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Is the internal anal sphincter not supposed to open even a little bit ?

when i put my hands very close to my anal sphincters and pull away ( as if im trying to open the hole) the internal sphincter parts a little little little bit. the hole widens almost 1/4 of a milimeter. is this supposed to happen? or is the internal anal sphincter not supposed to open even a little bit?? my question it ok to see the internal anal sphincter only a LITTLE bit getting wider?? or is this indication of sphincter loosness? i want to make sure i have no sign of sphincter loosness....
Asked On : Sat, 25 Jun 2011
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you have no complains
putting finger in anal canal without knowing the procedure may harm you
you have normal functioning anal sphincter that supposed to open up during defeacation and it opens up during passing of flatus also
if you have any problem please consult doctor and get examined and clear your doubts
Answered: Sat, 25 Jun 2011
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