Know what condoms are!
- 10 Months ago
Condoms, we all know that it is a very useful. It is also promoted by government to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and to avoid the fertilization of egg.
Condoms are made up of a material called latex or polyurethane. Latex condom is said to be reliable and are most readily available. Latex condoms can only be used with water based lubricants, not oil based lubricants such as Vaseline or cold cream as they break down the latex.
Polyurethane condoms are made from a type of plastic. They are suitable for the small number of people who are allergic to latex. Polyurethane condoms are thinner than latex condom. They are more expensive than latex condoms and slightly less flexible so more lubrication may be needed.
Some condoms and lubricants contain spermicide. Spermicides are chemical products that inactivate or kill sperm to prevent pregnancy.
You should check where the condoms are stored when you buy them. Check if they are stored in dry place, away from sunlight. If a condom feels sticky or very dry you shouldn't use it as the packaging has probably been damaged. Always check the expiry date and manufacturing date on the box as well as individual packet. You should also make sure the packet and the condom appear to be in good condition.
All used condoms should be wrapped in tissue or toilet paper and thrown in the bin. Condoms should not be flushed down the toilet as they may cause blockages in the sewage system.
If used properly, a condom is very effective at reducing the risk of HIV infection during sexual intercourse. Using a condom provides protection against other sexually transmitted diseases, and protection against pregnancy. Condoms make pregnancy less mess.
Male and female condoms available. They are available in various shapes, colours, flavours, textures and sizes.
Condoms are widely available in pharmacies, supermarkets and convenience stores. You don't need to visit a doctor or have a prescription.
Condoms are user friendly. With a little practice, it can add confidence and fun to your sex life. Using a condom is much safer than having unprotected sex!
If you have any confusion for using condoms take guidance from your doctor. Remember only if you use condoms in right method protects you from sexually transmitted diseases and also pregnancy, so don't take it light!