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Intimate sexual activity as a possible mechanism for transferring COVID-19

New York City's Department of Health has issued a warning against performing rim jobs on other people, saying that it might be a means of transferring the COVID-19 virus to others: Rimming (mouth ...
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Risks of unprotected anal sex versus vaginal?

I know that anal sex has higher chances of transmitting HIV for both partners. What I haven't been able to find is if there are risks of unprotected anal sex not present on unprotected vaginal sex, ...
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Colorectal examinations

This question was sparked by this discussion about the sigmoid and rectum. When looking at the colorectal medical examination techniques, for want of a better term, there are the sopical examinations (...
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Can your rectum atrophy after a long time of inactivity?

A colectomy and subsequent ileostomy are surgeries that involve removing the large bowel (colon) and creating an opening in the abdomen for food waste to go through the small intestine and out of the ...
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What's with anal sex and HIV?

There always seem to be much vaguely stated health reading material about anal intercourse increasing the risk of the transfer of HIV/AIDS, but it never reads precisely; so my question is: does ...
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Can Diflucan cause anal itching?

Doctor prescribed Diflucan because of penis thursh, two tablets, I took one, next one after week. Next day started to have strange feeling in anus, like itching, can Diflucan cause this?
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Which medical specialist should be consulted for anus polyp?

Who is the appropriate Dr who can understand issue better and help accordingly?
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Is diarrhea acidic? [closed]

What causes the burning sensation when you have diarrhea? Can farts be acidic too? Both seem diarrhea and flatulence cause a burning sensation on my bottom if I have either for too long.
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Acidity of gut contents

How does the pH of the contents of the gut vary from the stomach to the anus? I know that chyme is very acidic, but after that?