Things You Should Know About Anal Sex

Things You Should Know About Anal Sex
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A few issues you should be aware of during anal sex include Incontinence, STIs, and physical damage to the anus and rectum. You should also know that you can stop having anal sex at any point and still satisfyingly end the session.


Women and men who have anal sex may be at increased risk for fecal incontinence. UAB School of Medicine researchers analyzed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. Men and women with anal sex were more likely to develop incontinence than non-sex users.

Incontinence in women has a range of causes and severity. Women may be more vulnerable to this condition because of the anatomy of their pelvic floor. Hormones, pregnancy, and childbirth can cause changes in the pelvic floor. In addition, women have less robust anal sphincters and lower pressures in the anal canal than men. This does any damage caused by anal penetration more severe. Women may also experience bleeding and pain after anal sex, which indicates trauma and injury. Studies have shown that 30% to 45% of women and men have experienced anal sex.


If you're concerned about the possibility of contracting anal STIs, there are a few simple steps you can take. Get tested, talk about your risk, and use condoms consistently. Besides protecting yourself from gonorrhea and anal chlamydia, condoms can also prevent UTIs and bacterial vaginosis.

Chlamydia is the most common bacterial STI in the United States, with the CDC estimating 129 million new cases by 2020. It can be transmitted through anal sex and may be passed through oil-based lubricants. It's spread through sexual contact with another person and affects young people between 15 and 24 years old.

Physical damage to the rectum and anus

The proper techniques can avoid physical damage to the rectum and anxiety from anal sex. The rectum was created to hold feces in the colon, and the anal sphincter is a ring-like muscle that tightens after a bowel movement. However, repeated anal sex can weaken this muscle, making it more vulnerable to anal incontinence. To strengthen this muscle, perform Kegel exercises. The anus contains bacteria that may be transferred to your partner. This can lead to a vaginal tract infection.

Clumsy anal techniques and insufficient lubrication may cause physical damage to the rectum and nervous tissue. In rare cases, anal sex may cause an anal fistula, which is tearing the tissue around the anus. This may cause bleeding and pain during bowel movements. In severe cases, the patient may even develop rectal prolapse.

Messy anal sex

Messy anal sex is significant pain, but there are ways to make it more manageable. A couple that communicates well can have an enjoyable experience without worrying about anal poop. Couples that use force and coercion will have a less satisfying experience. It's also important to know that anal sex is not necessarily dirty. Some people think it's magnificent, while others are concerned that it's gross.

Anal sex is generally safe, but accidents do happen. It depends on how much lubrication is applied and how much friction is involved. However, if you're using condoms and lots of lubricants, the chances of infection are reduced. In addition to this, you can avoid infection by washing your penis after sex.