The Risks of anal sex

The Risks of anal sex 

90% of men who have sex with men and as many as 5% of sexually 
active women engage in receptive anal intercourse. Anal intercourse is entering
the penis into the anus. There are a number of risk that goes with anal sex. 

Risk on a STI during anal sex?

The anus lacks a natural lubrication like the vagina. This can lead to damages of the tissue inside the anus allowing bacteria and viruses to enter te bloodstream. Because penetration inside the anus lead to more damages anal exposure to HIV poses 30 times more risk for the receptive partner than vaginal exposure. Not only the risk for HIV, but for every STI are increased due to the fact that you can damage the inside of the colon.

Which STDs can passed on through anal sex?

STIs that can passed on through anal sex include:
Chlamydia
Genital herpes
Genital warts
gonorrhoea
hepatits B
HIV
Syfilis. 
 
If you engage anal sex it is always important to use a condom to protect against the spread of infections and diseases. 

Other risk factors of anal sex

Besides the STI risks, there are also physical risk that are accompanied by anal sex. Anal sex can cause a hemorrhoid
 or tear, or something more serious like a perforation of the colon. This wel lead to bleeding after the anal sex. Perforation 
is a dangerous problem and you have to go to the hospital immediately. 


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