Jul 29, 2013
does not water base lubs affect protection of condom ? even it don't break or slip of ?
| Response from Ms. Southall
HI Condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Also if lubricant is used it must be water based. The recommendation for water based lubricant is because oil base, vaseline, crisco etc. can cause the condom to breakdown and become ineffective.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon.
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