Q&A: I Experience Vaginal Tearing During Sex, Even With Lubricant

You might try having sex in the woman on top position so that you can control the penetration. And before trying again, you might take several days – even as long as a week – off of sex to give your body time to heal. Perhaps your vaginal entrance has not had time to heal and so it keeps tearing again in the same place.

Q&A: My Partner Experiences Pain During Penetrative Sex

There are many different reasons why a woman may experience chronic genital pain. Some women may have skin sensitivities or allergies that cause the genital skin to become easily irritated in response to chemicals in laundry detergent, bath wash, soap, lubricants, or condoms.

Q&A: Why Is There A Strong Odor During Sex?

It can be difficult to talk to a sexual partner about genital odor, particularly since many women and men are sensitive about how their sexual partners perceive their bodies. People generally want to feel attractive, desirable and sexy to their partner – and feeling as though they smell bad can make it hard for them to feel desirable.

Q&A: Clitoral And Vaginal Dryness, Vaginal Discharge

My clitoris is constantly dry and sometimes I can see some white, slightly yellowish discharge on my underwear. It’s not flaky, and it has a delicate bread-like smell. My vagina is not very dry, but during intercourse it takes time for juices to start flowing. There is no itching or redness. What could be going on?

Q&A: Yeast Infection From Oral Sex?

My wife and I used to have oral sex once in a while and both enjoyed it. Now she says when I give her oral pleasure she says she gets a yeast infection and she won’t let me do it anymore. I don’t think she gets an infection if she performs fellatio on me prior to intercourse. Is a yeast infection possible from oral sex?

Are You Curious About the Clitoris?

Many women and men are curious about a woman’s clitoris – after all, it is sometimes described as a woman’s “pleasure center” and has a known link to female orgasm.

In teaching human sexuality classes here at Indiana University, quite a few students have asked me [more after the jump]

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

When my boyfriend and I have sex and he ejaculates inside me, I get a really bad burning feeling in my vagina. It gets red, too. It just feels very irritated; this only started recently. Assuming we’re STI-free (we plan on getting tested next week), could I be allergic to his semen?

Q&A: Vaginal Tearing and Healing Time

How long does it take for the vagina to heal from tears (tears from sex)? If one had consensual sexual intercourse 2 weeks ago and had some vaginal tearing, could it be re-irritated by sex, fingering, other foreplay? Is it possible to obtain tears in the vagina if the male only penetrated once and then withdrew?