• Q&A: I’ve Been Bleeding After External Vibrator Use. Any Advice?

    You’re absolutely right that the best course of action is to check in with a gynecologist.

  • Q&A: My Wife Did Not Bleed At First Penetration. Is She A Virgin?

    Not all women bleed the first time they have intercourse – and that has nothing to do with their virginity!

  • Q&A: I Get Aroused During Gynecological Exams

    As long as you act like a patient, rather than someone who is turning a gyn exam into a sexual event, then this arousal can probably be managed quite well.

  • Q&A: What Can I Do To Get Pregnant?

    Couples sometimes find it helpful to start tracking the timing of a woman’s ovulation so that they know when she is most likely to become pregnant.

  • Q&A: Clitoral And Vaginal Dryness, Vaginal Discharge

    A female reader has concerns about vaginal dryness and what certain types of discharge around her clitoris might mean.

  • Q&A: Small Vagina And How To Have Comfortable Sex

    How to deal with a smaller vagina and steps to make sex comfortable for both partners.

  • 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.