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Could I Use The Female Condom Together With A Male Condom
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
Slippage/Breakage: Are the only woman-controlled, non-hormonal barrier contraceptive that not only prevents pregnancy but also STDs. Failure rate of 5% w/ perfect use, up to 20% w/ typical use. Newer versions easier to use; men like them b/c they allow more freedom and friction. Careful when removing to avoid spill. Make sure the penis doesn't miss the condom. Never use two condoms together. They'll slip/break. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You may need some lubrication.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can one use a today sponge and a male condom together? I'm wondering if this is safe to do, would it make the condom break or tear?
That is fine: And the failure rate is much lower than using either one alone, and the sponge should not make the condom break. ...Read more
How effective are condoms in preventing HIV male to female transmission? If there is a unknown status and condom use should I worry? Vaginal sex 2x
If a male perform oral sex to a female then just place his penis on her vagina. Then use condom can she get hiv?
I'm a male. I had sex with a stranger (female). I use 3 condoms at one time, the sex lasted about 10 minutes. I'm paranoid! this occured monday night and it is now thursday. None of the condoms broke. What are my chances of still catching an STD from
Nearly zero: STD risk usually is low for any particular sexual exposure even with no condom. With one, virtually no risk for STDs transmitted by fluids (gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV) and low risk for those passed skin to skin (syphilis, herpes, HPV). Rather than testing after a single exposure like this, consider routine periodic testing (e.g. yearly). Best to use only 1 condom. 2+ increases risk of breakage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a female is taking antibiotic, for a sinus infection, does it bother the male if he is does not use a comdom? Will the antibiotic affect him?
Medication Questions: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
Anyone: It is a loose-fitting condom that is placed into vagina prior to intercourse/sex to prevent pregnancy and std's. There are two rings on either end so that the condom will stay in place. They can be tricky to use, so not my favorite contraception to recommend to a patient. Use only one kind of condom, don't use both male and female condoms at the same time--this can cause friction/tearing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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