NCBI ROFL: So THAT's where that condom went…

By ncbi rofl | June 28, 2009 6:42 pm

Accidental condom inhalation

“A 27-year-old lady presented with persistent cough, sputum and fever for the preceding six months. In spite of trials with antibiotics and anti-tuberculosis treatment for the preceeding four months, her symptoms did not improve. A subsequent chest radiograph showed non-homogeneous collapse-consolidation of right upper lobe. Videobronchoscopy revealed an inverted bag like structure in right upper lobe bronchus and rigid bronchoscopic removal with biopsy forceps confirmed the presence of a condom. Detailed retrospective history also confirmed accidental inhalation of the condom during fellatio.”

Thanks to Pierre for today’s ROFL!

  • Anonymous

    Wasn't there something about being able to "suck the chrome off a bumper"?

  • Gary Packwood

    There hasn't been real crome on bumpers for 20 years!

    Crome is an environmental nightmare.

    Some would say not as bad as a nightmare condom in the lung. LOL

    Wonder how you code this for health insurance billing?



  • Abysmal Musings

    Why didn't that sorry wankstain of a man mention his condom had vanished at the appropriate moment?

    I hate my gender sometimes. Cowards and fucktards.

  • ncbi

    I guess that's why they call it a "blow job"

  • Anonymous

    "You're… gagging more than usual tonight."

  • Anonymous

    Is that sputum or are you just happy to see me?

  • Anonymous

    I guess I had the definition of a swallower wrong all these years.

  • Anonymous

    Um… if it ends up in your lungs, you didn't swallow it.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for the blogspam!

  • Anonymous

    Who uses a condom for oral sex?

  • Anonymous

    prostitutes do

  • Anonymous

    Number 10: AIDS, Herpes and a couple of others can be transmitted via oral sex… So if you’re not with your regular partner (or distrust them for some reason), then using condoms (fellatio) or dental dams (cunnilingus) is very much recommended.

    You’re not safe even if it’s “just” mouth on genitalia.

  • Calli Arcale

    Though I do not have experience of this, I understand this is what flavored condoms are for, so evidently a significant number of people do indeed use condoms for this experience.

  • Aaditya

    Wait…they put her on TB medications without getting a chest X-ray to determine what the source was first? That’s a pretty big fail considering the side effects of TB…

  • Jslat

    In response to #14:

    The journal is based out of India. There is your answer. The answer that is baffling is how it got in the lungs. That is “almost” physiologically impossible, I say “almost” because if this is true, then it has happened at least once

  • WTF

    Why… didn’t the woman… go to the doctor… after inhaling a condom…? That’s not something you do ‘accidentally’ without knowing it’s there…

  • Sunny in San Diego

    Hmmm must have been a SMALL condom… 😉

  • MJS

    It wasn’t the condom that was small…….

    From 2006, widely reported at the time , a possible explanation.

    Modestly Endowed Indian Men Causing Condom Failures
    by Kate Melville

    A study being conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggests that condoms available in India are oversized and the poor-fit is causing a large number of breakages and slippages.


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