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I had anal sex and the first time it did not hurt. We tried it again and. Now he can't even get in there without any pain. Not to mention have had stomach pain (slight) and lower back pain for a few days now. Is this normal?

By Anonymous April 19, 2012 - 2:38pm
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Lower back pain - Slight stomach pain - Extreme anal pain when entered.

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Hi Sunsinegirl234,

No, it is not normal to have stomach pain and cramping up to a week after.

Is the pain that you are experiencing limited to the area above your umbilicus (belly button), below the umbilicus or the entire area from below your breasts to pelvic area? Is the cramping intermittent (comes and goes) or is it constant? Is the feeling of nausea intermittent or constant?

I suggest you consult your primary care physician.


April 23, 2012 - 5:07pm

Is t normal to have stomach pain and cramping up to a week after? No blood or anything just stomach pain and some nausea. Help!

April 20, 2012 - 12:43pm

Hello Anonymous,

It is possible that you and your partner were not properly lubricated during the second attempt at anal sex. Or, your partner was too aggressive the first time and caused irritation to your anus.

Anatomically, the anus is designed to expel feces and not accept things, such as a penis.

If you continue to have pain and notice rectal bleeding, please consult your physician. This would indicate a small tear in the lining of the anus. A rare, but serious, complication after anal sex is a perforation or hole in the colon. This condition will usually cause fever and severe pain and pressure in the abdomen.

While you continue to have discomfort, I suggest you avoid having anal sex.


April 19, 2012 - 4:56pm
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