Sexual Health

The physical, mental, and social well-being of one's sexuality comes under sexual health. It includes prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and dysfunction, and education about safe sex.

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I had protected sex with a sex worker, and my condom broke. Are there chances that I have a sexually transmitted disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I had protected sex with a sex worker, but the condom was broken, and I came to know only after ejaculation. I was on PEP, and post completing the course, all the tests for STDs were negative after 31 days of exposure. After 55 days, I got one red pimple (no itching or burning) on my peni...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Having gone through the history provided from your end, the chances of acquiring a sexually transmitted disease or sexually transmitted infection, especially since the STI (sexually transmitted infection) panel tests showed negative repeatedly, would be less. As you men...  Read Full »

I am facing a premature ejaculation problem. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am facing a premature ejaculation problem. I am not under stress or depression. Also, I had a urinary tract infection three years ago. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I suggest you get a urine analysis done. Go for a urine routine and microscopy test. This shall rule out the infection. Urinary tract infection is not a reason for premature ejaculation. If you are not married and are not regular in sex, premature ejaculation could ...  Read Full »

Why is the opening of my penis not at the tip?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old, and I have an embarrassing problem with my penis. The opening of my penis, from where the urine comes out is not at the tip, and it is slightly lower. I am still a virgin. Will it be a problem for my sex life? Is it a major problem?  Read Full »

Dr. Choudhary Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Good that you have come out with your issue. This is called hypospadias. But from your description, it appears subcoronal, that is, it is not very severe, as you can manage your stream. Kindly share a picture of your erect penis from the side and below, to see the...  Read Full »

Why is there difficulty while having sex for the first time?

Query: Hello doctor, I did not have sex before, but I have been fingering and I never felt comfortable. I tried having sex in the past but it never went in and I am not sure if it is my anxiety not letting me. One partner described it when he tried fingering me that it was like a wall and was not letting i...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The wall is the hymen which is not letting you have sex. It is a thin delicate membrane. With proper penetration and intercourse, it will rupture. There is nothing to worry about and you can have sex. Just see that you have proper lubrication and secretions. However, i...  Read Full »

Why do I lack completeness and pleasure during an orgasm?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 43 years old. All my sexual functions are fine except the pleasure. Sex drive is good. Erection and everything else is fine. No issue with the quantity as well. There are not any STDs, and I have been monogamous forever. However, the pleasure during orgasm has reduced over the last f...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is good to know that your erectile function is normal, and I suggest you have your serum testosterone level done. It is a blood test. In addition, psychological status also can affect your mood and orgasm, mainly stress. To reduce the stress,...  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 »

Why do I have trouble in getting an orgasm?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been unable to achieve an orgasm lately. It started disappearing midway during sex with my husband. Now I just cannot get one at all. I have not been able to self-pleasure in years, and I have never been able to get an orgasm via oral sex. I have always had great sex with my hus...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are probably suffering from female orgasmic disorder (FOD). Substance use can cause FOD. Certain medical conditions can also result in female sexual dysfunctions. Kindly get a blood panel done to rule out an organic cause. I suggest: Follicl...  Read Full »

Does the length and width of the penis play an essential role in female pleasure during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a virgin and will be married soon. I wanted to be at my best for my future wife. I have an average-sized penis (5 inches erect, 3.5 - 4 inches girth). I was attempting traction devices to improve my endowment. However, I stumbled across articles by women about preferring average-s...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I studied your problem carefully. You have to understand one crucial aspect of the vagina. It is like an elastic, which can stretch depending on the length and width of the penis. There are nerves only upto three inches in the vagina; that is, only the front portion of th...  Read Full »

Is it safe to have anal sex?

Query: Hello doctor,There is slight bleeding after anal sex. I had a drop-by-drop bleeding the next morning after passing stool.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have had mild trauma due to penetration in the anal sphincter which is causing bleeding. You will need to follow few steps: Sitz bath which means, putting three tablespoons of common salt in a small tub of lukewarm water and placing your butt in it for 10 minu...  Read Full »

Why do I get attracted to both men and women?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male, who weighs 75 kg 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 u...  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. ...  Read Full »

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