Put on the condom as soon as erection occurs and before any sexual contact vaginal, anal, or oral. Efficacy can be defined as the protection the user would have under "ideal" conditions. Use a new condom for each act of intercourse. That depends on your level of risk. Yes, there is "bad information" out there; however, focusing on the scientifically sound information will mitigate and hopefully eventually eliminate myths in favor of truth, fact and common sense.
The proper and consistent use of latex condoms when engaging in sexual intercourse--vaginal, anal, or oral--can greatly reduce a person's risk of acquiring or transmitting STDs, including HIV infection.
Condom holes (HOLES IN CONDOMS, 2011)
The Vatican and other rightwing religious sex-phobic wingnutshowever, continues to "believe" their fantasy. Hold the tip of the condom and unroll it onto the erect penis, leaving space at the tip of the condom, yet ensuring that no air is trapped in the condom's tip. If the charge passes through a weak spot in the condom or if a hole is presentthe condom is discarded. Thanks Doc Response from Dr. What's most important is that your facts are "straight!