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What is the shelf life of a condom?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Latex vs. Sheepskin
Latex(rubber) condoms will deteriorate with age and heat.
(do not carry one in a wallet for a long period of time). All condoms should be held up to the light to inspect for minature holes prior to their use after opening.Also utilize a secondary form of contracepiton with the condom for more effectiveness and protection from failures and pregnancy.

In brief: Latex vs. Sheepskin
Latex(rubber) condoms will deteriorate with age and heat.
(do not carry one in a wallet for a long period of time). All condoms should be held up to the light to inspect for minature holes prior to their use after opening.Also utilize a secondary form of contracepiton with the condom for more effectiveness and protection from failures and pregnancy.
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