Condoms can be used to prevent pregnancy or to help
protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). You must use a new condom each
time you have intercourse.
pregnancy by keeping sperm and eggs apart. The condom holds the sperm so the
sperm can't get into the vagina.
condom is a tube of soft plastic with a closed end. Each end has a
ring or rim. The ring at the closed end is inserted deep into the vagina over
the cervix to hold the tube in place. The ring at the open end remains outside
the opening of the vagina.
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Current as of:
May 30, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Rebecca Sue Uranga, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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