Condom is one of the most cheapest contraceptive methods which couple used during the sexual activity. Couple use the condom during the sexual intercourse to prevent from unwanted pregnancy and different types of sexual transmitted infection (STIs). Men and women both can easily used the condom. A male condom is usually made of latex. The male can wear the condom on the penis during the sexual intercourse. The female condom is usually made of polyurethane. The female condom has a flexible ring at both the end. The one end of the female condom is closed and inserted into the vagina.
There are different types of condoms are available in the market. The different types of condom provides the different sensation during the sexual activity. Condom are made with varieties of materials such as latex, non latex, synthetic, rubber, lambskin, spermicide etc. Condoms are also available in the market with different color, shaped, size and textures. Couple ca select any of the condom according to their need and choice.
The contraceptive rate of condom is not 100%. But people can increase the contraceptive rate by using it properly. As we know that condoms are available for both male and female. The male condom is different from the female condom. It is important for both male and female to wear a condom in a proper manner.
According to the survey it is said that if couple use the condom in a proper manner every time they have a sex then the contraceptive rate is 98% effective but if people does not use the condom in a proper manner then the contraceptive rate is 85% effective. During sexual activity, if women does not want to get pregnant then they need to join condom with different techniques of contraception.
During sexual activity, if couple use both condom and other contraceptive method such as pills then both the contraception method work independently. In this case if one method get fail it has no impact on other. The combined technique in approx 99.99%, when couple use it in a proper manner. It is a way to increase the effectiveness of contraception by using how to condom properly when using condoms.
Now a day most of the people use condom. In all over the world, Indonesia, Vietnam and Spain has the highest condom user rate. In Indonesia 80% people use the condom. In Vietnam 76% people use the condom and in Spain 74 % people use condom during sexual activity. The country which has the lowest condom usage are Sweden, Denmark and Japan. In Sweden 36% people use condom. In Denmark also 36 % people use the condom and in Japan 42 % people use the condom.
In India almost everyone knows about condom, but only some people use it. It is said that, In India only 1 women in 20 married women used the condom. In India most of the male use the condom. Now a day, in many modern city like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai etc.
the rate of using a condom is increase. Condom also help people to prevent from many STIs such as human papillomavirus infections, genital herpes, gonorrhea, HIV/AIDS, syphilis etc. Sometimes people also die due to the STIs. If a healthy young man and woman have sex, then the rate of unwanted pregnancy increase. It is better to use the condom instead of pills, abortion or childbirth. Condom protect you and your partners from unwanted pregnancy and many other STIs.
While using the condom during the sexual activity, couple should take some precaution also. Condoms are one time uses, so people should take fresh condom every time when they have sex. The most important things about condom is to check its expiration date. If couple use the expired condom then there is possibility that the condom get break during sexual intercourse. While opening the packet of the condom, couple should avoid using the teeth, scissors or other pointed device.
During sexual activity, if couple are using the latex condom then in this case they should avoid using the oil based lubricant because oil based lubricant breaks the latex condom. If men use the condom during sexual activity then it is very important for them to select the correct size of the condom. If condom is too big or too small then the risk of breaking the condom get increase. After the sexual activity, do not flush the condom to the toilet. Wrap the used condom with paper and throw it into the dustbin. Always store the condom in the cool and dry place.