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How to put on a condom safely?

How to put on a condom safely?

Practice/shop around: If you are new to this you can simply buy a cucumber and practice applying the condom. There are standard and other sizes, but you should try on several until you find one that is snug while you are erect. If it is loose it is too big, if you can't get it on without pain, too small. ...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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I need tips of how to put on a condom?

I need tips of how to put on a condom?

See below: Here's a very good page with instructions and videos: http://www.Plannedparenthood.Org/health-topics/birth-control/condom-10187.Htm. ...Read more

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Just want to know how to properly treat a cut. I put a band aid and neosporin on it any chance of infection?

Just want to know how to properly treat a cut. I put a band aid and neosporin on it any chance of infection?

Treating a cut.: Neosporin is fine. However, studies have shown that cuts heal faster when they are covered. Covering the cut will keep bacteria away from the break in the skin and greatly reduces the risk for infection. ...Read more

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I don't want to go on the pill. Will just using a condom be okay?

I don't want to go on the pill. Will just using a condom be okay?

Yes: Using a condom for contraception requires a more conscientious effort for protection. Ensure that the condom is placed before vaginal penetration. Make sure that the condom stays on during withdrawal. Sometimes adding a foam spermatocide will help reduce the risk of pregnancy also. ...Read more

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Accidentally sat on a stove. How long will it take for the blister to heal?

Accidentally sat on a stove. How long will it take for the blister to heal?

Simple Treatment: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under the skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion called a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and it drains. This should take about a week. Keep it covered and protected. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get used to putting on and off the contact lens?

How long does it take to get used to putting on and off the contact lens?

Learned skill: This is a learned art and most will conquer the technique in less than a week. It will occur faster with the help of a friend who already is comfortable with contact lens insertion and removal and who can assist you at your side. ...Read more

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What can I put on a cast to keep it dry at the beach?

What can I put on a cast to keep it dry at the beach?

Casts & Beach: Unfortunately, you are not likely to be happy with my answer. Casts and the beach just don't mix; no matter which way you do it. Sand has a nasty way of getting into all the wrong places and a cast is nowehere for sand to be. You risk developing cast sores, irritation and possible infection. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put neosporin on a cut on your vagina??

Is it safe to put neosporin on a cut on your vagina??

Yes: Yes. The only downside is that rarely allergic reactions to neosporin may occur, but on the upside, it may help the area heal faster with less risk of infection. ...Read more

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What can you put on a boil for it to come to a head?

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What can you put on a boil for it to come to a head?

Warm compresses: A warm compress will increase local blood flow and allow a collection of white blood cells to form. If it persists and does not drain, you may need to see your health provider to have it incised and drained. ...Read more

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How to put ointment on my toadstool?

Toadstool: I am sorry but I don't understand the term "toadstool" being used in this context. Please consider re-submitting with clarification. ...Read more

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How do you properly put a condom on?

How do you properly put a condom on?

Here are the basics:: If the condom doesn't have a reservoir tip, leave a little room between the end of the penis and the tip of the condom. Roll the condom down over the erect penis. If you want to use a lubricant, make sure it's one that works with condoms - NO Vaseline which can erode the condom! After ejaculation, hold the condom at the base of the penis to prevent it from slipping off. Look up Plan B just in case ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to put braces on the top and bottom?

Please tell me how long it takes for to put braces on the top and bottom?

That's a good : Question to ask your orthodontist. Every orthodontist allows different amounts of time for that procedure. ...Read more

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I have a small cut on my foreskin, should i put neosporin on it, and how long will it take to heal?

I have a small cut on my foreskin, should i put neosporin on it, and how long will it take to heal?

Good idea: Neosporin unless allergic to it will help the cut Eac peson is different but it should heal within a week If it gets worse follow up with provider ...Read more

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Can i put vaseline on on blister to help with the pain?

Can i put vaseline on on blister to help with the pain?

Yes: Vaseline, an ointment or emollient is useful to cover and moisturize the blister (lip?), it may reduce discomfort, but not markedly. Sometimes we prescribe an ointment with a local anesthetic to ease the pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to use tampons for first time? Worried I will put it in the urethra, I don't understand the diagrams of the vagina but I need to learnt to use 'em

How to use tampons for first time? Worried I will put it in the urethra, I don't understand the diagrams of the vagina but I need to learnt to use 'em

Here are some ...: You may learn the use of tampons from your mother or a trustworthy adult experienced female; this would be most reasonable and handy. Otherwise, seek professional counseling timely from a GP, PCP, or gyn-doc - not just for how to use tampon but for how to practice safe sex so to avoid unwanted worry down the road of life. Best wishes ... ...Read more

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What will happen to the skin when a cast is put on for a fractured wrist?

What will happen to the skin when a cast is put on for a fractured wrist?

Usually nothing: Sometimes you can get an allergic reaction if the cast it too tight your distal extermity will turn blue ask your doc who applied the cast. ...Read more

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How best to teach my child to put a tampon in?

How best to teach my child to put a tampon in?

Show her: It would probably be easiest for her to watch you put on in. ...Read more