What tips do you have that might increase condom use? #607/14

What are the most common reason condoms are NOT used when they should be used?


 

Condoms remain the most important means of preventing HIV when HIV is a potential risk in a sexual relationship.  Here are three tips:

1.    Condoms should always be purchased in advance.

2.    Condoms would be used more freguently if women put them on for the man.

3.    When condoms break, couples should use 2 condoms thereafter, and a lubricant between the 2 condoms.

 

 

By the way, the most common reason condoms are NOT used when they should be used are as follows:

1.    The couple/individual did not think they, he or she was at risk

2.    They didn’t have a condom

 

  

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Posted 7-18-2014, Updated 7-25-2014

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