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Can I use Saran wrap instead of a condom?

Can I use Saran wrap instead of a condom?

No guarantees: Using saran wrap instead of a condom is not advisable and will likely increase the probability of birth control failure. ...Read more

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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 you use Saran wrap with duct tape as an emergency condom?

Can you use Saran wrap with duct tape as an emergency condom?

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 a sensitive area of the skin and you run the risk of cutting off circulation. Use store-bought condoms only. ...Read more

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What can I use instead of a condom or a pill for sex ?

Many options: Nuva-ring, patch, iuds, arm implants and shots... These are all very effective. It would be helpful for you to talk in person with a person who can education you fully about your options. Planned parenthood is a great place to go. ...Read more

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What else can I use at home instead of a condom or any market product of precaution..I want to use a homemade product which I can make?

What else can I use at home instead of a condom or any market product of precaution..I want to use a homemade product which I can make?

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 or std. There are companies that sell condom samples at reduced price, if that is your concern. ...Read more

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If having sex with a plastic bag instead of a condom but no cum is made only precum and you urinated multiple times after last ejaculation. Pregnant?

If having sex with a plastic bag instead of a condom but no cum is made only precum and you urinated multiple times after last ejaculation. Pregnant?

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. If you're having sex, please make sure you have condoms for this purpose. ...Read more

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Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

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 skin. Other rashes can become worse with increase of moisture and heat from the wrapping. ...Read more

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Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

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 you to lose water weight. The problem is you have to replace the fluids from the sweating, so it has a 0 net effect. You are better off at the gym exercising at your elevated zone for 30+ minutes and watching your diet. ...Read more

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1 or 2 condoms?

1 or 2 condoms?

No added protection: New, undamaged, good quality condom when used properly can be quite effective against unwanted pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Doubling up is not likely to offer you any additional benefit beyond what the condon is intended for, just costing 2x as much. Also, it is likely reduce the sensitivity and thus pleasure associated with relation. I am glad u r using it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are condoms?

Condoms: A condom is a rubber barrier sheath placed over a man's penis. This barrier is used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy or to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Female condoms are sheaths that serve as a barrier in a woman's vagina. More about condoms: male https://www.cdc.gov/condomeffectiveness/male-condom-use.html female https://www.cdc.gov/condomeffectiveness/female-condom-use.html ...Read more

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How to use condom?

Sexuality: This is probably not the forum for sexual technique lessons. But, i bet you can find on youtube a demonstration or explanation on sites like wikipedia where there is more room to discuss this. I often have my patients get a sexual techniques book such as "the joy of sex". ...Read more

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Are condoms medicine?

Are condoms medicine?

No: They are an external mechanical appliance which does not require FDA approval. They have no medical or pharmaceutical activity although they may prevent certain illnesses. ...Read more

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How are durex condoms?

How are durex condoms?

Healthtap doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Do condoms really work?

Yes: Wear it the right way, make sure it's a good quality condom. ...Read more

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How do I wear a condom?

Manufacturer instr.: Follow the manufacturer instructions on the box (all condoms come with instructions). Good luck! ...Read more

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How come condoms hurt me?

How come condoms hurt me?

Could be an: Allergy or sensitivity, need more details.

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How well do condoms work?

How well do condoms work?

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