Be careful, don’t use condoms incorrectly if you don’t want to get sexually transmitted diseases.
A sexually transmitted disease (STDs) are generally spread through work having sex. Condoms It is said to be one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of STDs.
Is it true?
In fact, condoms are not 100 percent effective in preventing STDs. This means that there is still a possibility of transmitting STDs even if you have sex using a condom.
“When used correctly, condoms are estimated to be 98 percent effective [mencegah penularan IMS]gynecologist Felice Gresh said A healthy line.
The missing part explains the fact that some condoms can tear or break during use. Unfortunately, many people do not use it in the right way.
“Even when used correctly, some condoms don’t cover all of the skin on the genital area,” says Gersh.
With poor care, condoms can be only 85 percent effective at preventing STDs.
STDs are spread through skin-to-skin contact or bodily fluids, including during sex. With the skin not fully covered due to not using a condom, it is unlikely that the virus can spread.
How to Use Condoms Correctly
Example. There are many ways to use condoms properly. (iStock/Chanakon Laorob)
However, you don’t have to worry. There are many things you can do to improve STD prevention.
Here are some of them.
1. Buy the right rubber
Loose condoms can fall off on their own. While tight condoms are prone to breaking unexpectedly.
You are advised to try different types of condoms. Find the one that works best for you.
2. Store well
Condoms should be stored in a cool and dry place.
Many people keep condoms in their wallets in their pants pockets. In fact, this behavior is the wrong way.
Wallets stored in pants pockets will cause a lot of friction and pain. This can cause the condom to break easily.
The best place to store condoms is in a drawer.
3. Use your finger to open the package
Condoms are usually stored in plastic packaging. Open the package using your fingers, not your teeth.
Opening the package with your teeth will cause an invisible tear.
4. Wear condoms at the right time
How to put on a condom before having sex, regardless of the type. You don’t just have to use a condom during penetration.
Contact between the genital area without penetration also allows the transmission of the virus.
5. If it’s wrong, don’t turn it around
If the condom is inserted in the wrong way or position, then the condom should not be used again. Just throw it away and use a new one.
6. Leave the end of the condom
When using a condom, make sure there is space left at the top. Usually this room will be smaller than other places.
This small space is where sperm occurs. If you don’t leave enough space, the sperm can cause the condom to tear.