Gynecology
Dear Dr. Kate: Can I Ask My Gyno for Sex Advice?

photo by solcookie 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, Are most gynecologists willing to talk about sex in fairly graphic detail — is it […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Can I Get Pregnant During My Period?

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, Can I get pregnant if I have unprotected sex during my period? I’ve heard that you can, but […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Can I Get Addicted to My Vibrator?

photo by James_Cridland 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 use my vibrator pretty much every night, and the vibrations are incredibly intense (it’s […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Does My Gyno Care If I Shave?

photo by Eljay 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 few weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Do gynecologists care whether or not your pubic hair is trimmed or au natural? I’m […]

Turns Out There IS Such a Thing as Too Many Orgasms

photos via BeautifulAgony.com When we first saw the headlines this past week about a woman who has 300 orgasms a day finally meeting the man of her dreams — i.e. a man who could keep up with her libido — we assumed the story would be about Marrena Lindberg, whom we interviewed last year for […]

Dear Dr. Kate: I’m SO Confused About HPV!

photo by db*photography An anonymous poster on our site — calling themselves “medical knowledge” — recently wrote the following in response to an edition of our advice column about HPV. So we asked our own Dr. Kate — of Gynotalk.com — to clear things up, as it were. First, the anonymous comment: 80% of sexually […]

Dear Em & Lo: How Can I Smell and Taste Better Down There?

photo by longhorndave Dear Em & Lo, My husband and I have been been sexually active with one another for five years.  I’ve been smoking cigarettes for four years. I slowed down dramatically when I got pregnant in 2007 (from needing my own pack to two cigarettes a day or none at all). My husband […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Sex Hurts at First

photo by doug88888 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’ve been with my boyfriend for a year now and we tried having sex. For […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Do I Have to Tell My Partner I Have HPV?

photo by Edgar Zessinthal 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. Hi Dr. Kate, Sadly, I went to my annual OB-GYN appointment 2 weeks ago and was told […]