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Offline Mistywango

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About condoms
« on: September 06, 2017, 08:47:39 PM »
I don't know if this is the right place to post this but here goes.

1. Does the risk of acquiring HIV increase if it's the ultra thin type?

2. Can the receiving partner feel a condom break from the inside? Both partners? Or just the insertive? Would it be obvious?

Thanks.

Offline JimDublin

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Re: About condoms
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2017, 01:47:00 AM »
1.
No, it would not increase the risk of HIV, as long as the condom remains intact.
Latex or polyurethane are effective barriers against HIV, HIV simply can not transmit through the intact barrier.

Do make sure that whatever the type of condom being used, you only use approved condoms. In other words check for certification mark (FDA, CE, ISO or Kitemark). This means it complies with safety standards. Check the expiry date and make sure the condom is still in date.

Also to note when using condoms use lubricant, condom safe water-based lubricants makes condoms more comfortable and reduces the risk of breakage. Ė but avoid oil-based lubricants  as they can weaken or break condoms.

As for putting condom on correctly, as incorrectly done it increases the risk of breakage.  Place one on top of the erect penis and pinch the teat at the end of the condom before you start to roll it down the penis. By doing this youíll squeeze out any air bubbles and ensure there is room for the semen (cum).
Roll the condom down to the base of the penis.

If it's on correctly it will roll downwards easily. If you've started putting it on the wrong way or youíre not sure then take it off and try again. Even if the man hasnít ejaculated (cum) there can still be semen on his penis (pre-cum), so itís important to try again with a new condom.

Finally if you are changing the sex act, than change the condom.

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The condom would shred, it would be obvious

Jim
« Last Edit: September 07, 2017, 01:50:15 AM by JimDublin »
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