A sheath that is worn over the penis during sexual behavior in order to prevent pregnancy or spread of sexually transmitted disease.
Sexual behavior that prevents or reduces the spread of SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES or PREGNANCY.
Contraceptive devices used by males.
Sexual activities of humans.
Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.
Married or single individuals who share sexual relations.
The practice of indulging in sexual relations for money.
Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.
Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.
Sexual behaviors which are high-risk for contracting SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES or for producing PREGNANCY.
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
The process of bargaining in order to arrive at an agreement or compromise on a matter of importance to the parties involved. It also applies to the hearing and determination of a case by a third party chosen by the parties in controversy, as well as the interposing of a third party to reconcile the parties in controversy.
People who engage in occupational sexual behavior in exchange for economic rewards or other extrinsic considerations.
The sexual union of a male and a female, a term used for human only.
Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.
The sexual attraction or relationship between members of the opposite SEX.
Sexual attraction or relationship between males.
Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Any observable response or action of an adolescent.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
Methods of contraception in which physical, chemical, or biological means are used to prevent the SPERM from reaching the fertilizable OVUM.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.
Use of marketing principles also used to sell products to consumers to promote ideas, attitudes and behaviors. Design and use of programs seeking to increase the acceptance of a social idea or practice by target groups, not for the benefit of the marketer, but to benefit the target audience and the general society.
Advice and support given to individuals to help them understand and resolve their sexual adjustment problems. It excludes treatment for PSYCHOSEXUAL DISORDERS or PSYCHOSEXUAL DYSFUNCTION.
Devices that diminish the likelihood of or prevent conception. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
A republic in southern Africa, south of ANGOLA and west of BOTSWANA. Its capital is Windhoek.
Cognitive mechanism based on expectations or beliefs about one's ability to perform actions necessary to produce a given effect. It is also a theoretical component of behavior change in various therapeutic treatments. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Contraceptive devices used by females.
Chemical substances that are destructive to spermatozoa used as topically administered vaginal contraceptives.
What a person has in mind to do or bring about.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
The application of LUBRICANTS to diminish FRICTION between two surfaces.
An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
A kingdom in southern Africa, west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Mbabane. The area was settled by the Swazi branch of the Zulu nation in the early 1880's, with its independence guaranteed by the British and Transvaal governments in 1881 and 1884. With limited self-government introduced in 1962, it became independent in 1968. Swazi is the Zulu name for the people who call themselves Swati, from Mswati, the name of a 16th century king, from a word meaning stick or rod. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1170 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p527)
Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Strongly insistent, self-assured, and demanding behavior.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Development of neutralizing antibodies in individuals who have been exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV/HTLV-III/LAV).
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
The purified, alkaloidal, extra-potent form of cocaine. It is smoked (free-based), injected intravenously, and orally ingested. Use of crack results in alterations in function of the cardiovascular system, the autonomic nervous system, the central nervous system, and the gastrointestinal system. The slang term "crack" was derived from the crackling sound made upon igniting of this form of cocaine for smoking.
Compounds that provide LUBRICATION between surfaces in order to reduce FRICTION.
Voluntary SEXUAL INTERCOURSE between a married person and someone other than the SPOUSE.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
A republic in southern Africa, south of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and TANZANIA, and north of ZIMBABWE. Its capital is Lusaka. It was formerly called Northern Rhodesia.
A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
A milky, product excreted from the latex canals of a variety of plant species that contain cauotchouc. Latex is composed of 25-35% caoutchouc, 60-75% water, 2% protein, 2% resin, 1.5% sugar & 1% ash. RUBBER is made by the removal of water from latex.(From Concise Encyclopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3rd ed). Hevein proteins are responsible for LATEX HYPERSENSITIVITY. Latexes are used as inert vehicles to carry antibodies or antigens in LATEX FIXATION TESTS.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.
Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.
The sexual attraction or relationship between members of the same SEX.
The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.
The sexual attraction or relationship between members of both the same and the opposite SEX.
A republic in southern Africa, east of ZAMBIA and BOTSWANA and west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Harare. It was formerly called Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia.
The exertion of a strong influence or control over others in a variety of settings--administrative, social, academic, etc.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Abuse, overuse, or misuse of a substance by its injection into a vein.
The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Nonionic surfactant mixtures varying in the number of repeating ethoxy (oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) groups. They are used as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, defoaming agents, etc. Nonoxynol-9, the compound with 9 repeating ethoxy groups, is a spermatocide, formulated primarily as a component of vaginal foams and creams.
A chain of islands, cays, and reefs in the West Indies, lying southeast of Florida and north of Cuba. It is an independent state, called also the Commonwealth of the Bahamas or the Bahama Islands. The name likely represents the local name Guanahani, itself of uncertain origin. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p106 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p45)
A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.
One of the Indian Ocean Islands off the southeast coast of Africa. Its capital is Antananarivo. It was formerly called the Malagasy Republic. Discovered by the Portuguese in 1500, its history has been tied predominantly to the French, becoming a French protectorate in 1882, a French colony in 1896, and a territory within the French union in 1946. The Malagasy Republic was established in the French Community in 1958 but it achieved independence in 1960. Its name was changed to Madagascar in 1975. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p714)
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
People who frequently change their place of residence.
Chemical substances that prevent or reduce the probability of CONCEPTION.
Acute infectious disease characterized by primary invasion of the urogenital tract. The etiologic agent, NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE, was isolated by Neisser in 1879.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.
Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens. When transmission is within the same species, the mode can be horizontal or vertical (INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL).
Pregnancy, usually accidental, that is not desired by the parent or parents.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in females. Use for female contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
The status of health in urban populations.
A republic in southern Africa, between NAMIBIA and ZAMBIA. It was formerly called Bechuanaland. Its capital is Gaborone. The Kalahari Desert is in the west and southwest.
A republic in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies. Its capital is Santo Domingo. With Haiti, it forms the island of Hispaniola - the Dominican Republic occupying the eastern two thirds, and Haiti, the western third. It was created in 1844 after a revolt against the rule of President Boyer over the entire island of Hispaniola, itself visited by Columbus in 1492 and settled the next year. Except for a brief period of annexation to Spain (1861-65), it has been independent, though closely associated with the United States. Its name comes from the Spanish Santo Domingo, Holy Sunday, with reference to its discovery on a Sunday. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p338, 506 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p151)
Viral diseases which are transmitted or propagated by sexual conduct.
Bacterial diseases transmitted or propagated by sexual conduct.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
Disorders related to substance abuse.

Condom use and HIV risk behaviors among U.S. adults: data from a national survey. (1/1516)

CONTEXT: How much condom use among U.S. adults varies by type of partner or by risk behavior is unclear. Knowledge of such differentials would aid in evaluating the progress being made toward goals for levels of condom use as part of the Healthy People 2000 initiative. METHODS: Data were analyzed from the 1996 National Household Survey of Drug Abuse, an annual household-based probability sample of the noninstitutionalized population aged 12 and older that measures the use of illicit drugs, alcohol and tobacco. The personal behaviors module included 25 questions covering sexual activity in the past year, frequency of condom use in the past year, circumstances of the last sexual encounter and HIV testing. RESULTS: Sixty-two percent of adults reported using a condom at last intercourse outside of an ongoing relationship, while only 19% reported using condoms when the most recent intercourse occurred within a steady relationship. Within ongoing relationships, condom use was highest among respondents who were younger, black, of lower income and from large metropolitan areas. Forty percent of unmarried adults used a condom at last sex, compared with the health objective of 50% for the year 2000. Forty percent of injecting drug users used condoms at last intercourse, compared with the 60% condom use objective for high-risk individuals. Significantly, persons at increased risk for HIV because of their sexual behavior or drug use were not more likely to use condoms than were persons not at increased risk; only 22% used condoms during last intercourse within an ongoing relationship. CONCLUSIONS: Substantial progress has been made toward national goals for increasing condom use. The rates of condom use by individuals at high risk of HIV need to be increased, however, particularly condom use with a steady partner.  (+info)

Community-level HIV intervention in 5 cities: final outcome data from the CDC AIDS Community Demonstration Projects. (2/1516)

OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated a theory-based community-level intervention to promote progress toward consistent condom and bleach use among selected populations at increased risk for HIV infection in 5 US cities. METHODS: Role-model stories were distributed, along with condoms and bleach, by community members who encouraged behavior change among injection drug users, their female sex partners, sex workers, non-gay-identified men who have sex with men, high-risk youth, and residents in areas with high sexually transmitted disease rates. Over a 3-year period, cross-sectional interviews (n = 15,205) were conducted in 10 intervention and comparison community pairs. Outcomes were measured on a stage-of-change scale. Observed condom carrying and intervention exposure were also measured. RESULTS: At the community level, movement toward consistent condom use with main (P < .05) and nonmain (P < .05) partners, as well as increased condom carrying (P < .0001), was greater in intervention than in comparison communities. At the individual level, respondents recently exposed to the intervention were more likely to carry condoms and to have higher stage-of-change scores for condom and bleach use. CONCLUSIONS: The intervention led to significant communitywide progress toward consistent HIV risk reduction.  (+info)

Safer sex strategies for women: the hierarchical model in methadone treatment clinics. (3/1516)

Women clients of a methadone maintenance treatment clinic were targeted for an intervention aimed to reduce unsafe sex. The hierarchical model was the basis of the single intervention session, tested among 63 volunteers. This model requires the educator to discuss and demonstrate a full range of barriers that women might use for protection, ranking these in the order of their known efficacy. The model stresses that no one should go without protection. Two objections, both untested, have been voiced against the model. One is that, because of its complexity, women will have difficulty comprehending the message. The second is that, by demonstrating alternative strategies to the male condom, the educator is offering women a way out from persisting with the male condom, so that instead they will use an easier, but less effective, method of protection. The present research aimed at testing both objections in a high-risk and disadvantaged group of women. By comparing before and after performance on a knowledge test, it was established that, at least among these women, the complex message was well understood. By comparing baseline and follow-up reports of barriers used by sexually active women before and after intervention, a reduction in reports of unsafe sexual encounters was demonstrated. The reduction could be attributed directly to adoption of the female condom. Although some women who had used male condoms previously adopted the female condom, most of those who did so had not used the male condom previously. Since neither theoretical objection to the hierarchical model is sustained in this population, fresh weight is given to emphasizing choice of barriers, especially to women who are at high risk and relatively disempowered. As experience with the female condom grows and its unfamiliarity decreases, it would seem appropriate to encourage women who do not succeed with the male condom to try to use the female condom, over which they have more control.  (+info)

Village-based AIDS prevention in a rural district in Uganda. (4/1516)

OBJECTIVE: To design, implement and evaluate a village-based AIDS prevention programme in a rural district in north-western Uganda. A baseline KAP survey of the general population was carried out to design a district-wide information campaign and condom promotion programme. Eighteen months later the impact achieved was measured through a second KAP survey, using the same methodology. METHODS: Anonymous structured interviews were conducted in March 1991 and October 1992 with 1486 and 1744 randomly selected individuals age 15-49, respectively. RESULTS: At 18 months, 60% of respondents had participated in an information session in the past year (47% women, 71% men) and 42% had received a pamphlet about AIDS (26% women, 58% men). Knowledge about AIDS, high initially (94%), reached 98%. More respondents knew that the incubation period is longer than one year (from 29% to 40%), and were willing to take care of a PWA (from 60% to 77%). Knowledge about condoms increased from 26 to 63% in women and 57 to 91% in men. Ever use of condoms among persons having engaged in casual sex in the past year increased from 6 to 33% in women, and 27 to 48% in men. Fifty per cent of condom users criticized lack of regular access to condoms. CONCLUSIONS: This is the first documented example of the impact a village-based AIDS prevention programme can achieve in a rural African community. Critical areas to be improved were identified, such as: women must be given better access to information, more attention must be paid to explain the asymptomatic state of HIV infection in appropriate terms, and condom social marketing must be developed.  (+info)

Using condom data to assess the impact of HIV/AIDS preventive interventions. (5/1516)

The effective evaluation of preventive activities depends on the identification of indicators and the selection of appropriate outcome measures which reflect the goals of the intervention. An increase in condom use has been seen as a positive sign of the impact of HIV/AIDS public education. This paper examines possible sources of data relating to condom use in the context of assessing public response to the AIDS epidemic, with particular reference to methodological challenges presented by each; issues relating to the validity of data, problems of interpretation and the scope for improvement. A multiple indicator approach, using several types of data in unison, is advocated. Conclusions drawn from the multiple indicator approach are likely to be firmer and sounder than those drawn from the single indicator approach, and are more likely to offer insight into the mechanisms which influence particular outcomes.  (+info)

Relaying the message of safer sex: condom races for community-based skills training. (6/1516)

This paper describes a community-based HIV prevention program designed to improve confidence in condom use skills by giving community members 'hands-on' experience in using condoms correctly. A condom race activity which had been effective in increasing condom skills confidence among university students in the US was modified and implemented with the general population in rural Northeast Thailand. In addition to providing training in condom use skills, the condom race was part of an integrated condom promotion and distribution campaign which responded to needs identified by the community, built upon the credibility and influence of local leaders and peers, and extended access to condoms into rural communities. Local leaders who had participated in a training-of-trainers program organized condom races in their communities, serving as positive role models for community acceptance of condom use. The condom race stimulated community discussion about condoms and increased participants' feelings of self-efficacy in correct condom use. Participation in the condom race activity was particularly empowering to women, who reported increased confidence in their ability to use condoms and to suggest using condoms with their partners after the race.  (+info)

Cost as a barrier to condom use: the evidence for condom subsidies in the United States. (7/1516)

OBJECTIVES: This study sought to determine the impact of price on condom use. METHODS: A program based on distribution of condoms at no charge was replaced with one providing low-cost condoms (25 cents). Pretest and posttest surveys asked about condom use among persons reporting 2 or more sex partners. RESULTS: At pretest, 57% of respondents had obtained free condoms, and 77% had used a condom during their most recent sexual encounter. When the price was raised to 25 cents, the respective percentages decreased to 30% and 64%. CONCLUSIONS: Cost is a barrier to condom use. Free condoms should be distributed to encourage their use by persons at risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.  (+info)

Contraceptive needs of women attending a genitourinary medicine clinic for the first time. (8/1516)

