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Trichomoniasis 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Can take a few days: Anal intercourse can be uncomfortable because the rectal mucosa is sensitive and the anal sphincter can go into spasm. If you are not using condoms, then you may need to be checked for gonorrhea or chlamydia. Sexually transmitted infections can cause persistent pain or proctitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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