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What is the best and reliable condom to use if no allergy to latex?

What is the best and reliable condom to use if no allergy to latex?

Reliable condoms: If you are not allergic to latex, you have a big choice of brands, so pick up any brand they all work and they are equally safe. ...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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What is the best condom if latex allergy?

What is the best condom if latex allergy?

Condom: Use non-latex condoms. These are available in either polyurethane or lambskin composition. ...Read more

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What is the best method or precaution to stop pregnancy except condoms?

What is the best method or precaution to stop pregnancy except condoms?

Don't have sex!: After abstention and condoms, the next best method of birth control is probably birth control pills. No single method is foolproof and while condoms will prevent transmission of most sexually transmitted diseases most other methods of birth control will not. So know your partner before you 'know' your partner sexually. ...Read more

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Im allergic to latex and have no money to buy latex free. What is the easiest way to find out if your pregnant besides taking a test.? Removed 4.24.13

Im allergic to latex and have no money to buy latex free. What is the easiest way to find out if your pregnant besides taking a test.? Removed 4.24.13

Time: You can wait & see if you develop breast enlargement/tenderness, weight gain, morning sickness, & persistent absence of periods. If you do nothing, a pregnancy will eventually manifest itself recognizably. Most people want to find out as soon as possible, and so they take tests with either urine or blood, but those cost money. You should recognize symptoms as compared to your previous pregnancies. ...Read more

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What is an alternative method of condom protection when you have an allergy to latex?

Non-latex condoms: There are condoms that are not made of latex, particuarly polyurethane and lambskin. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to buy and use condoms?

Need advice on what is the the best way to buy and use condoms?

Easy: Buy them at pharmacy, grocery store or on line use exactly according to package insert. ...Read more

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What is the best condoms to use for my situation?

What is the best condoms to use for my situation?

Please clarify: Please clarify what your situation is so that we may better understand and answer. ...Read more

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What is the best and safe way to prevent pregnancy without using condoms?

What is the best and safe way to prevent pregnancy without using condoms?

Abstinence: The safest and "best" way to prevent pregnancy is not to have sex at all - abstinence. If you're having sex, and want to prevent pregnancy, condoms are ideal because when used correctly, they prevent both pregnancy and STDs. Aside from that, your female partner can try some form of birth control - like pill or IUD. But these do not prevent STDs. They're all about 99% effective when used correctly. ...Read more

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What non-latex condoms work the best for someone who is allergic to latex?

What non-latex condoms work the best for someone who is allergic to latex?

Several options: For helpful latex allergy information go to: http://www.Latexallergyresources.Org/consumer-products this is from their list of contraception: durex (770-582-2222) – avanti lifestyles skyn large - made from polyisoprene reality trojan – supra. ...Read more

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What is the best type of condom to use if you want protection more than pleasure?

What is the best type of condom to use if you want protection more than pleasure?

Latex: Generally latex condoms are the best type of condoms for protecting against stds, though there are some, such as hpv and herpes, that may not be protected by any condom. ...Read more

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What is the safest and most effective way to have sex and avoid an std?

What is the safest and most effective way to have sex and avoid an std?

Monogamy : Use a condom while in a monogamous relationship with someone you trust who has been previously tested. ...Read more

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Girlfriend allergic to latex are non latex really safe for me and her or will cause allergic reaction what about polyurathsne and the skyns condom ?

Girlfriend allergic to latex are non latex really safe for me and her or will cause allergic reaction what about polyurathsne and the skyns condom ?

Latex allergies...: Latex is a plastic and has chemical stabilizers, so is not just a single ingredient. One may not know which ingredient(s) in latex items she is allergic to. That means one can't be sure that all "non-latex" items won't cause a reaction. The polyurethane and synthetic condoms can be presumed safe from latex allergies, and protect agaisnt STD's. The natural "lamb" ones may have less STD protection. ...Read more

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What is the best kind of vacuum cleaner to use for asthma and allergy issues?

What is the best kind of vacuum cleaner to use for asthma and allergy issues?

With HEPA filter: A vacuum cleaner with a hepa filter puts out pollen-free, dust-free air from its exhaust end. A vacuum cleaner that blows exhaust upward instead of sideways or backwards has less of a tendence to blow dust from the floor into the air, while one is vacuuming. It's best to wear a mask during vacuuming (available at all drugstores), and to use a room hepa filter afterwards to clear the air. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to latex and have extremely sensitive skin what would be the best kind of latex free and lubricants for me and my fiancé to use?

I'm allergic to latex and have extremely sensitive skin what would be the best kind of latex free and lubricants for me and my fiancé to use?

No best kind: Non-latex condoms such as lamb skin does not protect against STDs but if both of you are free of STD, that would be an option. As for lubricants. you will have to experiment with them. Try just a little drop of the lubricant on the skin to make sure that it is not irritating. ...Read more

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Which is the best allergy pill if you have an allergy to cats?

Which is the best allergy pill if you have an allergy to cats?

Allegra (fexofenadine) or Zyrtec: Either works fine, some individuals have a preference for one over the other. Zyrtec (cetirizine) is slightly sedating, you may want to take before bedtime. ...Read more

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What is the best type of lubricant to use with polyurethane condoms?

Lots of options: Anything that does not cause skin irritation is just fine. Certain oils can dissolve latex condoms. Avoid the lubricants that have scents added or things to make the skin feel hot. Astroglide and pjur are safe and effective. ...Read more

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What do you advise if doctor says use the estrogen tablets in vagina.. is it safe to use silicon lubricant with this ?

What do you advise if doctor says use the estrogen tablets in vagina.. is it safe to use silicon lubricant with this ?

Yes: Hi. Silicon lubricant is safe with vaginal estrogen tablets, but make sure the sex doesn't knock the pill out of the vagina. If you're going to use oral tablets in the vagina, you may want to put it in after sex. ...Read more

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My wife is allergic to latex, is there a safe and alternate condom material out there?

Condoms: As mentioned, the nonlatex condom is thicker, less stretchy, and decreases sensitivity more than latex. Lamb skin condoms may also be used but do not protect against HIV and are slightly less effective in preventing pregnancy. They are reportedly the best for sensitivity. ...Read more

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Latex (Definition)

1. The colorless or milky sap of certain plants, such as the poinsettia or milkweed, that coagulates on exposure to air. 2. An emulsion of rubber or plastic globules in water, used in paints, adhesives, and various synthetic rubber products. ...Read more


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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more