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Condom Causing Penis Irritation

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. This "female" condom can also be used to protect the rectum. What Are They Made Of? Condoms used to be made of natural skin (including lambskin)...
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protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...man-bag and your name is Sergio-Gaylord????? Whoa! There are so many rainbow flags waving in that message that it's only one penis Popsicle away from a Gay Day parade. Dude, first off, when someone mentions man-bag on this site, I think scrotum.... Read more »

Advice for serodiscordent couple (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010) (PROPER CONDOM TECHNIQUE, 2010)

Dear Dr. Frascino,About two weeks ago, my boyfriend (negative, insertive partner) and I (undetectable viral load, Atripla, CD4 740, receptive partner) were having sex and the condom broke. He immediately pulled out and that day he started PEP with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...man-bag and your name is Sergio-Gaylord????? Whoa! There are so many rainbow flags waving in that message that it's only one penis Popsicle away from a Gay Day parade.Dude, first off, when someone mentions man-bag on this site, I think scrotum.To... Read more »

Dr. Bob Please help me before I mutilate my body parts..............(PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

Dr. BobHello hope all is well with you. Dr. Bob im going crazy. I had an issue with an escort protected sex, but got gohnerea. As of 6 weeks after i have not been the same. 4 weeks into my window period I had my wisdom teeth removed, all 4. 6 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mistake, one that people make almost as soon as the condom is out of the wrapper: They place the rolled condom on the head of the penis upside down. In this position the condom looks like a mushroom cap, and it can be unrolled down the shaft of... Read more »

Condom question

Hi Dr. BobYou always state that condoms provide effective prevention when used correctly and consistently. My question to you is how are condoms not used correctly? I always practice safe sex and use a condom from absolute start to finish - would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...me, but can you clarify this: 1. - What is the proper use of a condom? In my case I pull it off the envelop, I put it in my penis till the base of it, I didnt take it off right after I cum but my penis was still hard when I take it off (about a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Size Matters, Say Condom Experts

...erection, and difficulty of either partner reaching orgasm. Poorly fitting condoms were also five times more likely to irritate the penis. Problems related to fit made many users remove the condom during intercourse, with the consequent loss of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...spermicides can prevent pregnancy but they don't prevent HIV. They might even increase your risk of getting infected if they cause irritation or swelling. For more information on safer sex, see Fact Sheet 151 . Drug Use If you're high on drugs,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...syphilis, herpes, chancroid) or does not cause breaks in the skin (e.g., chlamydia, gonorrhea). If the STD infection causes irritation of the skin, breaks or sores may make it easier for HIV to enter the body during sexual contact. Even when the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Problems With Condoms May Be Reduced for Men Taking Ample Time to Apply Them

... "One potentially important antecedent of experiencing problems with condom use during penile-vaginal sex is the amount of time that men (and perhaps women) allow for condom application," noted the study authors. Thus, Read more »
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What can this be?

Posted by bake23, 2 Replies
...a prostitute. At one point I became limp and took the condom off. The condom was still intact and still at the base of the penis. I proceeded to masturbate without a condom to get aroused again. Once aroused I put on a new condom and finished... Read more »

PENIS SORE AFTER SEX

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...was getting slightly sore after sex. There was no painful urination or discharge but for a few days afterwards, a slight skin irritation (no visible rash or anything) and occasional soreness in the glans, but very slight. I was tested for all... Read more »

Broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...groin pain with some strange bowel movements, constipated one day, slight diarreah the next day. Every now and then I feel some irritation in the lymph node locations? but they arent tender to touch orswollen that I can find. Other than that I... Read more »

Please help

Posted by Anonymous
...type 2 positive and everything else negative. At 6 weeks I had another hiv test and it was negative also. Now I have a slight irritation on my penis which my doctor says is not herpetic. I have read that HIV can cause some sores on the penis, as... Read more »