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Barrier Methods


These methods prevent the sperm from rising to the uterus and are fundamental in STD and AIDS prevention.

Condom or condom

Almost everyone can use it; protects against sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS; prevents cervical diseases; it is not bad for your health; It is within easy reach.

The male condom is a latex wrap that covers the penis, retaining sperm in the sexual act, preventing contact of this and other microorganisms with the vagina and penis or vice versa.

Condom use

Unroll the condom on the erect penis, before any contact with the vagina, anus or mouth. It should be removed from the penis immediately after ejaculation, holding the edges of the condom to prevent sperm from escaping into the vagina.

The condom has the right side to unwind, to know which one is right, just try to unwind if it does not give or is too complicated turn the tip to the other side.

After removing it from the package, you should squeeze the tip (giving a slight twist) to prevent it from getting airy, because if it gets airy, it can burst more easily. Remember that the penis must be erect (hard).

Holding the tip tightly unroll the condom over the penis until reaching the base. After unwinding to the base, avoid running your hand as you can remove the lubricant and make the condom burst more easily. Now you are all set to have a protected sexual relationship. The condom should look like this on the penis.

What are the chances that the male condom will fail?

The failure rate ranges from 3 to 14 women in 100 who may become pregnant within a year of use.