In fact, it happens to many people, both men and women. When you last ate, what you ate, and when you had your last bowel movement can all affect when you have to fart. In women, farting may also occur due to the sliding motion of the penis inside the vagina. The pressure caused by this motion places pressure on the anus, which is next to the vaginal wall. Sometimes gas pockets form in the anus and are forced out during sex. Farting during sex can happen in virtually any position and at any time. This can release gas.
Out of life's top 10 most embarrassing moments, farting during sex has got to be one of them. After all, sex is supposed to be hot and intimate—in a good way—not stinky or interrupted by a beyond-unsexy sound. But like most humiliating events, farting in the middle of intercourse happens to the best of us. Before you crawl under the sheets to hide or die , here's everything to know about why the misfortune happens—and how to prevent it. Expelling gas is essentially a bodily reflex did you know you fart several times in your sleep? You see, the vagina and rectum sit next to each other.
It's inevitable, really. Louis, tells Health. It doesn't help that the vagina and rectum are basically neighbors, she explains.
Or at least it can if the ideal image you have of sex comes from the movies, romance novels, or even most sex education material. When we see sex depicted it's usually either highly glamorized and glossy or clinical but precise. Neither of these are real.