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is it safe to use olive oil as lube

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe.: But definitely not recommended if you are using any sort of latex products for contraception. Oil based products can weaken latex and render them use ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Yes: But only if you are Italian or Greek
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not a good idea: Any of these oils can damage a condom and render is ineffective. Use a water based lubricant like K-Y jelly.
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Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: There are many lubricant products available. And people do use olive oil, almond oil, coconut oil, etc. As long as it is not irritating and you are no ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: It has no spf and can cause the skin to burn leading to skin damage and skin cancer.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Generally safe, yes: Olive oil may become hazardous if heated beyond the "smoke point" which is about 375 degrees, but seems a relatively good choice to cook with until th ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe.: Like butter on toast.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
I'd rather: You use KY or astroglide.

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