A number of sexually active adults use condoms, or at least know the general prophylactic 411. Condoms are used to prevent pregnancy and effective for prevention of sexually transmitted disease (STD) or infection (STI). Even if you're using another contraceptive, condoms are still necessary to keep yourself healthy. You may think you've heard everything, but there are some shocking facts you need to know about condoms.
Aside from the potentially embarrassing, albeit necessary, sex talk you may have had with a parent, sex educator, or ill informed friends, chances are you've learned the gist of using a condom. You probably understand why you should use one and how it's helpful. But you may not realize there are some pretty interesting options or shocking statistics in relation to condoms. Additionally, there's a chance you may be using them incorrectly or not using them in instances where you should be.
To dive a little deeper into the world of condoms and learn more than you may have realized was possible, read through these shocking condom-related facts. You may be surprised at some of the information. And potentially grateful if you find a couple ways you can be even safer during sexual interactions.