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Dear Dr. Vanessa, Did My Girlfriend Give Me Herpes?

photo via Flickr 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 on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I’ve been with my current partner for six months, and I just got […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Is a Post-Toothpaste Tingly Oral Session Safe?

photo by sahxic 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, Lately my manpanion has been going down on me at night following teethbrushing. Needless to […]

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Dear Dr. Joe, Can You Break Your Penis During Sex?

photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, tackles questions about male sexuality here on EMandLO.com. To ask Dr. Joe your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, I’ve heard a penis can be broken during sex. How does it happen and what does it entail? And is it then […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: I Achieve Hands-Free Orgasms When I Have to Pee

photo via beautifulagony.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 every two weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I’m almost 30 and recently experienced my first orgasm with external stimulation (a vibrator). By […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, My Boyfriend Cries “Cheater!” on the Days I Feel “Looser”

photo via Flickr 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 on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, My boyfriend gets upset that sometimes my vagina is looser than other times. […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: How Long Will It Take to Cleanse My Scent?

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’ve read your post ”Why Does My Vagina Taste Bitter Sometimes?” Okay, so I […]

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Dear Dr. Joe, What’s Up with Adult Circumcision?

photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, tackles questions about male sexuality here on EMandLO.com. To ask Dr. Joe your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, What’s the deal with adult circumcision? Is it crazy painful? What’s the recovery like? Can a guy expect sensitivity to be reduced? […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Can You Get Pregnant Without Intercourse?

photo by Marina(im.back) 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, Can you get pregnant without having actual intercourse? And if so, how? — Curious Georgina […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: All My Special Places Are Too Tender!

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, Recently, all my special places have become so tender. My boyfriend can’t touch my nipples […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, What Can I Do About Hairy Areolas?

photo via Flickr 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 areolas are hairy — what can I do?! — Sasquatch Dear S, In […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Help, Menopause Sucks!

photo by me_and_the_sysop 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 need menopause help, this time of my life sucks! I have no urges, no […]

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Dear Dr. Joe, When Should A Man See a Urologist?

photo via Flickr This week, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, tackles questions about male sexuality. To ask Dr. Joe your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, At what age should a man start seeing a urologist? And how often? Only when problems arise? Or regularly, the way that a woman sees a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, Is There a Pill That Won’t Make Me Moody or Pudgy?

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, The last time I tried going on the Pill, it made me crazy (depressed, overly emotional, etc). […]

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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. […]