Condoms are perhaps the most popular form of contraception around the world. Most condom manufacturers will guarantee up to 99 % protect against unwanted pregnancies. However, there is another pertinent side to sexual intercourse; sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Condoms are effective against STDs to a certain degree. However, the effectiveness of condoms against STDs depends on a few factors.
A condom that is stored properly and used properly will offer you considerable protection against STDs. By proper storage we mean that the condom is kept away from any direct source of light and in a cool and dry place. Also one must wear the condom before any genital skin to skin contact to avoid the spread of any kind of STD.
Condoms have a variable degree of effectiveness when it comes to different STDs.
A condom’s durability and effectiveness against STDs also depends on the type of condom that it is.
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