• Q&A: I Experience Vulva Pain Before And After Sex. What Can I Do?

    Any time a woman is experiencing pain in connection with sex, I recommend she check in with a health care provider for a check-up.

  • Q&A: He Ejaculated In My Face. Could I Have An STD In My Eye?

    A variety of infections can be passed from semen to the eye including Chlamydia, pubic lice, gonorrhea and HIV.

  • Q&A: I Tore My Frenulum. Should I Be Concerned?

    The frenulum is tissue on the midline of a man’s penis. If it is torn during masturbation or sex, it may result in bleeding and pain.

  • Q&A: My Wife’s Fantasy Is To Have Four Guys Ejaculate On Her Face

    Although some women and men fantasize about bukkake, which is the practice of several men ejaculating on a woman, you are wise to consider the risks involved.

  • Q&A: My Partner Experiences Pain During Penetrative Sex

    Chronic vaginal or vulvar pain is experienced by about 10 to 15% of women in the United States.

  • 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: Could Condoms Help Delay My Ejaculation During Sex?

    Condoms that are marketed to help men last longer often contain a gel inside the condom that has benzocaine as an active ingredient.

  • Q&A: Genital Itching and Burning After Sex

    A female reader wonders why she is suddenly having genital irritation (burning) after sex.

  • Q&A: What Is Epididymitis? Is It Contagious?

    Question from a reader about epididmyitis in men, if it is contagious and what this means for a female partner.