Expert Q & A Answers About Women's Sexual Health
My boyfriend and I have been doing some heavy petting…but when he puts his fingers in my vagina, I feel pain and immediate bleeding occurs. I don’t have any pain normally. I think there might be a lump near the vaginal opening. What could this be?
I’m a 16-year-old girl, and I just started having sex with my boyfriend. I’ve never had an orgasm...and it’s starting to concern me. I thought this could be because I’m not confident with my genital area. I used to shave my pubic region, and now I get ingrown hairs. When I pluck them, they become scars...it’s not a great appearance. What can I do to clear up this problem and start enjoying sex?
I'm 3 months pregnant. Ever since I got pregnant, I get swollen "down there" after sex. What could be the problem?
I’m a 30-year-old female who had my first baby a few months ago by C-section. Before the birth, I was able to achieve orgasms, but now I can’t...and sex is painful. Could the C-section have caused this? My vagina, especially the opening, feels inflamed and burns. I’ve been diagnosed and treated twice now with a non-specific bacterial vaginal infection, and I’m starting to show signs of infection again. I’m getting really discouraged about enjoying sex like I used to before the baby. Any advice?
I haven’t had my period in 42 days, which is unusual for me. I’ve also been eating a lot, and my stomach feels different. Is something wrong?
I bled excessively after having sexual intercourse for the first time...is this normal?
From time to time, I get a sudden pain in my clitoris. I don’t know what this is but I’m not able to have pleasurable sex. Do you have any advice?
A friend told me that having orgasms are good for women’s sexual health. Is that true? If so, how often should I orgasm to be healthy?
My wife is going through menopause...what’s happening in her body to cause menopause, and what will it mean for our sex life?
The last two times my boyfriend and I had sex, I started to bleed. There’s blood on his penis when he pulls out. Do you know why this could be happening?