Wearing a condom during sex can help prevent pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted infections. To use a male condom, take the condom out of the packaging and pinch the tip at the center between two fingers. Then, hold the condom at the tip of your erect penis and roll the edges down the shaft of your penis until the condom is completely on.
It's not difficult to use a male condom the right way. However, it's very easy to use one the wrong way. Below, you will find instructions for how to use male condoms.
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A condom is the ally of choice to effectively prevent unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. The male condom, also called prophylactic, is a sheath or pouch made of flexible material latex, polyurethane or polyisoprene that is placed on an erect penis and that traps sperm during sexual intercourse. Unprotected sexual intercourse can present a health risk.
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Female condoms give a woman more control when she needs it. Reality, the first condom designed to be worn by women. Made of soft polyurethane, the female condom actually offers more protection against pregnancy and disease because it covers more area.
Jump to content. Condoms can protect you against sexually transmitted infections STIs and they can be used to prevent pregnancy. A male condom is placed over a man's erect penis before sex.