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Putting it on can
Can slip off or split if not used properly
Must stop sex and withraw penis after
The Male Condom:
This is a barrier contraceptive.
The male condom works by stopping sperm entering the vagina.
A male condom is made of very thin plastic or rubber.
It is put over the man's erect penis
Easy & cheap to buy
Quick to put on and carry around with you
No major side effects
The condom helps prevent pregnancy and most STIs, including HIV
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Does It Work?
It is about 98% effective
(2 in 100 women using it
will still get pregnant)