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Is anal intercourse damaging?

Is anal intercourse damaging?

Usually not: With the proper protections and careful management this does not have to be either uncomfortable or dangerous. Some disease are spread by this route, so protection should always be worn. Several sessions leading up to this to teach relaxation techniques are helpful. Adequate lubrication to prevent tissue dragging and tearing is mandatory. Go slow, carefully and this should be ok. ...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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Is anal intercourse dangerous or damaging? It surely sounds dangerous!

Is anal intercourse dangerous or damaging? It surely sounds dangerous!

Some risks: There are risks w anal sex. Having anal receptive sex can lead to transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Repeated anal sex may loosen/ weaken the anal sphincter affecting fecal continence. The anal/rectal mucosa is not well protected which makes it susceptible to tearing w penile penetration. ...Read more

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Can you die from anal intercourse?

Yes: When i was a pathology resident, we an autopsy in which the cause of death was unexplained peritonitis of very rapid onset. The rectum was found to be ruptured and spermatozoa were found in the peritoneal cavity. I'll let others tell you about possible precautions, and we never learned the details. But please be careful. ...Read more

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How can you make anal intercourse more pleasant?

How can you make anal intercourse more pleasant?

Not recommended. : It's probably not pleasant because the tissues of the anal canal are delicate and sexual penetration is damaging the blood vessels etc. The anus isn't designed for receptive intercourse. ...Read more

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How deep is it possible to go in anal intercourse?

How deep is it possible to go in anal intercourse?

Deep enough: The human bowel is roughly 30 feet long... Probably longer (or deeper) than anything you have planned. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of having anal intercourse?

What are the pros and cons of having anal intercourse?

Anal intercourse: I do not see any pros in this activity whether you use protection or not. Cons: anal trauma, infection, std! hiv, nothing good. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is wrong to have anal intercourse?

I will bypass: Discussion of whether or not anal intercourse is wrong. Within different cultures ; societies it is perceived differently. But will review some health risks. 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. ...Read more

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Could gardnerrella vaginallis be transmitted through anal intercourse?

Gardenella: this is not considered a pathogen when introduced into the anus. So not considered to be a probelm. ...Read more