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Dear Dr. Kate, Can You Affect the Sex of Your Baby?

photo by gniliep Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, When trying to conceive, are there things you can do to try to tip the […]

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Dear Dr. Joe, What Do You Think About Circumcision?

photo by Evil Erin Please welcome Dr. Joe to our site! Once a month, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, will be answering your questions on male sexual health. To ask him your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, To circumcise or not to circumcise — what’s your medical take on the matter? — […]

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Dear Dr. Kate, Is It Female Ejaculation or Pee?

photo by stevendepolo Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I have just recently started dating someone who ejaculates each time she has an orgasm. […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, Am I Experiencing Early Menopause?

photo by me_and_the_sysop 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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I’m 37 and for all my menstrual life I’ve been regular as clockwork, 29 […]

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Dear Dr. Kate, Thoughts on the New Mammogram Policy?

photo by PinkMoose Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, What do you think of the new mammogram policy? — Keeping Abreast Dear K.A., I […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, Did My Vibrator Give Me An Infection?

photo by Helga_Weber 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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, Okay, so I have a very embarrassing question for you and wanted to check […]

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Dear Dr. Kate, What's Involved in Egg Donation?

photo by woodleywonderworks Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, There’s been an ad for egg donors in the paper for the last few weeks. […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: My G-Spot Hurts

photo by procsilas 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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. When I have sexual intercourse with my boyfriend, whenever he hits my G-spot it feels good but […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Vaginal Tearing During Intercourse

photo by mistress_f Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My boyfriend and I have been together over a year and a half and we’ve […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa – My Boyf Accidentally Entered My Back Door

photo by Joe M500 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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. A few days ago my boyfriend accidentally introduced his penis in my back hole (which, by […]

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Dear Dr. Kate – Looks Like Herpes, Could It Be Something Else?

photo by Katie_Tegtmeyer Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I recently had a few zit-like sores on my labia that I was convinced were […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa – I Can't Orgasm, What's Wrong with Me?

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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. I’ve never been able to have an orgasm when I have sex.  Is something wrong with me?  I try really […]

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Dear Dr. Kate – Sex Starts Out Fine But Then Becomes Painful

photo by Gabriel Delgado Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Okay, well here it goes. I really like sex. But my vagina doesn’t, I […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Some Sex Positions Hurt Sometimes

from Nerve’s Position of the Day 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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. I find that certain sexual positions (e.g. doggie style or me on top) feel […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Is Douching Really All That Bad?

photo by cliff 1066 Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I’m STD and yeast infection free, but I just don’t like the way I […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa – Swollen Vulva & Painful Urination Post-Sex

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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. Lately after my boyfriend and I are done having sex, I swell up down there, and it is really sore, […]