My boyfriend bought a standard 'jelly' dildo, so we could have some fun in the bedroom, but when he used it on me, it caused extreme burning sensation inside me. For a while we thought it was the lube and just hadn't tried the dildo after. We broke up and I purchased a dildo of my own, made of the same substance as the dildo he had bought. Again, extreme burning. I'm not allergic to latex, and I bought another dildo made of a different softer substance that causing no problems.
I've read up on this and think I've found the problem, Multiple Chemical Sensitivites (MCS) but I'm not a doctor so I'm not positive.
My question is;
What am I allergic to?
Are the alternatives to the dildo?
I've read that MCS can develop and leave at anytime ((Like my extreme allergy with bounce sheets, almost killed me, but recently doesn't bother me at all)) so will this go away?
A recent personal experience that may make this issue clearer.
I purchased a Doc Johnson Big **** & Balls # 7001-03-CD gel dildo. It arrived in undamaged or tampered packaging, was removed from the packaging, rinsed under the tap, and inserted into my partner’s vagina for about 1 minute, no deeper than 1 inch, then all hell broke loose.
She ran into the bathroom screaming in pain and began to rinse herself under the tap in the bath. Her cries were agonising, and the water was not doing anything to help. Between sobs she was telling me that her vagina was burning and felt like a thousand needles were piercing her. We also tried milk, and finally a mild baby shampoo over the course of the next hour, before some relief was felt. The pain continued for a further 2 hours, and a lingering sensation over the next 24 hours.
I initially thought it was an adverse allergic reaction, and to test this I placed the dildo on my tongue for a moment, and immediately I felt a burning yet numbing sensation. I rinsed my mouth with water and milk repeatedly, but the sensation remained for about 3 hours.
We have used jelly/gel toys before with no adverse effects, and it is highly improbable that we both had an allergic reaction. The reality is there is a chemical or compound on or in the jelly dildo that has caused this.
The manufacturer, Doc Johnson, has been woeful in addressing this. I have sent them numerous emails, and even an audio recording of my partner that captured her screams of pain, but the only response I got from them was “Yes. This a Doc Johnson product. Big **** & Balls # 7001-03-CD. This product is made with PVC body safe material. Perhaps the store where you purchased this item can help you with a replacement. Doc Johnson does not warranty products outside of North America. Hope this helps”
The do not seem to care that they have caused this injury, and certainly don’t seem to be doing anything to investigate the cause, let alone recall or withdraw these products from the marketplace and protect their consumers.
This is just not good enough, and I am making sure that this serious problem becomes public knowledge.
I urge you to post your experience on this forum, and any others that you may find. Whilst this sort of issue can be a bit embarrassing to make public, these manufacturers rely on your reluctance to report it to get away with this, and that can’t be allowed to happen. I have also now lodged formal complaints with every Australian, US and California authority with an interest in product and consumer safety, and would encourage people with similar experiences to do so also. This may lead to real action being taken.
My husband and I bought the Doc Johnson Mighty Maxi Brute 0401-01-CD today, we just used it and my insides are on FIRE! I have tried everything to stop the burning, my husband, tried it to see if I was having an allergic reaction and now he is on fire as well! What the hell is wrong with this product, it is labeled as a SiloGel product anti-bacterial, non-toxic formula, latex free, and cadium free but we are yet somehow both suffering from an extremly painful internal burning sensation. Neither of us has any known allergy, and thus neither of us is allergic to latex. I am a nurse and have no answer for this situation and I will be reporting this to both manufacturer and retailer. If I do not get satisfaction I will be reporting this to the proper authorities.
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