• Q&A: My Wife Has A Sore Near Her Anus. Could It Be Herpes?

    There are various reasons why people get sores on their anal or genital area and not all of the reasons are related to sexually transmissible infections.

  • Q&A: How Common Is Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Couples?

    Dr. Debby Herbenick addresses a hot topic among our Kinsey Confidential readers - anal sex, specifically, how many heterosexual couples have it.

  • Q&A: Analingus And Having Safe Anal Sex

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader about how to have safe anal play - including analingus and safe anal sex

  • Q&A: Safe Anal Sex Play And Anal Toys

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader about using anal toys and how best to engage in safe anal play

  • Q&A: Anal Sex Play: How Safe Is Analingus (Oral Anal Sex)?

    A male reader asks about the risks associated with oral anal sex (also known as analingus)

  • Q&A: Before Having Oral Sex, What Is The Best Way To Clean Genitals?

    A question from a reader about the best way to clean the genitals and how to deal with body fluids during oral sex