OBJECTIVE: To assess the need for, and potential uptake of, a contraceptive service within a genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic. METHODS: 544 women, median age 17 years (range 13-54) including 142 teenagers, attending the Fife GUM clinics serving a semirural population of 350,000 for the first time in the 12 month period from 1 September 1995 to 31 August 1996 were interviewed. RESULTS: Contraception was required by 353, of whom only 5% (29) were at risk of unplanned pregnancy, although half (15) of these were teenagers. 23 of 29 (79%) stated that they would access contraception at a GUM clinic if it were available. Of women using contraception, 67% (217/324) were taking the oral contraceptive pill (OCP), of whom 177 obtained supplies from their general practitioners and were happy with this. However, 92/177 (52%) stated that they would access the OCP at GUM clinics if it were available. Overall, of the 243 women who stated that they would access contraception at the GUM clinic, 23 of whom were currently at risk of an unplanned pregnancy, the demand was principally for condoms and the OCP. CONCLUSION: The majority of women attending GUM clinics for the first time are using contraception, or have deliberately chosen not to do so. Only 5% were at risk of unplanned pregnancy. In general, the women using contraception were happy with their current source of contraception, but about two thirds would use a contraceptive service at GUM clinics if it were available at the time they were attending the clinic. It was found that teenagers accounted for half of those women at risk of unwanted pregnancy. However, the majority of teenagers requiring contraception would consider obtaining it from GUM clinics.  (+info)

