal sex on Saturday but today I'm having some bleeding is it normal or should I go to my doctor?

First time I had anal sex on Saturday but today I'm having some bleeding is it normal or should I go to my doctor?

Bleeding not normal: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include trauma, hemorrhoids, & fissures. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, rectal ulcers, inflammatory bowel, etc. You haven't indicated how much bleeding there is, or if pain accompanies. Prudence dictates evaluation please. ...Read more

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First time anal sex Saturday today slightly bleeding no pain feels a little of inflammation is it normal or should I go see my md?

First time anal sex Saturday today slightly bleeding no pain feels a little of inflammation is it normal or should I go see my md?

Anal sex: If you are experiencing spots of blood, that is probably fine as long as you are not incontinent. There is no substitute for a physical exam, though. ...Read more

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Is it normal for there to be bleeding, mucus, and a little burning after anal sex? I've only done it twice but this time was kinda rough and no lube

Is it normal for there to be bleeding, mucus, and a little burning after anal sex? I've only done it twice but this time was kinda rough and no lube

Doctor can examine: Anuses are not designed for in-and-out sex. 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. (An exception is when one vomits.) ...Read more

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Rough anal sex[friday] a day after ovulation[thursday] I know its normal to bleed after but I am know bleeding from my vagina[sunday] something wrong?

Rough anal sex[friday] a day after ovulation[thursday] I know its normal to bleed after but I am know bleeding from my vagina[sunday] something wrong?

See your gyn: To r/o cuts, tears, or bleeding from inside the uterus, also rough or non rough anal sex can lead to tears, or cuts in the anus ad rectum, rarely perforation of the rectum which can be a disaster, incompetence of the anal sphincter over time which can lead to incontinence of gas and stool, bad hemmr., fissues, etc. And infection. ...Read more

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I had anal sex and now have bad nausea. Is this normal, or did I get injured in the process? There has been no bleeding or vomiting as of yet.

I had anal sex and now have bad nausea. Is this normal, or did I get injured in the process? There has been no bleeding or vomiting as of yet.

Prob no injury: Anal sex may cause fissures which typically show up as pain and bleeding with bms so without these you are probably ok. Nausea is non-specific and probably unrelated, although if it continues, get checked. There is a remote risk of perforation, although very unlikely unless foreign bodies (eg. Sex toys) were involved. Std is also a risk, so see your healthcare provider if symptoms occur! ...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 have rectal pain and rectal bleeding. I had anal intercourse without lubrication and there is an internal tear which is bleeding hours later.

I have rectal pain and rectal bleeding. I had anal intercourse without lubrication and there is an internal tear which is bleeding hours later.

Duh!: I hope you learn the value of lubrication from this experience and not let this episode dampen your future enjoyment! For now, stool softener, sitz bath and watch out for signs of infection. See your doctor if you have any question that your healing is running into any issues. ...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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Is it normal to bleed after anal sex?

Bleeding after: Anal sex is not normal but can occur. Rectal tissues are somewhat delicate. Overly aggressive sex can cause injury. If one engages in anal sex, it should be done with safety in mind. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed during anal sex?

Is it normal to bleed during anal sex?

No, this means that: Trauma has occurred. Anal receptive sex
carries a # of risks. Trauma can lead to rectal prolapse, anal fissure, tearing of tissues, ^ hemorrhoid sxs ; anodyspareunia (pain). ...Read more

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