Dr. Kate
Dear Dr. Kate: When In Her Cycle Does a Woman Smell the Sweetest?

photo by Tambako The Jaguar 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, I was wondering if, right after your period, your vagina would go back […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Is It Normal to Bleed After Intense Manual Sex?

photo by stepheye 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 husband sometimes likes to make me “squirt” (the female equivalent of ejaculation). He does […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Intercourse and Tampons Both Hurt Me

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 every two weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, After several unsuccessful attempts at having intercourse (due to pain), I talked to my doctor. […]

Dear Dr. Kate: When Should I Tell a Partner About Oral Herpes?

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 here every two weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I am a woman with oral herpes. Is this something I should tell new partners […]

Dear Dr. Kate, Is There Such a Thing as Vaginal Perfume Drops?

photo by longhorndave 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 girlfriend’s vaginal fluids sometimes smell and taste funny (not a good funny). I read […]

Dear Dr. Kate: I Can’t Orgasm, What’s Wrong With Me?

photo by Janine 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, I’m beginning to wonder if I’m unable to have an orgasm. I’ve been sexual with […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Did Douching Give Me a Yeast Infection?

photo by Helga_Weber 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, A couple of weeks ago I douched after my period ended. A couple of days […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Is This Urine or Female Ejaculate?

photo of Old Faithful by Chuck Martin 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, I am wondering if it is possible for a woman to […]

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 […]

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 […]