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Author Topic: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)  (Read 10144 times)

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Offline Rhino

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Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« on: October 09, 2008, 09:29:08 PM »
Hello Again

I've read through some of the archived questions regards this but I just wanted to be very certain. After having vaginal intercourse with my lady friend I noticed that the condom was expired. It didn't not break or come off at any time. I did use lube (not sure if that's important).

You guys strongly advise against using expired condoms, but I take that's because they carry a high risk of breakage and not because HIV can bypass them in some way. HIV would only be a concern IF breakage occurs, which is not a subtle even. Am I correct? Would you advise me to get tested?

Thanks
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Offline RapidRod

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2008, 11:09:33 PM »
The condom didn't fail so you lucked out. You didn't have a risk. Next time look before you use.

Offline Rhino

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2008, 11:19:30 PM »
Will do. Thanks.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2008, 08:42:08 AM »
Just as a ps, you would have known if the condom had failed. When a condom fails, people worry that it might have had a teensy weensie hole or something like that. That's not how it happens. When it fails the condom ends up looking like a fringed hula hoop on your penis. So believe me, you would have known it.

As Rod suggested, check beforehand that it's within the time limit for use.
Andy Velez

Offline Rhino

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Blood Exposure - Just To Confirm.
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2010, 04:51:09 PM »
Hey guys.

I noticed quite a bit of blood on the end of my condom, the young lady said she had just finished having her period but was still "spotting" a bit. ( Would have been great if she had told me that beforehand. )

I used a condom correctly throughout and it did not break or slip off at any point. The blood does not change the fact that I had not exposure right?

I know its not what you guys are focused on here, but does blood exposure increase risk for other STDs? Herpes specifically?

Thanks
Rhino

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Re: Blood Exposure - Just To Confirm.
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2010, 05:12:28 PM »
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Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2010, 05:16:21 PM »
Please follow our rule and keep all AM I INFECTED questions in this same thread where I have your latest and previous.

The condom did the job. You were not at risk for HIV because she was menstruating. Condoms provide very effective protection.
Andy Velez

Offline Rhino

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2010, 05:23:44 PM »
Hey MTD

That question was from two years ago dude, I had actually forgotten I had asked that question. Sorry to break the rules man, I apologize.

Offline Rhino

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2010, 05:26:34 PM »
Thanks guys. Again sorry for the slip up.

Any opinion on the last part of my question?

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2010, 05:38:30 PM »
The likelihood is you were protected overall. But we advise anyone who is sexually active to regularly have a full STD panel done. That means at least annually and every six months is even better. Other STDs are much easier to acquire than HIV.
Andy Velez

Offline Rhino

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2010, 05:45:50 PM »
Understood. Thanks for taking the time.

Cheers

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Expired Condom (Just To Make Sure!)
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2010, 05:49:09 PM »
You're welcome.
Andy Velez

 


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