MALE CONDOM IS EASY TO USE, CONVENIENT AND PROTECTIVE CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD TO EMPLOY NATIONALLY AS A FIGHTING TOOL AGAINST AIDS, UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
In the present era, where sex is the most popular “sport” one need to make sure that the contraceptive methods used are as effective to cover prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Gone are the days when only one form of contraceptive was adequate, when the only threat from unprotected sex was unwanted pregnancy. We live in the era of incurable and lethal sexually transmitted diseases. Special attention should be given to the prevention of HIV and AIDS.
The modern trend of contraception is called DUAL PROTECTION CONTRACEPTION. That means the ideal method of contraception should be able to prevent both sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. There are several combinations to use . especially in the teens and those involved with multiple sexual partners.
Pill is an oral hormonal contraception that is very effective in preventing pregnancy but unable to prevent HIV/AIDS. If one is on a pill she needs to use a CONDOM to enjoy an added protection against HIV.
Loop is an inert contraceptive method that also does not prevent against Sexually transmitted diseases and should be used with a condom in the adolescent and those involved in sporadic sex, one night stands and unstable relationships.
Indictable are also very popular and suitable method of contraception for the adolescent , teenagers, forgetful ladies and those with multiple sexual partners but is like previously named methods devoid of the ability to prevent AIDS AND should be used together with a condom.
In summery wherever in need of contraception you should also need prevention of SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES and you should use a DOUBLE PROTECTION by using a condom. And all those involved in premarital sex should together with other methods of contraception use a CONDOM. Always discuss the ideal method of contraceptive with your caregiver and get informed decision before embarking on contra-conception. Condom protects against HIV /AIDS. UNPLANNED PREGNANCY AND OTHER SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES.
Latex rubber condom is the most effective method of contraception for teenage and youth including adults with youth behaviors is readily available at your local health care provider and retail outlets like most tuck shops at filling stations throughout the country.
Whenever in doubt about the method that best suit you, consult your caregiver