• Q&A: Pregnancy Planning and Deception

    A female reader has questions about pregnancy and deception and Dr. Debby suggests some better ways of communicating her conception desires to her husband.

  • Q&A: Can I Get Pregnant From Dry Semen?

    Could dried semen on a man's penis cause pregnancy if inserted into the vagina after ejaculation?

  • Q&A: Vagina Hurts Or Burns, Pain After Sex

    A female reader asks if her recent vaginal pain and burning after sex are normal or signs of a more serious problem.

  • Q&A: Pregnancy Risk With Dry Sex

    Whether you call it dry sex or humping, is there a risk of pregnancy while doing it?

  • Q&A: Period Length And Pregnancy Risk

    Q&A about the possible pregnancy risk with manual sex (fingering) during a period.

  • Q&A: Semen Allergy: Could I Be Allergic to My Boyfriend’s Semen?

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a female reader who is having a reaction to her partner's semen. Could it be a semen allergy?

  • Q&A: Leaving Space At The Tip Of Condoms

    A question from a reader about condom use, leaving space at the tip and where the semen goes when there is too much or too little space inside the condom.

  • Q&A: Changes In Amount And Consistency Of Semen

    A male reader asks about changes in semen color and consistency as well as other possible problems with the testicles.

  • Q&A: Mutual Masturbation Pregnancy Risk

    Q&A about the risk of pregnancy after engaging in mutual masturbation with a partner.

  • Q&A: How To Last Longer During Sex And Masturbation Techniques

    Q&A about male masturbation techniques that can help delay orgasm and address rapid ejaculation (also called premature ejaculation).