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

Terrific Tea! »

Rooibos makes cocktails healthier Rooibos: an alternative energy drink

More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you

Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea.

Healthy? Are you sure? »

5 diseases we can get from animals Could your salon visit make you sick?

7 terrifying diseases you could have without knowing it

Not all serious illnesses come with tell-tale symptoms. There are diseases that can turn your body into a ticking time-bomb while you're unaware of any danger.