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. In Pitagora's opinion, the repulsion factor of anal goes beyond the hygiene concerns and taps into our culture's obsession with hiding body fluids and odors.
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Anal sex can be tricky. It comes with a lot of how s and what s and do s that many might switch over to their private browser to search for. And while you may have some embarrassing questions about the logistics of backdoor play , know that you should never be ashamed about any of your curiosities, because chances are many others are probably thinking the same thing. To get all of your questions answered, we asked the best person for the job. Alicia Sinclair , clinical sexologist and founder of b-Vibe anal products, didn't hold back in any of her responses — including the inevitable question about pooping during anal sex.
Which means you prooobably have a few questions. Using lube is a must during anal play, Joseph Frankhouse , M. Anal penetration without adequate lubrication can cause the tissue in your anus to tear. Still, adding a ton of lube to the mix makes you less likely to tear and more likely to have fun. When it comes to lube , you pretty much have three options: oil-based, silicone-based, and water-based.
It doesn't hurt. But it does feel like an alien is probing your butthole. If there is a crazy, sharp pain, something is very wrong. It's more like someone is sticking a Wiffle ball bat where it should not be, and you suddenly feel like you need to poop. Sex acts themselves are never degrading — it's the reasons behind them that make them so.