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The first thing is to be sure your partner wears the condom early on during intercourse. He should never put his penis in your vagina without a condom. Some couples mistakenly think that wearing a condom at the point of ejaculation is all the protection they need, but a man might miscalculate his orgasm. The penis... Read all »
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A condom is a good form of birth control because it is highly effective and has the added benefit of protecting both parties from sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms are also very affordable, easy to use, very discreet so you can take them anywhere, and don’t require any type of doctor’s prescription. You... Read all »
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Women who were on the Pill were less apt to pick a 'manly' guy, that is, ones who had higher testosterone levels than other guys. They also reported that they were less sexually satisfied and less attracted to their men.
There were some pluses though. They also reported that they were happier with the non sexual... Read all »
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Condoms provide a barrier between the seminal stream and vaginal emissions, which is why they're effective at preventing an STD. For the most effectiveness they need to be used at the start of intercourse and entirely throughout; it's never good to try intercourse without a condom even for a few minutes, if you're... Read all »
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A vasectomy means cutting off the flow of sperm from the ejaculate or seminal stream. A man would then be infertile, or unable to impregnate a woman. A vasectomy does not mean removing the testicles, and also means little to no interference with a mans' sexual performance.
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How does a vasectomy work? Inside a man's testicles there are two ducts called the vas deferens that provide sperm to the flow of semen, or ejaculate. A vasectomy procedure involves cutting these small ducts and tying off or sealing them so that they will not allow sperm to flow into the ejaculate. A man is then... Read all »
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In the vast majority of cases, a vasectomy is permanent. This procedure cuts off the flow of sperm in the seminal emissions, so a many is rendered infertile. For a very few, the procedure may be reversed but rarely is this an option. When a doctor makes incisions along the ducts in the testicles that provide sperm,... Read all »
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A vasectomy is a permanent procedure that cuts off the flow of sperm to the man's seminal emission. This renders him infertile or unable to impregnate a woman. Because it's permanent and 100% effective in the vast majority of cases, this is very advantageous to a couple that is absolutely sure they don't want... Read all »
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This doesn't mean that it is without its own risks and disadvantages. A vasectomy is typically permanent, so a man needs to consider this carefully, especially one without children already. In a very few number of cases the procedure can be reversed, but this is rare and shouldn't be considered an option. A doctor... Read all »
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However, the female condom is not without its own disadvantages. One is that it may cause irritation on the skin along the vagina or anus when used. A good lubricant can help to alleviate this, or you may want to switch brands if you notice this being a problem for you or your partner.
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The female condom is somewhat similar but works in a type of reserve order. This condom is a long and thin sheaf that fits inside a woman's vagina or anus, into which a man would put his penis. There are small flexible rings at each end of the female condom in order to keep it in place.
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There are many advantages to using the female condom, one is that it has no hormones as does the birth control pill, so it has few side effects. The birth control pill has the risk of blood clots and strokes and is linked to certain forms of cancer, but the worst side effect of the female condom may be minor... Read all »