anal plug

a·nal plug

a mass of anal epithelial cells that temporarily occludes the anal canal in the embryo; if the plug fails to disappear anal atresia occurs.

anal plug

a mass of epithelial cells that temporarily occludes the anal canal in the embryo.
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Occlusion, such as with the ProCon A200 device, involves the use of an anal plug with a sensor that indicates when feces is present.
I'M a man and I've always been curious about using an anal plug, as I know women get pleasure out of anal intrusion and so do men.
Since not all patients affected by faecal incontinence can be cured with conservative or surgical treatment, the use of anal plugs might be helpful.