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PROS AND CONS OF FISTING

QUESTION
I am a primarily a bottom and on more than one occasion I have been asked whether I'm into fisting. I have never done it but am curious enough to give it a try. Can you tell me the pros and cons of this activity and how best to go about it?

ANSWER
Fisting or receiving a hand or fist up the anus and into the rectum is a sexual activity that can provide stimulation and gratification for both players. It is wise to use lots of lubrication and many people also use latex gloves. Going slowly will minimize any trauma to the rectum. Washing up before and after with soap and warm water is a good idea to prevent the transmission of enteric infections like hepatitis A, shigella, giardia and amoebiasis.

To your health,
Dr. K


   
 
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