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For the first time in the UK, this study found significant associations linking measures of condom problems to STI risk amongst MSM. Although condom errors and other problems have been increasingly recognised as a likely factor in reducing condom effectiveness [16] and the correlates of condom problems in men have been explored [7, 17], biological end point evidence of an association with STI acquisition is scarce in all groups and absent in MSM. An association between condom problems and incident chlamydial and gonococcal infections was shown in a small subsample (21 infections in 130 individuals) of the large Project Respect intervention trial [18]. In a study of 1973 consistent condom users, condom errors were reported much less frequently by MSM than men who have sex with women and an association between condom problems and prevalent STI was seen in heterosexual but not homosexual subjects [13]. We found strong univariate associations between condom proficiency and problem scores and ...
Condoms are not 100% effective at preventing HIV transmission. When used correctly and consistently, condoms are highly effective and reliable in reducing the risk of transmitting HIV and most sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Condoms should be used EVERY TIME during sex when transmission of HIV (or other STDs) is possible. When condoms fail to work properly, it is most often because of improper and/or inconsistent use.. Condoms may not work as well against STDs spread through skin-to-skin touching, like herpes and genital warts, because condoms may not cover the infected areas.. Following these basic rules will reduce the already small chance of condom failure: - Experiment with different condoms and practice putting them on before intercourse. - Practice talking with your partner about your desire and intention to use condoms. - Use latex (rubber) or polyurethane (plastic) condoms. Avoid natural skin condoms, which have tiny holes, which may allow HIV and other STDs to be transmitted. - ...
This study evaluated predictors of risky and safer behavior in a sample of low-income African American adolescents, assessed their perceptions of the risk associated with their sexual behavior, and examined differences between adolescents who used condoms consistently, inconsistently, or engaged only in unprotected intercourse. African American adolescents (N = 312) completed measures related to AIDS knowledge, frequency of condom use, attitudes toward condoms, and sexual behavior over the preceding 2 months. Multiple regression analyses for the sexually active youths (N = 114) revealed that lower self-efficacy, higher perceived risk, and male gender were associated with high-risk behavior. Positive attitudes toward condoms and younger age had the strongest association with condom use. Consistent condom users were more knowledgeable and held more positive attitudes toward condoms, and nonusers were older. Regardless of their behavior, the adolescents generally did not perceive themselves to be a risk
The Reality® Female Condom is a sheath made of polyurethane with a ring at both ends. The female condom is more expensive than the male condom, but it can be inserted up to 8 hours prior to intercourse. It also provides protection against sexually transmitted diseases. These condoms are 88 to 98% effective. If used consistently and properly every time, the risk of pregnancy is very small. Condoms provide protection against pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (gonorrhea, chlamydia, and HIV). The disadvantages of condoms are that they must be used every time with every intercourse event. Women are at risk for pregnancy and infection if the condom is placed on the penis after the first penetration, even if the condom is used before ejaculation. Condoms can break, tear, or fall off during sex. Always put the condom on the penis before any genital-to-genital contact. The fluid at the tip of the penis contains sperm and may also carry infection. Use enough water-based lubricant to decrease ...
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As heterosexual HIV transmission increases, effective behavioral interventions to increase condom use are needed. Interventions should be low cost and accessible to large segments of the at-risk population. This study will evaluate the efficacy of a behavioral intervention designed to increase condom use in at-risk, heterosexually active women and men. The intervention is computer-delivered and will be provided in health care settings. The study will also examine additional psychosocial mediators of condom use by testing the predictive efficacy of the Multifaceted Model of HIV Risk.. Participants will be recruited from four health clinic sites that serve local ethnic minority communities. The participants will be randomly assigned to either an individualized intervention designed to increase condom use or to an HIV information comparison group. All participants will receive comparable group-specific informational materials at study entry and at Months 2 and 4. Participants in the intervention ...
We conducted a systematic review to assess the impact of school-based condom availability programs (CAPs) on condom acquisition, use and sexual behavior. We searched PubMed to identify English-language studies evaluating school-based CAPs that reported process (i.e. number of condoms distributed or used) and sexual behavior measures. We identified nine studies that met our inclusion criteria, with the majority conducted in the United States of America. We judged most studies to have medium risk of bias. Most studies showed that school-based CAPs increased the odds of students obtaining condoms (odds ratios (ORs) for individual studies ranged between 1.81 and 20.28), and reporting condom use (OR 1.36-3.2). Three studies showed that school-based CAPs positively influenced sexual behavior, while no studies reported increase in sexual activity. Findings suggest that school-based CAPs may be an effective strategy for improving condom coverage and promoting positive sexual behaviors.. ...
Size. Most condoms (external and internal) are manufactured as one-size-fits-all. However, when it comes to external condoms, the standard sizes and the tightness of the elastic rings vary by manufacturer. They generally fit folks whose erect penis is average-sized - anywhere from four to seven inches when erect. Some external condoms are snugger fit, while others are larger sized. It may be helpful to pick up a variety to figure out whats appealing and fits for you and your partner. A snug, yet comfortable fit decreases the chances that a condom will slip off during penetrative sex.. Texture. When reading external condom packaging, brands list descriptive terms, such as ultra thin, sensitive, high sensation, or extra strength. Some people prefer thinner condoms that allow for more sensation. Others prefer thicker condoms to feel more secure (although studies have shown that ultra thin condoms are just as effective as regular condoms). Other choices include ribbed or studded ...
Condoms work by keeping semen (the fluid that contains sperm) from entering the vagina. The male condom is placed on the penis when it becomes erect. It is unrolled all the way to the base of the penis while holding the tip of the condom to leave some extra room at the end. This creates a space for semen after ejaculation and makes it less likely that the condom will break.. After the male ejaculates, he should hold the condom at the base of the penis as he pulls out of the vagina. He must do this while the penis is still erect. This prevents the condom from slipping off when he gets soft, which could let sperm enter the vagina.. The female condom is inserted into the vagina using the closed-end ring. The other ring creates the open end of the condom. The condom then lines the walls of the vagina, creating a barrier between the sperm and the cervix. The female condom can be inserted up to 8 hours before intercourse. It should be removed immediately after sex and before standing up.. The male and ...
1600s. Once Fallopius published a work on condom STI protection, people became more skeptical of the idea of the condom and controversy on whether to use it or not began to stir in scientific and religious communities. In 1605, Catholic theologian Leonardus Lessius claimed that condoms are immoral, thus becoming the first documented religious figure who opposed the use of the condom. Condoms made from animal intestines became widely available to the public. Even though condoms were now widely available, many people reused them because of their expensive nature. Reusing linen condoms is unsanitary and can even increase the possibility of spreading STIs, but many people were not aware of this fact. Published by the English Birth Rate Commission in 1666 for the first time ever in recorded history, the word condons (which eventually evolved into todays English word condoms) was credited for the drop in birth rate. 1700s. By this time, the public was becoming much more aware of condoms and their ...
The instructions on every packet of condoms I have ever seen (including condoms in countries outside the United States) clearly state that once the man has ejaculated, he needs to withdraw and dispose of the condom promptly. Proper withdrawal means you grip the ring firmly, pull out completely and slide the condom off (by the ring! Obviously you dont just pull it off at the tip cause thats messy, and risks rubber-band-like snap-back). Proper disposal means tie off the condom and toss it in the rubbish. Do not flush down the toilet.. The reason you must stop once ejaculation is complete is that the penis loses its erection pretty quickly after orgasm. Once the erection starts to subside, the condom immediately loosens, and youll risk seepage and slippage -- generally termed as condom failure and improper use. Essentially, if you do not follow the direction to a T, then the condoms effectiveness cannot be guaranteed. So is there a chance of pregnancy? With an improperly used condom, yes there ...
A condom is a device most commonly used during sexual intercourse. It is put on a mans erect penis and physically blocks ejaculated semen from entering the body of a sexual partner. Condoms are used to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs-such as gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV) and pregnancy. Because condoms are waterproof, elastic, and durable, they are also used in a variety of secondary applications. These range from creating waterproof microphones to protecting rifle barrels from clogging. Foot travelers in Amazonic South America wear condoms when wading through water to prevent a small catfish known as candirú from swimming into the urethra. The fish is attracted to the scent of blood and urine. What is generally called a condom is the male condom, a sheath or covering which fits over a mans penis, and which is closed at one end. There is also now a female condom, or vaginal sheath, which is used by a woman and which fits inside her vagina. Below is about the male ...
There is a significant risk of HIV transmission to HIV-uninfected partners in HIV-discordant couples. While condom use has been a major component of most AIDS prevention programs since the mid-1980s, there has been little emphasis on promoting condom use within stable partnerships. The most effective way to promote condom use among discordant couples remains largely unknown.. A pilot study to assess the acceptability of intervention precedes the main study. The Phase I study recruits 15 HIV-infected men and 15 HIV-infected women and their partners at each of three sites (India, Thailand, and Uganda). Volunteers participate in a multi-session group-based condom promotion program for approximately 12 months. Couples are organized into small groups consisting of 4 to 6 couples per group. Each group meets for a total of 4 sessions within a 2- to 4-week period. Follow-up interviews are conducted at Months 1 and 3 following completion of the intervention. ...
Do you think condoms are x-rated? I didnt think so.. Yet, condoms seem far too sexy for Twitter. Lucky Bloke, where I am founder and CEO, has been inundated for months with emails from Twitter for Business, urging us to try out Twitter Ads and turn our followers into customers. However, after we tried to participate in the program with a Tired of lousy condoms? sponsored Tweet, Twitter banned us from advertising entirely.. According to their confusing ad policies, any content thats sexual (including safe sex education) and ALL contraceptives are prohibited. Really? Seriously.. This is simply unacceptable. Will you join us by signing our petition to Twitter to change its policy around global health? Join us as we #Tweet4Condoms!. Condoms save lives - and removing stigma will save more lives. This is not avant-garde or edgy positioning. Condoms are a necessary health item globally.. Our simple request for Twitter:. Kindly remove condoms (and the ability to share sexual health information) ...
The bottom condom is a bit more expensive. Fortunately, MAPs Risk Reduction team has plenty. Just ask us for one next time you see us out and about or stop by our office.. The bottom condom is a great alternative to traditional condoms, but some people do have problems using them. They may not be for everyone. Compared to regular condoms, rates of slippage and rectal bleeding were slightly higher with the bottom condom, but not by much.. This great alternative to traditional condoms is available, but its not widely used. Why is that? Why are you just now hearing about the bottom condom?. Because of homophobia.. Did you know that the bottom condom was originally created and tested on gay men? The bottom condom couldnt be approved because of the Food and Drug Administrationss position in the 1990s that to do so would run counter to sodomy laws. According to the Bay Area Reporter at the time:. The invention, which was tested on Chicago gay male couples in a 1990 trial, is a wide tube of ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Bloomington, IN August 3, 2006 -- Dog Condoms, Inc. is announcing a voluntary recall of its Dog Condoms canine prophylactics, due to an unacceptable failure rate reported during preliminary release in test markets. Use of these recalled condoms may result in unwanted canine pregnancies. Additionally, meat-scented Dog Condoms may present a choking hazard, especially for smaller dogs. These condoms were sold to consumers in limited test markets after May 1, 2005. The Dog Condoms affected by this recall include all Dog Condom products released to market, including Small, Medium, and Large Canine sizes, in both the lubricated and meat-scented varieties. Initial clinical trials with training veterinary staff yielded good results for Dog Condoms . The statistics for incidents of unplanned conception for unaltered canines using the condom while engaging in mating behavior represented less than .5% of the clinical sample group. However, the success of these veterinary trials did ...
VivaGel® (SPL7013, or astodrimer sodium) is antiviral and blocks bacteria.. Starpharma has licence agreements with condom manufacturers, Ansell Limited (ASX: ANN), Shenyang Sky and Land Latex Co. (Sky & Land), Okamoto Industries, Inc. (TSE: JP3192800005) and Koushan Pharmed, in defined territories for a VivaGel® condom, in which the condom lubricant contains VivaGel®. Ansell manufactures and sells leading condom brands worldwide, including LifeStyles®, ZERO® and SKYN®. Sky & Land are a major supplier to the Chinese government, which provides around 3 billion condoms per annum to the public through various initiatives. Okamoto is the market leader for condoms sold in Japan, which is the worlds second largest condom market. Koushan Pharmed is one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in Iran, where 60% of the population of 80 million are under 30 years of age.. The VivaGel® condom is sold under Ansells LifeStyles® Dual Protect™ brand. The physical barrier of the condom ...
VivaGel® (SPL7013, or astodrimer sodium) is antiviral and blocks bacteria.. Starpharma has licence agreements with condom manufacturers, Ansell Limited (ASX: ANN), Shenyang Sky and Land Latex Co. (Sky & Land), Okamoto Industries, Inc. (TSE: JP3192800005) and Koushan Pharmed, in defined territories for a VivaGel® condom, in which the condom lubricant contains VivaGel®. Ansell manufactures and sells leading condom brands worldwide, including LifeStyles®, ZERO® and SKYN®. Sky & Land are a major supplier to the Chinese government, which provides around 3 billion condoms per annum to the public through various initiatives. Okamoto is the market leader for condoms sold in Japan, which is the worlds second largest condom market. Koushan Pharmed is one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in Iran, where 60% of the population of 80 million are under 30 years of age.. The VivaGel® condom is sold under Ansells LifeStyles® Dual Protect™ brand. The physical barrier of the condom ...
Successful condom promotion and distribution efforts require a better understanding of target populations mind-set of condoms before any intervention. Because of condoms scientifically known ability to protect humans against transmission and acquisition of human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) and other sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) [1, 2], their correct and consistent use is highly recommended [3]. In sub-Saharan Africa where condom use is very low [4], the challenge remains being how to maximize the use of condoms especially in areas with culturally rooted resistances to sexual behaviour change. Research attributes this to social values, perceptions, attitudes towards sex and condoms and traditional ways of practicing sex on one hand, and the systemic factors such as supply- and demand-related conditions in different social settings on the other [5-7]. While the need for promotion and distribution of condoms may be well-recognized by programs, understanding users contexts holds ...
Thirty-two per cent of men were living with HIV (280 men). This includes 42 men who were not taking antiretroviral treatment and the majority of these men reported no condom use (64%). Attendees with HIV tended to report accelerating use of drugs for sex after their HIV diagnosis. Among men on treatment, condom use was somewhat higher, although 51% reported using condoms on less than half the occasions they had sex and 25% reported no condom use. Poor adherence sufficient to lead to viral rebound - and a risk of onward transmission - was not identified.. Condom use among HIV-negative men was mixed: 40% reported using condoms on less than half the occasions they had sex, and 10% reported no condom use at all. David Stuart told the conference that starting in 2012, staff at the clinic began to notice that around 80% of requests for PEP were connected with episodes of chemsex. Thirty per cent of HIV-negative men attending the clinic had taken PEP at least once in the past two years and 25% had ...
Jimmy Akin promised to follow up his analysis yesterday on what the Pope actually said on the subject of condoms and he has done so in an excellent follow up post Understanding the Popes Dilemma on Condoms.. I expect the media to get what the Pope has said wrong and they never disappoint. Though while it seems that almost all Catholic bloggers understood the nuance of the Popes comment this can not be said for all commenters who seemed to be annoyed that the Pope has made some concession. This idea starts from an idea about a ban on condoms as if condoms in and of themselves are gravely evil. If I were to take a condom and make a balloon animal out of it I would incur no sin other than perhaps bad taste. In fact as I have joked before I could pretty much wear a condom anytime I want except for during sex with my wife. So if you want to wear a condom - go ahead, except during the marital act. What makes the use of a condom gravely sinful is when it is used as a device to prevent conception ...
To the best of our knowledge, this study is the first to examine the factors associated with condom use among FSWs working at hairs salons in China. Overall, the FSWs in this study were relatively older, had low educational levels, were typically married, had children, and were usually not local residents. Such characteristics are consistent with low-tier FSWs in other parts of China [6, 7, 28, 29]. Lower levels of education may lead to less knowledge about STIs and less exposure to STI prevention and may be associated with less frequent or less proficient condom use; FSWs with lower levels of education who were also older were at greater risk for STI infections [21-23, 30]. The vulnerable demographic characteristics of hair salon FSWs and evident risks of HIV and STIs among low-tier FSWs [17-21]) warrants that hair salon FSWs should be well covered in HIV/STI surveillance and behavioural intervention programs for FSW in China.. We found that the rate of self-reported consistent condom use over ...
For men who find that condoms sometimes, um, lessen their enthusiasm, some good news: Durex may soon be selling erection-enhacing condoms with a pharmaceutical boost.. The condoms, developed by UK biotech company Futura Medical, are lined with a gel that increases blood flow. The gels active ingredient, glyceryl nitrate, has been used for as a vasodilator for over a century. The tricky part was getting the gel to stay in the condom without degrading the latex, but the company found a way (and quickly patented it).. Men who enrolled in the clinical trial took the condoms home and gave them a test run (the things we do for science!). Both they and their partners reported longer, larger, and harder erections, presumably while grinning.. The condoms are now being reviewed by European regulators, and if approved, they could be on shelves there later this year. The product is meant specifically for men who have trouble maintaining an erection while wearing a condom, but theres no prescription ...
