This material must not be used for commercial purposes, or in any hospital or medical facility. Failure to comply may result in legal action. Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Feb 3, A condom can help prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections STIs when used correctly during sex. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments.
Condoms are thin pouches that keep sperm from getting into the vagina. There are male condoms and female condoms:. Condoms work by keeping semen the fluid that contains sperm from entering the vagina.
Everyone has seen one at one time or another, a used condom. It's not the prettiest site that's for sure. And why is it that used condoms always seem to show up at the worst time or in the worst possible places? One day at the grocery store I was trying to be a nice guy and walk the elderly lady to her car.