The act of physical and emotional intimacy which precedes sexual intercourse is called foreplay. It may arouse both the partners in anticipation of sexual activity.

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Why do I feel pain and burning sensation during sexual intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I feel pain and burning sensation during sexual intercourse. I can allow only 5 cm of penetration and it becomes more painful with pressure. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. A lot of females suffer such problems during sexual intercourse. Have you used some lubricants during sexual intercourse? Use of water based lubricants like K-Y jelly helps to smoothen the penetration and thus reduces pain. If th...  Read Full »

My penis is not becoming hard enough to have sexual intercourse. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I recently got married but when I started having sex with my wife, I started noticing that my penis is not becoming hard enough to have sexual intercourse. Also, sexual arousal is also not happening. I believe I am suffering from erectile dysfunction. Kindly advice what I should do.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction can occur because of many factors like diabetes, hypertension, thyroid disorder and also due to stress and psychological problems. So, visit a nearby psychiatrist to find the exact cause and then act accordingly. If there is no physical or medical...  Read Full »

My fiancee has low sex drive. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,My 29 year old fiancee has very less sex drive. Please suggest a remedy.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. There are many causes of a low sexual drive. Let me mention few important causes: Compatibility problems:- Compatibility problems are one of the most important factors. A couple in a happy relationship does not usually get libido-relate...  Read Full »

I have pain during intercourse. How to solve this problem and get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 and my husband is 31. We got married eight months ago. We are trying for a baby. I have pain during intercourse. Can you suggest the best time for trying? I am not getting aroused. Can you suggest how I can? What types of food do we have to eat in order to conceive?  Read Full »

Dr. Deepika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can have any type of food. It has been only eight months. So, first of all, do not take so much stress that you have to conceive. Intercourse is painful because you do not enjoy the moment. Your mind remains preoccupied with pregnancy planning. Spend some ti...  Read Full »

My girlfriend had her periods after the sexual act. Can she still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend and I had sex. We only indulged in foreplay we did not have any intercourse. I tried to penetrate her but it was getting painful for her. We only did fingering and rubbing of the genitals and I did not put sperms inside her. I have no idea whether there has been precum ins...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You had this sexual act just nine days before her periods. So, pregnancy is ruled out. She still can do the urine pregnancy test to comfort her curiosity. Thank you.  Read Full »

My sex duration is only ten seconds, and I would like to improve it. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a sex-related problem. My sex timing is only ten seconds. It is a big problem I am facing. My girlfriend says my timing is very low, and I do not satisfy her. Please help me, doctor. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to I can understand your concern. There are many reasons for premature ejaculation. • Stressful work like night duties and twenty-four-hour jobs. • Diabetes, hypertension, and thyroid issue affects premature ejaculation. Keeping your blood sugar, blood pressure...  Read Full »

We were rubbing genitals using condoms, and there was no ejaculation. Is there any chance for me to get pregnant from this?

Query: Hi doctor,Does rubbing genitals together while using a condom and no ejaculation cause pregnancy? My period is late for a day, so I am worried about the thought I could be pregnant. Every month before my period starts, I usually have tender breasts, but I do not have them this month. What does this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. If there was a condom involved during rubbing, there is no need to worry about pregnancy. Your symptoms can be due to, • It can be due to infection. If the white discharge is seen, I suggest you take (consult with a specialist doctor, ...  Read Full »

My partner and I were rubbing genitals without protection and penetration. Can it get me pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,My partner and I were rubbing genitals without any protection and penetration and ejaculation of semen. I am not sure if precum is present. I have been experiencing severe temple headaches with dizziness and vomiting for the last two to three weeks. Sometimes I experience cramps and spotti...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi,Welcome to is no chance of getting pregnant as there was no unprotected vaginal Intercourse, no deposition of semen, and precum deep in the vagina. Delay in periods may be due to some hormone disturbance due to stress or other factors. As your periods are irregular, hormone dist...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for my reduced vaginal lubrication and dischrge during sexual acvtivity?

Query: Hello doctor,I have discharge problems from last year, and I do not get wet. I am in a relationship and have problems related to lubrication. Please guide me about this serious problem.  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand that foreplay is most important for proper arousal and becoming wet. If sex becomes mechanical, you will not become wet. There should be proper communication between the sexual partners. For example, partners should freely ask each other about their likes ...  Read Full »

Why does my wife does not lubricate well during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old male, who is married from the last 14 months. My wife did not have prior sex education. She does not get lubricated during sex at all. So, we are unable to have sexual intercourse. She gets severe pain if I try to stimulate her with my fingers. However, she is comf...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The issue seems to be anxiety. Both your reports are normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). However, get both of your blood prolactin tested. If she cannot tolerate your finger but is comfortable with the penis, ensure your fingernails are not hurtin...  Read Full »

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