What Are Hemorrhoids? First off, we all have ‘em—hemorrhoids that is. Their mechanism and function is to cushion the anal region due to the increased pressures occurring with both defecation and anal play, all in the hopes of preventing injury. However, when hemorrhoids become symptomatic from repetitive increased pressure in the veins of the anus,
Can An Anus Become Loose? I spend a lot of time educating my clients on the right way to begin engaging as a bottom, but after years of anal play, something else many bottoms are concerned with is the possibility of loosening up their sphincters too much. So this begs the question: is this a
It’s safe to say that in recent years, sex toys have come out of the closet and into the mainstream. More people than ever are talking and writing about using sex toys in a sex-positive way, both alone and with a partner. In fact, the sex toy industry has grown exponentially and now has an
Sex may be something that nearly everyone does, but the way each person prepares for it is not necessarily the same. When it comes to anal sex particularly, the type of preparation can be even more specific and can vary by the role of the person participating. Some people use cleansers, supplements, or nothing
Bespoke Surgical is proud to announce the recipient of our 2018 “Advocacy for LGBTQ+” scholarship. Congratulations to James van Kuilenburg, a student at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania! James is majoring in history with a double minor in political science and gender and sexuality studies. He said this scholarship means he will be able
When a patient goes to see a doctor for the first time, their medical history is often one of the very first things discussed. We’ve all filled out forms or answered questions about our allergies, previous surgeries, and family history of certain illnesses. By having this information, doctors can provide better care for patients.
Learning about the ‘birds and the bees’ is a natural part of growing up, and everyone learns the ins and outs a little differently. But, there is often a debate on what should be taught in schools and what should (and usually shouldn’t) be included in the curriculum. For much of the country, that