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Tag Archive | "Pain"

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

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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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 [...]

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Love Hurts — But Sometimes Sex Hurts More

Friday, March 25, 2011

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photo by Janine For the past few weeks we’ve been talking about sex that hurts — and not in a heartache kind of way. Two weeks ago we published an excerpt from When Sex Hurts: A Woman’s Guide to Banishing Sexual Pain. Then last week we published a¬†basic overview of the causes of painful sex. [...]

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Why Sex Hurts — And We Don’t Mean Heartbreak

Thursday, March 17, 2011

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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 Em & Lo: My Boyfriend Is Too Big for Me

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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Dear Em & Lo, My current guy and I get along great, but we may not be sexually compatible. He has a really thick penis (think large cucumber), and I seem to be too small! We have not had successful intercourse because it hurts me way too much. Have you ever heard of this problem [...]

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When Sex Hurts — And We Don’t Mean Heartbreak

Friday, March 11, 2011

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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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Your Call: How to Make Role-Playing Less Renn Fair?

Friday, February 25, 2011

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photo by h.koppdelaney We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below: Dear Em & [...]

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Wise Guys – Is Painful Sex an Issue for Some Guys (Like It Is for Some Gals)?

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “Considering all the questions the doctors on this site get about women experiencing painful intercourse, I was wondering: do guys ever experience pain during sex?” Straight Single Guy (Max): While the good normally outweighs the bad, I would say that yes, sex [...]

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Dr. Kate’s Female Sexual Dysfunction Series: PAIN PROBLEMS (Pt 5 of 5)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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All this month Dr. Kate, an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City, is dedicating her column on EMandLO.com to the topic female sexual dysfunction, since that’s what she seems to get the most inquiries about. Click here for all the installments of her five part series being published every [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I Like Doggy in Theory, But Not in Practice

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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photo by Frank H Dear Em & Lo, I’ve always found “doggy style” sex to be naughty and hot visually. A lot of my fantasies include my boyfriend and I having sex in this position. However, when we actually try “from behind” tactics, I feel like I have to pee. I think this might be [...]

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

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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photo by Helga_Weber Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ 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 [...]

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