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Can a condom be used more than once?

Can a condom be used more than once?

Should use just once: A condom should be used just one time. After using it, it should be safely thrown away. A used condom has sperm and germs on it, so re-using it can lead to infections and pregnancy. However, if a person just used his last condom, has absolutely no way of getting another one, but is compelled to engage in sex, then washing the condom and reusing it might be an option of last resort. ...Read more

Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more


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Can a condom be used more than once during sex?

Use it only one time: A condom should be used just one time. After using it, it should be safely thrown away. A used condom has sperm and germs on it, so re-using it can lead to infections and pregnancy. However, if a person just used his last condom, has absolutely no way of getting another one, but is compelled to engage in sex, then washing the condom and reusing it might be an option of last resort. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a condom be used two times?

Please tell me, could a condom be used two times?

Not a good idea: The ability of this tool to prevent pregnancy and reduce transmission of some stis depends on proper use.That means a snug application before any sexual contact and a new condom for any renewed activity. The difference in the cost of one condom and one pregnancy or sti should be considered. ...Read more

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What can be used instead of a condom?

If you are not: Concerned about std's - there are a wide variety of birth control methods available. ...Read more

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Used a condom, 4 days late and feel sick?

Used a condom, 4 days late and feel sick?

Check preg test: If you used a condom correctly then the chance of being pregnant is very very low. If you are worried though that you might be pregnant just take a test. Over the counter tests are cheap and reliable. ...Read more

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How reliable are condoms if used correctly?

How reliable are condoms if used correctly?

Great not Perfect: Used absolutely perfectly, only 2% of women a year will still get pregnant when their partners use condoms. But 18% of women get pregnant in general with condoms since condoms are often used carelessly. Use spermicide with condoms. For latex condoms, water-based lubricants, such as k-y jelly or astroglide are safe but oil based lubricants like petroleum jelly, damage the condom and make it leak. ...Read more

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What is commonly used to help a condom stay on?

Condom use.: You may not be wearing the correct size or using it properly. Please see this site: http://www.Condom-sizes.Org/condom-size-chart/condom-size-chart. ...Read more

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Is there a way i can get used to using condoms?

Think about the: Many possible complications, ranging from unwanted pregnancy to various stds if u don't use them. ...Read more

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What is the definition of a condom used carelessly?

What is the definition of a condom used carelessly?

Improper Condom Use: Improper Condom Use includes applying condom after intercourse has begun, removing it too early, unrolling it prior to application, not checking for condom damage, use of expired condoms, re-using condoms, use of oil-based lubricant with latex condom or failure to withdraw penis in a prompt manner. ...Read more

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