Anal sex can actually be performed with your tongue or fingers, or with the use of dildos, vibrators, toys, and butt plugs. Safe anal sex requires extensive planning, preparation, and open communication with your partner. There are also multiple health concerns associated with anal sex. Strains of bacteria such as E. Even if you and your partner are both free of STDs and STIs, bacterial infections can still affect the partner who is performing the act. Always exercise good hygiene and remember to put on a fresh condom before switching to vaginal intercourse. Although the skin around your anus is tougher and provides a barrier against infection, the soft tissues inside the anus are thin and delicate.
Jump to navigation. Anal sex is any type of sexual activity that involves the anal area and many people, whether they are heterosexual, gay or bisexual, enjoy it. Whether you are thinking of having anal sex for the first time, or you just want more information on how to stay safe and enjoy it, this page will help answer your questions. Anyone can enjoy anal sex, whether they are a man, woman, gay, bisexual or straight, and whether they are giving or receiving it.