condoms

What is Condoms?


A condom is a type of birth control (contraceptive) that is worn during intercourse to prevent pregnancy and the spread of some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as: Chlamydia Gonorrhea HIV See also: Female condoms

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Also known as rubbers, prophylactics, Condom Manufacture
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Sperm can sometimes get into the vagina during sex even when wearing a condom. This may happen if...

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Condom Use

A condom is a thin pouch that helps prevent pregnancy if used properly. It may help if you and your partner choose to plan how many children you want, and when to have them. It also helps prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STD), such as HIV infection and herpes. It prevents a man's sperm from reaching and touching a woman's cervix. Preventing this may help stop infection from spreading between sexual partners. A condom needs to be placed on an erect penis before you have sexual intercourse (sex). It is left in place during sex until the penis is removed from the vagina after an ejaculation.

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Condom, male

A male condom is a thin sheath placed over the erect penis just before sexual intercourse. Condoms, commonly called rubbers, are a very effective way to protect yourself and your partner from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and to prevent pregnancy. Condoms are simple to use, inexpensive and widely available.

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How to Use a Condom

Among the many barrier methods of birth control, the condom for men is used most often. Condoms are inexpensive and available in many convenient locations, without a doctors prescription. In addition to preventing pregnancy, if used properly, a condom may also protect users from infecting a sex partner with a sexually transmitted disease. Although no form of birth control is 100% effective, the condom can be quite effective if it is put on correctly.

Condom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A condom is a barrier device most commonly used during sexual intercourse to reduce the probability of pregnancy and spreading sexually transmitted diseases ...

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Condom

Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. Read this article to find out how condoms work - and how well they protect against ...

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Your guide to condoms as birth control from MedicineNet.com

Mar 9, 2011 ... Information about male and female condoms used for contraception and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.

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CDC - Condom Effectiveness - Male Latex Condoms and Sexually ...

Consistent and correct use of male latex condoms can reduce (though not eliminate) the risk of STD transmission. To achieve the maximum protective effect, ...

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Condoms (Male and Female): How to Use, Types, Effectiveness, and ...

Learn about condoms and their role in birth control and preventing sexually transmitted diseases.

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HIV and AIDS Activities > Condoms and Sexually Transmitted ...

Jul 22, 2010 ... Condoms are used for both birth control and reducing the risk of disease. That's why some people think that other forms of birth control ...

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Contents

How to use a condom
Condoms are a barrier method of contraception. They stop sperm from reaching an egg by creating a physical barrier between the two, preventing unwanted pregnancies.

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Information
Other than a vasectomy, the condom is the only available method of birth control for men.

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Things to consider
Sperm can sometimes get into the vagina during sex even when wearing a condom. This may happen if...

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Where to get them
Everyone, male and female, can get condoms for free, even if you are under 16. They are available from the following places in your local area...

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Who can use them
Most people can safely use condoms but there are some situations where they may not be the most suitable method of contraception...

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