Sexual Intercourse

Sexually intercourse is also known as coitus or copulation. It usually refers to the insertion of the erect penis into the vagina for the purpose of sexual pleasure and reproduction. It may also refer to oral or anal sex, not involving a vagina in that case.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

My period is not regular and I had intercourse. What should I do to get the period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20-years-old with 5’2 height and 65 kgs weight. I had sexual intercourse with my fiance a few days back, and I was active even before that. I did not have my periods last month, and this is going to be the second month if periods do not come. I have tested lots of times, an...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your message. If the pregnancy test is negative, then it is unlikely that you are pregnant. But to be double sure kindly do blood test beta hCG. It will give you confirm to report about pregnancy. Next thing if it comes out to be negative, then you can take...  Read Full »

I am not able to penetrate my wife. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I are unable to have intercourse as it is the first time for both of us. We recently got married and when we tried, we failed to do it as it was very painful for my wife. It has been one month and we failed every time. Also, we applied KY Jelly as a lubricant, but it did n...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is quite normal to have such difficulties while having coitus with an intact hymen. It is a painful condition for both partners, and an unsuccessful attempt further adds to the stress. For satisfactory coitus try the following:  Before coitus calm your partner by ...  Read Full »

Can herpes infection change into gonorrhea?

Query: Hello doctor,I recently was tested during my last gynecologist appointment that I was positive for gonorrhea and have since got treated. Now I have realized that my previous sexual partner gave me gonorrhea. He had herpes 1 and did not test positive for gonorrhea. My sexual partner before that have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shanza Ikram

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case. First, you need to understand that any infection is transmitted as it is. No infection can be transferred as another infection. So answer to your first question is no it is not possible for herpes 1 infection to be transferred as gonorr...  Read Full »

Do steroids make you more sexually active?

Query: Hi doctor, What is the effect of sex for an athlete? Does sex cause any bad side effects while taking steroids? Because it is said that having sex is not good while taking a steroid cycle as if it will decrease the gains from the steroid. What is the effect of sex on the body generally?  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sex has no ill effect on your body. It is one kind of exercise and stress reliever. It releases endorphins and oxytocin in your body which reduces stress, boosts immunity, relieves pain and enhances mood. Sex increases heart rate, blood pressure, etc., and you might feel...  Read Full »

Please suggest ayurvedic medicine for premature ejaculation.

Query: Hello doctor, How to overcome premature ejaculation? Can I use any kind of ayurvedic spray during intercourse?   Read Full »


Dr. Omendra Pal Singh

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best medicine for premature ejaculation is regular intercourse with a shortened period of foreplay. Also, avoid long gaps between coitus (sexual intercourse). We never suggest any type of spray, lotion or oil application during intercourse because it might harm ...  Read Full »

Can lymph node swelling below ear after sex be due to STD?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with a friend and have a swelling on my lymph node under my ear when asked he said he has genital herpes. I wanted to be sure if I have any sort of STD. Please tell me what are the tests I have to go through to be sure.  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, the blood test for herpes becomes positive only after 2 to 3 weeks because antibodies in the body take time to give you positive results otherwise false-negative results can occur (antibodies test for HSV1 and HSV2). Herpes infections can be diagnosed by lookin...  Read Full »

Can sex on the fourth day of periods result in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex on the 4th day of periods and took i-pill after 69th hour. Is there any chance to get pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are no chances of pregnancy as you had sex on the 4th day of your cycle and you were in your safe period when ovulation would not have taken place and hence no chances of conception or fertilization. Moreover you have taken an i-pill as well within 72 ho...  Read Full »

I do not last long during sex. Can frequent masturbation or sex cause this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old with a weight of 96 kg. I have been participating in sex from the last year. It is happening frequently and when I am alone, I am now masturbating almost daily even for once and I finish so early. I cannot last long. Is that anything to do with masturbating or freque...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The excess masturbation has shown relation to premature ejaculation. So it is advisable to restrict masturbation frequency two to three times a week. It is also important to learn when to slow down stimulation by distraction technique to prevent early ejaculation. Ma...  Read Full »

Why does my penis not get erect fully during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. My penis does not get fully erect at the time of intercourse. It remains in semi-erect state. I have desire for sex, but I am able to insert just one third of my penis after several tries. After marriage I have had intercourse only two times, before that I have not ...  Read Full »


Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had a complaint of erectile dysfunction, known as impotence. Characterized by inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. You have to use Cydonia Vulgaris Mother Tincture daily 10 drops with cup of water three times. Masturbatio...  Read Full »

Why do I have brown discharge after sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently had unprotected sex with a guy twice in an interval of three days. After the first time, there was a lot of pain, but had a regular whitish discharge. Second time, I started having this brownish or yellowish discharge and I have taken the photo of the discharge. I am not sure w...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The brownish discharge seems to be due to rupture of your hymen. Generally, if you have sex for the first time in case of a virgin, then the hymen gets partly withered or at times does not. However, during repeated acts of intercourse, there are fair enough chances that...  Read Full »

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