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Question: embarissing question

 nascarwife - Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:25 pm

I have an emabarrising question. Last night my DH and I had anal sex. There was pressure, but no pain with it. Then this morning I woke up with a terrible low back ach. Bad enough I had a hard time sitting. i went to my DR for back pain - but was too emabrrased to tell him. He manipulated my back and it then felt better. However, the back ache has now come back just as bad. Could my husband have hurt something? I have had three bowel movements today - so no problem there, there is no pain in the anal area, and no blood when I use the bathroom. Just a terrible backache (and now a headache - which I think is from worrying).
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:27 pm

User avatar The back pain could be caused by this as it has been reported before, along with other pains also associated with this type of activity. I doubt it is permanent and time will likely allow healing. I would avoid this in the future since you have had an adverse response.

Having treatments for the low back pain won't help and may give relief, so continue to follow up in this way. You may even try ice alternating with heat packs for relief and of course pain relievers such as ibuprofen. Your doctor may even prescribe physical therapy if it doesn't resolve soon.

Good luck with this. While it is embarrassing, your doctor will be OK dealing with it and has likely treated others as well. So, try to be honest in order to get your best care.

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