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Help please? What is the best textured/ribbed condom on the market?

Help please? What is the best textured/ribbed condom on the market?

Cannot endorse: Although we should not endorse specific products in this forum, the best ribbed condom is the one that fits properly and is used with every encounter. :) ...Read more

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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Sex w/ ribbed condom. Slight pink discharge when I was freshening up. From that?

Sex w/ ribbed condom. Slight pink discharge when I was freshening up. From that?

Nope: Unlikely that this comes from the condom. This is likely secondary to micro-lesions from intercourse. Small amounts of blood can give tinged appearance. ...Read more

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Am i allergic to latex? Whenever i try to use latex condoms it burns. They are also ribbed. Could it be the ribs or the latex?

Am i allergic to latex? Whenever i try to use latex condoms it burns. They are also ribbed. Could it be the ribs or the latex?

Maybe: The ribs are on the outside of the condoms, so that should not be an issue, however, if you notice a burning after wearing latex condoms, you certainly may have a sensitivity (if not a definative allergy) to latex. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib(s)?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib(s)?

Pain with inhalation: The most classic symptom is rib pain (often severe) with a deep breath. If the fracture is severe the rib may float independently from the other ribs. ...Read more

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1 or 2 condoms?

1 or 2 condoms?

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 more

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What are condoms?

What are condoms?

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

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How are durex condoms?

How are durex condoms?

Healthtap doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What are the effects of not using a condom ?

What are the effects of not using a condom ?

Obvious risks: A condom is a partial barrier to exposure to the partners sex organ and any material and or germs it leaves behind.This includes semen which carries the sperm that can get you pregnant.The semen can also carry bacteria and viruses that transmit diseases. Chlamydia and gonorrhea can both make you very sick and result in streility. Others, like HIV can kill you. You may get these in spite of condoms ...Read more

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Are those trojan bareskin condoms completely worthless?

Are those trojan bareskin condoms completely worthless?

Latex condoms best: Animal skin condoms do not fully protect from all diseases. Latex condoms are the best for protection from disease. Animal skin condoms have great sensitivity but should only be used within a monogamous partner who has been tested for sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages of using condoms?

Varies: The benefits are that the condom provides some degree of protection from std's as well as contraception. The down side is that the failure rate for pregnancy is about15% and the transmission of some std's (such as hpv and herpes) still can occur in spite of the condom. ...Read more

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My rib cage is very weak?

My rib cage is very weak?

Be more specific: Pl include as much info in your question as allowed to help us, help you. ...Read more

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Numbness in left rib cage?

Numbness in left rib cage?

Nerve problem: Possibilities: pinched nerve in back, bulging disc, early (pre-rash) shingles, traumatic neuropraxia (bruised nerve) , tumor, heart attack, other. It's worth seeing a physician about. Go to er immediately for any chest pain. ...Read more

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How is a cracked rib treated?

How is a cracked rib treated?

Rib fracture: Rib fractures are usually treated conservatively and there is no specific cast. This mostly means pain control. Some people use braces but they are of questionable clinical value. Most fracture heal spontaneously without any problems. ...Read more

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Body organs under rib cage ?

Body organs under rib cage 

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Organs under the rib: The main organs inder the ribs are the lungs, liver, spleen and partially in the back the kidneys ...Read more