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Condom application - series

Condom application - series

Procedure, part 1

Condoms are made of latex rubber, polyurethane or lamb intestines. One of the benefits of condoms is the ability to block sexually transmitted diseases.


Procedure, part 2

Procedure, part 2

Place the condom on the head of the erect penis with the rolled up ring facing away from the penis.


Aftercare

Aftercare

Roll the condom onto the penis while holding the tip of the condom. Most condoms are pre-lubricated. Avoid using petroleum jelly, lotions or oils, which can weaken the condom, possibly causing it to break or tear.


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