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.

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There are small pimples on penis. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old boy. My penis foreskin when pulled I see a lot of small very tiny pimple like formations. It is only present on the left part of my foreskin. It does not cause any irritation but it looks wierd and I am worried. Please help me with a solution.  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the review of your photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems like a viral skin infection mollusca contagiosa skin contamination mollusca contagiosa. Usually such infections over genitals in adults is acquired from sexual intercourse....  Read Full »

Is it normal to enjoy masturbation more than being with your partner?

Query: Hi, Im a 20y/o female, with average health. I've always been afraid to ask about sex whether with my gyn or my doctors. I'm not always sexually active, but when i am with my partner, I don't feel anything vaginally during intercourse, during foreplay I feel some but not much. However, when mastur...  Read Full »


Dr. Aamir Muhamed

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Feeling satisfied in intercourse depends on a number of factors - Sexual desire (spontaneous sexual interest including sexual thoughts, erotic fantasies, and daydreams.etc.). Psychological issues. Relationship issues. Another important point is that during masturbation you are aware of the...  Read Full »

Why do I feel itchy over my face, neck, chest and arms after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, My whole body gets itchy after sex. Earlier it used to be random, but now it is almost every time. My face, neck, chest, legs, even hands, and arms are involved. I am 29 years old.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your statement, you are suffering from allergy just after sex. You did not mention here whether your partner uses condoms or not. You may be allergic to the condoms or any added ingredient like spermicide that you or your partner used. Although it is pos...  Read Full »

Why does my virgin girlfriend have severe pain after first sexual intercourse?

Query: Heey hoping you are doing okay dr. My virgin girlfriend and I had our first intercourse two days ago now and she started experiencing pains.. Severe pains she has to lie down on the floor to ease.. When i asked her she says it is more than her menses pain.. What could be the problem...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, We are doing fine,thank you, hope all of you are also doing good. When a lady's hymen ruptures, that is after first sexual exposure, there will be few tears in & around the external genitalia & also the vaginal wall. These will be the point of entry of minor infections already present i...  Read Full »

Had sex during periods. Can this lead to HIV infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. My height is 5'11" and weight is 100 kg. I had a condom on and I did not know that she was on her period. As there was blood on the condom, I removed it and had a new one. We had sexual intercourse again and again until she was bleeding badly. As far as I remember, the...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HIV does not get spread through such acts. In case there was any tear in the condom, the blood can seep through and put you at risk. There is a risk in such exposure and it may range from 0.03 % to 0.5 %. PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) if started within 72 hours, then ...  Read Full »

I can only partially retract my foreskin when erect. Can I get my wife pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I can retract my foreskin of penis in flaccid state, but when erect I cannot pull it back. Only 25% of glans will be seen when I pull it in erect state. What is the treatment for this? Will surgery or medicine or stretching exercises be effective? Also, can I make my wife pregnant with...  Read Full »


Dr. Pankaj Mittal

Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The problem you have mentioned is quite a normal phenomenon and not a problem. Most of them cannot retract their foreskin fully while penis is in full erection. If in flaccid position you have normal urination, then it is fine and no surgical illness present. You can mak...  Read Full »

I took I-pill on three alternate days. Is this why I am vomiting?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend had an intercourse and after which she took an I-pill. After 10 days, she had her period. It started yesterday and stopped. Now, again it started and she is vomiting whatever she eats. She is feeling dizzy and weak. Please suggest some way to overcome this. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned after how many hours of intercourse your friend has taken I-pill. And secondly, she had bleeding after 10 days of I-pill. To come to a conclusion we should know on what date of her cycle she had sex and when I-pill was taken. Now, p...  Read Full »

I am trying to conceive, and I am late by four days. What to do next?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to conceive since seven months. I am on medication for the past one month (Dydrogesterone tablets, Pyridoxine hydrochloride and Folic acid). This month I have not yet got my period and it is four days late by today. I just got a light brown drop on third day of missed perio...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern completely here with regards to inability to conceive. The fact that you have just missed your menses by four days, usually the urine pregnancy test is not conclusive till eight days post missed periods. Go for a serum beta-hCG test....  Read Full »

Dapoxetine did not work during intercourse. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, As per advise of doctor I have taken Dapoxetine (Duralast) 30 mg before 1 hour intercourse, it did not work? So can I take any other medicine or take higher composition of same medicine or two tablets before 1 hour?  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Taking two tablets of Dapoxetine might cause dizziness, flushing of face, nausea, vomiting, etc., side effects. But you can take two tablets that is 60 mg prior to sex. But if problem persists then better to consult your doctor again. Regular use of SSRIs like Paroxe...  Read Full »

Can you get HIV if the condom breaks during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I had protected vaginal sex with a sex worker 15 days back. However, the condom broke and I ejaculated inside her. I asked her whether she was HIV positive and she said no. But, I cannot trust her. I have been having chills all over my body since yesterday. I w...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) by single unprotected intercourse is very low that is 1/200 to 1/1000. Condom tear can be almost similar to unprotected intercourse. If she is negative, then no problem. You can get her tes...  Read Full »

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