• Q&A: I Had Quickie Sex, Now I’m Bleeding

    When a woman feels sexually aroused or has sex, it typically takes some time for sufficient vaginal lubrication to kick in.

  • 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: What Can Be Done About Vaginal Pain During Sex?

    As many as 10-15% of women experience chronic genital pain. In this episode, Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question about vaginal pain during sex.

  • Q&A: Pain From Sex Partner With Large Penis

    A reader wonders if her partner's penis is too large to have comfortable vaginal intercourse.

  • Q&A: Alternative Ways To Get Pregnant Without Having Intercourse

    Question from a reader who wants to get pregnant but has pain with vaginal intercourse. Are there alternative options for getting pregnant?

  • Q&A: My Girlfriend’s Vagina Becomes Sensitive After Orgasm

    Whenever I give my girlfriend and orgasm she always tells me to stop because her vagina becomes too sensitive to touch. Is this normal? Should we be concerned?

  • Q&A: Sex Is Painful For My Girlfriend

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a reader's question about what might be causing painful sex for the female partner in a heterosexual couple.