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Dear Dr. Kate, Why Are Some Periods Worse Than Others?

photo by greenchartreuse Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Why is my period worse some months more than others? — Bloody Mary Dear […]

Dear Dr. Kate, Can Hand Warts Be Transmitted to Genitals?

photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My boyfriend has 2 warts on his fingers. We have been trying to treat […]

Dear Dr. Joe, What’s the Deal with Blue Balls?

Every few weeks, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, tackles questions about male sexuality here on EMandLO.com. To ask Dr. Joe your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, What’s the deal with blue balls? — The Indigo Boys Dear T.I.B., “Blue balls” is a commonly used colloquialism describing pain or discomfort in the […]

Dear Dr. Kate, Can Yeast Infections Be Prevented?

Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Is there any way to prevent yeast infections? — Itchy & Scratchy Dear I.S., Not completely. The […]

Dear Dr. Vanessa: Can Being Overweight Affect Your Ability to Orgasm?

Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® Federation of America, will be answering your questions on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, Can obesity affect a woman’s ability to orgasm?   — California Queen Dear CQ, The science […]

Dream Interpretation: I’m Crushing on My Boyf’s BFF

photo by applescruff Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: I have a slight crush on my […]

Dear Dr. Kate, How Long Do STDs Take to Show Up on Tests?

photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, How soon after sexual relations would an STD test register a newly transmitted virus? […]

Dear Dr. Kate, My Little Man in the Boat Hurts When Stimulated

photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Why does it hurt to stimulate my clitoris and what can I do about […]

Dear Dr. Joe: Do Some Men Fart When They Ejaculate?

photo via flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, tackles questions about male sexuality here on EMandLO.com. To ask Dr. Joe your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, My yoga teacher recently told me that 2% of all men fart when they ejaculate. She’d just learned about this in a […]

Dear Dr. Vanessa, Did My Girlfriend Give Me Herpes?

photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® Federation of America, will be answering your questions on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I’ve been with my current partner for six months, and I just got […]