The male condom is a very commonly used barrier method of contraception. It is made of thin plastic and worn over the penis during sex. Condoms are great as they have very few side effects, are hormone free and protect against sexually transmitted diseases.

What is in the Male condom?

Male condoms are thin latex or polyurethane sheaths that are worn on the penis during sexual intercourse.

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