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I have recently begun experimenting with wearing cock rings. I'm afraid of wearing one too tight and damaging something. How tight can a ring be without causing damage and what signs should I be on the lookout for when wearing one? Also, what is the best way to clean other types of sex toys?

A too tight cock ring will produce numbness, discoloration and ultimately severe pain. When you purchase your cock rings, make sure that there is some kind of fastener which can be loosened or opened completely if need be (Velcro, elastic, snaps, etc.).

To clean your sex toys, use a bleach-containing solution of one part bleach to nine parts water for a 1:10 solution. This should be fine for the toys and keep you safe and healthy.

To your health,
Dr. K

Last modified on Tuesday, June 03, 2008.
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