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What Are Some Disadvantages Of Using The Male Condom
Few: You need to use condoms to decrease your risk of stds. Female condoms are available it your partner won't wear a condom. Male condoms are actually fairly effective as a form of birth control provided they are used correctly. The condom must be on from the moment of erection since the penis does secrete some fluid with sperm before ejaculation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I am a 29 years male my wife has had complications while using i pill last time. Yesterday again we suffered a condom tear. Suggest some alternative?
Is there any forms of male birth control like a pill or shot? Me and my girlfriend have been using condoms and she does not want to take a pill or have a shot and i heard a few things about male birth control.
Not yet, but someday: Male hormonal birth control pills/shots/implants are still a long ways away. Clinical trials are happening at UCLA (Harbor) and University of Washington (Seattle) and they are promising. For the time being, men can use male/female condoms, get a vasectomy, withdraw, be aware of their partner's fertile times, and abstain. Condoms probably the best option if used correctly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get pregnant using male condom by having safe sex without getting HIV to myself and my husband and child after 2 weeks of ovulating?
Confusing: If your male partner is not on treatment and has a detectable viral load then the sperm can be washed and you can be inseminated with non-infectious sperm. The sperm would not come from a condom. If he is on treatment and undetectable you cannot contract HIV from him. I don't understand what a condom has to do with this situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How likely is a white straight male non IV drug user to get HIV or std's if he's having casual and using condoms?
Twelve STDS: I am not sure 'casual' is in any way a definable medically sound term that means we understand each other. There are twelve common stds. Those that are caught from in-sertive, skin to skin sex (penile to vagina) would be gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, hpv, syphilis. Scabies and very low risk for hepatitis b and hiv. Theoretically these have to be on the list, but they would be low risk in general. ...Read more
Neither: Neither partner is likely to feel a condom break. ...Read more
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