Dr. Vanessa
Dear Dr. Vanessa: Is There a Morning-After Pill for STDs?

photo by Janine 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 know that women can use emergency contraception to protect themselves from pregnancy after […]

Dear Dr. Vanessa: Can My Gyno Tell If I've Had Sex?

photo by solcookie Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® Federation of America, answers your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I’m going to have my first pelvic exam. Can a doctor tell if you’ve had sexual […]

Dear Dr. Vanessa: Why Am I Sore After Sex?

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, Lately after my boyfriend and I are done having sex, I swell up down […]

Dear Dr. Vanessa, My GF Has Genital Herpes – What Are My Risks?

photo by Gabriel Delgado 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, My girlfriend has HSV 1 (herpes simplex virus 1) genitally but hasn’t had […]

Dear Dr. Vanessa, How Can I Make First-Time Sex Less Painful?

photo by Morning_theft 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 am a 34-year-old female virgin. There were times with one ex when I thought I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]