All about Condoms

Jun 21, 2011

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All about Condoms

Condoms is a type of birth control (contraceptive) used during sexual intercourse. Condom acts as a barrier to reduce the probability of pregnancy. Condoms also helps prevent spreading of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV and AIDS. Read More

Different Types of Condoms

Today, various kinds of condoms are available in the market. With so many options available, choosing the right kind of condom can be a little confusing. Make sure that it is FDA approved because these ensure safety against unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STD).

Listed below are some types of condoms:

·         Flavoured condoms

·          Super thin condom

·          Glow in the dark condom

·          Textured and studded condoms

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Male Condoms

Condoms are the most popular form of contraception used globally. There are more than a 100 brands of condoms available around the world. Using a condom is essential for a safe and protected sexual experience. Condoms offer protection against unwanted pregnancies and they also offer some protection against sexually transmitted diseases. Using a condom is a relatively easy task. It requires you to be careful and avoid any wear and tear. Know all about male condoms Read More

Female Condoms

Female condom is one of the barrier methods of contraception. It is a polyurethane or latex pouch that is fitted inside vagina to prevent conception. It is designed in a way so as to fit conveniently in the vagina, with more flexible ring at the closed end and a larger ring at the open end. The smaller ring at one end keeps the condom in place. This helps to keep the skin of penis and its secretions away from vagina and cervix. Know all about female condoms Read More

Effectiveness of Condoms against STDs

Condoms are perhaps the most popular form of contraception around the world. Most condom manufacturers will guarantee up to 99 % protect against unwanted pregnancies. However, there is another pertinent side to sexual intercourse; sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Condoms are effective against STDs to a certain degree.  Read More