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.
Anal intercourse. 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.
Anal Sex. Many humans in most cultures of the world include anal sex as part of their sexual activity. This can include intercourse. The right answer to your question is not if done correctly. The anus has many nerve endings and both men and women find that sexual play in this area of the body can enhance their sexual life. I always recommend that my patients get a guide book to learn the safe activities.

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

Shouldn't be. If done carefully between consenting adults. You need lots of water soluble lubrication plus slow insertion with partner relaxing their anal sphincter. Diameter of most penises is less than diameter of very large bowel movements, so anus is large enough to accommodate. I repeat, only try it if both partners want to, and stop trying if it feels too unpleasant. Read more...
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...
Anal Sex. The simple and best answer is no. If done correctly this common sexual activity can enhance the sexual life of couples. Many men and women participate in this type of sexual activity in most cultures of the world. Yes, there are some risks to this activity. But, if done gently and with care it can be very much enjoyable. I always recommend a guide book to start to learn technique. Read more...

Can you die from anal intercourse?

No reason. Anal intercourse may painful, uncomfortable or unpleasant. Risk of dying might occur if you get hiv/aids, which remains untreated, as a result of anal intercourse. But partner would have to be HIV positive for you to have any risk of catching aids. Read more...
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...

Safest lubes for anal intercourse.?

Water based lubrican. Water based lubricant, slow entry and initiation, and avoid moving from rectum to vagina to decrease potential for infection. Read more...

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...

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...

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...
Sex and Morality. Sex, including anal sex, is part of the human experience. Medicine has no comment when it comes to the morality of any sexual behavior. Many people, both men and women, straight and gay and all shades in between participate in anal sexual activity. There is, when done correctly, no health concerns to this activity. I often recommend that my patients have a good guide book to sex to learn norms. Read more...