What does a condom look like?

Anna Sivokon
Anna Sivokon
March 7, 2013

In the modern world, infections that are sexually transmitted are increasingly spread. This is due to improper protection during sexual intercourse. The only way to protect a man and a woman from the transmission of genital infections is a condom. It refers to barrier-type contraception. Its main function is to prevent conception and sexually transmitted diseases. Latex is the main material of manufacture, although there are condoms from other materials, including polyurethane.

What does a condom look like

What are condoms called

Condoms are male and female. Men are called "Condom" (from fr. Condom). It is put on the erect penis and is impenetrable for sperm. And female (Themis, from the English. Female + condom) This is a tube of polyurethane (or similar material), which is inserted into the vagina. Its diameter is about 8 cm and its length is about 18, there are condensed rings at the ends. One of the rings is inserted into the vagina like a diaphragm, while the other remains outside.

Now you know what a condom looks like. The female condom is the only protection for a woman against unwanted pregnancy. It also protects against HIV infection. Appeared by Themis in 1990, and recently began to produce its latex versions.

What does a condom look like

Condom manufacturers are constantly expanding their range. Now available condoms of different sizes, colors, with different flavors. There are condoms with different protuberances (pimples, tendrils, etc.), or prolonged intercourse, with additional lubricants, etc. But do not forget that the most important function of any condom is to protect a person from the undesirable effects of sexual intercourse.

Looks like a male condom can be viewed at the end of this article.

What does a condom look like