The history of condoms goes back at least several centuries, and perhaps beyond. For most of their history, condoms have been used both as a method of birth control, and as a protective measure against sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms have been made from a variety of materials; prior to the 19th century, chemically treated linen and animal tissue (intestine or bladder) are the best documented varieties. Rubber condoms gained popularity in the mid-19th century, and in the early 20th century major advances were made in manufacturing techniques. Prior to the introduction of the combined oral contraceptive pill, condoms were the most popular birth control method in the Western world. In the second half of the 20th century, the low cost of condoms contributed to their importance in family planning programs throughout the developing world. Condoms have also become increasingly important in efforts to fight the AIDS pandemic. The oldest condoms ever excavated were found in a cesspit located in ...
SKhokho is a non-profit organisation focusing on rural health and community development and operating in three rural and periurban areas of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa (SA), namely Hilton, Cedara and Howick West. People living in these areas have limited access to condoms owing to distance, cost and time involved in travelling to public health facilities, around which most condom distribution efforts are centralised.. The National Department of Health, in collaboration with non-governmental organisations and the development sector in SA, has embarked on large-scale efforts to improve access to and uptake of condoms in efforts to reduce HIV and sexually transmitted infection acquisition and unplanned pregnancies. Despite condom distribution revitalisation campaigns across provinces, SA has witnessed a decline in condom uptake, a recent survey by the Human Sciences Research Council reporting that condom use declined significantly from 2008 to 2012 (p,0.001).[1] Although this may not only ...
A female condom (also known as a femidom or internal condom) is a device that is used during sexual intercourse as a barrier contraceptive to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs - such as gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV, though its protection against them is inferior to that by male condoms) and unintended pregnancy. Invented by Danish MD Lasse Hessel, it is worn internally by the female partner and provides a physical barrier to prevent exposure to ejaculated semen or other body fluids. Female condoms can be used by the receptive partner during anal sex. The female condom is a thin, soft, loose-fitting sheath with a flexible ring at each end. They typically come in various sizes. For most vaginas, a moderately sized condom is adequate; women who have recently given birth should try a large size first. The inner ring at the closed end of the sheath is used to insert the condom inside the vagina and to hold it in place during intercourse. The rolled outer ring at the open end of ...
infections, since the vulva is partially covered by an outer ring that keeps the device in place.. Female condoms vs sliced bread. Greatest invention since sliced bread, better than male condoms. Its frustrating, that its not readily available everywhere…. My gf says it takes a little getting used to putting them in. But… they feel WAY better than a condom. :-). My boyfriend and I both love the female condom… Downsides are the need for extra lube inside the condom and it is a bit more messy to clean up afterward compared to the male condom.. Added feeling when the ring hits. Enjoyed a lot. Hard to use at first, but once you get uses to it, its nice. Can be little embarrassing putting it in.. Reviews of the FC2 from undercovercondoms.com. User feedback is also pretty good.. A 2011 survey found that 86% of women were interested in using the method again and 95% would recommend trying them to friends.. Many people report that female condoms heighten sexual pleasure, says Saskia ...
The transmission level of AIDS, when a condom is used, is VERY VERY VERY low. A condom is VERY effective at stopping the AIDS virus from being transmitted. Other STDs are capable of being transmitted through a condom, however, the transmission rate of ALL STDs is HIGHLY reduced by the use of a condom. NOTHING is 100% effective, if youre active, but condoms DO significantly cut your risk to an almost miniscule chance of transmission. Abstinance IS the best way to stop the transmission of STDs, but with proper use, and care, condoms are HIGHLY effective ...
Lets shift the responsibility for safe sex back to the individual. The present expectation that condoms and lube will be provided can give gay men an excuse not to practice safe sex. People cant count on those condoms being there or knowing where they are at the moment of need. This is from an article stating why condom distribution is important, but condoms and lube are not in all venues, and the value of distribution to bars diminished when Internet websites became an option to connect for sex ...
University students form an important constituency in interventions against HIV and AIDS. The majority of university students are between ages 18 and 30 years, which, according to recent surveys, is the age category at the highest risk of HIV infection. Even though there is currently no comprehensive statistical data on the HIV prevalence at South African institutions of higher learning, a number of studies have noted increasing AIDS-related deaths and sicknesses among students. This highlights the need for effective intervention against HIV infections within this community. Condom use remains the most effective intervention against HIV infection within sexually active populations. This paper examines perceptions of public-sector condoms and their impact on condom use among university students, based on the findings of research conducted at three universities in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. Study findings indicate that public-sector condoms are perceived as ineffective, smelly and even ...
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Background Men who have sex with other men (MSM) are a vulnerable population in Africa that has been insufficiently explored. Given the high rate of bisexuality among MSM (73% in the past year), it is important to understand their risk-taking behaviors regarding both men and women. Methodology/Principal Findings A socio-behavioral survey was carried out in 2007 among 501 MSM recruited using the snowball sampling method. We explore in this article why a condom was not used during last sexual intercourse with a man and with a woman, taking into account the respondents characteristics, type of relationship and the context of the sexual act. In the survey, 489 men reported that they had had sexual intercourse at least once with another man during the previous year, and 358 with a man and with a woman. The main risk factors for not using a condom at last sexual intercourse with another man were having sex in a public place (aOR = 6.26 [95%CI: 2.71-14.46]), non-participation in an MSM prevention program
If you Google free condoms youll find some organizations that will send you sample condoms in discreet packaging, free of charge. This will give you a chance to try different styles of both male and female condoms which will help you figure out what type of condom you like the best. Since you wont be able to receive free samples forever, youll have to eventually deal with buying them in a store or getting them from a clinic such as Planned Parenthood. It may feel awkward the first time but after that it will be a snap. Besides, practicing safe sex is something you should be proud of!. ...
In fact, between 14 and 23 percent of teenage girls (and 15 percent of women in the general population) become pregnant during their first year of relying upon the condom as birth control.[1] The female condom is estimated to have an even higher failure rate. [2] Thats one reason why even Planned Parenthoods research institute had to admit that most high school pregnancies are caused by contraceptive failure, not by the failure to use contraceptives.[3]. Safe sex advocates argue that this high number should be blamed on incorrect condom use. It cant be denied that incorrect usage of the condom contributes to higher failure rates.[4] But considering the fact that health experts recommend up to twenty-four steps for proper condom use, its misleading and irresponsible to tell anyone that the condom will prevent pregnancy 99 percent of the time. Is a teenager who cant remember to take his sack lunch out of the refrigerator supposed to follow two dozen safety precautions for optimum ...
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The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including genital herpes, is to abstain from sexual contact, or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected.. Genital ulcer diseases can occur in both male and female genital areas that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of genital herpes.. The consistent and correct use of latex condoms is the best protection. However, condoms do not provide complete protection, because a herpes lesion may not be covered by the condom and viral shedding may occur. If you or your partner has genital herpes, it is best to abstain from sex when symptoms are present, and to use latex condoms between outbreaks.. Herpes can be spread from one part of the body to another during an outbreak. It is also possible to spread the herpes virus infection even if you are ...
The report also emphasizes the importance of routine screenings for pre-cancerous cells using the Pap test. The CDC estimates that approximately half the cases of cervical cancer that occur each year will occur in women who have never had a Pap test and an additional 10% will occur in women who were not screened in the last five years.. In addition, the CDC explains that condoms can be used in the fight against HPV and cervical cancer. It is true that condoms cannot provide complete protection from HPV, in part because infections may occur on sites not covered by the condom. However, the report says laboratory studies have demonstrated that latex condoms provide an essentially impermeable barrier to particles the size of HPV and that studies of HPV infection in men demonstrate that most HPV infections are located on parts of the penis that would be covered by a condom. In addition, new research in June 2006 showed that young women who used condoms were 70% less likely to contract HPV and ...
A sample of 803 HIV-negative gay men was recruited through targeted Facebook advertising in the United States. Of note, men in this sample reported relatively high rates of condom use - four in five said they had always used condoms with casual partners in the past year.. The researchers wanted to check that hearing about alternative prevention options wouldnt make people feel less favourably towards condoms. The results were very reassuring - there were no significant differences in participants intention of using condoms, or their assessment of condoms costs and benefits, according to the videos that had been seen.. This was also the case for intentions to use PEP, PrEP or rectal microbicides. Seeing information about additional options either made no difference to mens intention to use a specific method (e.g. a microbicide), or it was associated with a greater intention to use them (PEP, PrEP). ...
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condoms are super important in any type of relationship.. even if it is a one night stand.. the thing to do is use a condom.. committed relationship or one night stand if your not looking to produce a child then the guy should be wearing a condom. girls should always carry one in ur purse for the moment when a guy says i dont have a condom lets just do it without one just this time.. the chick can be like well i have one! haha it works perfect. and dont be ashamed to carry condoms in ur purse its better to be safe than sorry and have a kid or catch some std ...
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Intellx introduces the SafeSexyShapes line of designer-condoms. Remarkably shaped condoms, including the look-alike Dolphin Condom and several more patented shapes ... think phallic and/or fun. What condom designers could only dream of making before. The Dolphin has all the graceful curves of a real dolphin, plus the teasing, pleasing bottlenose.. Intellxs SafeSexyShapes (SSS) is the worlds first condom line shaped like ... things! Crazy shapes, yet functional protection, and meeting or surpassing all international condom regulations for condom efficacy. Why? Because new manufacturing techniques can make them.. CVS drugstores are the first major retailer to sell the Dolphin in the USA. Intellx President Brian Osterberg states, CVS is the leader in offering the USA this milestone of innovation for safer-sex. We plan to expand the SSS line by adding great designs like Home Run (Baseball Bat), Bubbly (Champagne Flute), The Mike (Microphone), Bell Ringer, etc., on a regular ...
When the program participants were compared to their control group peers, the program participants had, on average, a 35% lower risk of having Chlamydia than the control participants (RR, 0.65; 95% CI, 0.42 to 0.98; P=.04). Overall, participants in the program condition had higher self-reported condom use during sexual activity in the previous 14 days (P=.004) and 60 days (P
OBJECTIVE--To determine whether HIV testing and counselling increased condom use and decreased heterosexual transmission of HIV in discordant couples. DESIGN--Prospective study. SETTING--Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. SUBJECTS--Cohabiting couples with discordant HIV serology results. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES--Condom use in the couple and HIV seroconversion in the negative partners. RESULTS--60 HIV discordant couples were identified, of whom 53 were followed for an average of 2.2 years. The proportion of discordant couples using condoms increased from 4% to 57% after one year of follow up. During follow up two of the 23 HIV negative men and six of the 30 HIV negative women seroconverted (seroconversion rates of 4 and 9 per 100 person years). The rate among women was less than half that estimated for similar women in discordant couples whose partners had not been serotested. Condom use was less common among those who seroconverted (100% v 5%, p = 0.01 in men; 67% v 25%, p = 0.14 in women). ...
Market failures exist all around us. Until you have studied the concept, however, you would probably never know it! Not all market failures are in the form of pollution, however, and in fact many of the goods that are beneficial to society can be pointed to as examples of market failure.. If a good creates external benefits for society beyond those enjoyed by the consumer of the good itself, it is said to create positive externalities of consumption. Condoms are an example of such a good; when an individual uses a condom when having sex, he enjoys several private benefits, such as reducing the chance of becoming infected with a sexually transmitted disease and reducing the likelihood of an unwanted pregnancy. However, the benefits for society of condom use are much greater, and include lower HIV and other STD infection rates, thus a healthier, more productive population, lower birth rates thus less pressure on resources from excessive population growth. These are external benefits of condom use, ...
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Abstract: This study sought to determine whether including two types of questions in surveys administered via face-to-face interview can contribute to more accurate measures of correct and consistent condom use among populations at risk for HIV. The study compared initial rates of self-reported condom use to rates found when respondents were asked to provide confirmation of correct and consistent use via follow-up questions. Given the amount of recall bias and social desirability bias usually associated with condom use survey items, a measure that identifies a lower proportion of condom users than initially found is taken to be more accurate.
Some condoms add with spermicidal lubricant, which can help to reduce the rates of pregnancy. One of the most regular spermicides is the ingredient called nonoxynol-9. This is a chemical which some people are sensitive to, and if its used regularly it can cause irritation and increase the chance of HIV infection. Condoms lubricated with nonoxynol 9 cant be used for anal sex.. Its up to you which condom you choose. All of the differences in shape are designed to suit different personal preferences and enhance fun. It is important to communicate with your partner to be sure with the spermicide condom you are using condoms that satisfy both of you. Email: [email protected] ...
Criticism of condoms and restrictions on access to them are undercutting the fight against HIV in countries ranging from Nigeria to Peru to the United States, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday in a report. The New York-based human rights organization described condoms as the single most effective weapon against sexually transmitted HIV but said they are subjected to government-backed constraints in numerous countries. In some places, Human Rights Watch said, police confiscate condoms from AIDS outreach workers and use them as evidence of illegal prostitution or sodomy.. Governments should be promoting condom use, not treating condoms like contraband, said Jonathan Cohen, a Human Rights Watch researcher. The clear result of restricting access to condoms will be more lives lost to AIDS.. The U.S. government, although the leading donor to AIDS-fighting initiatives worldwide, was criticized for its support of abstinence until marriage HIV prevention programs that often depict condoms as ...
Friday, May 22, 2015. Zimbabwes condom usage now tops that of any other country in the world, with over 109 million condoms used in 2014. These safe sex practices have helped the southern African country lower the number of HIV infections, according to data collected by the state-run National Aids Council (NAC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).. We are the highest consumers of condoms in the world currently. That is why we have realized a reduction in HIV infection rates, Amon Mpofu, NACs director of monitoring and evaluating, toldNews24 in South Africa on Thursday. We had 104 million male condoms and 5.2 million female condoms distributed in 2014 alone.. HIV infections in Zimbabwe were cut in half for adults from 2009 to 2015, and by 30 percent among children from 2010 to 2015. HIV and AIDS-related mortality rates in Zimbabwe also dropped by 30 percent for adults and children by 2015, according to the report.. The UNFPA is the largest international supplier of condoms. Free ...
A strong loose-fitting polyurethane sheath that is 17 centimetres long (about 6.5 inches) with a flexible ring at each end. · Polyurethane is a soft, thin plastic that is stronger than latex, which is used to make most male condoms. · Polyurethane conducts heat, so sex with the female condom can feel very sensitive and natural. · Polyurethane is odourless. · The inner ring is used to insert the female condom and helps keep the female condom in place. The inner ring slides in place behind the pubic bone. · The outer ring is soft and remains on the outside of the vagina during sexual intercourse. It covers the area around the opening of the vagina (the vulva). It can prove pleasurable for men as well as for women. · Protects the vagina, cervix and external genitalia, affording extensive barrier protection. · There are no serious side-effects associated with use of the female condom, and less than 10% of users report mild irritations. · Polyurethane does not cause allergic reactions. · It ...
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Condoms at bathhouses and syphilis: a cost-effectiveness analysis of providing condoms to reduce the spread of syphilis at bathhouses in Toronto, Canada. N.R. Greenspan. University of Toronto, Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Toronto, Canada. Background: Though there is a long history of mass distribution of condoms; there is a lack of research to support planning and evaluation of condom distribution programs. Oral sex and sex at bathhouses have been implicated in the current syphilis outbreak among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Toronto, Canada. The syphilis outbreak could be an important facet of the unstable HIV epidemic among MSM in Ontario; among syphilis cases in Toronto in 2008, 45% were HIV-positive ...
REDDY, Priscilla et al. Preference for dry sex, condom use and risk of STI among HIV-negative black women in the Western Cape province, South Africa. S. Afr. j. sci. [online]. 2009, vol.105, n.1-2, pp.73-76. ISSN 1996-7489.. The practice of dry sex is reportedly common among young black women in South Africa. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship of womens preference for dry sex with condom use and the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhoea (NG) and Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infections. Between January 2006 and December 2007, 446 women completed a behavioural survey in isiXhosa which assessed demographic information, sexual behaviours, condom use behaviour and other potential correlates. In total, 159 (36.72%) women indicated preferring dry sex. A multivariate logistic regression model indicated that participants who preferred dry sex were more likely to report past STI episodes and to have a partner who also preferred dry sex. The findings indicate that ...
