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Posted by: Jeanne | 2004/10/07

Condoms & Itches

Even though I am on the pill (Tri-Minulet), my boyfriend and I do not want any surprises that will change our lives in 9 months, so we have decided to be extra cautious and use condoms as well. We sometimes have sex without a condom, but always put one on before he ejaculates. I have noticed that when we dont use I condom, I am fine, but when we do use a condom, I have a terrible itch that lasts for a day or so and feel particularly tender inside. Could I be showing syptoms of a latex allergy or what could be causing this? I am VERY particular when it comes to feminine hygiene and have no smell or discharge or anything strange like that.

Really embarassing but hope that you can help

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It does sound like latex allergy. There are latex free condoms available. They are only more expensive. I suggest you try those

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