In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we thought we'd cover the tough topic of sex after cancer. Survivors may experience a range of intimacy issues depending on the type of treatment. For example, men may experience periods of low testosterone after chemotherapy or erection problems and a reduced sperm count after radiation to the pelvic area, while some women may experience sudden menopause after chemotherapy or have their ovaries removed during surgery to remove their rectum. Not to mention personal concerns about your ostomy during sex.
If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Q: Anal sex is new territory for me, but not for my partner. Now he wants to share that experience with me… by sticking his finger in me. Is this safe? More importantly, is it clean?
How many answers do you know? And, the answers to the quiz will be at the end. Being informed about your anatomy—knowing where things are located in your body—is an important first step for anyone having anal sex.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex Tips. If you've ever seen a butt plug , you know it looks something like the spades suit on a deck of cards: It starts at a point, flares out, and then cinches back in. But there's also one very important feature that anything you're planning to stick in your butt has to have: a flared base.