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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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Is there a chance of getting pregnant by foreplay even after taking the Plan-B pill?

Query: Hello doctor, About three weeks ago, my boyfriend and I were in the shower. He touched his semen. We waited a few seconds then he touched my vagina. He said he washed his hands before he touched me, but I was not sure, so I took Plan-B the first chance I could, and that was about 27 hours later. I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to The chances of you being pregnant from non-penetrative foreplay are very low. Also, emergency contraceptive causes hormonal imbalance and causes side effects like cramping, bloating, irregular spotting and delayed period. So what your experiencing is a side effec...  Read Full »

Why do I get attracted to both men and women?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male, who weighs 165 pounds and I am 5.7 feet tall. I got married two years back, and my wife is three years younger to me. She comes from a very simple family, and she has had no relationship before we got married. She is also the first woman in my life, and both of...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubham Mehta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and understood your concerns. Firstly, if you feel attracted towards men and women both, it is just your sexual orientation. It is not a disorder. The more you will try to get rid of these feelings, the more they will disturb you. Secondl...  Read Full »

I am stressed due to the inability to maintain an erection. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 years old. I have been married for four years now and have a 2.5 year old kid. The problem is that I hardly ever feel to have sex with my wife. I started noticing this issue after a couple of weeks into the marriage. I get an erection at the initial stage, but cannot sustain the e...  Read Full »

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It can be considered as selective anoragasmia. Here the more important part that only with your wife you do not have feelings for intimation during intercourse or difficulty in sustaining erections, while you have good erections while watching porn and masturbation. I wo...  Read Full »

Can fingering after touching the penis tip cause pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I and my fiancee were doing foreplay and I touched my penis and then fingered her (my hands were slightly wet) but I touched only penis skin, not tip and did not ejaculate at that time. Then I ejaculated on her butt and then I wiped off the sperm with a towel. Is there a chance of preg...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, your apprehension and concern are completely understandable. But the fact that you both were involved in sex after two days post her menses had stopped simply puts her in her safe period when chances of pregnancy are minimal as ovulation had not taken pl...  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 can still do the urine pregnancy test to comfort her curiosity. Thank you.  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 time in...  Read Full »

Can excess masturbation be the reason for not feeling anything during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 years old female, and I would like to get advice on my health problems. I started masturbating when I was 12 years old, and I stopped it at the age of 18. That time, I never used to penetration. The only thing that I did was to rub my clitoris until I orgasm. The first time I...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please do not panic. 1. First is to reduce the frequency of contacts. Too much of indulgence wastes the substances of reproductive fire, which are made after final metabolism of nutrition. 2. Take very good diet of vegetable, raw fruits, and nuts. Adopt good regime of ex...  Read Full »

Can HIV spread through touching your penis after fingering a lady?

Query: Hi doctor, I had been to a massage parlor. I fingered the lady, touched my penis with the same hand, she too touched my penis (I did not cum). Also, I sucked her breasts. Am I at risk of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)?  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder K. Sachdeva

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is very unlikely from your description.   Read Full »

I was involved in foreplay with my girlfriend, and her periods are delayed by two months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I met my girlfriend last year in December. We did not have intercourse but moved intimately and had a foreplay activity. She continuously had regular periods for three months, but for the past two months, she had missing periods. Can you please suggest the reason behind it?Thank you, do...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. As there was no intercourse, chances of getting pregnant are nil. Regular menstrual cycles for three months indicate no chance of pregnancy. I advise you to get the following tests done to rule out any pa...  Read Full »

How to handle midplane anteverted uterus?

Query: Hi doctor, My gynecologist told me that I have a midplane anteverted uterus. I recently became sexually active and it is uncomfortable with deep thrusting. My doctor said I do not have any other infections or problems. What is the best way to handle this? Which kinds of positions would suit better? ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The midplane anteverted uterus is normal position and not a cause for your discomfort. Initial few sexual encounters can produce discomfort or pain and there is no reason to worry about it. There is no need to try special position during sex to reduce discomfort, as ther...  Read Full »

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