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Author Topic: Could she use Lamb Skin condom?  (Read 751 times)

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Could she use Lamb Skin condom?
« on: August 20, 2019, 02:20:44 pm »
Hello, August 15th 2019 I went over to TJ. Had Vaginal sex with a sex worker. We used a condom for the entire act that lasted 5 mins. I sucked on her nipples they seem fine with no discharge or bumps. I am scared that she may have used a lmabskin condom since I have symptoms of sore throat and penile and testicular pain. When I finished she removed the condim and it was intact(not sure if there was a whole) what are my chances of infection ? I also have a pink eye and very sore throat.
I am very scared and I have guilt.

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Re: Could she use Lamb Skin condom?
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2019, 04:28:10 pm »
No HIV risk just irrational fear.

Why the guilt?
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Re: Could she use Lamb Skin condom?
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2019, 04:43:42 pm »
Would I be able to tell if it was a lamb skin condom, or worst if it was damaged?
My penis didn’t show any signs of being wet by vaginal fluids.
Guilt because I have a partner, and I wouldn’t like if she did that to me.

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Re: Could she use Lamb Skin condom?
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2019, 05:15:21 pm »
Yeah you would know and I'll come back to you in 10 mins
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Re: Could she use Lamb Skin condom?
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2019, 05:17:17 pm »
Got it, thanks for your reply, and attention.

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Re: Could she use Lamb Skin condom?
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2019, 05:34:11 pm »
If it was lambskin you would have known and, I don't see why a sex worker would she waste the money or put themselves at such risk.

Look what you posted so far is no reason for HIV concern and, no amount of guilt will change that. I am sorry you are feeling unwell although nothing is HIV specific so best see your GP and treat whatever is making you sick instead of stressing about it.

Regarding your partner, if you have been engaging in unprotected intercourse with your partner or do so in the future this would meet all the biological conditions needed for acquiring HIV.

Now I don't judge couples that decide to engage in unprotected intercourse, it's often based on trust within a relationship, however, just note this trust or faith does not prevent HIV and any unprotected intercourse is simply accepting a possible risk to you of acquiring HIV.

Test regularly, understand the risks. 

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider starting PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also, note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

More information on HIV Basics, PEP, TaSP and Transmission can be found through the links in my signature to our POZ pages, this includes information on HIV Testing

Kind regards

Jim

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