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: HIV/AIDS knowledge is an important component of HIV/AIDS risk prevention strategies that may influence engagement in high risk behaviour. This qualitative study examines HIV/AIDS knowledge and factors that inhibit female young adults between ages 25-29 years old from negotiating condom usage with their sexual partners. A representative sample of 12 unemployed female young adults lived in Parkgate KwaZulu Natal, South Africa were used for this study. The main problem was that the HIV/AIDS rate was reported to be high amongst the age group of 25 to 29 years, especially in women as opposed to men. There are lot of government‟s, NGOs and private sector interventions designed for the public using different modes of communication but the statistics show that these interventions somehow do not reach all intended audiences. For whatever reason people are still failing to use condoms. There is still lot of work that needs to be done in ensuring that awareness interventions reach all ...
Available in: Français, ภาษาไทยWhen I think of HIV/AIDs, symbols pop into my mind: the red looped ribbon and the free condom. Theyre actually a good representation of what Thailand is doing best to combat the epidemic- massive information campaigns and the 100% Condom Program which saw the dramatic decline of HIV/AIDS among sex workers.However, those symbols faded in my mind after I visited an old, impoverished part of Bangkok and met the people who currently are the most vulnerable to HIV/AIDS- the injection drug users. HIV/AIDS and other blood-borne diseases are transmitted when needles are shared. Under influence, many users are also likely to have unprotected sex. There are programs called harm reduction where drug users are provided with clean needles, syringes, and condoms to avoid transmission. Condom distribution is easy but needles are another issue.
news.bbc.co.uk. Condoms: The science. The Vatican has published a document which says condoms have holes in them, allowing HIV - the virus that causes AIDS - to pass through.. The document, called Family Values versus Safe Sex, is a detailed and passionately argued defence of the Churchs position on condoms.. Its author, Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, serves as the President of the Pontifical Council for the Family and is known for his hard line stance against contraception.. It goes so far as to suggest that condoms may even be one of the main reasons for the spread of HIV/AIDS.. The document claims that so-called safe sex using condoms is like playing Russian Roulette.. Leading people to think they are fully protected… the document says, is to lead many to their death.. Vatican opposition to birth control is a time-hallowed moral teaching, but in this document the Cardinal has called science to its aid. His document has 87 footnotes.. Panorama has investigated the topic to find the ...
Thursday, August 10, 2017. Uganda has been left with a mountain of unused female condoms after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars buying in more than a million of the unpopular contraceptives.. The low take-up, particularly among sex workers, is sparking concern that it could lead to a rise in HIV infections.. Last year, the Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG), which distributes contraceptives on behalf of the government, said 1.2m condoms were procured at a cost of $600,000 (£460,000), and it expects 3m to be sourced this year. The contraceptives are funded through grants from the UN population fund (UNFPA).. But campaigners say the majority of the condoms are left unused, adding that action needs to be taken to promote greater awareness of the benefits or to find new designs.. The findings come as New Vision newspaper reports that Uganda is facing a shortage of 150m male condoms this year.. ...
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Before the invention of rubber, condoms were made from a variety of substances, the most common being sheep or pig intestines, and goat bladders. Written and visual references to condoms appear as far back as ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Its said that knowledge of condoms was lost for a time after the fall of the Roman Empire in the 5th century.. The emergence of syphilis in 1494 in Europe signaled dark times, sweeping rapidly through Europe to Asia in just 11 years, known as the Great Pox it decimating large portions of the population as it went causing death within just a few short months.. It didnt take long for physicians to figure out that it was a sexually transmitted infection and in 1564 the man who our fallopian tubes are named after, published a book in which he recommended the use of linen sheaths soaked in a chemical solution and tied with a ribbon to prevent disease transmission. Condoms had been rediscovered!. It wasnt long before the Church caught onto the condoms ability ...
In a brief message to journalists at the conference, Bishop Leandro said he was surprised by the reaction to his comments on condoms. He called journalists very friendly but said that his statement had been quite clear and that he had nothing to add. On Sunday, Fr. Frederico Lombardi SJ, the Vatican spokesman responded, saying, The matter is very delicate, so the comments will be made by the competent authorities, at a more correct, and appropriate place.. Meanwhile, a group of about 100 African seminarians and priests attended this weekends Papal Angelus in St. Peters Square, in support of Pope Benedict. The priests and seminarians held signs saying Condom is not the solution and Africa Loves the Pope and called for abstinence in the fight against AIDS.. Nigerian Catholic Benedict Ahamiogie told Voice of America News reporter Sabina Castelfranco, The condom promotes promiscuity, and also gives a kind of illusive assurance to those who use condoms, in the sense that Oh, I am using ...
This study was conducted to assess the level and association of demographic factors on risky sexual behaviors and pattern of condom use among students of a Nigerian university. Final and penultimate year students in University of Nigeria were recruited and purposively sampled. Using a well structured and pre-validated questionnaire, questions on HIV awareness, sexual experiences and condom use were asked and responses collected. Data obtained were analyzed using descriptive statistics and analysis of variance. Exactly 524 students (mean age, 24 years; mean sexual debut age 19 years) participated. More females than male students had bisexual or homosexual partners (4.8% vs. 0.7%, p < 0.01); did not use a condom in the most recent sex (48.3% vs. 22.9%, p < 0.01) and in the last twelve months (31.5% vs. 11.7%, p < 0.05); had been forced for sex (23.2% vs. 18.7%, p < 0.05). More male students did not know their status (37.1% vs. 25.7%, p < 0.05); had oral and anal sex (41.3% vs. 27.3%, p < 0.01). As
Condoms offer moderate protection against HSV-2 in both men and women, with consistent condom users having a 30%-lower risk of HSV-2 acquisition compared with those who never use condoms.[49] A female condom can provide greater protection than the male condom, as it covers the labia.[50] The virus cannot pass through a synthetic condom, but a male condoms effectiveness is limited[51] because herpes ulcers may appear on areas not covered by it. Neither type of condom prevents contact with the scrotum, anus, buttocks, or upper thighs, areas that may come in contact with ulcers or genital secretions during sexual activity. Protection against herpes simplex depends on the site of the ulcer; therefore, if ulcers appear on areas not covered by condoms, abstaining from sexual activity until the ulcers are fully healed is one way to limit risk of transmission.[52] The risk is not eliminated, however, as viral shedding capable of transmitting infection may still occur while the infected partner is ...
Condoms offer moderate protection against HSV-2 in both men and women, with consistent condom users having a 30%-lower risk of HSV-2 acquisition compared with those who never use condoms.[49] A female condom can provide greater protection than the male condom, as it covers the labia.[50] The virus cannot pass through a synthetic condom, but a male condoms effectiveness is limited[51] because herpes ulcers may appear on areas not covered by it. Neither type of condom prevents contact with the scrotum, anus, buttocks, or upper thighs, areas that may come in contact with ulcers or genital secretions during sexual activity. Protection against herpes simplex depends on the site of the ulcer; therefore, if ulcers appear on areas not covered by condoms, abstaining from sexual activity until the ulcers are fully healed is one way to limit risk of transmission.[52] The risk is not eliminated, however, as viral shedding capable of transmitting infection may still occur while the infected partner is ...
How to use Zaroor® TimeMAX Condom:. 1. Check the expiration date.. 2. Make sure the penis is hard enough and get the condom from the foil wrapper.. 3. Dont damage condom when getting it out of the wrapper (pay attention to sharp nails, jewelry or your teeth).. 4. Roll on the condom onto the erected penis. The pointy hat part needs to face away from the tip of the penis before you put it on. Squeeze the teat end of the condom so there is no air trapped inside (the condom may split if air is trapped inside) and place it over the head of the completely hard penis.. 5. If you are uncircumcised, pull back the foreskin before putting the condom on. If the condom will not unroll, it is probably on inside out - start again with a new condom, as there may be sperm on it.. 6. If the condom rolls back up during sex you just need to roll it back down. If it comes off, you need to take your penis out and put on a new one.. 7. After you have finished, be sure to hold the condom at the base of your penis ...
A new survey shows that only around 30 percent of Norwegian men use condoms when having casual sex, reports the state health agency Folkehelseinstitutt. That ranks among the worst in Europe, and the consequences are also reflected in statistics showing a huge increase in cases of sexually transmitted diseases.. Norwegian men are the worst in Europe at using condoms, and only condoms can protect against diseases, Kari Haugen, a nurse at the University of Stavanger, told NRK.. From her office at the universitys student union she points to research showing that three of four Norwegians have had unprotected sex and six out of 10 young Norwegian men failed to use a condom the last time they had sex with a new partner.. At the same time, health care officials are seeing a sharp rise in cases of syphillis, for example, up 500 percent between 2005 and 2015. Cases of gonorrhea doubled during the same time period, while there also were increases in cases of chronic hepatitis B and clamydia over the ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The California Senate approved a plan Monday that would require the state to hand out condoms at adult prisons, despite a ban on having sex behind bars. The bill by Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, aims to cut the spread of HIV, Hepatitis C and other diseases in prisons and communities where felons are paroled. It would require the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to make condoms initially available in five prisons by 2015 and in all 33 adult prisons by 2020. Democratic lawmakers said AB999 addresses a public safety issue as well as a potential way for the state to save money. If those inmates get sick while theyre in prison, that costs you ... a condom is cheaper than treating the disease after they get it, said Sen. Rod Wright, D-Los Angeles, who carried the bill in the Senate. Other lawmakers have said handing out condoms would be encouraging inmates to break the law. It is a felony to have sex in prison. The Senate approved the proposal 21-13, ...
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Magnum Condoms are larger than many standard latex condoms. Because fit is an important factor not only in the safety and security of condoms but also in the pleasure potential, it is important to make sure your condom is neither too big, nor too small. The best way to tell if a condom is the right size is to wear one for a test drive masturbation session. If standard size condoms dont work well for you, Magnums might be a better choice!. Magnum condoms come in the famous gold wrapper are pre-lubricated with a smooth, silicone-based lube. You will likely need to add extra lubricant for comfortable penetration. Be sure to only use water-based or silicone-based lubricant with latex rubber condoms. Oil-based lubes will cause latex to break! ...
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Using any of the prevention methods described below should reduce your chances of catching an STD. Consider using more than one method since no method, including condoms, is 100% effective. 1. Latex condoms (rubbers) used during vaginal, oral, and anal intercourse are the best-known preventive method. The man or you must put the condom on his penis before it touches your vulva, mouth, or anus. If you or your partner experiences irritation or other adverse reactions to latex condoms, try another brand, a polyurethane condom, or condoms without spermicide. Condoms without nonoxynol-9 are available for oral sex, in flavors that may make them more pleasant to use. Latex condoms have been more widely tested and found effective for disease prevention, but polyurethane condoms also provide protection. Never use an oil-based lubricant--such as Vaseline--with latex, as it will break down the rubber and destroy its protection. (See chapters 13, Birth Control, and 15, HIV, AIDS, and Women.) 2. Use the new ...
Mbeki finally acknowledged reality, the editorial read. The Bush administration should do so too and stop risking millions of new Aids infections and hundreds of thousands of lives.. Tobias, testifying in the House of Representatives in March, cited a supposed study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, showing condoms did not help slow the spread of HIV.. The New York Times said: Tobias is wrong, and not just about the science. The dean of the London School wrote him to say that the school never produced any such report, and that a steady stream of its research supports the idea that condoms do work.. The newspaper said the Bush administration was using pseudoscience to explain its choices. However, in a letter in response published on Tuesday, Tobias defended the Presidents Emergency Plan for Aids Relief, writing that reliance on condoms alone, in the face of the data, would be a tragic error.. The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has described US policy on ...
[email protected] The I contain multitudes was a poetry reference about contradicting ones self - and the first that comes up when you google the phrase, but since I had to google the phrase to double check it, Im not about to call you stupid for not knowing it.. Either have your characters use a condom or we wont read you.†If thats your only reason for not reading an author, then youre not reading the entire story. Youre looking for a reason not to read him/her. Huh. I get that I tend to blather, but I thought Id made pretty clear, repeatedly, that the condom issue *can* be offputting to me in varying degrees in varying situations, and depending on a lot of factors, can be problematic enough to tip the scales for me, or not. The operative word here being *me*. Not we. But feel free to oversimplify if you think it it helps your case. I listed a number of situations where I can accept the lack of condom usage, and said, quite explicitly and to the point of redundancy, that its only ...
The latex male condom is unacceptable to many consumers despite its safety, low cost and high degree of effectiveness in preventing pregnancy and the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Thus, consumers have sought an alternative type of condom that is more comfortable and attractive than the latex condom.
Safer is Sexy. For: Providers, Outreach Staff, Clinicians, Prevention staff, and health educators. This dynamic and interactive training will equip you with useful information to share with clients about an emerging tool in their sexual health care tool box- the female condom.. In addition, the training provides techniques and strategies to effectively incorporate the promotion of the female condom into existing prevention programs.. Trainers are members of the Universal Condom Workgroup of L.A. and have completed at least 4 hours of training.. When: August 6, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.. Where: Taft High School, Room , 5461 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Register: http: //www.eventbrite.com/event/5773898887. There are only 30 spaces available for this training. Please register early.. ...
This Female Condom Training Model shows the labia and vagina up to the cervix in a simplified representation for didactic reasons, and is used for demonstrating and learning the insertion of a female condom. Supplied with three Femidom condoms.
If you use a Femidom he does not have to pull out immediately after cumming as he should with the conventional condom. He can go soft inside you and the Femidom can be removed when it suits you. To remove a Femidom, twist the outer ring to keep the cum from dribbling out and then gently pull. Femidom should not be reused and should be thrown away once removed. Do not put a Femidom down the toilet. Some people have found that when Femidoms are used, the sensitivity is returned to the penetrating partner. Femidoms are made from polyurethane; this means they are not damaged by oil based lubricants, (to ensure that you dont inadvertently use the wrong lubricant with conventional condoms, some people advise that you stick to your standard water based lube if you continue to use condoms as well as Femidoms). For anyone who likes to massage before sex, Femidoms are likely to be a safer alternative, as massage oils will not harm them. Remember your arse is very sensitive and that some lubricants can ...
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California lawmakers are considering a bill requiring officials to make condoms available to state prison inmates as a way of limiting the spread of HIV and other diseases.. Democratic Assemblyman Rob Bonta of Oakland says its time to give inmates a way to practice safe sex to reduce an infection rate that experts say is much higher than in the general population.. However, state law prohibits sex between inmates, creating a conflict that concerns both supporters and opponents of the legislation.. Bontas proposal would require officials to make condoms available in each of the states 33 adult prisons by 2020.. If AB999 becomes law, California would be the second state to provide condoms to all prisoners.. The state has tried a distribution program before on a temporary and limited basis.. ...
SOPHIE, 22, a barista from Chesterfield, Derbys, thinks condoms are a passion killer. She says:. I know they protect against STIs but for me, a condom always ruins the moment.. Its not something you raise straight away when you start kissing because it sounds presumptuous that youll have sex. Then theres the delay in action while your partner puts one on.. Theres always the little bit where you try to get back into it afterwards and then when its over theres the disposing of it.. Theres absolutely nothing at all romantic or passionate about using them and all they do is interrupt the moment.. Ive been with my partner Chris for over a year and while we used one briefly at the beginning, we agree they are a passion killer. In a new relationship theyre a good idea - you cant be too careful, but there are many other options.. ...
These kids arent just all right, theyre brilliant. A group of schoolchildren have invented a condom that changes color when it comes in contact with a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Safe to say, this isnt the glow many of us are anticipating between the sheets.. The condom, called S.T.EYE, won the health category at the TeenTech Awards in London, which is an annual competition that aims to inspire 11- to 16-year-olds to realize their true potential and the real opportunities available in the contemporary STEM workplace.. S.T.EYE would theoretically have molecules in the rubber that would glow when it comes into contact with different pathogens. The condom would glow green for chlamydia, yellow for herpes, purple for human papillomavirus (HPV) and blue for syphilis. The conversation that would follow would certainly have the culprit blushing bright red. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there are nearly 20 million new cases of STDs every year in the U.S. and ...
Move over fellas; the condom aisle isnt just for men anymore. Well, it never was really, but as retail pharmacies become more adept at discreetly merchandising intimacy health remember when the pharmacist had to pull the condom display from behind the counter? there is a trend developing toward marketing condoms with the female buyer in mind.
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  • A new condom should be used each time a couple has sex and it must be used from start to finish each time to protect against pregnancy and STDs. (kidshealth.org)
  • Over the course of a year, 18 out of 100 typical couples who rely on male condoms alone to prevent pregnancy will have an accidental pregnancy. (kidshealth.org)
  • The use of the female condom is a little less reliable and 21 out of 100 couples will have an unintended pregnancy. (kidshealth.org)
  • Using spermicide with condoms will make condoms more effective at preventing pregnancy. (kidshealth.org)
  • When used correctly, condoms are the only method of contraception that protects against both pregnancy and STIs. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. (thebody.com)
  • Lambskin condoms can prevent pregnancy. (thebody.com)
  • It can help prevent pregnancy when it is used in the vagina along with condoms or other birth control methods. (thebody.com)
  • If a condom breaks or slips, semen can get through, making the condom less likely to prevent pregnancy or STDs . (kidshealth.org)
  • 15 out of 100 typical couples who use male condoms will have an accidental pregnancy. (kidshealth.org)
