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Perspective: Better conversations about our butts

Perspective: Better conversations about our butts

, by Joshua O'Neal

Joshua shares results from a community survey about seeking health care for anal health issues, and why it’s crucial to speak up for better butt care. Read More

Q&A: What causes bleeding & pain from your butt?

Q&A: What causes bleeding & pain from your butt?

, by Douchie McDoucherson

Pierre-Cédric Crouch, PhD, ANP-BC answers our burning questions about butt pain. Here’s what to do if you notice pain, swelling or blood. Read More

“Rammed hard and fast”: Here’s what you said about pain during anal

“Rammed hard and fast”: Here’s what you said about pain during anal

, by Douchie McDoucherson

You told us—pain during anal sex can be mind-blowing. Here’s what you shared in our anonymous pain & sex survey. Read More

A reality check (and resources!) on all things anal cancer

A reality check (and resources!) on all things anal cancer

, by Emily Land

Before you jump to the conclusion that a bump on your butt is anal cancer, get a reality check from Joel Palefsky, MD, and J. Michael Berry-Lawhorn, MD, who are both anal dysplasia specialists. Read More

Anal fissures are treatable

Anal fissures are treatable

, by Douchie McDoucherson

Don’t suffer in silence if you’re experiencing sharp, stabbing pain when you bottom or when you poop. Read More