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 ejaculated with my clothes on while my girlfriend was on top. Can she get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I ejaculated in my pants when my girlfriend was straddling me and sitting on my crotch area. As soon as I did, she got off. I had boxers and pants on, and there was a little stain from the semen on my pants. There was no penetration. Should I be concerned about potential pregnancies?  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have read your query, and there is no chance of pregnancy in your case because sperm can not travel and survive on clothes. Semen in its liquid form travels through clothes, but it also dries out when it comes in contact with air. Spe...  Read Full »

Can I stop my precum leak by wearing tight underwear?

Query: Hi, I am worried that my precum may leak when I wear pants without underwear and make someone pregnant. So I wear really tight underwear, and it makes me very uncomfortable. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. No need to worry. The sperms can not travel through different layers of clothes and make someone pregnant. So you must wear proper clothes from now on and need not worry. The pre-ejaculatory fluid (PEF) or precum is a nor...  Read Full »

Will a traumatic testicular dislocation affect the fertility of my brother?

Query: Hi doctor, My older brother suffered a traumatic testicular dislocation. What is the best way he can sleep comfortably? What is the estimated recovery time? Will it affect his fertility? He had a scrotal hematocele from another testicular trauma, so I am worried about him. He also had a incarcerat...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There should not be any problem with the testis due to scrotal hematocele, as it was treated. He can sleep in any comfortable position as he likes. Just tell him to avoid lifting heavy weights and exercising for three weeks. Thanks. For more information consult a ur...  Read Full »

Will the toxins from cigarettes be passed on to partners during sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am really concerned to let a 50 year old guy who smokes cigarettes and marijuana, and drinks every day be sexually intimate with me. He touches me, pokes me with his hands and fingers, puts his tongue in my mouth, ejaculates over me on my skin, etc. If he does all these to me, could h...  Read Full »

Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern.  Cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, including nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide, as well as formaldehyde, ammonia, hydrogen cyanide, arsenic, and DDT. There is a chance of transmission of these toxins to you ...  Read Full »

My right testicle moves up towards the groin after masturbating. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old male, unmarried. I want to ask a question regarding testicles. A couple of days back, I noticed my right testicle is rising a bit closer to the groin when I masturbate and ejaculate, but it comes back to the scrotum after a few seconds. I do not feel any pain. But I wo...  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The movement is not considered abnormal as one testicle is smaller than the other usually. You feel the testicle moving up into the groin and then coming back to normal after some time. It can be a hernia, and to confirm that, yo...  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-...  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 3 inches in the vagina; that is, only the front portion of the...  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 cou...  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 ...  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 »

How to protect myself from STD?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 33 year old unmarried, healthy male. I have a steady girlfriend with whom I have sex regularly, as well as casual one night stands with other girls. I always practise safe sex, i.e, a) always use a condom b) never have uncovered oral sex (c) never have anal sex (d) always keep ...  Read Full »

Dr. Amit Arora

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I appreciate that you are very much conscious and alert while having sex and take all preventive measures. 1. Kissing can spread some diseases only if the other partner is infected .These diseases spread through saliva . There are so many diseases which spread through ...  Read Full »

Will masturbation affect general health?

Query: Hello doctor, I used to masturbate daily. Will it affect my general health? Am I able to have sex with my partner in future? What should I take for improvement?  Read Full »

Dr. Velusamy M.p

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, please relax. Any amount of masturbation will not cause any health issue. Semen production is a normal physiological process for any adult. Any adult who had not had sex once or who does not masturbate will have nocturnal ejaculation (wet dreams) when sleepi...  Read Full »

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