  • Instead of going on the penis, internal condoms go inside your vagina for pregnancy prevention or into the vagina or anus for protection from STDs. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The term "female condom" is no longer used because people of all genders can use internal condoms: You can put an internal condom inside the vagina to help prevent pregnancy and STDs , or inside the anus to help prevent STDs. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Use another birth control method with your internal condom for even more pregnancy preventing power. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Using external and internal condoms correctly, every time, can also help prevent pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • Gynecologist Jen Gunter writes that since spermicidal condoms carry these extra risks, and don't even increase your protection against pregnancy or sexually transmitted infection, they aren't worth it. (lifehacker.com)
  • The female condom protects against pregnancy. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Allows a woman to protect herself from pregnancy and STIs without relying on the male condom. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If condoms are used correctly every time intercourse occurs, the risk of pregnancy is around 3 out of every 100 times. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Condoms do not work as well at preventing pregnancy as some other forms of birth control. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Using a condom, while having sex, is a fairly effective way to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Female condoms may reduce the risk of pregnancy and lower the risk of sexually transmitted disease. (walgreens.com)
  • While the Crown (prosecution) did not establish beyond a reasonable doubt that the complainant's pregnancy was the result of the damaged condoms, Mr. Hutchinson exposed her to an increased risk of becoming pregnant by using a faulty condom. (yahoo.com)
  • Condoms protect against HIV, other sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy. (aidsmap.com)
  • The female condom lines the vagina and helps prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) , including HIV. (cdc.gov)
  • When worn in the vagina, female condoms are comparable to male condoms at preventing HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • Or, does it mean that even when used consistently and correctly, and even if the condom does not break/tear, or show any visible signs of damage or deterioration, there is still a 2 per cent chance of pregnancy? (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Obviously, if your condom never broke, the pregnancy rate would be lower. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Ansell Healthcare Products, the makers of LifeStyles condoms, were the first condom company to establish a division to meet the needs of the public health community by offering affordable products to protect against the spread of sexually transmitted diseases while also preventing pregnancy. (prweb.com)
  • Condoms are effective against both pregnancy and STDs. (medscape.com)
  • For the best protection, the latex condom works best at preventing both pregnancy and disease, if used correctly. (bellaonline.com)
  • When used correctly and consistently every single time, condoms are near 98% preventive against pregnancy. (bellaonline.com)
  • Modern technology has increased the reliability, availability, and variety of barrier devices available to prevent pregnancy, but the humble condom remains a popular choice among sexually active couples. (infobarrel.com)
  • If pregnancy is not a concern and they are only being used for the prevention of disease than the latex or plastic condom will be the best choice. (infobarrel.com)
  • When condoms are used for pregnancy prevention, all three make great choices. (infobarrel.com)
  • Chances of pregnancy using a spermicid condoms? (drugs.com)
  • I have a few pregnancy questions about pregnancy chances while on an oral pill and condoms? (drugs.com)
  • But now a number of health experts have begun to raise questions about the effectiveness of condoms, which have been widely used for more than 200 years to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease. (nytimes.com)
  • A variety of studies have found that condoms fail to prevent pregnancy for one in ten couples who rely on the method for a year. (nytimes.com)
  • A female condom is a soft, loosefitting pouch that's inserted into the vagina before sex to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. (drugs.com)
  • The female condom helps prevent pregnancy. (drugs.com)
  • Condoms protect against unwanted pregnancy by stopping the sperm contained in semen coming into contact with the vagina. (brook.org.uk)
  • Condoms protect against unwanted pregnancy by stopping the sperm contained in semen coming into contact with the vagina (which could lead to an egg being fertilised). (brook.org.uk)
  • When used correctly condoms are 98% effective at protecting against pregnancy. (brook.org.uk)
  • He believed that the condom was one of the best forms of preventing pregnancy. (empowher.com)
  • In addition to preventing pregnancy , latex condoms, when used consistently and correctly, are highly effective in keeping you safe from HIV , the virus that causes AIDS . (emedicinehealth.com)
  • In addition to helping prevent pregnancy, condoms also offer protection against many sexually transmitted diseases (also known as sexually transmitted infections). (epigee.org)
  • On average, condoms are effective at preventing pregnancy 85% of the time every year. (epigee.org)
  • It is important to note that condoms containing spermicide have not been found to be any more effective at preventing pregnancy than those condoms without spermicide. (epigee.org)
  • Condoms are an effective way to greatly reduce the chances of pregnancy and the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. (wikihow.com)
  • If you want, put some water-based lubricant inside the tip of the condom. (thebody.com)
  • There's also a silicone-based lubricant on both the inside and outside of the internal condom. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The condom may make noise (using the lubricant may help). (medlineplus.gov)
  • Orders are mailed in a plain brown padded envelopes with a discreet return address and include 10 condoms and 10 pouches of lubricant. (google.com)
  • In a recent online ad for its Performax Intense condom, for instance, Durex boasts that its new product "is designed to speed her up and slow him down"-the latter courtesy of a special lubricant on the condom's interior that's been created to delay a man's climax. (menshealth.com)
  • Not to be outdone, Trojan claims that the "ultrasmooth" premium lubricant in its Pure Ecstasy condoms allows male and female users alike to "feel the pleasure, not the condom! (menshealth.com)
  • Apply lubricant to the outside of the condom (once it is on the penis) and to the entrance to the rectum or vagina. (aidsmap.com)
  • Don't put lubricant inside the condom as this can cause it to slip off during sex. (aidsmap.com)
  • Latex condoms should be used with a water-based, or preferably silicone-based lubricant. (aidsmap.com)
  • It's safe to use any kind of lubricant with female condoms. (cdc.gov)
  • It probably was the lubricant on the condom. (yahoo.com)
  • The FC2 female condom is made of synthetic latex and is pre-lubricated with a silicone-based lubricant. (drugs.com)
  • You can apply additional water-based or oil-based lubricant to the condom to make it easier to insert and to minimize noise during sex. (drugs.com)
  • Even if you're using lubricant , one condom is safer than two. (everything2.com)
  • A latex condom is also used to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STI's). (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • It is a latex condom. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Whatever you call it-love glove, salami sling, or Casanova's pet name, "English riding coat"-nothing quite beats today's modern latex condom for cost-effectively blocking conception and sexually transmitted infections. (menshealth.com)
  • The versatile latex condom can be studded, ribbed, colored, made to glow-in-the-dark, and even flavored. (infobarrel.com)
  • The strength, versatility, wide range of choices, availability and cost will keep the latex condom on top for a long time. (infobarrel.com)
  • A polyurethane condom is more likely to break and may cost more than a latex condom. (infobarrel.com)
  • The AONI ultra-thin 001 natural rubber latex condom, which was announced as the world's thinnest condom on February 20, 2014, was verified on 2 December 2013. (google.com)
  • Genital ulcer diseases like herpes and HPV infections can occur in both male or female genital areas that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Use a new condom every time you have sex, or when the penis moves from the rectum to the vagina. (thebody.com)
  • Use a new condom every time you have sex. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Always using a female condom the right way every time you have sex can lower your risk for getting or transmitting HIV. (cdc.gov)
  • Even if you use condoms Use a condom every time you have vaginal or anal sex. Put the condom on after the penis is hard and before the penis touches the vagina or anus. Take the penis out of the vagina or anus right after ejaculating. Throw out the condom right away. ">the right way every time you have sex , there's still a chance of getting HIV, so adding other prevention methods, like taking medicines to prevent or treat HIV , can further reduce your risk. (cdc.gov)
  • If used Use a condom every time you have vaginal or anal sex. Put the condom on after the penis is hard and before the penis touches the vagina or anus. Take the penis out of the vagina or anus right after ejaculating. Throw out the condom right away. ">the right way every time you have sex , condoms are highly effective in preventing HIV infection. (cdc.gov)
  • So, had you been using condoms and latex barriers for any vaginal, anal or oral sex , you would not likely have wound up with it in the first place: so long as you use them consistently -- as in, EVERY time you have sex -- and properly, condoms and other latex barriers provide excellent protection against Chlamydia and other bacterial STIs like it. (scarleteen.com)
  • A new condom must be used every time you have sex. (epigee.org)
  • If you are sexually active, though, it is necessary to use a condom every time you have sex to help prevent STDs. (epigee.org)
  • Those made of lambskin may offer less protection against some STDs, including HIV/AIDS , so use of latex condoms is recommended. (kidshealth.org)
  • Condoms prevent pregnancies and STDs. (webmd.com)
  • The multi-component Condom Promotion intervention is a small group level, skill-building intervention to reduce risky sex behaviors and STDs among young women. (cdc.gov)
  • The single intervention session, delivered to groups of 8-12 women, emphasizes perceptions about sexuality, beliefs about STDs, and self-efficacy for condom use. (cdc.gov)
  • An informational presentation on symptoms, prevalence, and transmission of STDs is provided to increase perceived susceptibility to STDs, and a video is shown to alleviate apprehension associated with purchasing condoms. (cdc.gov)
  • Do Condoms Help Protect Against STDs? (kidshealth.org)
  • Latex, polyurethane, and polyisoprene condoms can help prevent many STDs if they are used correctly. (kidshealth.org)
  • Condoms made of lambskin do not work well to prevent STDs, including HIV/AIDs. (kidshealth.org)
  • Couples having sex must always use condoms to protect against STDs even when using another method of birth control. (kidshealth.org)
  • Condoms may be a good option for couples who are responsible enough to stop and put a condom on each time before sex and people who want protection against STDs. (kidshealth.org)
  • Internal condoms help prevent STDs by covering the inside of your anus, vagina, and some parts of your vulva. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Internal condoms help protect you from STDs. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Correctly using external (sometimes called male) condoms and other barriers like internal (sometimes called female) condoms and dental dams, every time, can reduce (though not eliminate) the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and viral hepatitis. (cdc.gov)
  • This website provides information for both consumers and public health professionals on the correct use of external and internal condoms and dental dams, as well external condom effectiveness for STDs, and links to additional resources. (cdc.gov)
  • But it turns out they aren't any more effective than regular condoms, and they can actually increase your risk of STDs. (lifehacker.com)
  • If you are a run-of-the-mill fucker, the condoms work fine and cause no problems nor any increase in STDs. (lifehacker.com)
  • We don't currently have scientific evidence on how effective female condoms are at preventing HIV and other STDs when used by men or women for anal sex . (cdc.gov)
  • Using condoms when you have anal or vaginal sex can help protect you and your partners from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . (cdc.gov)
  • According to Wedel, as condom use became political, some groups and politicians distorted the message saying that condoms were not effective against STDs. (go.com)
  • In 2005 the FDA proposed that the labels include other STDs that condoms may protect against, including HPV. (go.com)
  • We believe that individuals who choose to be sexually active need to be reminded that consistent and correct condom use protects against STDs," said Jim Daniels, vice president of Marketing of Trojan Brand Condoms. (go.com)
  • Spermicidal condoms have been available for decades, although the spread of STDs indicates a need for fundamental changes in condom design to encourage their use. (yahoo.com)
  • The following safe sex recommendations concerning condoms and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases ( STDs ) are based on current scientific information. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • That information is concerned with how different STDs are transmitted, the physical properties of condoms, the anatomic coverage or protection that condoms provide, and epidemiologic studies of condom use and STD risk. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • In addition, correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including discharge and genital ulcer diseases. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • AIDS is, by far, the most deadly sexually transmitted disease , and considerably more scientific evidence exists regarding condom effectiveness for prevention of HIV infection than for other STDs. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • However, condoms do not offer total protection against all STDs. (epigee.org)
  • Some STDs can be transmitted through skin-to-skin contact and condoms offer little protection against these STDs. (epigee.org)
  • Additionally, it has been found that using condoms that contain spermicide may actually increase your risk of certain STDs, including HIV. (epigee.org)
  • Normal-strength condoms can be safely used for anal sex. (aidsmap.com)
  • Most condoms come pre-lubricated, but this is not adequate for anal sex and may not be for vaginal sex. (aidsmap.com)
  • Some people also use the female condom for anal sex. (cdc.gov)
  • The female condom isn't recommended for anal sex. (drugs.com)
  • A new condom must be worn each and every time you have oral, vaginal or anal sex as well as when you change the type of sex you have. (epigee.org)
  • Condoms should be used during vaginal, oral, and anal sex. (wikihow.com)
  • The female condom is inserted into the vagina using the closed-end ring. (kidshealth.org)
  • A female condom is inserted into the vagina . (kidshealth.org)
  • One ring is inserted into the vagina to hold the female condom in place. (drugs.com)
  • If there are not material concerns (either for health reasons or spiritual reasons) regarding condoms, the final step in choosing among the various types of condoms is how they will be used. (infobarrel.com)
  • It is actually easy for couples to choose and shop for the right condom from the many hundreds of types of condoms on the market today. (infobarrel.com)
  • For example, unless a partner is allergic to latex, it is preferred to use these types of condoms because they provide a better defense against sexually transmitted infections and pregnancies than ones made of polyurethane. (reference.com)
  • It is important to note, though, that polyurethane condoms are more likely to break while natural skin condoms are more expensive than other types of condoms. (epigee.org)
  • Far from the professed purpose of safety, these types of condoms sure seem to cross the line into encouraging more sex and experimentation. (nationalreview.com)
  • A female condom can be put into the vagina any time before sex - but make sure the penis doesn't come into contact with the vagina before the condom has been put in. (www.nhs.uk)
  • When the condom is on, sperm are trapped in the tip of the condom when a man ejaculates, thereby preventing the sperm from coming into contact with the vagina. (epigee.org)
  • Condoms have also become increasingly important in efforts to fight the AIDS pandemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican is studying whether condoms can be condoned to help stem the tide of AIDS, but it has given no indication that a pronouncement is expected, officials said Tuesday. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, who heads the Vatican office for health care, was quoted over the weekend in La Repubblica daily as saying his office was preparing a document on the question of condoms and AIDS, and that it would be released soon. (washingtonpost.com)
  • While the Vatican has no specific policy concerning condoms and AIDS, the Roman Catholic Church opposes the use of condoms as part of its overall teaching against contraception. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The issue was reignited last week when a one-time papal contender, retired Milan Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, said in comments published in the news weekly L'Espresso that condoms were the 'lesser evil' in combatting AIDS. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Two officials said Tuesday that the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith _ which was headed by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger before he became pope _ had for some time been gathering information on a host of bioethical issues, including AIDS and condoms. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Rome daily Il Messagero reported that, when the congregation does release the document, it would restate church teaching on condoms and reject any opening on the question of condoning them for married couples when one partner has AIDS. (washingtonpost.com)
  • However, another Vatican cardinal, Alfonso Lopez Trujillo of Colombia, made headlines in 2003 when he said condoms did not prevent AIDS and may help spread it by creating a false sense of security. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The institute also offers online condom-size advice and hosts "Pimp Your Condom" -- an annual fair organised in cooperation with the national Aids Trust -- with the aim of educating teens about sexually transmitted diseases. (reuters.com)
  • Last year, during his first trip to Africa, Pope Benedict said condoms were not the answer to fighting HIV and AIDS, and that they could make the situation worse. (reuters.com)
  • Natural" animal membrane condoms such as lambskin should not be used because they do not prevent spreading the AIDS, hepatitis or herpes viruses. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Using latex condoms will help prevent the spread of the AIDS virus. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • As to the condom controversy, in Africa , there is the thesis that HIV doesn't cause AIDS anyway. (metafilter.com)
  • I do agree with the cardinal's statement that the use of condoms is a lesser evil than the spread of Aids," he said. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, the spiritual leader of Catholics in England and Wales, has in the past made clear his opposition to using condoms as a means of combating Aids - instead promoting the Catholic sexual ethic of monogamy, fidelity and abstinence. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Condoms are even more effective, though, when it comes to HIV/AIDS. (bellaonline.com)
  • Olympic organizers distributed free condoms to athletes, news media, and celebrities as part of an AIDS awareness campaign at the Games in Lillehammer, Norway. (10news.com)
  • Founded by Talia Frenkel, a photojournalist who said she witnessed the effects of HIV/AIDS in Southeast Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, the company's marketing motto is: "better condoms = better sex. (go.com)
  • DALIAN: This coastal city has ordered all entertainment places to display and sell condoms in an effort to fight against the deadly HIV/AIDS virus. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • Increasing condom use at entertainment places will bring HIV/AIDS infections under control and prevent its further spread," said Tong Wei, HIV/AIDS prevention office chief of Dalian Disease Prevention and Control Center, yesterday. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • These include face-to-face interviews with sex workers, counseling, and distribution of AIDS information and condoms. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • The AIDS scare of the 1980s and 90s again pushed condom sales upward. (infobarrel.com)
  • Alarmed at the prospect of an explosion of HIV/AIDS cases, authorities in China are planning to lift a long-standing ban on condom advertisements, state media has reported. (adrants.com)
  • MANY health officials have begun to voice concern that the campaign to encourage condom use to curb the spread of AIDS may be misunderstood, creating a false sense of security in people whose behavior continues to put them in danger. (nytimes.com)
