Do Condoms Really Work?

Condoms have a very old history, previously during the ancient time clothes were used to be tied by the men’s sexual organ to protect the transmission of the sperms. Condoms are being used definitely from 1000 BC. Yes, it is a very ancient way to protect pregnancy. Today, Condoms have become a household name and every house you can find the condom packets. Even the teens just 14 year old are now very much aware about the use of the condoms. But, it is very sad to know that they have an incomplete knowledge about the use of the condoms, which is leading to the spread of the STDs among young men. For this variety of the programs are arranged by the govt. So, we must send our kids to attain those programs to safeguard them from the deadly disease like HIV.

Yes, condoms are very efficient method for the contraception. They are said to be 80% safe. It was noted during the customers’ survey that condoms work very efficiently, but pregnancy may occur if you don’t handle it with proper care. Condoms are basically the rubber sockets that fit perfectly on the manhood to avoid the sperms to reach the women reproductive organ. Women prefer the use of the condoms by men because this keeps them away from the use of the contraceptive pills that disturb there hormones level. Condoms are just balloon-like compounds that are flexible enough to fit on the womanhood. They cover the entire manhood and don’t allow any sperms to sleep by. Condoms are of great use in preventing the sexually transmitted diseases.

Condoms are basically available in latex and non-latex form, which means one are with the latex that means a fluid that provides lubrication and others are totally dry known as non-latex condoms. You should always remember that condom must be worn only when you get the complete erection, if you wear it when male reproductive organ is soft, then there are chances that condom may break or tear while it gets erect. Remember to pull out the condom after the ejaculation otherwise the fluid may come out and enter the area that would further on put you in problem. Condoms are basically a rubber tube that fits on manhood and prevents sperm transfer.

It is necessary to store condoms in cold places in order to avoid its breakage. Always check the expiry dates while buying condoms because they may be old and would not serve properly during the sexual activity. It is most important point that never reuse the condom. Remove the condoms before manhood gets flaccid otherwise it may lead to leakage of the sperms. Suppose if condoms breaks in between the sexual activity, then stop the sexual act instantly and remove that condom. Wear the new condom and then continue. Wash the area thoroughly before wearing a new condom if ejaculation has occurred. Don’t use 2 condoms at once on each other because this may provide the unwanted friction and break them. So, use only one condom but properly to safeguard yourself from unwanted pregnancy and HIV/AIDS.


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