What are disadvantages of male condoms for contraception?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Frances E Casey, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Condoms possibly decrease enjoyment of sex. Some users may have a latex allergy. Condom breakage and slippage decrease effectiveness. Oil-based lubricants may damage the condom.


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