Medical and surgical risks in handballing: implications of an inadequate socialization process.

  • H K Navin
  • Published 1981 in Journal of homosexuality


Handballing (fist fucking) has long been practiced by male homosexual partners with few evident consequences of a medically serious nature. In recent years, however, medical and surgical risks have risen as handballing has come to be practiced in groups. The potential for physical harm (e.g., rupture of the anal sphincter, perforation of the colon, the… (More)