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I am a gay male. I am dating someone who is wanting me to rim his anus without cleaning it. I am wondering if there are health hazards with ingesting fecal matter? What concerns should I have before I agree to this? Please help me. I don’t know where else to ask. Thank you.

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replied December 18th, 2018
General Q and A Answer A64666
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I went through your query and i think I might be able to help you.
Generally speaking ingesting faeces can be harmful. It depends upon multiple factors like the smell, quantity and the health status of your partner. While foul smell can make you nauseous several infective diseases like cholera ,typhoid ,dysentery etc can be transmitted.
To reduce the risks you should thoroughly rinse your mouth and wash your hands before eating or handling any food item.
Hope it answers your query.
Take care
Dr khalil

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