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A 17-year-old male asked:

Hi. can (hypoallergenic) baby lotion used as lube(for penis) or not ? he contain (almond oil -olive oil -perfume-cetyl alcohol)

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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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