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ethyl/ isopropyl alcohol on condom

Aug 29, 2013

hi, this is a simple question but needs clarification for future safe sex

1. does ethyl or isopropyl alcohol weakens condom? meaning if i applied a small to large amount of alcohol to a condom will it destroy the condom?


Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there,

You should not use ethyl or isopropyl alcohol with a condom. It can weaken the condom and increase the likelihood of it breaking.

In health,


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