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10 Things You May Not Know About Condoms

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Condoms Have Some Unique Advantages

Condoms Have Some Unique Advantages


Condoms Have a Long History

Condoms Have a Long History


New Condoms Are in the Pipeline

New Condoms Are in the Pipeline


In Real Life, Condoms Aren't 100% Effective

In Real Life, Condoms Aren't 100% Effective


You Need to Find the Right Size

You Need to Find the Right Size


More Couples Will Use Female Condoms if They Are Properly Demonstrated

More Couples Will Use Female Condoms if They Are Properly Demonstrated


If You or Your Partner Is Taking HIV Treatment, Condoms Might Not Be Needed

If You or Your Partner Is Taking HIV Treatment, Condoms Might Not Be Needed


People Often Use Them in the Wrong Way

People Often Use Them in the Wrong Way


Improved Female Condoms Are Available in Other Parts of the World
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Improved Female Condoms Are Available in Other Parts of the World


The Take-Up of Condoms by Gay Men in the 1980s Is Part of Public Health History

The Take-Up of Condoms by Gay Men in the 1980s Is Part of Public Health History


Roger Pebody

Roger Pebody

Roger Pebody is the managing editor at NAM, a nonprofit organization in the United Kingdom that publishes news, information, and educational materials about HIV.