• Q&A: Reducing Pain During First Time Sex

    The latest Kinsey Confidential podcast addresses fears from a female reader about having vaginal intercourse for the first time and the possibility of pain.

  • Q&A: Does Vaginal Bleeding After Sex Reduce Pregnancy Risk?

    Vaginal bleeding after having sex for the first time is fairly common for women. What about the second time? Is it related to pregnancy risk?

  • Q&A: Genital Cuts, What is the Risk of a Torn Frenulum?

    A male reader wonders if forceful masturbation by a partner could cause the frenulum to tear.

  • Q&A: Sex With A Virgin, What Should I Do About Bleeding?

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader about how to deal with possible vaginal bleeding when having sex for the first time.

  • Q&A: Non-Lubricated Condoms And Vaginal Bleeding

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a reader's question about the possibility of non-lubricated condoms causing vaginal bleeding after intercourse.

  • Q&A: New Sex Position Is Painful

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a listener's question about pain with new sex positions and dealing with complications afterward from possible infection.

  • Q&A: Vaginal Bleeding During And After Sex

    There are many possible reasons for bleeding that occurs during or after intercourse.