• Q&A: Girlfriend Can’t Take Hormones & Bleeds During Sex

    Your girlfriend may experience more chronic vaginal dryness as a result of her age, not taking hormones and having had a hysterectomy.

  • Q&A: Are There Adverse Effects To Frequent Masturbation?

    Data from the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior confirmed what previous research has found: most men and most women in the U.S. have masturbated.

  • Q&A: I Don’t Get Wet And I Have Never Experienced Orgasm

    Vaginal lubrication is influenced by a number of factors, including characteristics of the woman herself as well as characteristics of the sexual event.

  • Q&A: I Had Never Experienced Painful Sex Until Recently

    For some women, sex is painful when they first start having it or if they jump into sex without much foreplay or chance for the vagina to become lubricated.

  • Q&A: I Can’t Orgasm When I Masturbate In Front Of My Boyfriend

    Sex is full of a range of sights, sounds and scents. These can greatly enhance people’s sexual arousal but they can also influence people’s worries.

  • Q&A: Why Do I Get So Wet When I’m Aroused? Can I Control This?

    Vaginal lubrication comes through the vaginal walls, with the fluids having originally been part of the blood that flows to the genitals during sexual arousal.

  • Q&A: My Clitoris And Vulva Are Fusing Together. Is This Okay?

    In this episode, Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question about the vulva and clitoris appearing to fuse together into one.

  • Q&A: Menopause And Having Unprotected Sex

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader about when (or if) it becomes safe to stop using condoms when a female partner is going through menopause