Jump to navigation. Female condoms are an alternative to male condoms. Instead of going on the penis, they go inside the vagina to prevent sexually transmitted infections STIs including HIV and pregnancy.
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The most popular and accessible type of condom is the male external condomwhich is placed on an erect penis just before sex. The male condom is an old form of contraception and STI protection —some suggest that the male condom dates back to ancient Egypt, but the first documented description of an male condom was by Italian anatomist Gabriello Fallopio in in his book De Morbo Gallico, as a method for preventing syphilis 1,2. Although not as well known, female condoms also exist.
Female condoms give a woman more control when she needs it. Reality, the first condom designed to be worn by women. Made of soft polyurethane, the female condom actually offers more protection against pregnancy and disease because it covers more area. Women, now you can rest assured you will always be protected with FC.
A six months panty condom acceptability study is currently under way in Uganda and there is a high possibility that in midthe condom will be up for grabs, alongside the improved fc2 female condom. When approved, the panty condom will join the small but growing list of health choices for women in their efforts to avoid unwanted pregnancies and to protect themselves from Sexually Transmitted Infections STIs like HIV. In the past, the male condom was the only preventive measure against the transmission of STIs.
Top Collection female condom. Couple with a condom on bed. Cropped shot of young woman holding condom in teeth isolated on white.
It takes just a peek at the online store Condomania to appreciate the variety of condoms out there. Flavors like island punch, banana split and bubble gum. Vibrating condom rings with batteries that last up to 20 minutes.
South African television recently started screening advertisements for the female condom, while selected pharmacies are selling it under the brand name, Care, at R5 for two. But it also makes it a lot more expensive to produce than the male condom. She confidently and patiently explains how the FC works. Then you open it and take out the condom.