We all have that friend-of-a-friend who tried anal sex in high school to disastrous results. Here are some realistic anal sex tips for exploring this new territory—or enhancing what you already know to be a satisfying sexual experience. For anal in particular, it can be helpful to start with a small anal sex toy to use on your own, says Russel Stambaugh, Ph. Once you know your way around the toy, you can move to partnered exploration, he says. You should also avoid any scented lotions or soaps that could be irritating. Armed with your trusty anal beads and freshly enemaed—You.
Many Americans have difficulty moving their bowels. Many things contribute to this problem, including diet and activity level. Other causes are unknown. The large bowel consists of the colon 5 feet long and the rectum 8 inches long. Many times the rectum is referred to as the opening where stool emerges, but that is actually the anus.
For some women, that time of month is literally a pain in the butt, Kelly Kasper, M. Cramps, uterine swelling, and bloating can put pressure on your gluteal muscles—the ones that make up the buttocks. When enough tension builds, the muscles might spasm, causing pain in the lower back, pelvis, and butt. This could also make you feel like you have to pee, Elizabeth Kavaler, M.
Anal fissures are not exactly a topic for cocktail party conversation, and the reluctance to discuss them often leaves sufferers thinking they are the only ones affected. In fact, this potentially painful, debilitating, anxiety-provoking condition is quite common. So like many others, she suffered in silence. My work suffered; my life was on hold. In an estimated 90 percent of cases, these tears heal on their own.