Vanilla flavoured ‘condom pants’ get approval by health chiefs to stop spread of STIs 0 87

THE FIRST pair of knickers that women can receive oral sex through have been approved for use in the US.

The latex undies are ultra-thin, single-use and even come in vanilla flavour.

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They come in either “bikini or shortie” styles and cost $5 each.

Lorals “Protection” pants were granted approval from the drug regulators at the FDA yesterday, making them medical devises.

The LA-based start up company claims that a woman can still feel pleasure through the thin material. 

On the surface, it may appear as a barrier to intimacy. 

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But they have in fact been designed to block the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

STIs such as gonorrhoea, herpes and sphyhpills are spread through skin-to-skin contact, such as oral sex.

Women can use a dental dam – a small square piece of latex – to cover the their genitals or anus while recieving oral sex.

They can also be fashioned from condoms, with instructions provided by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

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But the experts at Lorals say dental dams are “awkward” to use and “reinvented” the device. 

Dental dams do not always protect against herpes and pubic lice or herpes, which can be caught from skin outside of the vulval area.

It is not clear if Lorals for Protection do – but the knickers cover the whole nether region and prevent all fluid leakage.

Lorals also states that research has found 80 per cent of women report saying no to oral when they really wanted to say yes.

Women are most likely to turn down oral because they’re concerned about hygiene or menstruation.

They also say no due to their shower schedule, bathroom visits, or grooming habits – but Lorals can “solve these problems”.

On Thursday, the company will begin selling the underwear explicitly for infection protection.

Courtney Lias, director of the FDA office that led the review of the underwear, told the Financial Times: “The FDA’s authorization of this product gives people another option to protect against STIs during oral sex.”

“Oral sex is not totally risk-free,” Dr Jeanne Marrazzo, director of the division of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said.

There’s growing need for such protection because more “teenagers are initiating their first sexual activity with oral sex,” she said.

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The products may also make life easier for people who carry herpes, who are told to wear a dental dam or condom if they engage in oral sex.

People with herpes can have a normal sex life, but have to careful with their partner to avoid passing it on.

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My bitter ex told lies to my friends about my ‘small manhood’ after I dumped her 0 40

DEAR DEIDRE: MY ex is so bitter about being dumped that she is spreading nasty rumours around our friendship group – saying I’m rubbish in bed and have a small todger.

She never complained when we were together, but last week she told the girls in our group that being with me was “like kissing a soggy lettuce leaf” and that she “literally didn’t feel a thing when we were having sex” because I’m so small.

My ex is so bitter about being dumped that she is spreading nasty rumours around our friendship group – saying I’m rubbish in bed and have a small todger

I’m 25 and she’s 24. I think part of it is jealousy.

She knows a couple of the other girls fancy me and I think she’s trying to sabotage any chance I have with them.

Not that I’m even planning anything.

She’s so insecure and has a vicious tongue on her.

I’m tempted to let each of her so-called friends know what she really says about them in private.

Even her best friend gets a nasty critique every time she posts anything on Instagram.

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Her top is either too short, or her hair looks like wire, or her laugh is fake . . . it goes on and on.

I don’t regret splitting up with her but this last trick has really infuriated me.

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You could maybe reply with: “Let’s just say she never complained when we were together and nor have any of my other exes.”

Your friends will soon see her behaviour for what it is – jealous insecurity.

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DEAR DEIDRE: MY partner said he was on a work trip two months ago, but he had actually got married and been on honeymoon.

Our relationship had become a bit predictable, but we still had regular sex and nice days out with our two young sons.

My partner lied about his work trip – he was really on his HONEYMOON

I’m 32 and he’s 37. Our sons are four and two.

When he returned from his “work trip” he blamed me for his cheating, saying I had let myself go and didn’t pay him enough attention.

He then told me he’d “traded up” for a better model. It didn’t stop there.

He said that his wife, who is 27, is absolutely stunning and makes him feel special.

Apparently this woman was a barmaid he’d met on a golf trip and they had been seeing each other for six months.

He told me all this, then marched upstairs and packed his games console and his clothes and drove off out of my life.

The thing is, we always talked about getting married but when we had kids there always seemed something better to spend our money on.

Mutual friends have told me he has moved into a new-build home on the other side of our small town and his wife has plenty of family money.

My sons are really missing him and I don’t even know how I feel.

Sometimes when he comes to visit the boys I beg him to come home.

But other times I’m so angry with him, I refuse to let him in.

Now he is accusing me of stopping him from seeing his children.

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Surely he can’t just show up when he likes?

I’m a mess and need to start getting a grip for the kids’ sake.

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DEIDRE SAYS: I’m so sorry your partner ended your relationship in such a cruel way.

This man sounds selfish and immature, and quite frankly the way he has treated you is emotionally abusive.

It won’t feel like it now, but you really are better off without him.

He is behaving like he still lives in your home, by just turning up unannounced.

Tell him firmly that you would encourage a good relationship between him and your sons but he can only collect them with prior arrangement.

Start to put down your boundaries.

I’m sending you my support pack When Parents Fall Out, which you could pass to him to help explain why you need to co-operate for the future wellbeing of your children.

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I’d recommend seeing a counsellor to help you with this betrayal and am sending you my Counselling support pack.

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