advertisement
01 December 2010

Getting started

Do you think you know how to use a condom correctly? Read on.

0

Do you think you know how to use a condom correctly? Perhaps you should just go through this guide to check. Condoms are still the most widely-used method of lowering the risk of HIV-infection and also protects against the transmission of some other sexually-transmitted infections (STIs).

Condom breakage is unfortunately still a great risk, so make sure that you use it correctly.

One of the most common errors is the use of oil-based lubes. Here's a quick experiment: rub oil-based lube, vaseline or oil on a condom for a few seconds and watch what happens!

Learn how to use the female condom.

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Hello? »

SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time?

SEE: Do women hear better than men?

The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you.

Confident smile? »

Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth?

Why are my teeth stained?

We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?