  • Experts say condoms should minimize the spread of the AIDS virus among the heterosexual population, especially when used with spermicides containing nonoxynol-9, which has been found to kill the virus in test tubes. (nytimes.com)
  • The officials note that condoms have been widely rejected as a method of birth control because they frequently fail, and say the devices may be no better - in fact, may be worse - at curtailing AIDS. (nytimes.com)
  • Dr. C. Everett Koop, the Surgeon General of the United States, has repeatedly endorsed condoms as the best ''line of defense'' against AIDS other than monogamy or sexual abstinence. (nytimes.com)
  • But he has also advised against any sexual contact at all with carriers of the virus and has warned that ''if you use a condom for protection against AIDS the way you use them for birth control, then you are in danger. (nytimes.com)
  • I'm always amazed that we know the atomic structure of the AIDS virus but don't know much about condoms. (nytimes.com)
  • This failure rate, combined with a lack of knowledge about its cause, has led many authorities to doubt that condoms are any better at preventing the spread of AIDS and to warn against relying on them when having sex with a person at high risk of carrying the virus. (nytimes.com)
  • It's common sense'' to assume that condoms will help stop the AIDS virus, said Dr. Katherine Stone, an epidemiologist in the Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases at the Federal Centers for Disease Control, in Atlanta. (nytimes.com)
  • Recent studies by industry and Government researchers found that neither the AIDS virus nor even smaller viruses penetrated latex condoms. (nytimes.com)
  • Eugene Freed, a senior vice president of Ansell, the largest condom maker in the country, said his company's experiments had shown that prophylactics were extremely effective at blocking the AIDS virus. (nytimes.com)
  • Show us some pictures of Condom, which can represent the Safe Sex and Aids awareness. (dpreview.com)
  • Latex condoms, when used consistently and correctly, are highly effective in preventing the sexual transmission of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS . (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Latex condoms block the passage of sperm and pathogens, including the HIV/AIDS virus. (wikihow.com)
  • UCAN has made condoms available as part of its HIV/AIDS educational efforts at UCC General Synod and other UCC events since 1989, the year in which UCAN was founded. (ucc.org)
  • For most of their history, condoms have been used both as a method of birth control, and as a protective measure against sexually transmitted diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration: "Condoms and sexually transmitted diseases. (webmd.com)
  • Increasing condom use: Evaluation of a theory-based intervention to prevent sexually transmitted diseases in young women. (cdc.gov)
  • When you use them properly, condoms may lower the risk of sexually-transmitted diseases. (walgreens.com)
  • Currently the label states that condoms can reduce the risk of HIV and many other sexually transmitted diseases. (go.com)
  • The study, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, found the Spanish women were the least likely to use a condom with their clients. (redorbit.com)
  • The Food and Drug Administration regulates the manufacture of both latex and synthetic condoms to ensure ingredients are safe and the product is effective for both birth control and helping to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. (go.com)
  • Instead you want them to have condoms handy in order to avoid sexually transmitted diseases. (sltrib.com)
  • Open the packet and remove the female condom, taking care not to tear it - don't open the packet with your teeth. (www.nhs.uk)
  • After sex, remove the female condom immediately by gently pulling it out - you can twist the large ring to prevent semen from leaking. (www.nhs.uk)
  • After sex, remove the female condom carefully. (drugs.com)
  • Condoms work by keeping semen (the fluid that contains sperm) from entering the vagina. (kidshealth.org)
  • Sperm can sometimes get into the vagina during sex, even when using a female condom. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Condoms are thin pouches that keep sperm from getting into the vagina. (kidshealth.org)
  • This prevents the condom from slipping off when he gets soft, which could let sperm enter the vagina. (kidshealth.org)
  • The condom then lines the walls of the vagina, creating a barrier between the sperm and the cervix. (kidshealth.org)
  • A condom that can actually kill sperm sounds like a pretty good deal when it comes to birth control, right? (lifehacker.com)
  • Like a male condom, it creates a barrier to prevent the sperm from getting to the egg. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Condoms work by preventing sperm from coming in contact with the inside of the vagina. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some condoms contain substances that kill sperm, called a spermicide. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There are even condoms on the market that contain spermicide that helps to kill sperm on contact for added protection. (bellaonline.com)
  • The female condom is a birth control (contraceptive) device that acts as a barrier to keep sperm from entering the uterus. (drugs.com)
  • Condoms used to be made of natural skin (including lambskin) or of rubber. (thebody.com)
  • Lambskin condoms do not prevent the spread of HIV. (thebody.com)
  • Unless he's allergic to latex or lambskin, there's no good reason for a man to reject the idea of wearing a condom so you can have protected sex-especially if it comes to having sex with you or all by himself. (glamour.com)
  • Lambskin condoms feel perfectly natural for both partners. (halfbakery.com)
  • Also, please be aware that lambskin, etc. condoms are NOT appropriate substitutions for latex or poly. (halfbakery.com)
  • Once inserted, an internal condom lines the walls of the vagina or anus and allows for insertion and movement of a penis, sex toy, or fingers. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Condoms won't protect you from HIV or other infections unless you use them correctly and consistently. (thebody.com)
  • When used correctly all of the time, female condoms are 95% effective. (medlineplus.gov)
  • It's important to follow the advice on how to use condoms correctly. (aidsmap.com)
  • I was reading your section on contraception, and you write - 'When used correctly, a condom is about 98 per cent effective. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • I've been looking at the contraception section and I see that you say: 'When used correctly, a condom is about 98 per cent effective. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • This figure allows for the fact that - even when used correctly - condoms do sometimes break, that leakage can sometimes occur round the base, and that occasionally there might be a flaw in the sheath. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • In studies done on couples where one partner tested HIV-positive and the other was HIV-negative, the infection rate was less than 1% per year for couples who used condoms correctly and consistently. (bellaonline.com)
  • Using condoms consistently and correctly is the biggest factor in their effectiveness. (bellaonline.com)
  • In contrast, the effectiveness rate for first-year condom users is about 86%, as only an estimated 3% of these users use condoms correctly and consistently in the first year. (bellaonline.com)
  • Latex condoms, when used consistently and correctly, can reduce the risk of transmission of gonorrhea , chlamydia , and trichomoniasis . (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Unroll the rest of the condom down the penis. (thebody.com)
  • Some people find it helpful to unroll the condom a little before putting it on the penis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Unroll the condom all the way up to the base of the penis ( Picture 3 ). (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Unroll the condom all the way down the shaft of the penis. (aidsmap.com)
  • Unroll the condom a bit to check it is the right way round (it will only unroll if it's the right way). (brook.org.uk)
  • Condoms are considered a barrier method of contraception. (kidshealth.org)
  • Female condoms are a barrier method of contraception, worn inside the vagina. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Female condoms aren't available at every contraception and sexual health clinic, so you may need to check first. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Contact your health care provider or pharmacy for information about emergency contraception (Plan B) if the condom tears or the contents spill when removing it. (medlineplus.gov)
  • What are advantages of male condoms for contraception? (medscape.com)
  • What is the efficacy of female condoms for contraception? (medscape.com)
  • Interestingly, the survey did ask questions aimed at determining whether women who use the pill as their primary form of contraception are also using condoms. (prospect.org)
  • You can get free condoms from Brook services, young people's services, contraception clinics, GUM clinics and some GP surgeries. (brook.org.uk)
  • He's taken up a spray can and stencil and started adding condoms to these barebacking bed-snakes, along with a link to the NHS-run website Shine, which offers advice about sexual health and contraception. (timeout.com)
  • Polyurethane condoms should be used by people who are allergic to latex. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Additionally, polyurethane condoms can be used with oil-based lubricants that hold odors and essences better than water-based products. (halfbakery.com)
  • For those users, there are polyurethane condoms, which work very well as a substitute for latex condoms, and all natural condoms. (infobarrel.com)
  • The inner ring also helps keep the female condom in place in the vagina. (cdc.gov)
  • Hold the ring of the condom against the base of the penis during withdrawal to keep the condom from slipping off and spilling any semen. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • The outer ring helps keep the condom in place and is also used for removal. (drugs.com)
  • After the male ejaculates, he should hold the condom at the base of the penis as he pulls out of the vagina. (kidshealth.org)
  • If the condom has a little tip (receptacle) on the end of it (to collect semen), place the condom against the top of the penis and carefully roll the sides down the shaft of the penis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • While pinching this 1/2 inch tip, place the condom against the end of the penis ( Picture 2 ). (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Durex stopped making condoms with nonoxynol-9 , but spermicidal condoms from some other companies are still on the market. (lifehacker.com)
  • The product could also provide a boost to Durex, the world's biggest-selling condom brand, not least in the U.S., the world's largest market and one where Durex has struggled to gain a sizable market share. (foxnews.com)
  • Screengrab from trojanbrandcondoms on YouTube is the most popular condom brand in the U.S. It claims over 70 percent of all drug store condom purchases - that's four times the market share of industry number two Durex. (businessinsider.com)
  • The FDA has given a thumbs-up to things like the Durex Avanti (Trojan now has a similar polyurethane condom) as well as the Female Condom. (halfbakery.com)
  • and develop an Odour Free Condom! (halfbakery.com)
  • Use online databases of free condom distribution points. (wikihow.com)
  • But city-wide programs in places like Chicago are growing and anecdotal evidence suggests that schools serving as free condom dispensatories is becoming old hat by now. (nationalreview.com)
  • Yeah, they should just make condoms that degrade on exposure to moisture and heat! (jwz.org)
  • Understanding the variety of materials used to make condoms as well as the reasons that condoms are used in the first place will help any person make smarter buying decisions. (infobarrel.com)
  • Everything from animal intestines and bladders, leather, linen, and silk paper was used in the past to make condoms. (infobarrel.com)
  • It's important to never use oil-based lubricants (such as mineral oil, petroleum jelly, or baby oil) with condoms because they can break down the rubber. (kidshealth.org)
  • Use only water-based lubricants with latex condoms, not oil-based . (thebody.com)
  • Use unlubricated condoms for oral sex (most lubricants taste awful). (thebody.com)
  • Granted, this can be simulated somewhat by adding lubricants to the inside and outside of the condom. (menshealth.com)
  • What lubricants can be used with condoms? (aidsmap.com)
  • Never use oil-based lubricants such as body lotions, massage oils, or Vaseline , as these weaken the latex and can cause the condom to break. (aidsmap.com)
  • Some family planning methods available to women include oral contraceptives, implants, injections, intrauterine devices and female condoms, according to th. (reference.com)
  • The World Health Organization's position is that spermicidal condoms shouldn't even be sold "due to adverse side effects. (lifehacker.com)
  • For this reason, it is not recommended to use spermicidal condoms. (epigee.org)
  • Condoms are used during sex to provide a barrier. (aidsmap.com)
  • Some condoms are only designed to enhance sexual pleasure and do not act as an effective, protective barrier. (aidsmap.com)
  • An external condom covers the penis and acts as a barrier between it and the mouth, vagina, penis or anus. (brook.org.uk)
  • Studies have demonstrated that latex condoms provide an essentially impermeable barrier to particles the size of STD pathogens. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • The physical properties of latex condoms protect against discharge diseases such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis, by providing a barrier to the genital secretions that transmit STD-causing organisms. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Condoms are considered to be a barrier method of birth control. (epigee.org)
  • AVERT explains that condoms are also provided free by some doctors, health clinics, family planning centers and schools. (reference.com)
  • [1] X Trustworthy Source Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Main public health institute for the US, run by the Dept. of Health and Human Services Go to source You may be able to obtain free condoms online and from places such as schools, pharmacies, health clinics, and OB/GYN offices. (wikihow.com)
  • The male and female condoms should not be used at the same time because friction can cause them to break up, or they can get stuck together and cause one or the other to slip during intercourse, making them ineffective. (kidshealth.org)
  • Store condoms away from too much heat, cold, or friction. (thebody.com)
  • Friction between the condoms increases the chance of breakage. (thebody.com)
  • The male and female condoms should not be used at the same time because friction can break them, make them stick together, or make one or the other slip out of place during intercourse. (kidshealth.org)
  • Friction of the condom may reduce clitoral stimulation and lubrication. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Friction of the condom may cut down on sexual enjoyment. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Friction generated when the two condoms rub together increases the possibility of abrasion, tearing, or slippage of both condoms, making transmission of bodily fluids more likely than if only one condom had been used. (everything2.com)
  • There are male condoms and female condoms. (kidshealth.org)
  • A male condom is a thin sheath (usually made of latex, a type of rubber) that is worn on the penis. (kidshealth.org)
  • The male condom, sometimes called a "rubber" or "prophylactic," is far more commonly used. (kidshealth.org)
  • The male condom is placed on the penis when it becomes erect. (kidshealth.org)
  • Most male condoms are made of latex. (kidshealth.org)
  • For people who may have an allergic skin reaction to latex, both male and female condoms made of polyurethane are available. (kidshealth.org)
  • The writings of these societies contain "veiled references" to male-controlled contraceptive methods that might have been condoms, but most historians interpret them as referring to coitus interruptus or anal intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
  • What is a male condom? (webmd.com)
  • One brand of female condom and one brand of male condom are made of polyurethane. (thebody.com)
  • Do not use a male condom and a female condom at the same time. (thebody.com)
  • A male condom is worn on the penis . (kidshealth.org)
  • Because condoms are the only method of birth control currently available for guys, they allow the male to take responsibility for birth control and STD protection. (kidshealth.org)
  • Male condoms cost about $0.50 to $1 each and are less expensive when they are bought in boxes that contain several condoms. (kidshealth.org)
  • However, it is not thought to work as well as male condoms in protecting against STIs. (medlineplus.gov)
  • They are fairly inexpensive (though more expensive than male condoms). (medlineplus.gov)
  • The male condom is a thin cover that fits over a man's erect penis . (medlineplus.gov)
  • With support from tech heavyweights, Contraline could be the first non-condom male birth control to make it to market-but not until 2020. (thedailybeast.com)
  • Two doctors from Dallas, Texas are sticking to their guns after claiming that the male condom can cause cancer in the woman. (healthy.net)
  • Both female and male condoms are available. (aidsmap.com)
  • You and your sexual partners might consider using a female condom instead of a male condom. (cdc.gov)
  • Female condoms allow individuals to initiate condom use when talking about or using male condoms is difficult or impossible because of an imbalance in power between partners . (cdc.gov)
  • male condoms and female condoms . (cdc.gov)
  • However, if a female partner is at risk of getting pregnant, or is already pregnant, condom use is advised for a male traveller. (sky.com)
  • Unlike latex - the material used to make most male condoms - female condoms made of polyurethane and synthetic latex aren't affected by dampness or changes in temperature. (drugs.com)
  • The female condom has a higher failure rate than the male condom. (drugs.com)
  • By condoms here are meant latex or vinyl male condoms, though female condoms are also available. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Genital ulcer diseases and HPV infection can occur in male or female genital areas that are, or are not, covered (protected by the condom) -- HPV needs only skin-to-skin contact for transmission. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • As far as male birth control goes, male condoms are it (although a male birth control pill is in the works). (epigee.org)
  • This applies whether it's two male condoms, worn one on top of the other, or if it's a man wearing a male condom whilst his partner wears a female condom . (everything2.com)
  • The female condom can be inserted up to 8 hours prior to intercourse. (kidshealth.org)
  • In fact, studies show that although it's possible for condoms to break or slip during intercourse, the most common reason that condoms "fail" is that the couple didn't use one at all. (kidshealth.org)
  • Since he says a condom isn't needed for intercourse , I'm guessing that you haven't been using them when giving him oral sex , either. (scarleteen.com)
  • Condom use at last intercourse was measured at 6-week follow-up with a recall period of the past 6 weeks and at 6-month follow-up with a recall period of 4½ months. (cdc.gov)
  • Intervention participants were significantly more likely to report having used a condom at most recent sexual intercourse than comparison participants at the 6-month follow-up (p = .05, one-tailed test). (cdc.gov)
  • The female condom can be inserted up to 8 hours before intercourse. (kidshealth.org)
  • You do not use a condom each time you have intercourse. (medlineplus.gov)
  • However, female condoms may be placed up to 8 hours before intercourse. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If a condom tears or breaks, the outer ring is pushed up inside the vagina, or the condom bunches up inside the vagina during intercourse, remove it and insert another condom right away. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A condom is a thin cover worn on the penis during intercourse. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If no condoms are handy, you may be tempted to have intercourse without one. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you feel a condom break during intercourse, stop right away and put on a new one. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Research has shown that as many as 28 percent of guys will lose their erection while putting on a condom-and once it's on, up to 20 percent have problems maintaining an erection during intercourse itself. (menshealth.com)
  • What took place here was sexual intercourse with a sabotaged condom, a sexual activity to which the complainant did not consent," Justices Rosalie Abella and Michael Moldaver wrote in arguments joined by a third judge. (yahoo.com)
  • However, 'immobilizing' the gel in the condom, so the vasodilator only touches the wearer during sexual intercourse, was the clever part. (foxnews.com)
  • My look at the decline in public messaging around STI prevention hits the Web, and lookie here, a new CDC study shows condom use is up, particularly among those having intercourse for the first time. (prospect.org)
  • Other men find it difficult to maintain their erection while putting on a condom or during intercourse. (epigee.org)
