My partner and I occasionally have anal sex. A girlfriend has told me that over a period of time rectal intercourse can damage the sphincter muscle — making it unable to hold in waste products as it should. Well, the anus does indeed become a little looser. That is why the actresses in blue movies so often have rather gaping bottoms. Also, there are some hygiene risks in having anal sex — particularly the fact that the rectum does contain germs.
Does Anal Sex Hurt - 19 Anal Intercourse Facts and Myths
So you've had anal sex. You, my friend, are now the member of the very special club. Having anal sex is an awesome rite of passage that should absolutely be celebrated. I kid, I kid. While having anal sex for the first time can be uncomfortable, if you are doing it correctly, you went slowly, practiced beforehand, and used plenty of lube to get the deed done with minimal ouchiness. Now that the deed is done, let's talk about what things you need to do after you've had anal sex before you can rest easy, or at the very least, have anal sex again. There's a common misconception that anal sex is somehow "dirtier" than other sex.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex Tips. So you want to try anal sex, but you're freaked out by the probably inevitable reality of poop. That's totally understandable, it's something that can be present during anal sex , and it's not exactly glamourous. But rest assured that it's not usually that big of a deal.
Having anal sex is like having large hard stools, only in reverse. It also lasts longer than a bowel movement, and may eventually result in greater carnage: enlarged internal hemorrhoids, anal fissures, ulcers, fistulas, nerve damage, rectocele, the weakness of anal sphincters, chronic pain, fecal incontinence, and, of course, chronic constipation. Anal sex causes constipation for the exact same reasons that large stools cause it — the diameter of even a small erect penis is as large or larger than the maximum aperture of the anal canal.