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Dear Dr. Joe, My Boyfriend’s Flavor of Love Isn’t So Sweet

photo via Flickr Once a month, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, answers your questions on male sexual health. To ask him your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, My question is about my boyfriend’s “flavor.”  In the last few months I have noticed that the taste of his semen has gotten much […]

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Why Sex Hurts — And We Don’t Mean Heartbreak

photo by Gabriel Delgado Last week we talked about when sex hurts, and why so many women still don’t admit to having this problem. It’s something that we, as sex writers, hear about constantly — it’s a sad but true fact that many women are more open with sex advice columnists than their own gynecologists […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: What’s Good Pre-Menopause Birth Control?

photo by Jenny Lee Silver Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here every two weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My mom’s hormones started changing when she was 38, and she actually got […]

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When Sex Hurts — And We Don’t Mean Heartbreak

photo by mistress_f We’ve been writing about sex for more than ten years, and when we started out, the topic that our female readers wanted to hear about most was orgasms — how to have them (either solo or with a partner), how to have them more often, how to have different kinds, how to […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: I’ve Missed My Period for Months, Years Even!

photo by greenchartreuse 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 haven’t had my period since August of 2008. I’m 21 and am not […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Are Genital Piercings Safe

jewelry from piercingdot.com 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, How safe (or unsafe) are genital piercings? — Holey Moley Dear HM, Basically as safe […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Doc Told Me I Have a Tiny Cervix

photo by eclaire 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 24, and have not yet had any children. At my last gynecological exam, […]

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Dear Dr. Joe: Premature Ejaculation Is Ruining My Relationship

photo by rightee Once a month, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, answers your questions on male sexual health. To ask him your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, My girlfriend and I have been together for nearly two years and have been having sex for nearly a year and a half of […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Can Zoloft Affect My Sex Drive?

photo by Nathan Csonka 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, Can Zoloft affect my sex drive? I never feel intimate anymore, and it’s […]

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Dear Dr. Joe: Can Pre-Ejaculate Get a Woman Pregnant?

photo by rightee Once a month, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, answers your questions on male sexual health. To ask him your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, Can pre-ejaculate get a woman pregnant? — Leaky Dear Leaky, Pre-ejaculate, or “pre-cum,” as it is commonly known, is the predominantly clear fluid that […]