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does anal sex causes loosening of spincter muscles of anus and can it lead to fecal incontinence?
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Anal intercourse is not usually listed as a cause of fecal incontinence.  Some older studies did suggest that fecal incontinence was higher in gay men but are not considered well designed studies.  There are mixed opinions without a definitive answer regarding this subject.  The evidence I am aware of does not show a significant increase in fecal incontinence with anal intercourse in men.  This topic has not been well studied in women.  J. Kyle Mathews, MD
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thnku doctor!
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