Condoms can make sex safer by significantly reducing the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancy. When used consistently and correctly, condoms create a barrier that can help prevent the transmission of STIs and the exchange of bodily fluids. This can reduce the risk of infection and prevent pregnancy.
However, it’s important to use condoms correctly and consistently in order to maximize their effectiveness. Incorrect use, such as using a condom that is too old or not storing it properly, can reduce the effectiveness of condoms. Additionally, some STIs, such as herpes and human papillomavirus (HPV), can be transmitted through skin-to-skin contact, so condoms may not provide complete protection.
It’s also important to keep in mind that condoms are not the only way to reduce the risk of STIs and unintended pregnancy. Regular STI testing, open communication with partners about sexual health, and reducing the number of sexual partners are all important steps to take to maintain sexual health.
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