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Can I use saran wrap instead of a condom

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No guarantees: Using Saran wrap instead of a condom is not advisable and will likely increase the probability of birth control failure.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 22 years experience
You shouldn't: While it may appear to work, be smart and get a real condom.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
Dr. Brian Fishmananswered
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
No!: Saran wrap will tear too easily and is not reliable as pregnancy or std protection. It is also unsafe to encircle your penis with duct tape, as it is ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you are not: Concerned about std's - there are a wide variety of birth control methods available.
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say: Your question is confusing. You are listed as a male & the only birth control you have control over is abstinence or a condom. A woman can also ge... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No: No . No it is not recommended to use a bag of bread for contraception.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Nothing reliable: Nothing you can make at home will be as reliable as a marketed condom, which has gone through rigorous quality control. Don't risk unwanted pregnancy ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Well: Anal tissues are fragile and can be easily damaged by anal intercourse. Pregnancy does not occur through anal intercourse. However, sexually transmitt... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
A plastic bag?: Plastic bags are not made for sexual activity and can easily break. Yes, pregnancy could result. Urinating will not reliably eliminate all sperm. I... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Maybe: Wrapping a rash could help or make it worse. If you are putting a cream on a rash, then wrapping it in plastic wrap can help drive the cream into the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 19 years experience
Not Really....: Wrapping yourself in Saran wrap isn't the best ideal to lose weight. The occlusion of the skin increases temperature, causes more sweating and forces... Read More

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