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Can the vagina tighten over time?

The vagina is a flexible organ that can undergo many types of stretching over a lifetime, from tampon or vibrator insertion, to pelvic examination or intercourse, to childbirth. But after any stretching, it’s designed to go back to its original size.

Can a man develop erectile dysfunction (ED) after a prostate biopsy?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) can occur after prostate biopsy, but the reasons for this are unclear. Some men do recover their function in a few months, however.

What is acute bacterial prostatitis? What are its symptoms?

Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. Sometimes, surrounding tissue becomes swollen and inflamed as well.

There are several different types of prostatitis. Acute bacterial prostatitis is caused by a bacterial infection and happens quickly. (In contrast, chronic bacterial prostatitis is ongoing, by definition lasting over three months). Acute bacterial prostatitis can be severe.

What is “edging” and why might it be employed?

“Edging” is a sexual practice that allows a person to delay orgasm. Some people find that this technique makes their orgasm more intense, once it does occur.

What is a dry orgasm?

What is a dry orgasm?

Men who have dry orgasms reach climax but do not ejaculate any semen. This lack of fluid makes the orgasm “dry.”

What is a vaginal pessary and how does it affect sexual health?

A vaginal pessary is a small, plastic device that supports a woman’s pelvic organs (the uterus, cervix, vagina, bladder, urethra, small intestines, and rectum).

What is climacturia? How can it be managed?

What is climacturia? How can it be managed?

Climacturia, also called orgasm-associated incontinence, occurs when a man leaks urine as he ejaculates. It is a common side effect of radical prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate gland).

What are the most common ejaculatory dysfunctions?

As the name suggests, ejaculatory dysfunctions occur when a man has problems ejaculating, even when he is completely aroused. They generally fall into the following six categories:

What is clitorodynia (clitoral pain)?

Clitorodynia is a term for pain in the clitoris. The clitoris is a pleasure organ located in front of a woman’s vagina that contains thousands of nerve endings and can result in orgasm when stimulated. But some women may experience chronic pain in their clitoris during sexual stimulation and even during daily activities.


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