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What are the chances of diseases seeping through lambskin condoms? Is there any data that can back up these facts?
Little or no chance: There is research only on latex & polyurethane, which to not permit penetration by any virus or bacteria. Natural membrane condoms (e.g Lambskin®) have pores larger than germs, but there are no reported cases of HIV or STD transmission through an intact natural condom. Physics (hydrostatic pressure) also works against penetration by germs. Latex and PU are best, but any condom is better than none. ...Read more
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
It has to do with: The size of pores in the condom. ...Read more
Is there any other condom in the market other than lambskin and latex which could not protect against std?
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