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I had protected sex with a prostitute 3 weeks ago . The condom seemed to be fine at the time . I am naturally a stressed person . So my question is when the condom fail does it fail drastically ? Or it can fail without me knowing ?
Hi When a condom fails it usually does it in a way that would make you notice the failure. Condoms are made out of thin latex so when that latex is stressed during penetration and the thrusting of sex, the condom tends to rip if it fails, which is easy to notice. Using a condom offers great protection and if you used a condom the entire time and it looked fine coming off I would not be... Read Full Answer
I am from INDIA.I had unprotected gay oral sex many times and I had anal sex one time without condom. I had severe joint paints for 10 days and 10 to 15 rashes some of itchy some rashes are not itchy. I went to blood test I don't know the last exposure day please help me. 1.hiv-ab-serum 2.hbsag-serum 3.anti-hcv-serum 4.tpha test for syphilis serum (immuno chromatographic) this all the test are negative. I went for hiv1 and hiv2 antibodies western blot serum test. Hiv1 and hiv 2 antibodies...
Hi You are doing the correct action by going for a test. A STI/HIV test will let you know if something was passed to you. The symptoms you have described can be caused by many different medical conditions so would not be a reliable way to know if you have an STI or not. For the best care it would be good to mention the symptoms you are having to the person that did your testing. Given the type... Read Full Answer
Can I use flavoured condom for vaginal sex?
Hi, and thanks for your question The simple answer is yes, you can! As with any condom use it’s recommended to check the packing for the expiration date, to ensure it’s not damaged and to make sure it provides protection against sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy. Check out our Flavoured Condoms page on Smart Sex Resource for more details. Let us know if this does not... Read Full Answer
Can you have pain and no discharge...with an sti
Hi and thanks for your question Yes, it is possible to have pain with no discharge with an STI. In fact, most STIs can have a variety of symptoms ranging from every classic symptom, some possible symptoms, and commonly no symptoms at all. If you are sexually active, we recommend visiting a clinic to be tested for sexually transmitted infections including HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea and... Read Full Answer
My herpes is Reactive Herpes simplex virus Igg my first test and my 2nd test same also. I dont have any symptoms, outbreak or sores ever since. I need some explanation so I can understand. So i take another test specific type of Hsv 1 and 2. Is there any possible the result will be negative? Thanks.
Hi, and thanks for your question As you’ve indicated, there are two types of herpes virus – HSV-1 and HSV-2. The lesions, or blisters, commonly appear either on the mouth as cold sores, or on the genitals. Herpes is a very common virus which is very easily passed through skin to skin contact. So not only can it be passed through sexual contact, but it can be passed through more casual skin to... Read Full Answer