Barrier methods of contraception for men – condoms
Pros and Cons of Condom!
- The remedy is effective, if it is used during every sexual intercourse.
- To purchase a condom, do not need a prescription or medical examination.
- Usually there are no side effects. In rare cases, it may be a manifestation of allergic reaction to latex.
- The only way that not only protects against unwanted pregnancies, but also reduces the risk of STDs, including AIDS
- The remedy, which can be used after childbirth and during breastfeeding.
- Possible problems:
- Old or damaged condoms can occasionally break during intercourse.
- Some couples complain about the decrease in sensitivity
- Important information
- Worldwide, about 40 million of pairs use condoms. In the US, more than 10% of women aged 15-44 years rely on condoms to protect against unwanted pregnancy.
- Condoms are less effective than other modern contraceptives, because the couple do not use it during every sexual intercourse. With the proper use of condoms chance of getting pregnant is 5%.
- Condom use reduces the risk of transmission of Hiv approximately 70%.
- Condoms also protect against sexually transmitted diseases.
- The condom is one of the best methods of contraception for teenagers and young people.