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sex with lambskin condom
Jun 5, 2007

i had vaginal sex one time using a lambskin condom. my partner withdrew immediately after sex. we didn't know that it wasn't effective against hiv. i am freaking out! this was about a month ago. if i get tested soon, are the results reliable?

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

I wish the warning label on lambskin condoms was made out of flashing neon so folks wouldn't make this mistake!

Try not to freak out; it really never helps and, in fact, usually makes things much worse. The odds you did not contract HIV from this single episode of lambskin lovin' are astronomically in your favor. Testing should be at the three-month mark. HIV antibody testing done prior to three months is not considered conclusive or definitive. Throw any remaining lambskin condoms away and spread the word to your friends and family that lambskin condoms don't protect against HIV!

Good luck!

Dr. Bob



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