  • Condoms get a bad rap as being the least effective birth control, but used every time, in the proper manner, and you may find it is the perfect safe sex solution for you. (bellaonline.com)
  • According to the English-language China Daily newspaper, the ban will be removed early next year as part of an effort to promote safe sex and encourage users to select the right kind of condom for their needs. (adrants.com)
  • Can This Self-Lubricating Condom Transform Safe Sex? (geek.com)
  • Photo courtesy of Converse County Public Health) A condom wrapper design that was featured as part of a safe sex campaign in Converse County, Wy. (sltrib.com)
  • After orgasm, hold the base of the condom and pull out before your penis gets soft. (thebody.com)
  • Holding the base of the condom will help it stay in place. (aidsmap.com)
  • Hold on to the base of the condom as you withdraw. (aidsmap.com)
  • Be careful that your fingernails or jewelry don't tear the condom. (thebody.com)
  • Body jewelry in or around your penis or vagina might also tear a condom. (thebody.com)
  • There is a tear in a condom. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Be careful not to tear condoms with sharp fingernails or jewelry. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Be careful not to tear or poke a hole in it while opening the package and removing the condom. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Wear and tear can create tiny holes in the condom. (medlineplus.gov)
  • When opening the wrapper be careful not to tear the condom. (aidsmap.com)
  • Does that 2 per cent refer to occasions when condoms break or tear or slip off? (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Don't use your teeth or fingernails, which could tear the condom. (drugs.com)
  • Lifestyles Snugger Fit condoms are gaining in popularity at Condomania.com, the world's largest condom store recently announced. (prweb.com)
  • The condoms have a limited degree of worldwide sales because Playboy has been unable to establish the product's presence at Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer. (courthousenews.com)
  • Female condoms come pre-lubricated to make them easier to use, but you may also like to use additional lube - any kind can be used with female condoms. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Rubber condoms gained popularity in the mid-19th century, and in the early 20th century major advances were made in manufacturing techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • The oldest condoms ever excavated were found in a cesspit located in the grounds of Dudley Castle and were made from animal membrane, the condoms dated back to as early as 1642. (wikipedia.org)
  • In China, glans condoms may have been made of oiled silk paper, or of lamb intestines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Female condoms (Femidom) are made from soft thin plastic called polyurethane. (www.nhs.uk)
  • A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. (thebody.com)
  • Other cardinals and prelates have made similar comments, arguing that when confronted with the possibility that within a married couple, an HIV-positive spouse could transmit the virus to the other, it was a 'lesser evil' to condone the couple's use of condoms. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The female condoms now available are made from materials safe for people with latex allergies. (kidshealth.org)
  • What are female condoms made of? (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Internal condoms are made of a nitrile (soft plastic) non-latex cover and outer ring, and a polyurethane inner ring. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The female condom is made of a thin, strong plastic called polyurethane. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The condom must be put on when the penis is erect, but before contact is made between the penis and vagina. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Changing to condoms made of polyurethane or animal membranes may help. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The manual scooping was supplemented during the summers of 2003 and 2004, when MMSD also had the crew of the district's 43-foot research boat fishing for condoms that made it through the plant and into the harbor. (jwz.org)
  • Condoms are made of a variety of materials. (walgreens.com)
  • Condoms made of latex are among the most common. (walgreens.com)
  • Condoms made of other materials including polyurethane and polyisoprene are an option for couples allergic to latex. (walgreens.com)
  • You'll discover an assortment of condoms, both latex and non-latex, made of strong but thin materials. (walgreens.com)
  • A female condom is a thin pouch made of a synthetic latex product called nitrile. (cdc.gov)
  • If you or your partner has an allergy to latex, you can use female condoms since they are made from nitrile. (cdc.gov)
  • It all starts with the latex, which is what most condoms are made from. (businessinsider.com)
  • Sustain Condoms, made of latex described by the company as non-toxic and produced in a rubber plantation in India with fair-trade and fair-wage credentials, are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, and carry the slogan, "Do what's natural. (go.com)
  • Condoms made of natural latex are not wasteful, which is better for the environment, according to the Hollenders. (go.com)
  • Many condoms today are made from synthetic materials because of concerns about allergies to latex. (go.com)
  • Most condom purchases are made by women and they are being ignored in the condom aisle," said Frenkel. (go.com)
  • Some Japanese condom manufacturers have even made their condoms even thinner. (halfbakery.com)
  • Historically, condoms have been made from an incredibly varied number of materials. (infobarrel.com)
  • Innovations in manufacturing and the poor reception to rubber condoms made latex an instant success. (infobarrel.com)
  • There are natural condoms still being made for those with religious or other issues with those made from synthetic materials. (infobarrel.com)
  • Only two female condoms - the FC1 female condom and its replacement, the FC2 female condom - have Food and Drug Administration approval in the U.S. The FC1 female condom, which is made of plastic (polyurethane), is no longer being produced. (drugs.com)
  • Condoms are made of very thin latex (rubber) and are designed to cover the penis in order to stop fluids being transferred between partners. (brook.org.uk)
  • In those days, condoms were sheaths made of linen that had been treated with chemicals. (empowher.com)
  • Over the years, condoms have been made out of everything from linen to animal intestines and even tortoise shells (ouch! (epigee.org)
  • Nowadays, the most popular type of condom is made out of latex rubber, but it is also possible to purchase condoms made from polyurethane as well as from animal tissue (usual known as "natural skin" condoms). (epigee.org)
  • Our approach is to ensure the conditions these condoms were made in are ones that they can feel good about," he says. (fastcompany.com)
  • Condoms were made accessible at that Synod through the pioneering efforts of the United Church of Christ Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns. (ucc.org)
  • Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. (thebody.com)
  • If you're having difficulties with condoms, such as breakages, or irritation in the genital area, or perhaps you're finding it difficult to negotiate using condoms with your partner, you can speak to a trained health adviser in your HIV or sexual health clinic. (aidsmap.com)
  • TORONTO -- Consistent condom use reduces the risk of genital herpes by 30% compared with never using such protection during sex, researchers said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Explain to interested patients that this study showed that consistent use of condoms during sex has a significant but moderate effect on the risk of getting genital herpes. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of genital herpes , syphilis , and chancroid only when the infected area or site of potential exposure is protected. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Latex or vinyl condoms can only protect against transmission when the ulcers or infections are in genital areas that are covered or protected by the condom. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Thus, consistent and correct use of latex condoms would be expected to protect against transmission of genital ulcer diseases and HPV in some, but not all, instances. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. (thebody.com)
  • However, people with an allergy to latex may find condoms to be irritating. (epigee.org)
  • A female condom is a polyurethane sheath with a flexible ring at either end. (kidshealth.org)
  • To protect his sexual partner from these animals, Minos used a goat's bladder as a female condom. (wikipedia.org)
  • How does the female condom work? (www.nhs.uk)
  • Make sure the penis goes in the female condom, not between the condom and the side of the vagina. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Who can use female condoms? (www.nhs.uk)
  • Most people can safely use female condoms. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Can anything make female condoms less effective? (www.nhs.uk)
  • Make sure any female condoms you buy carry the European CE mark or British BSI Kitemark. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The 'female' condom can also be used to protect the rectum. (thebody.com)
  • The female condom is a sleeve or pouch with a closed end and a larger open end. (thebody.com)
  • Some female condoms have flexible rings at each end. (thebody.com)
  • Female condoms are a little more expensive and cost about $2 per condom. (kidshealth.org)
  • Internal condoms - also called "female" condoms - are an alternative to regular condoms. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • For a long time they were called "female condoms. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Internal condoms - also called "female" condoms - are little nitrile (soft plastic) pouches that you put inside your vagina. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • What are the types of female condoms? (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Do female condoms come in different sizes? (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The female condom is a device used for birth control . (medlineplus.gov)
  • The female condom is about 75% to 82% effective with normal use. (medlineplus.gov)
  • You can buy female condoms at most drugstores, STI clinics, and family planning clinics. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Do not flush a female condom down the toilet. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Female condoms let women take control of their own reproductive health. (walgreens.com)
  • A female condom consists of a polyurethane tube that's closed at one end and has a flexible ring at the other. (walgreens.com)
  • What is a female condom? (cdc.gov)
  • Here are some tips on how to use a female condom . (cdc.gov)
  • Female condoms also allow couples to alternate who wears the condom, giving them more options when they have sex. (cdc.gov)
  • Researchers in Spain monitoring rates of HIV infection HIV and sexually transmitted disease said they found a high rate of condom use in female sex workers. (redorbit.com)
  • Like the Hollenders, she said L Condom was targeting female buyers. (go.com)
  • The female condom is a soft, loosefitting pouch with a ring on each end. (drugs.com)
  • The female condom isn't appropriate for everyone, however. (drugs.com)
  • An estimated 21 out of 100 women will become pregnant in a year of typical use of female condoms - possibly because they don't use condoms every time they have sex. (drugs.com)
  • The female condom may also cause discomfort during insertion, a burning sensation, itching or a rash. (drugs.com)
  • Before using a female condom, read the instructions carefully. (drugs.com)
  • Practice inserting the female condom before the first time you use it for sex. (drugs.com)
  • In addition, pay close attention when you first use the female condom to make sure it stays in place during sex. (drugs.com)
  • Never reuse a female condom. (drugs.com)
  • You can place the female condom inside your vagina up to eight hours before sex. (drugs.com)
  • Guide the penis into the female condom. (drugs.com)
  • Make sure the penis doesn't slip between the vagina and the outer surface of the female condom. (drugs.com)
  • To market LifeStyles Dual Protect condoms, Starpharma has partnered with Australia-based condom manufacturer Ansell . (yahoo.com)
  • The condom division in Ansell, of which Mates was a part, was sold in 2017 to Humanwell Healthcare Group and CITIC Capital China Partners for 600 million dollars. (wikipedia.org)
  • To educate our students and promote better health, The WELL offers Condom Co-Op and The Jolly Trolley, where students can pick up free safer sex supplies. (google.com)
  • Even though it may be difficult, you can learn how to talk with your partner about condoms and safer sex . (cdc.gov)
  • LifeStyles Snugger Fit condoms have been selling fast at the newly re-launched Condomania.com online condom store, which offers a full selection of specialty items and safer sex products. (prweb.com)
  • LifeStyles has been making safer sex fun since 1979, with high quality condoms that protect while also offering added pleasure. (prweb.com)
  • The site offers a large selection of safer sex items to customers of every age, sex, culture and sexual orientation, and offers a highly organized inventory to make shopping for condoms and safer sex products easy. (prweb.com)
  • Make sure the large ring at the open end of the condom covers the area around the opening of the vagina. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration. (thebody.com)
  • For added protection , many couples use condoms along with another method of birth control, like birth control pills or an IUD . (kidshealth.org)
  • The colorful condom packages - with slogans such as "Wrap with care, save the polar bear" and "Before it gets any hotter, remember the sea otter" - are meant to help couples consider the threat population growth poses to wildlife and the planet. (indystar.com)
  • The Center for Biological Diversity will give away more than 40,000 free Endangered Species Condoms on Valentine's Day in the top 10 most sexually satisfied cities in the U.S., including Indianapolis, to help couples consider population growth's threat to wildlife and the planet. (indystar.com)
  • You can bet a lot of couples in these cities will get lucky this Valentine's Day," said Sarah Baillie, Endangered Species Condoms coordinator at the Center, in a release. (indystar.com)
  • In fact, the ability of latex condoms to prevent transmission of HIV has been scientifically established in "real-life" studies of sexually active couples as well as in laboratory studies. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • So how does a massive condom maker like Trojan churn out more than one million condoms every day and ship them all around the world? (businessinsider.com)
  • Make sure there is no air in the condom, by holding the teat or end between your thumb and forefinger as you roll the condom on. (aidsmap.com)
  • The condoms are manufactured by parent Church & Dwight , which produces dozens of varieties under the Trojan name - from Magnum to Ecstasy. (businessinsider.com)
  • Feb. 27, 2014 -- Condoms may have macho names like Trojan and Magnum, but some women are now taking the reins, hoping to appeal to women by making more environmentally friendly condoms that purport to serve the greater good. (go.com)
  • The company said in a statement to ABCNews.com: "The Trojan Brand takes rigorous steps and precautions to ensure that our users are getting the best quality condoms from a brand trusted over 90 years and their safety and pleasure is at the forefront of each of our innovations. (go.com)
  • Trojan condoms have a decades-long history of safe use, and for many consumers are the best choice for prevention of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. (go.com)
  • Those Trojan commericals, and pretty much the entire condom business, and how they emphasize the sensitivity of the condom, and how it'll provide a better feel. (halfbakery.com)
  • The other ring creates the open end of the condom. (kidshealth.org)
  • The ring at the open end of the condom remains outside the vagina. (drugs.com)
  • Pronto condoms are a brand of sheath being released in South Africa, designed by Willem van Rensburg. (wikipedia.org)
  • Planned Parenthood: "Condom. (webmd.com)
  • If you obtain condoms from Planned Parenthood, avoid the low-rated scented Honeydew and Assorted Colors varieties. (freerepublic.com)
  • It just said that in a test of more than 20 condoms those planned parenthood pushed were the worst. (freerepublic.com)
  • Otherwise, the semen may push up the sides of the condom and come out at the bottom before the penis and condom are pulled out. (medlineplus.gov)
  • After ejaculation takes place and before the penis has lost its hardness, withdraw the penis and condom from your partner. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • In a multivariate analysis, each 25% increase in condom use was associated with a 7% reduction in HSV-2 incidence. (medpagetoday.com)
  • So while it's encouraging to see an increase in condom use, it doesn't really get into the specifics of how effective that use is. (prospect.org)
  • The country's top court held 7-0 that while she may have consented to sex, she had not consented to unprotected sex, and that by poking holes in the condoms first, he had committed sexual assault. (yahoo.com)
  • Condom Country's non-latex list. (halfbakery.com)
  • Prior to the introduction of the combined oral contraceptive pill, condoms were the most popular birth "control" method in the Western world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Glans condoms seem to have been used for birth control, and to have been known only by members of the upper classes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Internal condoms aren't just birth control - they also reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections . (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Condoms are the only method of birth control for men that are not permanent. (medlineplus.gov)
  • However, using a condom is much better than not using birth control at all. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some forms of birth control like condoms have added benefits. (walgreens.com)
  • Condoms are a safe and reliable form of birth control. (walgreens.com)
  • As the trial judge found, a condom with a pinprick in it is no longer effective birth control," McLachlin and Cromwell wrote. (yahoo.com)
  • Condoms are one of the most common, affordable, accessible, and STD preventable, birth control methods on the market. (bellaonline.com)
  • I can personally tell you, I used condoms as my sole means of birth control at several different times in my life for over 4 years or more each time, and never once became pregnant. (bellaonline.com)
  • Condoms have been used for hundreds of years and remain one of the oldest of all birth control devices. (infobarrel.com)
  • On birth control and use condoms, period is a week late. (drugs.com)
  • On birth control & use condoms but missed a period? (drugs.com)
  • In 1736 the French venereologist Jean Astruc condemned English libertines' use of animal membrane condoms. (bmj.com)
  • Esebag says he told Azria about the deal to make and sell condoms bearing the Playboy name and rabbit logo in 2009 over a Shabbat dinner at Azria's house. (courthousenews.com)
  • I am the wrong person to sell condoms to young women," says Jeffrey. (fastcompany.com)
  • California is only the second state, after Vermont, to provide condoms to. (fsrn.org)
  • Those who fail to provide condoms will face a penalty of between 500 yuan ($64) and 5,000 yuan. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • Not content to provide condoms for simple utilitarian use, fun features such as "Rough Rider Studded," "King XL," "Extra Strength," "Ultra Sensitive," "Ultra Thin," "Ribbed" and even "Assorted Flavors," were on offer to minors. (nationalreview.com)
  • BERLIN (Reuters) - The French say they need the largest condoms in Europe while Greeks get by on smaller ones, according to a Europe-wide study by a German consultancy that provides advice on condoms. (reuters.com)
  • OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday upheld the sexual assault conviction of a Nova Scotia man for poking holes in his condoms before having consensual sex with his girlfriend in order to try to make her pregnant. (yahoo.com)
  • Craig Jaret Hutchinson's girlfriend, whose name the court has protected, said she had agreed to sex as long as it was with a condom so that she would not get pregnant. (yahoo.com)
  • The complainant ended up pregnant, though it was not clear from the evidence before the court that this was necessarily because of the condom tampering. (yahoo.com)
  • It was only after she was pregnant and after they had broken up that he sent her text messages telling her that he had sabotaged the condoms and urging her not to use them, presumably meaning with anybody else. (yahoo.com)
  • He had protected sex.with a spermicid lubricated condom plus I did not ejecualt on the 22 of April what are the odds she could get pregnant since I understand we did it during her fertile window? (drugs.com)
  • Condom failure means it's possible to contract sexually transmitted infections or become pregnant. (drugs.com)
  • If condoms are used perfectly, that is, properly and consistently every time, only two out of 100 women will become pregnant per year. (epigee.org)
  • Because it can spread via sexual transmission] is why it's important to use condoms when somebody has sexual relations, especially if the woman is pregnant because that's when the risk is greatest,' Percy Minaya told reporters. (telegraph.co.uk)