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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
Pleasure: These attributes do not increase efficacy.Get a more detailed answer ›
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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
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".
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.
Anywhere! Everywhere: Hi, Condoms are everywhere. You can pick them up at the pharmacy, at the grocery store and even at the gas station. I have seen them sold singularly at convenient stores. Those online shoppers also have lots to choose from.
Nothing's perfect: Things malfunction and break. That's physics. Obviously, inferior products have a higher failure rate. Applying or using them too vigorously may increase the risk of breakage.See 1 more doctor answer
Condom: Don't use an expired, used or damaged condom. A condom should be applied to an erect penis Before it touches the vagina. It should be unrolled from the tip down toward the base of the penis. A reservoir should be pinched to expel air. See: https://www. Plannedparenthood. Org/learn/birth-control/condomSee 1 more doctor answer