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Lubrication is done in procedures like vaginal or rectal examinations to reduce the discomfort caused to patients. Lubricants are also used in women who have painful intercourse due to a dry vagina by relieving dryness and enhancing sexual pleasure.

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Why is my 4 month old baby not passing stools?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby is 4 months old and is vomiting in between while having breast milk. His belly is not much hard, but there is more swelling when compared to the breastfeeding days. He has been switched to formula feed from Sunday night and till now he has not passed stools. I am worried about thi...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit R. Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is common to have a decrease in stool frequency or constipation after switching from breast milk to formula feed. As long as your child is feeding well, passing gas from below, has no vomiting and has a soft belly, there is nothing to worry about. It is normal to pa...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a remedy for pain during intercourse and the best days for conceiving.

Query: Hello doctor, My husband aged 31 and I aged 25 have been married for eight months. We are trying for a baby but unable to as there is pain during intercourse. Both of us are not able to be aroused completely and hence we tire easily. What types of food can be taken? Can you suggest the best time for...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Use a lubricant jelly so that you will not have pain during intercourse. Day 12 to 24 is the fertile period. There are chances of you getting pregnant as there is ovulation happening during this period. I suggest you get started with 1) Folic acid supplements. (Consul...  Read Full »

I am using IUD. Is it normal to get thicker vaginal fluid during intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had the Mirena IUD for about a year now. Recently I found my vaginal opening is getting rather tight and small. There is no pain or odor. Because of this, my partner feels difficult to have sex. This went on for almost two months now. When we did finally, my fluids were clear with ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I do not see any reason for you to worry. Mirena is an IUD (intrauterine device), and it releases hormone progesterone for over the years. This hormone makes the inner lining of uterus thin and also the secretion thicker, whiter without odor or any other symptoms. A...  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 »

My penis got bent during rough masturbation. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, Two months ago, I got my penis bent during rough masturbation. It is still bent a bit at the head and the shaft. During sex, I feel something is wrong. I also feel that my penis has become more flaccid and swollen. It feels a little bit larger and very soft. All these problems started ...  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I appreciate that you have come up with the issue before wasting money, as many people do. Also, you have described your problem very clearly. I have seen the attached photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is not a penile fracture from the history ...  Read Full »

Can masturbation cause a wrinkle on the glans penis?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few months, I have noticed a horizontal wrinkle on my glans penis all over and the glans is not as pink as before but slightly dark and blackish. I am worried that frequent dry masturbation is the reason behind the wrinkle. There is no blood, pain or discharge from it. The...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hello, Welcome to However, we would be able to give you better suggestions if you could upload appropriate images of the lesions you have described. Kindly mention if you are a diabetic or not. If you have had any sexual exposure, kindly furnish details regarding it such as the use of a...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to insert my penis into the vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-male with a weight of 165 punds and a height 5 feet 7 inches. I recently got married. My wife is 28 years old. We had no relationships before. We are not able to have an intercourse. I get an erection but I am unable to penetrate her. I do not know whether erection is no...  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you take tablet Dejac-T (Tadalafil and Dapoxetine) one tablet one hour before intercourse. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicines with their consent. Also, apply KY jelly (water, glycerin, Hydroxyethycellulose, Chlorh...  Read Full »

Burning Sensation in Vagina After Sex

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently pregnant and still used to have sex with my husband. After sex, there is a burning sensation in my vagina that last for minutes to hours. The thing is, it only happens after he ejaculates inside me. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for choosing this platform. There is a possibility that due to inadequate lubrication there occurs local vaginal abrasions. After ejaculation the abrasions in vagina start burning and itching till you clean yourself up.   Read Full »

Is there any topical medicine for easy penetration into vagina?

Query: Hi doctor,I am just newly married. I want to know if, is it enough to send the sperm at the entrance of the vagina or if should I penetrate long deep into the vagina and release the sperm to make my wife pregnant? Please guide us on which approach is easy as well as to make sure she would be pregnan...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sperms have to enter deep into the vagina for pregnancy to happen. Initially, during intercourse for newlyweds, full penetration might be difficult to achieve. You just need to increase the duration of foreplay to increase lubrication and make penetration easy. If st...  Read Full »

We married a month back but could not get intimate due to a lack of sexual knowledge. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years, and my husband is 29 years old. One month before we got married. We did not have proper knowledge of intimation, so on our first night, we did foreplay, but when he tried to insert his penis, he did not know where to and how to insert it. Later he tried fingering, and I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is normal and happens with a lot of couples who are new to intercourse. He is losing the erection because of a loss of confidence when he tries to insert. To make an erection smooth, you should follow a few points: Spend more time in foreplay. Do not try to go fo...  Read Full »

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