While rimming is on the up and up as one of the less taboo-taboo acts (aka you might not have personally tried it, but you definitely pretended to not be shocked at that hilarious rim job scene on.). Rimming, also known as analingus, is the act of orally pleasuring the anus. This can involve licking, sucking, kissing, and any other pleasurable act that involves oral-to-anal contact. Is analingus safe? Lets face it no matter how pink, puckered, squeaky clean, and appealing your partners asshole is, you know what comes out of it. Well, firstly, there is always a risk with any form of unprotected sex for hiv (and yes, oral sex counts as sex in the medical world), that being said, the risk is very low for this practice, as long as your there are no bleeding gums, hemorrhoids, open sores, other stds present. As with most sexual activities, there is a risk of catching a sexually transmitted infection (sti) if you engage in analingus with an infected partner. Actually, analingus (or rim jobs, rimming, oral anal, tossing salad. Whichever term youd prefer) is reasonably safe to perform without a barrier method at least in your very specific. When it comes to eating ass, you have to be prepared and learn the skills needed. There are only 5 simple steps and youll start to experience the incredible benefits of the art of analingus wash your butt, brush your teeth, be careful with your fangs, hydrate, enjoy. However, within the bounds of a long term marriage are probably among the few places in which it is, generally speaking, safe. The worst that can probably happen is catching a nasty case of e coli, which is a bacteria that we all have in our intestines, but when you catch someone elses, it sometimes gives you symptoms of food poisoning for a day or two.