'Is my penis too small?'

May 17, 2014, 15:10 IST | Dr Prakash Kothari and Rachna Kothari

Clinical sexologist Dr Prakash Kothari and Counseling Psychologist Rachna Kothari answer your sex-related queries

Q. Is it a myth that menstruating women should not wash their hair during a bath as it may cause problems for them? The reason for asking was because my wife has heavy bleeding whenever she skips taking a shower head bath on the 2nd day of her period. However when she takes a head bath on the 2nd day, her bleeding is comparatively very less. Can you please clear our ambiguity!
A. Menstruation is a normal physiological phenomenon and a woman can do all her routine activities including taking her hair bath. This does not cause any problem whatsoever. To the best of scientific knowledge, there is no connection between the intensity of the menstrual flow and hair bath.

Q. My girlfriend and I tried sex 4 to 5 times but my penis is not going in her cervix. I don't know how do I push my penis in her cervix? My penis size is 11 cm when erect. Is it too small? Is her pregnancy also dependent on the penis size? I ask this because we're getting married soon.
A. Vagina is the female sexual organ where a man usually penetrates for a normal sexual intercourse. At the inner end of vagina, mouth of uterus (cervix) is located. Whenever a man penetrates, he never touches the cervix as Cervix is usually lifted up when a woman is aroused. What you need to do is push the penis in the vagina and not cervix as such. What you need to do is ask your partner to raise her knees from the floor, you position yourself in between her legs, and give your penis in her hand because she is aware about her anatomy the best. In darkness, you can put food in your own mouth but trying to do the same in the opposite person's mouth, food could be all over the face. Hence it is best to give it in her hand, as she only knows where it goes. The anatomical length of vagina is 10 cm. Your penis size is adequate enough for sexual satisfaction as well as conception.

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