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What is a condom?
Condoms are a thin, stretchy pouch that made of rubbers and the most common one is latex. It is very easy to use. You can wear it on your penis during sexual intercourse.
In case, you have allergy or problem from latex then it can also available in other materials, including nitrile, polyurethane, and polyisoprene. Condoms provide great protection from both pregnancy and STDs ( Sexually Transmitted Diseases ). But, some other animal membranes and lambskin condoms are also available that only protect you against pregnancy ( do not protect you from STDs and HIV/AIDS ).
How do condoms work?
Condoms prevent pregnancy by covering the penis during the sexual intercourse and collect semen (cum). Condoms prevent sperm from entering the vagina. So, the sperm can not meet with the egg and prevent pregnancy.
Female condoms are the only form of birth control that will help protect against STI’s and HIV/AIDS.
Do Condoms help to protect from STD?
Yes. Condoms help to protect you against STDs.
Using condoms every time during sex is reduce the chances of getting or spreading STI ( sexually transmitted infections ) and STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases ). It protects from STD ( such as HIV/AIDS, genital herpes, and genital warts ) by preventing contact with bodily fluids that can carry infections.
What are the benefits of using condoms?
Female condoms are the only birth control method that helps to prevent the spread of STI, including HIV/AIDS. You can also use female condoms to protect from STD if you use other kinds of birth control to avoid pregnancy.
Some other benefits are including :
- 100% effective to protect the pregnancy.
- Easy to get ( from many different stores, community health centers and online ).
- Easy to use.
- Come in many different styles, shapes, and textures that increase sensation for both partners.
- You can use it for oral, anal, and vaginal sex.
- No side effects.
What are the disadvantages of condoms?
You know that condoms work well if you have to use them correctly, the whole time, every time you have sex, and they can take some getting used to. Its disadvantages are including :
- May disrupt spontaneity during sex.
- Reduce sensitivity.
- Some user can’t maintain an erection when using a condom.
- Some user may have allergy or sensitivity to a latex condom.