Condoms offer the best available protection against STIs by acting as a physical barrier to prevent the exchange of semen, vaginal fluids or blood between partners. However, condoms do offer the best available protection when used correctly. For vaginal, anal and oral sex, you should use condoms. Points to keep in mind include:.
She's no teenager, and I have to admit I'd thought she would know better. Unprotected sex. At one point or another, we've all had it haven't we? Haven't we? And I have no idea how we, well educated in the dangers of unprotected sex and way past our teens, have got to this stage. I am shocked, when canvassing my friends, that in taking the contraceptive pill I am in the minority.
Back to Sexual health. Having sex without protection is risky. Unprotected sex is any sex without contraception or a condom. You may have forgotten to use contraception, or it may not have worked. This will stop the condom slipping off and leaking sperm.
Plus the one precaution you should always take. While research suggests anal isn't quite as prevalent as pop culture might suggest—a study found that just To find out more, we spoke with ob-gyn Lauren F.