• Designer Genitalia: The Modification of Women’s Genitals

    Is what's being called "designer genitalia", genital cosmetic surgery for women, a fad? Or is it here to stay as an option for those seeking cosmetic surgery?

  • Q&A: I Orgasm With My Vibrator, Not When Someone Else Touches Me

    If you find it difficult to relax or let go with a partner, that may be getting in the way of greater sexual pleasure or ease of orgasm.

  • Q&A: I Chafed My Penis When I Was Masturbating

    Sometimes men masturbate with an object other than their hand, which can create excessive friction and thus pose a higher risk for irritation or chafing.

  • Q&A: Pimple On Penis, Could It Be Herpes?

    A male reader is concerned about a bump that has recently appeared on his penis and wonders if it could be herpes.

  • Gardasil: A New HPV Vaccine And The Human Papillomavirus

    Gardasil is a new vaccine that can prevent four strains of HPV that are related to many (but not all) cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.

  • Q&A: Dry Vaginal Lips, Preventing Dry Itchy Vagina

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a reader's question about preventing vaginal dryness or treating dryness in and around the vagina or vulva.