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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
Safe for what ?: As a solo form of birth control they work well if used correctly. They are not a guarantee against pregnancy or the transfer of STD's. Some people can develop an allergic reaction to the material used. ?????? your question is not specific, so the answer must be as well. ...Read more
The one you will use: Sure there a variety of condom -- different shapes, sizes, colors, ribbed, lubricated etc. You pay for what you get but even the more economical brands are effective at preventing unplanned pregnancy and for protection against fluid transmitted stds like hiv. The best condom in the world is the one you will use. ...Read more
Not common, but may: Condoms are vigorously tested for strength prior to packaging. Condoms do tear at times, and may be related to incorrectly placing them on the penis. Additionally, use appropriate lubrication if you are dry to prevent friction, and possible condom damage. If it does break with semen spilled inside the vagina, remember than Plan B emergency birth control should be taken as soon as possible. ...Read more
Pregnancy or STD: Male condoms are your best choice for preventing both pregnancy and STDs. Female condoms put the girl in charge of her protection but cost a bit more. There are many other options to prevent unwanted pregnancy, such as the pill, IUDs, hormone implants, and Fallopian tube sterilization, but these methods do not protect against STDs ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not guaranteed: Excellent form of birth control. But can rupture, can fall off during sex if condom not tight enough or after erection subsides ; penis remains inside partner. Thus there is also occasional risk of semen escaping between condom ; penis. Thus make sure condom is a good fit ; penile withdrawal occurs before erection subsides. ...Read more
Shelf life: "Durex foils and cartons are stamped with the lot number and expiration date as they come out of the manufacturing facility and are packaged for shipping. The expiration date represents the length of time the product is able to perform as indicated on the labelling based on scientific stability data. With some exceptions, Durex condoms normally have a shelf life of 5 years." Please see: ...Read more
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