#LetsTalkSex: Can Girls Who Are Not Pregnant Have Milky Breasts?
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#LetsTalkSex: Can Girls Who Are Not Pregnant Have Milky Breasts?

Talking about sex is the best thing you can do for yourself if you are a sexually active person. You must know all about having safe sex, healthier sex, regardless of who you’re having sex with.

This prompted us, at FIT, to launch a sexual health campaign #LetsTalkSex, where we invited readers to write to us and get all their sexual health queries answered by top experts.

The response has been overwhelming.

While we are still getting many queries answered, here are this week’s responses by Dr Rajinder Yadav, Director - Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplant at Fortis Hospitals, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi and Dr Preeti Rastogi, Senior Consultant, Gynaecology & Urology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute.

Keep the questions coming in! Write to us with more questions on SexEd@thequint.com

How long do I need to wait before having sex with my wife after recovering from chicken pox?

Chicken Pox is not a sexually transmitted disease. But you should take precautions till the scab of chicken pox falls (clears).

Will it bleed red or white when a girl loses her virginity?

Most of the time, the girls bleed-which is red in colour. But it is not must that every girl bleeds. She bleeds only when hymen is intact and there are various reasons of breaking of the hymen like cycling, horse riding etc that have nothing to do with her virginity.

Also Read : #LetsTalkSex: What Birth Control Do You Use?

I am a 32-year-old male. I want to know about the natural and effective remedies of premature ejaculation problem.

The natural remedies are coitus interruptus, pinching at glans, diverting attention and repeating the intercourse after first ejaculation (eg. you can masturbate an hour before intercourse).

What are the solutions of erectile dysfunction (ED) through home remedies or simple medication?
Ed is mostly caused by diabetics/hypertensives/heart patients/tobacco consumption.
Ed is mostly caused by diabetics/hypertensives/heart patients/tobacco consumption.
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First, we must know the cause of ED. Erectile Dysfunction is mostly caused by diabetics/hypertensives/heart patients/tobacco consumption. Taking care of your hygiene, taking a proper diet and sleep, avoiding any form of stress and herbal medicines can help in dealing with ED. Do consult a doctor before taking any medication.

Also Read : Erectile Dysfunction: Here’s All You Need to Know

Can girls have milky breasts even if they are not pregnant?

Yes it is possible for a girl who is not pregnant to get milky breasts. This is because of a hormone called Prolactin which is secreted by Pituitary gland. When prolactin levels are high in body, milk can be secreted from breast. You should visit the doctor.

Can I have intercourse during my periods without a condom?

It is advisable to use condom always as condom gives you protection against STD along with contraception.

Also Read : Ladies, These Myths About Your Bodies Are Just That – Myths

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