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    Anal Sex and IBS-C
    An_267801 posted:
    Hi, I'm a 37 yo female. My husband and I tried having anal sex for the first time yesterday. He absolutely loved it. Things did get messy though. I suffer from IBS-C. I did research on how to prepare and did evendors more. I used 3 saline enemas as well as a rectal douche and had fasted for 3 days before. He wants this to be a regular part of our sex life however, I am worried about many factors. WI'll it make my constipation worse one and 2 are there things I need to do because of my IBS-C to make it "cleaner"? Should I be drinking or taking senna supplements / anything else to clean out colon? I'm so sorry to be so blunt, but I am a novice at most things sexual and am not bold enough to speak with my doctor about this as he is a member of my church ad well.
    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi there!
    I'm glad to see that you aren't letting your IBS-C limit you. Have you expressed your fears/concerns to your husband? I know that he enjoyed the experience, but did you? Your safety and comfort are of utmost importance. If you do not feel safe or comfortable with anal sex then you shouldn't feel pressured to engage in it.
    Here are links to information on WebMD that you might find useful.

    Anal Sex Safety and Health Concerns
    Lube Up For Better Lovin'
    IBS Triggers & Prevention
    I hope they help!

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