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9 steps to follow when using a male condom for protection

Male condoms are one of the most commonly used forms of birth control.1 In fact, more than 400 million condoms are sold in the United States each year.They are simple enough to use correctly, but it's easy to use a condom the wrong way if you're not aware of the need to check for and do certain things.A product instruction sheet is a good place to start, but it doesn't detail everything you need to know to make your sex safer. This article reviews how to use male condoms properly and includes photos of things you should do and avoid. 1.Check the Expiration DateThe first step to using a condom correctly is making certain it's still usable.It's important to check...

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A Urologist Bust 7 Common Myths About Condoms

Recently, a urologist and pelvic surgeon Dr. Rena Malik makes accessible YouTube content with the goal of helping people have a healthier sex life. In the video, she breaks down some of the most pervasive myths and misconceptions surrounding condoms, and explains everything you need to know in order to make an informed choice about contraception in order to prevent unwanted pregnancy and STDs. Condoms are "unreliable" "When used correctly, condoms are 98 percent effective at preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases," says Malik. "However if you are not using it correctly, it could break, reducing the efficacy to 92 percent." She explains that you should always check the expiration date on a condom wrapper before using it, and clarifies that condoms...

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Why thinnest condoms are popular?

When comes to the condoms, thickness will be a major topic that is closely related to it. In the past, the thickness of condoms strongly influences the sensation during sex. “I hate using condoms, the sensation is not as pleasant for me” or “It made me feel less intimate and less warm with my partners”. These complaints from both women and men put condom manufacturers into a dilemma. Luckily, with the development of science and technology, now condoms can be produced much thinner than ever before.    In the condom market, condoms that ranging around 0.01 millimeters can be found in adult stores or supermarkets. This kind of condom is made from polyurethane. Though it can easily reduce the thickness...

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