Adolescent Sexuality

The stage of development where adolescents (individuals between 10 and 24 years) experience and explore sexual feelings is called adolescent sexuality. Depending on the cultural norms, adolescents express their sexuality by masturbating, kissing, or having a sexual partner.

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Are sexual fantasies common in young men and women?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a young woman, and I have a question concerning sexual fantasies. I have always been sexually open, and I was never ashamed of any of my fantasies during self-pleasure. Even when I had a pretty weird fantasy like cheating or having sex with an older man, I was never concerned ab...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sexual fantasies are common in young men and women. There is nothing unusual about it. Some are open about it, and others are not so open. Fantasies are random thoughts in nature. When you had random fantasies about older men, thought about your mother was also random. ...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get pregnant with non-penetrative sex?

Query: Hello doctor, Three months ago, I had intimate contact with a boy and I was dry humping him on top. I felt his penis inside me, but I stopped immediately. Our clothes were on the entire time. I got my period in that month and the next. But, I am late for this month by 13 days. I have taken multiple...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. You had sex, although non-penetrative three months ago, followed by two periods. So, the possibility of pregnancy due to this encounter is nil, which means that you cannot be pregnant because of that episode. The pregnancy kit test is to be ob...  Read Full »

How many times a day can you masturbate?

Query: Hello doctor, How many times can I masturbate a day? I am a 14 year old boy going through puberty and hence such doubts.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is one of its kind and the most interesting question that I have come across. It is good to see that how an adolescent can be so inquisitive about his sexual development. In males, sexual maturity begins to appear during puberty that is, by the age of 13-14 years. H...  Read Full »

Why has menstruation not started in my teenage daughter?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a daughter whose age is 15 years. She has not started menstruation. I want to know the reasons, please.  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Usually, girls start menstruating by the age of 15. If there are still no signs of menstruation then it is possible that she might be suffering from congenital gynecological malformation. There could be many reasons for that. It could be due to a thick membrane...  Read Full »

I have taken an I-pill on day-2 of my period. When can I expect my next period?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my last period on the 16th of the previous month. On the 17th, my boyfriend and I were physical. We did not have penetrative sex, but there was semen around my vagina. Should I be worried about getting pregnant? And, on 19th (within 43 hours), I took an I-pill as I was scared. Sinc...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is absolutely no chance of pregnancy if the sexual act was done on day 2 of the periods. So, there is nothing to worry. Regards. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online -->  Read Full »

I have a red rash with small red dots on my penis. Can it be an STD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a red rash with small red dots on my penis. My previous partner cheated on me one year ago. Tonight, I made out with a girl. Both of us were dressed. There was a lot of rubbing. There is no itchiness or pain when I pee. Can it be an STD from my ex a year ago which was my last u...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns about the possibility of an STD (sexually transmitted disease). First of all, I would like to inform you that most of the rash-causing STDs have an incubation period of six months or less and there is a good possibi...  Read Full »

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