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I’ve heard that anal sex can cause anal cancer. Why is that? Does it have to do with STDs?

I’ve heard that anal sex can cause anal cancer. Why is that? Does it have to do with STDs?

Are there any health risks associated with anal sex for women?

I’m a woman, and I’m wondering if there are any health risks related to anal intercourse?

Can anal sex cause a bowel movement in a person who is paraplegic?

My paraplegic girlfriend and I would like to try anal sex...but we aren't sure if it will cause a bowel accident, or if it’s safe.

I’m a C5 quad and my girlfriend wants me to stimulate her anus...is that safe?

I’m a male C5 quad, and I like to perform oral sex on my female partner. She enjoys it, but after prolonged stimulation of her clitoris, she says it gets numb and orgasm is harder to reach. She wants me to stimulate her anus to give her clitoris a rest. Is this harmful?

Are there any negative side effects of anal sex in men?

I'm a homosexual man and I've been in a very successful relationship for two years. I sometimes ejaculate inside my partner during anal sex. I would like to know if that’s okay, or if there are any negative side effects? We’re in great health and live a healthy lifestyle.

I’m a quadriplegic...is anal sex safe?

I am a man who is disabled (C4-5 quadriplegic) and gay. I have questions and concerns about anal sex without having sensation. Is it safe?

Can you catch trichomoniasis from anal sex?

My boyfriend and I have been faithful to each other, but now we’ve both been diagnosed with trich. Could this be because we recently tried anal sex?

After anal sex, I noticed that my anus looks black. Why would that be?

I’m a 28-year-old married woman, and my husband and I are heavy into anal sex. I noticed that my anus has become black all around. Do you know why? And is it safe for my husband to cum inside my anus?