Let us all admit that we have all been in this embarrassing situation at least once in our life! We have made things clear and easy for you. Keep reading to know everything about broken condoms and their repercussions. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about what to do if the condom breaks.
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After all, that thin sheath of latex or polyurethane is often the only thing protecting two intimate partners from a sexually transmitted infection or an unwanted pregnancy—or both, depending on the situation. Though in the moment a broken condom can invoke fear of serious repercussions, it's more than likely that no harm will be done if the situation is dealt with promptly. If a condom breaks during intercourse, stop immediately and assess with your partner what has happened by considering three questions:. If you're sure the condom broke after ejaculation and that there was an exchange of semen or other bodily fluids, try to remove as much semen from the vagina or rectum as possible. Women can expel semen from the vagina by squatting and pushing with their vaginal muscles as if trying to have a bowel movement. Both men and women who were engaged in receptive anal sex when ejaculation took place can discharge semen and other fluids by sitting on the toilet and bearing down. Afterward, the genital area can be gently washed with soap and water.
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My friend was using a condom and said it tore. How is that possible? Heat, sun, oils, and chemicals all can weaken condoms, making them more susceptible to breakage. Keep condoms away from heat and light, which can dry them out. And, don't use oils or lotions with a condom, only water-based lubricants.