Page last reviewed: Mollies Urnings. Wash your genitals, anus, and hands before and after sexual activity. You can use either a external condom which goes on penises or sex toys or an internal condom which goes in vaginas or anuses, also called a female condom for anal sex, depending on your preference. Hidden categories: Historically, anal sex has been popularly associated with male homosexuality and MSM.
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HIV and other STD's can easily enter the bloodstream, especially when there are abrasions or tears in the anus. Talk to your partner about protection before you start having anal sex to help things go more smoothly. Yes, the anus is stretched after anal sex, but it returns to normal soon after. Continual communication as you progress is the best way to make sure you both enjoy anal sex.
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