Here are some Dos and Don’ts of condom use: Do’s Of Male Condom Use. Always use latex condoms. If you or your partner is allergic to latex, you can also use plastic (polyurethane) condoms (3). Make sure to store your condoms in a dry and cool place (free from moisture, heat or direct sun exposure). Put on the condom when penis is erect/ hard. Do not use two condoms at once. Do not use condoms made of animal skin, sometimes called “natural” condoms. Animal skin condoms can help prevent pregnancy but don’t work as well as latex or polyurethane condoms to prevent STDs, including HIV. Do not keep condoms in a place that can get very hot, like in a car. If you.
Sounds even more awkward, doesn't it? So bring up condoms – and get some tips in this week's dos and don'ts! Do Be confident Bringing up condoms can feel awkward. Just remember two things: your partner may be just as nervous as you are when it comes to talking about condoms. DON' TS. Never expose your condoms to direct light (i.e. sunlight, or a lamp). Light and heat can have a bad effect on latex. Don't keep your condoms together with sharp objects (keys, nailscissors, etc.). Don't open the foil with scissors or anything sharp. That could damage the condom. Don't unroll the condom before use (or try filling it with or air).
Talking about condoms: do’s and don’ts. By Steph Haase May 1, am. Talking about condoms with a new partner can be awkward. But it's much less awkward than talking about an unplanned pregnancy or an STD down the line. So do stick to the basic rules of how to use condoms safely, and all will be well. Use one condom at a time, not two on top of each other or a female and male condom together. This can cause condoms to slip, and they won't protect properly. Make sure the condom isn't past its expiry date, isn't damaged and hasn't been out in the heat for too long.